Recorded at Kate Rusby’s legendary Pure Records studio and produced by musical maestro Damien O’Kane, the album contains a dynamic mixture of revamped traditional material and brand new original songs, and promises to be one of the most exciting records of 2019.
Sam Kelly, with his band The Lost Boys, has emerged as one of most sought-after names in the folk world.
Headlining many UK festivals with his high-octane, rock-tinged reworking of traditional folk music, in only a few short years Kelly has cultivated a reputation as one of the best singers and arrangers of folk music of his generation.
His debut album, The Lost Boys, came out to a storm of rave reviews in 2015 and won Kelly the prestigious Horizon Award at the 2016 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
Ruth Notman is a singer and multi-instrumentalist from South Yorkshire.
Her first album, Threads, was released in 2007 and sent shockwaves through the UK folk scene and beyond, selling over 10,000 copies and garnering the kind of media attention seldom reaped by folk artists.
The album was listed as The Independent’s album of the week, and received lofty praise in The Guardian, MoJo and many more.
Supporting Sam and Ruth on the night: Sophie Crawford is a North London based folk singer offering fresh and exciting interpretations of traditional songs accompanying herself on accordion, dulcimer and ukulele.