Fairport Convention

Fairport Convention

Genre

Folk / Rock

Description

The originators of British folk-rock music

Booking For

Non-UK - Enquiries being taken

Agent Details

Phil Simpson

ps@regentmusic.com

Biography

Hailed as the originators of British folk-rock music, Fairport Convention has just celebrated its forty-fifth anniversary and remains one of the most entertaining bands on the live music scene.

Fairport Convention features Simon Nicol on guitar and lead vocals, Dave Pegg on bass and backing vocals, Chris Leslie on fiddle, mandolin, bouzouki and lead vocals, Ric Sanders on violin and Gerry Conway on drums and percussion.

The band has won a coveted BBC Lifetime Achievement Award and Radio 2 listeners voted Fairport’s groundbreaking album Liege & Lief  'The Most Influential Folk Album of All Time'.

Whether you are a long-time fan or a newcomer to their music an evening with Fairport Convention will surprise and delight you.