Fri 20 Apr, Stamford Ballroom music
Kathryn and Sean take to the stage to perform their exhilitary duo...
Twice recent winners of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Duo – 2016 & 2013 –the couple’s intimacy and strength of passion on stage have won them many fans and an enviable reputation as ‘Songwriters par excellence’- (fRoots), whose greatly varied original songs cover such subjects as wicked mermaids, Norwegian legends, and a lonely whale.
With a story that includes over 20 years of music making with the likes of Seth Lakeman, Cara Dillon, Levellers, Kate Rusby and Show of Hands, Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have consolidated themselves as pillars of modern British folk.
‘An absolute masterclass in how to do it right.’ Festivalsforall.com
‘Kathryn Roberts’ smoky, assertive vocals are a tasty feast for listeners craving music that requires a sharp mind and an open heart.’ Billboard Magazine
‘As a guitarist, producer and co-songwriter, Sean Lakeman is one of the unsung heroes of modern British folk’ MOJO