Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys head out on the road again in March in support of their recently extolled new album, Pretty Peggy, released on Navigator Records last October.
The band is nominated in the Best Group category at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018 (alongside Elephant Sessions, Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band and Lankum). The winner will be announced at the Awards ceremony at the Waterfront Belfast on April 4th.
Just three years after releasing his first EP, Norfolk-born, Cornwall-based Kelly scooped the coveted 2016 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards’ Horizon accolade, which recognises the British folk scene’s best emerging talent. His debut CD, The Lost Boys was released in 2015 to wide acclaim but it’s the recent Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys follow-up album Pretty Peggy, that’s been raking in the plaudits, alongside mighty praise for the band’s highly spirited live shows. On record and stage, Kelly is joined by banjo genius Jamie Francis; Ciaran Algar on fiddle/tenor guitar; Evan Carson on percussion, Graham Coe (cello), Toby Shaer (woodwind) and Archie Churchill-Moss on melodeon.
Artists’ website: http://www.samkelly.org/
From the album, watch the dynamic new video of ‘When The Reivers Call,’ by Rob Bridge/Redwood Photography:
1st MARCH – DIDCOT, Cornerstone
2nd MARCH – SPALDING, South Holland Centre
3rd MARCH – DERBY, Derby Live
4th MARCH – LONDON – Slaughtered Lamb
5th MARCH – CAMBRIDGE – Junction 2
6th MARCH – BRISTOL – Wardrobe Theatre
7th MARCH – TRURO, Old Bakery
8th MARCH – LIVERPOOL, Philharmonic
9th MARCH – MORECAMBE, Platform
10th MARCH – SOUTHPORT, Atkinson
11th MARCH – EXETER, Phoenix
12th MARCH – HEREFORD, Courtyard
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