Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys on tour

Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys
Photograph by Angela Liles

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.

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From the album, watch the dynamic new video of ‘When The Reivers Call,’ by Rob Bridge/Redwood Photography:

Tour Dates

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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