and many more.
In their early days they were dubbed ‘The British
Despite electric guitars Fairport and their contemporaries are much more closely aligned to traditional music than the folk of 1960’s
It reached number 17 in the
Fairport Convention are still going strong to this day and despite many line-up changes celebrate their 40th Anniversary this year.
They kicked off celebrations with a
All the current members of the band will be in attendance: Simon Nicol, Dave Pegg, Ric Sanders, Chris Leslie and Gerry Conway.
Tour commences May 1 in
More info: http://www.fairportconvention.com
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