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Day: Saturday

Sam Kelly Trio

Sam Kelly has quickly made a name for himself as one of the premier singers to emerge from the folk scene in the past 15 years. His band the Lost Boys are festival favourites up and down the country, and he has won multiple awards including the 2016 BBC Radio 2 Horizon Award for emerging talent.

This presents a rare opportunity to see the original core line-up that birthed the big band, as Sam is joined by Jamie Francis on banjo and Evan Carson on percussion to showcase their imaginative and high-octane rock-tinged reworking of traditional folk music from both sides of the Atlantic,  seamlessly mixed in with original songs and the occasional surprise cover…