She slips effortlessly between musical worlds but retains a personal modesty rooted in traditional folk.

Born in a small village in Co. Kildare, Ireland, Heidi Talbot became a folk star in the USA as a member of the Irish American band Cherish the Ladies. With a background like that, it’s hardly surprising she should develop a style that switches easily between Celtic and Americana, but subtlety is Talbot’s magic ingredient. From her “mesmerising” and “intoxicating” gossamer voice to the delicate re-working of traditional and contemporary material that has earned her rave reviews for her records and live performances.

Heidi is a warm and engaging performer and over the past twenty years has performed all over North and South America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, in the finest Concert Halls and International Festivals. She is equally at home in front of a Symphony Orchestra, a Performing Arts Center, a Folk Festival or even at the White House.

Heidi has been nominated for Folk singer of the year and Best Traditional Song by BBC Radio 2, Best Live Act by the Scottish Traditional Music Awards and Best Female Vocalist at The Irish Music Awards.

On this visit to The Met she will sing songs from her new album Sing It For A Lifetime. A crowning achievement in her twenty-year career, the album shows a UK folk veteran going transatlantic, an unconscious return to her earliest years as a performer. But most importantly, it features her most raw and open-hearted work to date.


Special offer: See the Firelight Trio on March 19 and save £4!

Heidi Talbot will start at 8pm on March 19 in the Derby Hall, The Met’s large first floor theatre. However prior to this at 7pm on the same day there will be another show taking place in The Box, our intimate ground floor space, performed by the Firelight Trio.

Why not see both shows on the same evening? We’ll give you £4 off if you book the two together; the discount applies automatically in the checkout.

Dates & Times

Last session: Sun 19 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed
Derby Hall @ The Met
From £17 (inc fees)

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