2020 marks twenty-five years of making music together for this popular wife and husband folk duo.
Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have long established themselves as one of the UK folk scene’s most rewardingly enduring partnerships. The Dartmoor-based husband and wife have twice won the coveted Best Duo title at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (2016 and 2013), consistently delivering assured, distinctive performances whether live or recorded. They have never been trapped in a groove – always bold and innovative, mixing traditional song arrangements with (increasingly) their self-penned material which reels from the bitter to the sweet, the wry to the sad, the political to the passive, across folk, rock, country and blues genres.
To celebrate and acknowledge this milestone, the couple will revisit and reinterpret songs which span their career. From the early days of folk supergroup Equation through to the current release Personae with a nod or two along the way to their extra-curricular musical adventures, the evening promises a whistle-stop tour through their artistic journey to date.
“It’s folk music for the modern age.”The Telegraph
“Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman exude class - Kathryn’s dramatic piano and haunting vocals supported by Sean’s skilful guitars and deft production.”Rock n Reel
“These guys are something very special.”Acoustic Magazine