Fairport Convention head on tour in May and June

The legendary folk group travel the path of a mammoth tour from May.

Ben Smith

Last updated: 6th May 2016

Image: Fairport Convention 

Folk legends Fairport Convention celebrate a landmark 50 years in operation with tour dates in May and June. 

The band best known for their iconic record Liege and Lief, which Radio 2 listeners voted the most influential folk record of all time, will dip in and out of their recent LP Myths and Heroes

Responsible for classic tracks like 'Who Knows Where The Time Goes' (listen above), the line up will feature founding member Simon Nicol on guitar and Dave Pegg on bass.

UK tour dates below:

Southampton - The 1865, Friday 6th May 

The Stamford - Corn Exchange Theatre, Saturday 7th May 

Cromer - Pavilion, Sunday 8th May 

Huntingdon - Commemoration Hall, Tuesday 10th May

Liverpool - Philharmonic, Wednesday 11th May

Darwen - Darwen Library Theatre, Tuesday 12th May

Wakefield - Unity Works, Friday 13th May

Masham - Town Hall, Saturday 14th May

Northampton - Derngate, Tuesday 17th May

Sheffield - City Hall, Wednesday 18th May

Leek - Foxlowe, Thursday 19th May

Wolverhampton - The Robin 2, Friday 20th May

Frome - The Cheese and Grain, Saturday 21st May

Lewes - All Saints Centre, Sunday 22nd May

Nettlebed - Village Club, Monday 23rd May

Ivybridge - The Watermark, Wednesday 25th May

Redruth - Fairfield, Thursday 26th May

South Woodchester - The Convent, Friday 27th May

Coventry - The Albany Theatre, Sunday 29th May

Chipping Norton - The Theatre, Tuesday 31st May

Whistable - Playhouse, Thursday 2nd June

Beckenham - St George's Church, Saturday 4th June

Didcot - The Cornerstone, Monday 6th June

Wimborne - Tivoli Theatre, Tuesday 7th June

Camberley - Camberley Theatre, Wednesday 8th June

Colchester - Arts Centre, Thursday 9th June 

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