Coronavirus update: View cancelled events here
Martin Carthy  Tickets | The Continental Preston  | Sun 6th December 2020 Lineup

Martin Carthy tickets

The Continental in Preston

Sunday 6th December 2020

8:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 16

For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music's greatest innovators.

 

Buy tickets securely

Martin Carthy on Sunday 6th December 2020

Lifetime Achievement Award – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014
For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music's greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him many admirers, not only from within the folk scene, but also far beyond it.
Trailblazing musical partnerships with, amongst others, Steeleye Span, Dave Swarbrick and his award-winning wife, Norma Waterson, and daughter Eliza Carthy have resulted in more than 40 albums, but Martin has only recorded 10 solo albums, of which the much anticipated Waiting for Angels (Topic TSCD527) was the latest. Whether in the folk clubs (which he continues to champion), on the concert stage or making TV appearances (he was the subject of the acclaimed `Originals' music documentary strand on BBC 2) - there are few roles that Martin Carthy hasn't played.
He's a ballad singer, a ground-breaking acoustic and electric-guitarist and an authoritative interpreter of newly composed material. He always prefers to follow an insatiable musical curiosity rather than cash in on his unrivalled position. Perhaps, most significant of all, are his settings of traditional songs with guitar, which have influenced a generation of artists, including Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, on both sides of the Atlantic.
`Arguably the greatest English folk song performer, writer, collector and editor of them all' Q Magazine
‘Carthy is a master of the ballad of substance, songs that tell stories, whether they are traditional, his own or from contemporary writers.’ The Telegraph
MARTIN CARTHY comes to The Continental on Saturday 21st March 2020. All-seated show - doors at 8pm.

Due to Covid-19, some areas may have local restrictions in place. Travel and group sizes may be restricted depending upon Covid Alert Level.

Find out more about local restrictions

Please note: The event information above has been added by the organiser. Whilst we try to ensure all details are up-to-date we do not make any warranty or representation as to the accuracy or completeness of the information shown.

The Continental Preston: Nearby Hotels & Airbnbs

Need a place to stay? Compare every available hotel deal and Airbnb near The Continental, so book today to secure the best price!.

Please note, venue location is plotted according to the venue's postcode which is provided by the event organiser. We do not check the accuracy of venue or hotel locations or dates so please check before booking or travelling

The Continental in Preston

Rating:

South Meadow Lane,
Preston,
PR1 8JP

Tel: 01772 499 425

LISA said: "Band excellent and a great venue.". More »

View more venue information »