There are 4 folk concerts in Furness in February. On Sunday 1st Fairport are at the Coronation Hall. This is presented by our friends at Ulverston Live Music. Tickets cost £22.00. Fairport Convention’s concert at The Coronation Hall starts at 7.30pm. Tickets and booking information from the box office 01229 587140 or http://www.corohall.co.uk/
On Friday 5th ULM present Red Shoes at Ulverston Sports Club. Tickets are £8.
On Friday 13th Womenfolk are at Forum 28 featuring three of the UK’s outstanding female singer-songwriters. Local girl Maz O’Connor’s second album ‘Willowed Light’ was described by The Observer as ‘Folk album of the year thus far’ and she was named ‘Female Vocalist Of The Year by’ Fatea Magazine. Kathryn Williams has released 10 critically acclaimed studio albums that have quietly established her as one the truly distinctive voices of UK music. Welsh harpist and singer Georgia Ruth was described as ‘one of British folk’s discoveries of the year” by The Guardian won the 2013 Welsh Music Prize and was nominated for two 2014 BBC Folk Awards. The concert starts at 8.00 pm, with cabaret seating. Tickets are £10.00
Two days later on Sunday 15th Steeleye Span appear at the Forum, kicking off their Wintersmith tour. The concert starts at 7.30 pm. Tickets cost £19.50. For more information contact Forum 28 01229 820000 or http//www.theforumbarrow.co.uk