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Maddy Prior in Concert – 3 For Joy Autumn Tour

Maddy Prior 3JoyMaddy Prior is one of the most enduring, influential and respected artists in British music having produced a varied body of work in the field of British folk. Maddy has a history of collaborating with unexpected musicians, and this year has seen her team up with two very talented artists.

Giles Lewin is an instrumentalist and singer with a classical background diluted by some years in the band After Hours. He is a stalwart of the Carnival Band, another long-time collaborator of Maddy’s.   Hannah James, can currently can be seen as part of Lady Maisry, and has previously been a member of the Demon Barbers and Kerfuffle.

The trio came together for a traditional arrangement of the song The Collier Lad, based on a poem by Joseph Skipsey about the old days of mining in North East England.  Park Records has released this song as a free download.  Link below.

Maddy, Giles and Hannah are touring in the Autumn around England and stop off at The Arts Centre, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk on October 9th at 8 pm..  Tickets are £15 with £14 concessions and can be obtained from the box office 01695 584480 or from the venue link below.

The Collier Lad – Free Download
The Arts Centre Edge Hill University Ormskirk


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