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Bristol
Beacon

Sat 1 Oct 2022

20:00

Martin Simpson

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Folk House

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£20.71 incl. booking fee

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Whether playing traditional folk songs from England, American blues or his own original work, Martin Simpson is renowned for his fingerstyle guitar prowess.

Having released his debut album Golden Vanity in 1976, the virtuosic instrumentalist has continued to carve a legacy as one of the foremost acoustic guitar players worldwide with 32 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards to his name.

At the core of his work is an intricate narrative essence, delivered with nuanced and emotive dexterity. In addition to his expansive solo music, Simpson has collaborated with the likes of Richard Hawley, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne and Irish trad-folk band Danù.

Presented by Bristol Beacon

Unreserved seated event

Age: 14+ (Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult)

Doors: 19.30
Start Time: 20.00

“Simpson has become a fine interpreter of traditional and other songs, as well as a notable writer of his own”

The Times

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Bristol Folk House

Covid-19 Safety Measures

If you have Covid-19 symptoms or have been asked to self-isolate you should not attend this event.

  Wear a face covering at all times

  Register with NHS Test and Trace app

  Follow one-way signage

  Card payment only, contactless preferred

  Be respectful of other people’s personal space

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