FOLK inspired multi-award winning singer songwriter Seth Lakeman has announced a 16 date UK tour including Buxton Opera House on Tuesday, October 23, 7.30pm.
Seth re-released his album Tales from the Barrel House in April to meet demand after the original limited edition release sold out.
Recorded at Morwellham Quay in Devon, Tales from the Barrel House underlines Seth’s inate knack for writing both foot-stomping, sing-along songs and more tender, thoughtful ballads.
His playing is breathtaking and Seth’s trademark, soaring vocals are at the forefront of this album, as beguiling and haunting as ever.
Having come to wider public attention following his Mercury nominated Kitty Jay album in 2005, when Seth brought folk music to a new, younger audience, he has been widely credited with breaking down perceptions and barriers often associated with folk music and its acceptance (or lack of it) in the mainstream.
2012 has seen Seth perform at the prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and with the BBC Concert Orchestra in March as part of the Music Nation weekend. His packed summer of festival appearances included an appearance at the Cambridge Folk Festival.
Seth will be playing tracks from his previous studio albums plus brand new songs from Tales From The Barrel House at live dates in 2012.
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2012 UK TOUR
Seth Lakeman’s 16 date UK tour with his band is playing at venues and theatres around the country, including London’s Cadogan Hall on Saturday, October 13, and finishing at Plymouth’s Theatre Royal, on Saturday, October 27.
Here’s the full tour details and box office numbers:
Wed 10 Oct: BASINGSTOKE - The Anvil - Box Office No: 01256 844 244
Thurs 11 Oct: WARWICK - Arts Centre - Box Office No: 024 7652 4524
Fri 12 Oct: SALISBURY - City Hall - Box Office No: 01722 434 434
Sat 13 Oct: LONDON - Cadogan Hall - Box Office No: 020 7403 3331
Sun 14Oct: CANTERBURY - Marlowe Theatre - Box Office No: 01227 787787
Tues 16 Oct SHREWSBURY - Theatre Severn - Box Office No: 01743 281 281
Wed 17 Oct: GUILDFORD - G Live - Box Office No: 0844 7701 797
Thurs 18 Oct: GATESHEAD - The Sage - Box Office No: 0191 443 4661
Fri 19 Oct: MANCHESTER - Royal Northern College of Music - Box Office No: 0844 478 0898
Sat 20 Oct: SCUNTHORPE - The Baths Hall - Box Office No: 0844 854 2776
Sun 21 Oct: IPSWICH - Corn Exchange - Box Office No: 01473 433 100
Tues 23 Oct: BUXTON - Opera House - Box Office No: 0845 127 2190
Wed 24 Oct: BARNSTAPLE - Queen’s Theatre - Box Office No: 01271 324242
Thurs 25 Oct: BIRMINGHAM - Town Hall - Box Office No: 0121 345 0600
Fri 26 Oct: TRURO - Hall for Cornwall - Box Office No: 01872 262466
Sat 27 Oct: PLYMOUTH - Theatre Royal - Box Office No: 01752 230440
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