Crewe Lyceum Theatre
Thursday 31 January, 7:30 PM
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After more than fifty years on the road Fairport Convention’s passion for live performance has never wavered. This concert will showcase the band’s musical sophistication and instrumental virtuosity during a fascinating journey through their inspiring and extensive repertoire.
Renowned as the founding fathers of British folk-rock music, Fairport Convention has maintained consistently high standards for over five decades and remains as entertaining as ever. Still bold, still vigorous and still willing to take musical chances, an evening with Fairport never fails to dazzle and delight audiences.
Fairport Convention has attracted critical acclaim throughout its long career. The band has won a coveted BBC Lifetime Achievement Award, Radio 2 listeners have voted Fairport’s groundbreaking album Liege & Lief ‘The Most Influential Folk Album of All Time’, and their story and music frequently features on radio and television.
The concert will also feature an opening performance by special guests The 4 of Us. Hailed as one of the most acclaimed duos in Ireland, brothers Brendan and Declan Murphy are accomplished singers, instrumentalists and songwriters. The current Fairport line-up features Simon Nicol on guitar and vocals, Dave Pegg on bass guitar, Chris Leslie on fiddle, mandolin and vocals, Ric Sanders on violin and Gerry Conway on drums and percussion.
*This show features a support act
Where applicable, fees and charges are included in the stated ticket prices. An optional postage fee may apply. Fee-free booking for Premiere Card Members; Groups of 8+ please call 01270 368 242 to buy fee-free.
Dine with us in our restaurant before enjoying Fairport Convention! Enjoy a meal in the Lyceum Kitchen with delicious starters, mains and desserts prepared fresh in-house by reserving a table or booking a show & dine ticket for your meal included along with your show tickets.
Alternatively, reserve your table in the Lyceum Restaurant for the following times: