Of all the stars in Folk Music’s wondrous firmament few shine as brightly as Yorkshire’s Kate Rusby.
A remarkable interpretive singer, Kate’s soulful vocals resonate with the wistful beauty of an earthbound angel.
Inhabiting a lyric with unforced conviction – no matter how old or how modern – she has that rare ability to transport her audience, touching them emotionally and making each tune live vividly within their experience and imagination.
After a busy year celebrating twenty years in the music industry in 2012, Kate returns this summer to a few festivals before embarking on her autumn tour in mid September.
And the Standard has a pair of tickets to give away to Kate’s show at the Palace Theatre in Newark on 25th September.
Audiences are sure to be thoroughly entertained by Kate’s choice of much-loved classics from her back catalogue stretching over her two decades of music making.
As ever, Kate will be joined on stage by the cream of British folk musicians who form her band. These virtuoso artists are sure to delight you with their exceptional talents.
The show will feature Damien O’Kane on guitar, tenor guitar and banjo, Duncan Lyall on double bass, Steve Byrne on guitar and bouzouki and Nick Cooke on melodeon
The crossover appeal Kate enjoys is unprecedented for a folk singer and has been achieved without compromise.
Her singing and Yorkshire wit and the intuitive support of the band ensure audiences will be treated to an unforgettable concert experience.
To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets simply answer the following question. Q) What is the name of Kate Rusby’s latest album?
Send your answer, name and daytime contact umber to Kate Rusby competition, Gainsborough Standard, Unit 1B, Britannia House, Marshall’s Yard, Gainsborough DN21 2NA. The closing date is Friday 8th August.
Kate Rusby plays at the Palace Theatre, Newark on Wednesday 25th September at 7.30pm. For tickets call 01636 655755.