Martin Simpson

@ The Witham

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31 January 2020

7.30pm

What’s it like being the best guitar player in the world…?” Martin’s modesty and grace prevented him from answering this BBC Radio 4 interviewer’s question recently, but the facts speak for themselves.

The remarkable intimate solo performances Martin gives go from strength to strength – every gig is a masterclass. He travels the length and breadth of the UK and beyond, giving rapt audiences passion, sorrow, love, beauty, tragedy and majesty through his playing.

He is listed in Gibson Guitars’ Top 30 Acoustic Guitarists of all time, universally acclaimed as one of the finest ever acoustic and slide guitar players, and a fine banjo-picker to boot, his solo shows bear witness to an artist at the very top of his game.

He was also nominated ‘Musician of the Year’ – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018

Venue
3 Horse Market
Barnard Castle
DL12 8LY

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