A rare treat for any listener

Bromsgrove Advertiser: Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

AS winners of the 2013 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards trophy for Best Duo, Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have a well-established reputation in the acoustic folk world.

Following the release of their acclaimed 2012 album Hidden People they have graced stages the world over.

As the eldest of the three Lakeman Brothers, Sean has played the guitar since the age of six.

Having travelled the world for a decade with folk popsters Equation, he then famously went on to orchestrate the sound of his little brother Seth, producing his most successful albums, garnering many awards, and a top 10 hit album along the way.

Kathryn is held in the highest regard by peers and music fans alike.

Following a successful duo career with fellow Barnsleyite Kate Rusby, Kathryn joined the Lakeman brothers in Equation.

Her relationship with Sean Lakeman flourished both personally and musically, and after a decade of relentless touring the two decided to return to their English roots and gig as an acoustic duo.

Their intimacy and passion for music combined with an eclectic repertoire ensures a rare treat for any listener.

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman will be appearing at  the Artrix on Wednesday, February 19 at 8pm.

Tickets are available at £14 (£12 concessions) from the box office on 01527 577330 or at artrix.co.uk.

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