Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman; the Dartmoor-based husband and wife have twice won the coveted Best Duo title at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (2016 and 2013), consistently delivering assured, distinctive performances whether live or recorded.
Over two decades of performance they have never been trapped in a groove. always bold and innovative, mixing traditional song arrangements with (increasingly) their self-penned material which reels from the bitter to the sweet, the wry to the sad, the political to the passive, across folk, rock, country and blues genres.
A deft acoustic and electric guitarist and slick producer, Lakeman’s feted skills are matched by the exquisite voice and fluid piano and flute playing of Barnsley-born Roberts.
The pair recently released their fifth album, Personae. an eclectic emotional see-saw of material, melding 10 tracks of traditional ballads and their own versatile material.
Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman are currently showcasing their new material on a 24-date UK tour and will play Barry Island Social Club on April 29.
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- For more information on Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman visit kathrynrobertsandseanlakeman.com