Martyn Joseph Back For Roots Unearthed At St David’s Hall

WELSH folk legend Martyn Joseph is back at St David’s Hall by popular demand on Tuesday 29 January as part of Roots Unearthed.

Take everything you think you know about singer-songwriters and rip it up – Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind-blowing raconteur. For one man and a guitar, he creates a sound that is energetic, compelling and passionate. Be it to 200 people or 20,000, he blows the crowd away night after night.

After a sold-out show in the intimate L3 Lounge last January, Martyn now performs in the auditorium following a hugely successful 12 months. 2018 saw Martyn honoured with a Spirit of Folk Award by Folk Alliance International in Kansas, and he also received Fatea magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Gifted with the rare ability to speak to the soul, Martyn’s expressive and poignant lyrics over the last 30 years and 32 albums have amassed over half a million record sales and thousands of live performances. Compared to John Mayer, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Matthews,

Martyn said:  “Really what I do is to try and write songs that might step up and make some sense of a moment in time. A good song makes you feel like you’re not alone in the world.”