Kate Rusby is often hailed as the ‘First Lady of Folk’. Announcing herself to the music press in 1999 with a Mercury Music Prize, she has forged an impressive 30-year career and headlining everywhere from the Royal Albert Hall to Cambridge Folk Festival.2022 sees her celebrate 30 years as a professional musician with a new album release, ’30 : Many Happy Returns’ released in May 2022.A remarkable, interpretive singer, Kate’s soulful vocals resonate. Inhabiting a lyric with unforced conviction – no matter how old or how modern – she has that rare ability to transport her audience. 2022 audiences will be treated to Kate’s @30 interpretations of her songs.As ever, she will be joined on stage by her band, each a virtuoso in their own right and including her husband and producer Damien O’ Kane. The crossover appeal Kate enjoys is unprecedented for a folk singer and has been achieved without resort to compromise. Her recent reimagined covers album Hand Me Down was her highest charting album to date.Rusby’s wondrous singing and hugely engaging Yorkshire wit and the intuitive support of the band ensure that audiences will be treated to a truly remarkable and unforgettable concert experience.
Of all the stars in Folk Music's wondrous firmament few shine as brightly as Yorkshire's Kate Rusby. A remarkably interpretive singer, she has the rare ability to transport audiences, making each song live vividly within their imagination. The show features Kate's own selection of much-loved classics stretching across two decades and including songs from her newest album. As ever, she'll be joined on stage by the cream of British folk musicians whose virtuoso talents are sure to entertain. Rusby's wondrous singing and hugely engaging Yorkshire wit ensure that her audience will be treated to a truly remarkable and unforgettable concert experience.