“Folk On The Boat” John Bunyan Boat Cruise

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“Folk On The Boat” John Bunyan Boat Cruise

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Date(s) - 27/09/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sailing from The Barns Hotel,
Cardington Road,
MK44 3SA.

Event Description

The “Folk on the Boat” cruise will feature well known folk artists Matt Tighe and Tad Sargent plus the Mill Race Folk team of Marisa, Jack and Davy.

Biographies; About Matt Tighe and Tad Sargent

Living in South London and born to an Irish and Trinidadian background, fiddle player Matt Tighe is quickly making a name for himself in the world of folk and Traditional music. He has been described as a, “fiery virtuoso”, and has already had an extensive experience in performance, playing at many festivals and clubs within the UK and Ireland. Matt has won numerous awards such as the London Fiddle Champion and numerous All Britain Championships, been a finalist in the Danny Kyle Award at Celtic Connections and a nominee at the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award.

London Born Tad Sargent, whose family roots come from Castlebar in county Mayo, started playing music at a young age on the piano.  He started playing the bodhrán (the Irish drum) in 2002 after re-discovering his childhood love for Irish music. Learning about Irish music took years of attending sessions run by Irish music legends such as Mick O’Connor.  He picked up the bouzouki in 2008 and has performed/recorded and worked with many great musicians and groups such as Barrule, Tony Christie, Luke Daniels and Cara Dillon.

Tickets priced £17.50 per person are available from the website:  www.johnbunyanboat.org or by phone 01946 690 30, and can also be obtained from The Corn Exchange Box Office, Harpur Suite, Harpur Square, Bedford.

Event Contact Information

Website Address: www.johnbunyanboat.org
Contact Telephone Number: 01946 690 30

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