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Richard Dawson: Delight is Right

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Northumbrian songsmith Richard Dawson invites you to this gathering of friends, favourites and fellow travellers across two stages, culminating in a headline full band set in the Hall.

Bringing together an eclectic line-up that reflects the glorious breadth of his influences, Dawson reflects on his time-traveling, shape-shifting songcraft, as he’s joined by his band to perform songs from his new album 2020 – an unflinching meditation on contemporary Britain’s psychic crisis.

Guests on the Hall stage include mythical Finnish rock-metal band Circle in a new line-up featuring Richard Dawson himself on guitar and vocals; PC Music popstar Hannah Diamond; French improvised DIY rock band Humming Dogs and Georgian folk poet and saz player Asiq Nargile. Before that on the FreeStage is London-based art rock ensemble Yama Warashi, fronted by ex-Zun Zun Egui member Yoshino Shigihara; BAMBOO, the folk-pop duo of Nick Carlise (Peepholes) and Rachel Horwood (Trash Kit); and Danish improv saxophonist Mette Rasmussen.

Tagged with: Contemporary music

This concert will start at the advertised time and set times will be confirmed closer to the event.

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