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‘Formidable talent’ Martin Simpson brings his strings to Market Place Theatre

This event takes place in the Studio Theatre with an unreserved, tiered seating layout.

More than forty years after he recorded his first album, ‘Golden Vanity’, in 1976, Martin Simpson is known as a guitarist of formidable talent.

Equally at home playing English traditional folk, American folk and blues and his own compositions, he is consistently named as one of the very finest fingerstyle guitar players in the world.

He is listed in Gibson Guitars’ Top 30 Acoustic Guitarists of all time, and Acoustic Guitar readers voted him number 12 guitarist in the world in 2005.

Universally acclaimed as one of the finest ever acoustic and slide guitar players, and a fine banjo-picker to boot, his solo shows bear witness to an artist at the very top of his game.

Whether interpreting material from tradition or singing his own potent self-penned songs, Simpson is a remarkable storyteller: captivating and profoundly moving.

‘Simpson’s latest is a potent blend of the highest calibre… Simpson has never sung or played better’ Acoustic Magazine

Market Place Theatre, Armagh

Friday March 3, 2023

8pm | £16.00 

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