Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby- SOLD OUT
Guests of Ralph McTell
Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby sing and play their own well-crafted brand of lyric and acoustic guitar-based material.
Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby
Cathryn Craig is from Virginia and has built a strong reputation as both performer and songwriter. She has sung with Chet Atkins, Shel Silverstein,The Righteous Brothersand Jorma Kaukonen.
Her great-grandfather Jacob Sowder was recorded by Cecil Sharp and is featured in Sharp’s book English Folk Songs From The Southern Appalachians.
Brian Willoughby is best known for his virtuoso performances on electric and acoustic guitar, with progressive folk/rock band Strawbsand also with Mary Hopkin, Joe Brown, Roger Whittaker, Bridget St.John, Jim Diamond and Monty Python.
Both Cathrynand Brianhave accompanied Nanci Griffith.
Alice’s Songwas an Aled Jones Highlight of the Yearon BBC Radio 2.
Cathryn was Simon Mayo’s star guest on BBC Radio 2Day, live from Nashville.
The Telegraph’s Martin Chilton named the duo as his Folk Gig Pickin 2015.
Their current studio album, In America, features their most personalsongs, recorded with “A Team” Nashville musicians.
A popular ‘live’ concert, was recorded at St.Pancras Old Church in London.
In 2017, they were nominated in Folking.com’s “Best Duo” category.
They catch a mood that could produce goosebumps on sheet metal(The Glasgow Herald)
Long live traditional music, even when it’s only just been written(The Living Tradition)
…sublime guitar work and one of the finest voices around(Folking.com)
08:00 PM St Bronagh's Social Club 5-7 Mary St, Rostrevor, Newry, County Down BT34 3AY