Folk rock at The Playhouse

PUBLISHED: 10:02 04 May 2006 | UPDATED: 09:14 24 May 2010

Steeleye Span

Steeleye Span

THE pioneers of English folk rock music will return to Weston next week. Steeleye Span will star in a special concert at The Playhouse next Friday. Maddy Prior, the voice of the band for 32 years, will take her place back at the helm with support from Pet

THE pioneers of English folk rock music will return to Weston next week.Steeleye Span will star in a special concert at The Playhouse next Friday.Maddy Prior, the voice of the band for 32 years, will take her place back at the helm with support from Peter Knight (fiddle), Rick Kemp (bass), Ken Nicol (guitar and vocals) and Liam Genockey (drums).In the 1970s Steeleye Span released two hit singles into the UK music charts. Gaudete reached number 14 in 1973 and All Around My Hat got to number five in 1975.Since then the band has continued to record hit albums and has embarked on worldwide tours.Tickets, priced £12.50-14.50, are available from the box office on 01934 645544.

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