A celebration of the music of Jean Ritchie: 22 February 2016

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A celebration of the late Jean Ritchie, the Appalachian singer and song-collector who inspired both Baez and Dylan. Regarded as ‘the mother of folk music’, she came to Britain on a Fulbright Scholarship to trace the links between American ballads and songs from the UK and Ireland.

The gig features acclaimed dulcimer player Dan Evans and singer-guitarist Virginia Thorn, a rising star.