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October 2018

Martin Simpson

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October 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$22 - $25

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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There is no doubt that after 45 years as a professional musician Martin is, right now, better than ever. Widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world, his interpretations of traditional songs are masterpieces of storytelling. His solo shows are intense, eclectic, spellbinding and deeply moving. There is no-one who has more successfully combined the diverse elements of British, Afro-American and old-timey music than Simpson. His 15 years living in the US were…

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The Young’uns

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October 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$22 - $25

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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The Young'uns are an English folk group from Stockton, England, who are two time BBC Radio Folk Award winners for "Best Group".  They specialize in singing unaccompanied, and they perform traditional shanties, contemporary songs, and original works including "You Won’t Find Me on Benefits Street" and "The Battle of Stockton".  Their side splitting stories and banter add to the entertainment of the night. Band members Sean Cooney, David Eagle and Michael Hughes, are back by popular demand!

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