Bob Fox (Warhorse) & Billy Mitchell (Lindisfarne)

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September 27, 2020

The Square Tower

The Square Tower Broad Street Old Portsmouth Hants PO1 2JE

02392 382888

Doors Open: 7.15pm, Show Starts 7.45pm.

APOLOGIES THIS SHOW IS NOW CANCELLED

Their individual busy schedules have prevented them from reuniting… until now and we are delighted to welcome them to our historic venue. And what a treat it will be! Two great voices, impeccable musicianship, a set full of memorable songs and infectious good humour, the mix of material is sparkling, full of punch and beautifully executed. The duo’s ability to connect with the audience is immediately evident as they lead you through some of their favourite songs including original Lindisfarne classics and traditional folk arrangements of songs such as Sally Wheatley, Meet me on the Corner, Dance to your Daddy, Collier Laddie’s Wife, Big River, Galway Shawl and many more..

The duo’s ability to connect with the audience is immediately evident as they lead you through some of their favourite songs including original Lindisfarne classics and trad folk arrangements: Sally Wheatley, Meet me on the Corner, Dance to your Daddy, Collier Laddie’s Wife, Big River, Galway Shawl and many more.

“Billy and Bob’s vocal performances aren’t so much good, as towering!” (Brian Coles)

Billy began playing guitar in the ’60s when they were all made of wood and mostly the same colour. After a misspent youth in various bands including Jack the Lad, he formed Maxie & Mitch with Pete McIntyre and spent the last 20 years playing music in a funny way to anyone after a laugh. In 1996 Billy joined Newcastle’s favourite sons; the critically acclaimed Lindisfarne.

Durham-based Bob Fox is among the best-loved and hardest working singer/guitarists in Britain. His fine voice and his repertoire of traditional songs and contemporary material appeal to all ages. Bob has been featured on national radio and television, won several awards, and was nominated by the BBC as Folk Singer Of The Year 2004. ‘The most complete male artist in English Folk’ – The Daily Telegraph,  ‘One of the best voices in England’ – Ralph McTell.

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