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Opening Times:
Building

In light of the most recent Government advice, Sage Gateshead will be closed to the public until further notice.

The health and safety of audiences, musicians and staff at Sage Gateshead is our priority. Keep up to date here.

 

Saturday 20 March 2021   |   8:00pm

Folkworks: Holly Clarke

Holly Clarke

All tickets remain valid for the new date.

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Tickets – £10.90 to £10.90

RESCHEDULED date from Friday 12 June

All tickets remain valid for the new date. Please bear with us during this unprecedented period. We will be in touch in due course about your tickets. Thank you for your patience and co-operation. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

Holly Clarke, a musician and singer, brings her infectious energy and passion for traditional song to Sage Gateshead in her Artist in Residence showcase. This performance will be a chance to see Holly perform some of her songs with a unique lineup of musicians with exclusive arrangements of traditional material.

Holly, who is originally from the Lake District, is steeped in the tradition of ballad singing, exploring these old songs and finds new ways to perform their unique narratives. Storytelling is at the heart of what Holly does as an artist and this has been influenced by the field recording singers like Nora Cleary and Sarah Anne O’Neill. It is grit and the purity of these recordings that drives Holly to perform in the way that is true to the tradition and to herself. Her voice and style is resonant with the tradition and the stories she tells, and the songs she sings resonate with people today.

For the past two years Holly has played in her band Holly and the Reivers, featuring Newcastle based musicians Bertie Armstrong and Merle Harbron, with whom she supported the legendary Billy Bragg at Folk on the Tyne Festival 2019.

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Saturday 20 March

From: £10.90 - £10.90