Folk in the Barn
Gig Diary

Albion Christmas Band - SOLD OUT

Sunday 9th December 2018

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

St Agnes Fountain - SOLD OUT!

Monday 17th December 2018

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Cara Dillon - Upon a Winter's Night - SOLD OUT

Friday 21st December 2018

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

The Hut People

Sunday 13th January 2019

The Black Robin Inn, Kingston nr Canterbury

Reg Meuross

Sunday 20th January 2019

The Black Robin Inn, Kingston nr Canterbury

GIG DIARY

Steve Knightley - SOLD OUT !!

Friday 21st September 2012

Kingston Barn


Tickets £16 in advance
£17 on the door
Doors 7.15pm for 8pm start



Steve Knightley is the songwriting force behind Show of Hands, widely acclaimed as the finest acoustic roots duo in England and with three Royal Albert Hall sell-outs to their name.

The Exeter-based singer-songwriter writes the majority of material for the band, which also features multi-instrumentalist Phil Beer, and together they won the Best Live Act title in the 2004 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards – the only category voted for by the public.

But Steve is also enjoying success as a solo artist. In June 2007 he released the understated but powerful Cruel River, his first solo album in seven years and in May 09 released Track of Words-Retraced, so called as it subtly revisits and deconstructs his more mainstream-sounding album of the same name from a decade ago.

He is renowned for his strong, trademark narrative songs which reflect the escapades, hopes and fears not only of people in his native West Country but beyond and he pulls no punches when writing highly literate songs about bigger, global issues.

Well known to Folk in the Barn audiences after many visits from Steve, with Jenna, Martyn Joseph, Seth Lakeman and of course with Show of Hands.  Here is a rare chance to see him in concert entirely on his own.
“One of England’s greatest singer songwriters”
– Mike Harding, BBC Radio 2


- Date Added 13/09/2012