BBC2 Radio 2 Horizon Award winner to play at Rugby Roots

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LUCY WARD

WHAT IS IT?

Acoustic artist Lucy Ward, winner of the BBC Radio 2 Horizon Award at the recent 2012 Folk Awards returns to Rugby Roots. Having signed to Navigator Records in 2010, her debut album, Adelphi Has To Fly was released in June 2011.

It attracted very positive reviews from Mike Harding (BBC Radio 2), and Verity Sharpe (BBC Radio 3) as well as publications such as The Guardian, Uncut, and Froots Mag.

WHERE AND WHEN IS IT?

Lawrence Sheriff School, Rugby, this Saturday, March 3, 7.15pm.

WHAT DO THEY SAY ABOUT IT?

Richard Barnes of Rugby Roots said: “Lucy has played here twice before as a support act. She’s phenomenal and we thought the time was right to give her a headline spot.”

AND WHAT DO THE CRITICS SAY?

“She may be surrounded by established musicians, but doesn’t rely on them” - Robin Denselow, The Guardian (four stars)

HOW TO SEE IT

Tickets are £10 and available from Rugby’s music shop Sounds in Church Street, direct from Rugby Roots by calling 01788 567338 or online via www.rugbyroots.com.

Tickets will also be available at the door on the night from 7:15pm.