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Feb 18

Naomi Bedford and Paul Simmonds

February 18, 2022, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Naomi Bedford and Paul Simmonds for an evening of potent, exciting and emotional folk music – live in the Library!
Naomi Bedford and Paul Simmonds are a duo, based in the folk and country roots genre.

They have made 4 acclaimed albums and been nominated for a Radio 2 Folk Award ( Best Original Song). They tour widely and have appeared at Cambridge Festival, Glastonbury, Celtic Connections and many others. Their last album (2019) ‘Singing It All Back Home’, an album of Appalachian Ballads, originating in England and Scotland, was featured as the Guardian Album of the Month. Playing songs from the same album they were also featured in session on the Mark Radcliffe BBC Radio 2 show.

Paul is also the chief songwriter with legendary folk rock band The Men They Couldn’t Hang; his songs have featured in films, TV, radio and in academic resources.

Naomi has co written and sung on ‘Funny Break’, a Top 20 hit with Orbital and has appeared on Later with Jools Holland.

“Amazing, Naomi pulls no punches” Iggy Pop

“Naomi is the best singer of Appalachian ballads that I know” Shirley Collins

Folk Album of the month – The Guardian June 2019

Doors Open 7pm, performance starts 7.30pm.

A limited cash bar – wine, beer and water – will be available from 7pm

www.naomibedford.com

Details

Date:
February 18, 2022
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Website:
http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/libraries

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