Kate Rusby, hailed as the ‘First Lady of Folk’ and a Mercury Music accolade to her name, has forged an impressive 30-year, headlining career.
A folk singer at heart, she’s taken the genre to new heights appealing way beyond the folk scene and her Yorkshire roots, headlining in the UK and internationally, performing with other big names in music across genres. She has a number of TV, radio and film credits to her name as well as her own record company and festival.
2023 brings to a close a year of celebrating 30 years in the business with a new album ’30 : Happy Returns’ featuring guests: Richard Hawley, KT Tunstall and Ladysmith Black Mambazo to name a few. This follows the success of her 2020 Top 10 charting covers album ‘Hand Me Down’.
She performs, joined on stage by her band, each a virtuoso in their own right including her husband and producer Damien O’ Kane.