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Folk legend Dick Gaughan is at the George Hotel, South Molton

By NDJJournal2  |  Posted: June 02, 2014

Dick Gaughan

Dick Gaughan

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ATTENTION lovers of Celtic music – on Friday Dick Gaughan, folk legend, will be in North Devon.

A professional singer-songwriter since the Seventies, Gaughan spent his childhood surrounded by rich Gaelic culture, and now plays songs in his unique style.

Previously a member of traditional band The Boys Of The Lough, Gaughan also made three albums with folk-rock band Five Hand Reel, before his acclaimed 1981 solo album, Handful Of Earth, was voted as album of the decade by Folk Roots (fRoots).

The multi-talented Gaughan has also composed music for BBC films, the Scottish Arts Council, on top of writing his own symphony, Treaty 300.

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With raw tones and a powerful voice, Gaughan’s performance promises to be filled with acoustic excellence and a whole lot of heart.

Dick Gaughan will be playing on Friday, June 6, 8.30pm at The George Hotel, South Molton. Tickets: £10 (in advance), £12 (on the door).

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