Acoustic guitarist Martin Simpson headlines folk club

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Acoustic and slide guitarist, Martin Simpson, headlines the Great kNight Folk Club this week.

After 35 years as a professional musician, Simpson is better than ever.

Widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world, his interpretations of traditional songs are masterpieces of storytelling.

His solo shows are intense, eclectic, spellbinding and deeply moving.

No-one has more successfully combined the diverse elements of British, afro-American and old-time music than Simpson.

His 15 years living in the US were well spent and in addition, his own songwriting has produced some gems from the truck-stop epic, Love Never Dies, to the moving, Never Any Good and One Day.

Whether playing American old-time music, blues, a Dylan song or his own material, Simpson is unpredictable, individual and a guitarist of immense subtlety.

The Great kNight Folk Club is on Tuesday, September 18 at the Old White Hart in Far Cotton, Northampton. Doors open at 8pm and admission is £14.