Friday 13 April:
Sam Carter

Since being named Best Newcomer at the 2010 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Sam Carter has been stirring audiences from Camden to Canada, via an attention grabbing appearance on Later… with Jools Holland and a dreams-really-do-come-true performance in a specially assembled band to back Richard Thompson at Shrewsbury Folk Festival.

Described as ‘the finest English-style finger-picking guitarist of his generation’ by Bellowhead’s Jon Boden, Sam has toured the world, equally happy to perform intimate solo shows on acoustic guitar, on electric with a full band, or to collaborate with other artists. In 2014 Sam teamed with Jim Moray to form False Lights, a band with the stated aim of updating the template of folk rock and making a joyful racket. Their 2016 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominated album Salvor, was praised from all corners – proving that people really were ready for traditional English songs played in a style that owed as much to Radiohead as it did to Fairport Convention.

Spring 2018 sees Sam embark on a solo tour playing songs from his acclaimed third studio album, How The City Sings.

‘Sam Carter is a brilliant guitarist and singer who combines the observational with social comment and personal reflection’ Songlines

See Sam here

Tickets: £11 advance, £12 door, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £8 under 18s and students with ID.

Click here for tickets or phone 01726 879500

Tickets also available from Limekiln Gallery, Calstock. Opening times 11.00am to 5.00pm Tuesday to Saturday.

Doors and bar 7.00pm, start time 8.00pm