9-16 August 2019   |   Broadstairs, Kent Buy Tickets Buy Programme

Laura Smyth and Ted Kemp

The duo  take a no-nonsense approach to traditional English folk song, taking cues from revival singers such as Frankie Armstrong, Peter Bellamy and the Watersons and placing an emphasis on strong vocals, tight harmonies and unfussy arrangements.  With repertoire drawn from and inspired by their homes in the North West and East Anglia, expect to hear a distinctive range of songs sung with passion.

 “Their new EP is one of the most exciting things I’ve heard in a long time. There’s no artifice, no straining for clever effects at all. It’s just damn good songs sung beautifully.” Mike Harding, The Mike Harding Folk Show

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Monday 12 August

5:00pm at Crampton Museum

Singers Around. Hosted by the accomplished voices of Peter Collins and Mike Nicholson, the treats in store include Ted Kemp and Laura Smythe, LocTup Together and Hook, Line and Sinker.

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Monday 12 August

10:30am at Sailing Club

Today's guests are Laura Smith & Ted Kemp. Guests chat about their music - musical lives and many other subjects under the Broadstairs sun.

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