Seth Lakeman has announced a brief run of UK tour dates for Autumn 2016 in support of his new album Ballads of the Broken Few.

Seth has successfully steered English folk music into the mainstream with high-energy performances and a series of best-selling albums over the last 10 years. His previous albums include 2014’s Word of Mouth which entered the UK Top 20 album charts on its release, Mercury-nominated ‘Kitty Jay’ and the gold-selling ‘Freedom Fields’.

The last few years have been eventful and busy for Seth. In between writing and recording albums he has played to audiences around the world including two tours of Australia, he has become a dad to twins, played with the BBC Concert Orchestra, presented a show on BBC Radio 2 and played at a diverse range of venues including the Royal Albert Hall, the Minack Theatre, a number of Cathedrals and in Trafalgar Square.

Seth’s new album ‘Ballads of the Broken Few’ has been produced by Ethan Johns who has worked with Kings of Leon , Joe Cocker and Laura Marling to name but a few and will be released through Cooking Vinyl.

The full tour listing:

8 November   –   Manchester, RNCM
30 November   –   Cambridge, Corn Exchange
9 December   –   Bristol, Colston Hall
13 December   –   London, Union Chapel
14 December   –   Guildford, G Live

Tickets for Seth Lakeman performing at Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music on 8 November 2016 go on sale at 10am on Friday 22 April.