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Fairport Convention play in Spalding this Saturday (May 11)

Music icons Fairport Convention are set to rock Spalding this Saturday, playing at the South Holland Centre, writes Patrick Walsh.

With a number of popular hits such as ‘Who Knows Where The Time Goes?’, ‘Matty Groves’ and ‘Fotheringay’, the London five piece are credited with the creation of British folk-rock music.

Fairport Convention. (9815744)
Fairport Convention. (9815744)

Originating from North London around 1967, Fairport Convention derived their name from founding member ,and rhythm guitarist, Simon Nicol’s family home of ‘Fairport’ where the band rehearsed.

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