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Roy Harper - BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2013

Discussion in 'On Tour' started by tharper, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. tharper

    tharper She's The One

    "BBC Radio 2 has today announced the Lifetime Achievement Award recipients in this year’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards - the annual awards that celebrate and reward the best in folk music from the previous 12 months.

    Musician Billy Bragg will be awarded the Roots Award - awarded in recognition of an outstanding contribution to folk music from a grass roots level upwards; Shetland fiddler Aly Bain and English folk/rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Roy Harper will be given Lifetime Achievement Awards; and the author of one of Scotland’s most-loved songs Caledonia, Dougie MacLean, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for Contribution to Songwriting."

    "The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards will be broadcast live on Radio 2 from 7.30pm, via the Red Button and online at bbc.co.uk/radio2, with video highlights to follow the next day. The audience can also follow the event and get involved through a live blog on the Radio 2 website."

    Twitter #r2folkawards

    More info. in the press release and on BBC website...
  2. DJ Burnham

    DJ Burnham I've got a zappy little nappy


    Heard this afternoon on the Steve Wright show, fabulous news and hugely chuffed on Roy's behalf.
  3. bigchris

    bigchris Aye lad, I knew you had it in you

    Spooky - both mine & my parents favourite musicians ( obviously Roy & Aly respectively ! ) are getting the same award on the same night !!
  4. bigchris

    bigchris Aye lad, I knew you had it in you

    Just a reminder that this can be recorded/watched on the red button ( on my freeview, that's channel 301 ) from 7:30pm to 10:10pm tonight !!
  5. SteveT

    SteveT Gracing the Bahamas in see through pyjamas

    Did I spot Roy slipping in late while The Gruffalo woman was being introduced?
  6. Johnbarkeriom

    Johnbarkeriom Computer stained fingers

    Yes, i spotted him too
  7. HarperPR

    HarperPR My destiny offers me up like a lamb

  8. aspwatterson

    aspwatterson The Unknown Soldier

  9. SHAUN I

    SHAUN I It's so clear on the wings of the dawn

    BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Glasgow 30th Jan 2013.


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