THURSDAY | STAGE 2
Ralph McTell has been a stalwart of the British acoustic music scene for over 50 years. A career that has spanned street busking across Europe, to sold out shows at the Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall and The Sydney Opera House. Known for his virtuoso guitar style, he is primarily a prolific and gifted songwriter. With a style that invites you into a unique world, he weaves a narrative that is both significant and poignant.
Ralph made his debut album ‘Eight Frames a Second’ in 1968 and in 1974 the release of ‘Streets of London’ earned him an Ivor Novello Award. 2019 will see the release of Ralph’s latest studio album, ‘Hill of Beans’. In 2002 he was presented with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.