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Folk this summer at King's Hall

The High Kings play the King's Hall June 15 June

Folk music is being celebrated at King’s Hall, Ilkley this summer with two gigs in the calendar.

After 15 years at the top of their game, The High Kings are still performing around the world to an ever-growing army of loyal fans. Having already surpassed a million listeners on Spotify as well as two platinum albums in their time, the band are celebrating 15 years together by releasing 15 brand new tracks to their fans.

The High Kings continue to set the bar extremely high for Irish folk bands across the world and 2023 will be no different. See them perform at King’s Hall on Thursday 15 June.

Legendary figure of the British folk scene Iain Matthews comes to King's Hall, Ilkley on Tuesday 22 August for an intimate evening to reflect on his 50 years in music alongside an acoustic set.

Iain Matthews first gained attention as a founding member and vocalist for the innovative Fairport Convention changing the voice of folk music. He also went on to further acclaim with his bands Matthew's Southern Comfort and Plainsong.

Iain will be taking a look back over his 50 years in the music business, his time recording in the US and how he has found his sweet spot as a solo artist touring the UK and the continent.

For tickets or further information call the box office on 01274 432000 or visit


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