Catch the Fabulous English Folk Duo Megson

Catch the Fabulous English Folk Duo Megson

Husband and wife due Megson bring their infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars to The Atkinson in October.

The three times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards draw heavily on their Teesside heritage to create a truly unique brand of folk music.

”Simply Brilliant” – The Sunday Express

Debs Hanna (Vocals, Whistle, Piano Accordion) and Stu Hanna (Guitar, Mandola, Banjo) have gained fame on the British folk scene, not only for their arresting & intelligent songwriting, but for their exquisite musicianship and northern humour. As fRoots Magazine puts it ‘if you don’t like the music here then you have a problem’

“A force in the folk revival” – Neil Spencer, The Observer

Emma Lloyd, Principal Manager The Atkinson said:

“For The Atkinson to continue to bring the very best in folk to the venue and to Merseyside we need our audiences to come and support the folk programme and to come and see the talent that is touring. Megson deliver simple, beautiful songs that can be enjoyed by everyone who likes to hear live music. That’s what we are all about – presenting live music that makes people smile!”

2014 saw the release of “In A Box”, featuring guest performances by Seth Lakeman , Jess Morgan & The Willows it was not only named one of the Best Folk Albums of 2014 by The Telegraph but also The Sunday Express – Album Of The Week. “Their rich acoustic mix of miners, lovers, charlatans and whimsy is about as traditional as folk gets, but never sounds old or dulled.” said Q Magazine’s Andy Fyfe, while Colin Irwin wrote in MOJO “In A Box brackets Stu and Debbie Hanna among the upper echelon of Brit folk songwriters”.

“The most original duo on the British folk scene.” – Robin Denslow, The Guardian

And during all this time, Stu even managed to be involved with other artists producing award winning album for Show of Hands, Lucy Ward, Faustus , The Willows, & The Young’uns.

Summer 2016 saw the release of Megson’s new much anticipated studio album, Good Times will Come Again.

Megson make their first visit to The Atkinson on Friday 14 October at 7.30pm tickets are £14.

Book your tickets online at or call our Box Office team on 01704 533333.





For interviews or press tickets/photos please contact Emma Lloyd / 0151 934 2129



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*Please be advised that there is a £1 per ticket booking fee for telephone and online sales and a 2% fee for credit cards at the Box Office.

Posted on 30 September 2016 under General news

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