The Friends of Sadberge Festival are delighted to announce that the fabulous folk duo Megson have agreed to perform in Sadberge Village Hall on Thursday 11th April 2019.

Four times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards, Megson – aka Stu & Debbie Hanna – draw heavily on their Teesside heritage to create a truly unique brand of folk music.  You can watch them performing in this video on YouTube.

"Simply Brilliant"

The Sunday Express

"A force in the folk revival"

Neil Spencer – The Observer

  "The most original duo on the British folk scene."  

Robin Denslow – The Guardian

      Megson photo

Tickets are £12.50 in advance or £15 at the door.

You can get tickets from the Village Hall Coffee Shop (during opening hours) or via this Facebook page (50p booking fee applies).

More about Megson

The husband and wife duo bring an infectious mix of heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars.  Comprising Debs Hanna (vocals, whistle, piano accordion) and Stu Hanna (guitar, mandola, banjo), Megson have gained fame on the British folk scene, not only for their arresting and intelligent songwriting, but also 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".

Summer 2016 saw the release of their much anticipated new studio album Good Times Will Come Again, gaining them much critical acclaim.  "One of the most original political folk sets of the year.  Ewan MacColl would have been impressed." said The Guardian.  "Relevant, thought-provoking songs that would make Woody Guthrie proud" said Acoustic Magazine.  Folk broadcasting legend Mike Harding described it as "One of the top albums of 2016".

And during all this time, Stu even managed to be involved with other artists, producing and recording award-winning music for Show of Hands, Kelly Oiver, Lucy Ward, Faustus, The Willows, Sam Kelly and The Young'Uns.

Megson launch their eagerly awaited new studio album in Spring 2019 in conjunction with a full UK Tour.

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