Ask Fairport Convention!

We're after your questions for Simon Nicol and Dave Pegg

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It is a busy year for Fairport Convention. Not only do they have a new album, 50:50@50, due on March 10 and their annual Cropredy festival in August; but 2017 also marks the band’s 50th anniversary. As if that wasn’t enough, Simon Nicol and Dave Pegg will be answering your questions as part of our regular An Audience With… feature.

So is there anything you’d like us to ask the folk legends?

How did Robert Plant come to appear on 50:50@50?
Can they share with us a favourite memory of Sandy Denny?
What’s life like today in Fairport Convention?


Send up your questions by noon, Wednesday, March 8 to

The best questions, and Simon and Dave’s answers, will be published in a future edition of Uncut magazine.

The April 2017 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – featuring our cover story on Björk. Elsewhere in the issue, there’s interviews with Deep Purple, Chrissie Hynde, The Magnetic Fields and we look inside legendary LA venue The Troubadour, while our free CD collects great new tracks from Grandaddy, Laura Marling, Real Estate, Hurray For The Riff Raff and more. The issue also features Alison Krauss on her best recorded work. Plus John Mayall, Jaki Liebezeit RP, Procul Harum, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Creation, Buena Vista Social Club, Elliott Smith, George Harrison, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Sleaford Mods and more, plus 131 reviews


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