John Martyn To Play Solid Air For Last Time

The folk artist kicks off the last part of his tour at the Albert Hall

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Blues and folk singer John Martyn has announced that he will be adding a further and final set of special concerts performing his brilliant 1973 album “Solid Air”, following on from a sold-out tour of the UK last month.

Speaking about “Solid Air” in an album by album feature last year, Martyn told Uncut that “looking back, I knew at the time it was a good album. People would come down to visit and I’d play them ‘May You Never’.”

Thi will be the last time Martyn will be playing this ambient, trip hop and jazz album in it’s entirety.


The new dates kick off at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall next month.

He will play the following dates:

London, Royal Albert Hall (0207 589 8212) (April 16)


Dublin, Vicar Street (00818 719 300) (May 14)

Perth, Perth Festival/ Concert Hall (0845 612 6323) (May 17)

Coventry, Warwick Arts Centre (0247 652 4524) (19)

Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall (0115 989 5555) (21)

Basingstoke, The Anvil (0125 684 4244) (22)

Bournemouth, Pavilion (0870 111 3000) (24)

Isle Of Skye, Music Festival (08700 600 100) (26)

Buxton, Opera House (0845 127 2190) (28)

Croydon, Fairfield Halls (0208 688 9291) (30)

Liverpool, Philharmonic (0151 709 3789) (June 1st)

Tickets go on sale today, February 23.

Pic credit: Elliot Franks


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