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Loreena McKennitt announces UK tour

Loreena McKennitt

Canadian folk progger Loreena McKennitt has announced a handful of UK tour dates for March next year.

McKennitt released Lost Souls earlier this year, her first album of original material since 2006. She will be joined on stage by Brian Hughes (guitar, oud and Celtic bouzouki), Caroline Lavelle (cello), Hugh Marsh (violin) and Dudley Philips (double bass).

McKennitt will play:

Edinburgh Usher Hall - March 9
Birmingham Town Hall - 10
Manchester The Bridgewater Hall - 11
London Royal Albert Hall - 13

Tickets go on sale at 9am this Friday, June 29 and are available here (opens in new tab).

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.