Peggy brings folk to Halls

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Peggy Seegar - Credit: Archant

Celebrating her 80th birthday, folk icon Peggy Seeger is on a 16-date tour accompanied on stage by her sons - and next Thursday, June 4, she is performing at Harpenden Public Halls.

The half sister of Pete Seeger, daughter of Ruth Crawford Seeger and partner of Ewan MacColl to whom she bore three children, Peggy will be joined by sons Calum and Neill MacColl from 7.30pm.

Both are fine musicians in their own right who, between them, have played with some of the biggest names in pop and folk music in the world. Peggy, for whom Ewan wrote First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, is the voice behind Gonna Be An Engineer and The Ballad of Springhill,

She has made 22 solo recordings and taken part in over 100 more with other performers. A singer and multi-instrumentalist, she is considered to be one of North America’s finest female folk singers.

Tickets are £18.50, available from the box office on 01582 767525 or go to

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Tickets are £15.