Traditional Music and Song

may, 2022

sun22may8:00 pmsun10:00 pmTurning Silence Into Song: The Music of Leon Rosselson8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Event Details

Some of the leading figures on the British folk scene will take part in an international online celebration of the music of Leon Rosselson. Martin Carthy, Billy Bragg, Nancy Kerr, Martin Simpson and Sandra Kerr – as well as Leon, himself – are among the many artists who will celebrating Leon’s life and work.

Leon has been turning silence into song for six decades, creating a sound track for unsung heroes and unspeakable scoundrels.  This online event provides an opportunity to revisit his classics or be introduced to one you never heard before.


Each of the following artists will perform one song written by Leon Rosselson:

  • Frankie Armstrong (UK)
  • Billy Bragg (UK)
  • Rick Burkhardt (US)
  • Martin Carthy (UK)
  • Russ Chandler (UK)
  • Barbara Dane (US)
  • Chris Foster (Iceland)
  • Robb Johnson (UK)
  • Reem Kelan (UK)
  • Nancy Kerr (UK)
  • Sandra Kerr (UK)
  • Charlie King (US)
  • Leon Rosselson (UK)
  • Martin Simpson (UK)
  • Dean Stevens (US)
  • Elijah Wald (US)

This live Zoom concert, sponsored by The People’s Music Network, is totally free to the public.  Donations to support PMN’s year round work of presenting workshops, conferences, and songswaps are gratefully accepted.

Members of the People’s Music Network may register for free.

Non-members will receive the Zoom meeting links as soon as they register after any contribution to People’s Music Network of $2 or more.

Registration will not be required to tune in to the free livestream on the People’s Music Network Youtube page. But if you register, you get an automatic reminder about the show with the option to tune in via Zoom.


(Sunday) 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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