Kate Rusby, often hailed as the ‘First Lady of Folk’, celebrates an amazing 30 years as a professional musician in 2022 with the release of a brand new album 30: Happy Returns (Pure Records) on May 6 and a 21-date tour, taking her the length and breadth of the UK, during April and May. Her impressive 30-year career has seen Kate release 19 widely praised albums and net a Mercury Music Prize early on in 1999. Moreawards and accolades followed, including two honorary doctorates.She’s headlined major venues around the UK, from the Royal Albert Hall to Cambridge Folk Festival,and internationally, and also established her own successful record company, Pure Records, alongside her family.
Anniversary album 30: Happy Returns features a stellar array of guest musicians who have all inspired Kate during her career: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Richard Hawley, Darlingside, KT Tunstall, Sarah Jarosz, Sam Kelly, Dan Tyminski, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Damien O’Kane and on the physical version of the album, a bonus track with the Royal Northern Sinfonia. The songs are newly recorded versions of favourites from across Kate’s career.
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