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Blair Dunlop played Milverton Music on 16th June 2017

Blair Dunlop, the award-winning British singer, songwriter and guitarist, has now released 3 albums 2 ep's and toured widely around the globe. And now he is playing Milverton Music. We were really pleased to hear him again and introduced this amazing young talent to you.
All of this in a short 4-year career is astounding alone but what sets Blair apart from his peers is the lyrical and musical maturity with which he writes.  His third album 'Gilded' was released in May 2016 on his own label - Gilded Wings - and was widely acclaimed gaining BBC Radio 2 Play-list status for the two single releases ('The Egoist' and '356') both of which were remixed by Ed Harcourt.
Before this Blair released his acclaimed album 'House Of Jacks' in mid 2014 which lived up to the promise of his 2012 debut 'Blight and Blossom' and which contributed to his winning the BBC Radio 2 Horizon Award.
Blair has now cemented his place as one of Britain's most exciting talents to come from the folk scene.

The support spot featured the excellent singer songwriter
Kitty Macfarlane.
Kitty is busy establishing a significant following playing support on several national tours and in her own right at clubs and festivals

Blair Dunlop brings an air of tenacity while displaying a fine repertoire of well-crafted songs spanning traditional and contemporary.  He's determinedly taking the traditions of folk in his own direction" The Independent (live review)

House Of Jacks' proves Blair is 'an increasingly adventurous songwriter' Guardian

'thoughtful and exploratory',

'fluent, lamentory and accomplished'
Independent on Sunday

House of Jacks is 'an exciting glimpse of where traditional folk might go'
Q Magazine