The well-loved duo Nancy Kerr and James Fagan perform in The Gallery Sessions at the Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple on Wednesday, April 9 at 8pm. Nancy Kerr is an exquisite violinist and singer from Northumberland who has been in constant demand since her fi

The well-loved duo Nancy Kerr and James Fagan perform in The Gallery Sessions at the Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple on Wednesday, April 9 at 8pm.Nancy Kerr is an exquisite violinist and singer from Northumberland who has been in constant demand since her first professional tour at the age of just 14.Guitarist and singer James Fagan is well respected as a specialist player of the Irish flat-backed bouzouki, the guitar-shaped version of which has become his trademark. He is also a member of Australian family folk group The Pagans with his parents and sister.Together, this highly skilful and innovative pair won the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Duo in 2003. Nancy and James' sound combines her earthy tone and his striking rhythmic texture with their rich, warm singing. Their harmonies evoke the stories of the songs they perform and write themselves. Carried out with energy and infectious smiles, it all adds up to spectacular and memorable evening of folk music at its bestFor further information or to book tickets call the Box Office on (01271) 32 42 42 or visit www.northdevontheatres.org.uk