Banjo man in Belper

A SUPERB instrumentalist, acclaimed teacher of instrumental skills, gifted performer and award-winning folk artist is heading for Belper.

Ken Perlman will be in concert at the Old Kings Head, Days Lane, on Thursday, October 6.

He is considered one of the top clawhammer players in the world, known in particular for his skilful adaptations of Celtic tunes.

A spokesman said: “On guitar, Ken’s sparkling finger-picked renditions of traditional Celtic and Southern fiddle tunes are simply not to be missed.”

Doors open at 8.30pm and tickets are £8 in advance. It is £10 on the door. Go to