Clannad have been announced to perform at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014, to be held on Wednesday 19th February. In an announcement made on the Radio 2 Drivetime show, Mark Radcliffe and Simon Mayo revealed that the awards will be returning to London for 2014, and will be held for the first time at The Royal Albert Hall.
Clannad, who recently released their first new album in fifteen years, Nádúr, have been announced in the first round of performers, next to Bellowhead, Suzanne Vega and The Fisherman’s Friends.
Nominees for the Folk Award categories will be announced by Mark Radcliffe in the Folk Show this Wednesday (November 20, 7pm GMT). Tickets are available at bbc.co.uk/radio2/folkawards.