THE WAIT IS OVER! After 9 years Nancy Kerr and James Fagan announce that their latest album is now available for pre-order. Officially released June 28th, “An Evening With Nancy Kerr and James Fagan” is the duo’s first live album, capturing a retrospective best of their 23 year career, including many previously unreleased songs and some old favourites. This is a must have. Order here:


NANCY KERR has a huge year of touring ahead and you can catch her in all her various guises, in venues ranging from the most intimate folk clubs to the main stages of some of the biggest folk festivals in the UK. See GIGS. Please book early if you plan to catch a show – it really helps venues and promoters. Thanks! 🙂

Kerr Fagan live album shows announced!

Nancy Kerr and James Fagan ride again! After a gap of nearly ten years, during which time Nancy has made two solo albums, a trio album with Martin Simpson and Andy Cutting, as well as two albums with Melrose Quartet, and collaborative albums The Full English, The Elizabethan Session, Shake The Chains and Sweet Liberties, Nancy and James are about to make their 6th album as a duo. Excitingly it’s going to be recorded live, in two concerts in November, and tickets are available now! We expect these two shows to sell out, so do get your tickets asap.

Saturday November 24th, St Peter and St Paul Church, Kimpton, 6pm. Tickets here.


Sunday November 25th, Crookes Social Club, Sheffield, 5pm. Tickets here.


Nancy’s First Solo Tour! June 2018

It’s hard to believe but after nearly 30 years of professional touring, Nancy is about to embark on her first solo tour of the UK! With two solo albums to her name in recent years, plus songs from her collaborations over the last decade including The Elizabethan Sessions, Shake The Chains, Sweet Liberties and The Full English, Nancy has a rich collection of original songs on which to draw, as well as her famous interpretations of traditional material, outstanding fiddle playing and guitar work. This is an intimate and captivating show, and not to be missed! See GIGS.

NK poster jun 2018

Chris Pentney joins ABM

Nancy is delighted to now be represented by Chris Pentney, who has recently joined the team at Alan Bearman Music.

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“Fragile Water” nominated for Folk Award

Nancy is thrilled that her song “Fragile Water” has just been nominated in the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in the category of Best Original Song. Congratulations to all the nominees this year – the winners will be announced on April 5th in a ceremony at The Royal Albert Hall.

New album “Instar” available for pre-order now

Nancy is thrilled to announce that her second album of entirely original songs, entitled “Instar”, is available here exclusively. Order now and you will receive a personally signed copy on or before the official release date of September 16th, 2016. See SHOP.


We are thrilled to announce that Nancy Kerr & The Sweet Visitor Band have finished the second album, “Instar’, and it is in the pressing stage. Please keep an eye on this site for news of how to pre-order a personally signed copy very soon. The CD will be launched at Cambridge Folk Festival on July 29th and then in a series of concerts in the autumn. See GIGS. We really hope you can help us celebrate the culmination of two years of Nancy’s labours as a writer and band leader by buying the new record and coming to a show.

New dates

Hi all, exciting times ahead! We have now posted all Nancy’s confirmed 2016 gigs with The Sweet Visitor Band, Nancy Kerr and James Fagan, and Melrose Quartet under “Gigs”. Keep an eye out for even more gigs as they come in. Also see for Nancy’s gigs with Simpson Cutting Kerr.

Nancy and the band will be launching her 2016 CD “Instar”, the followup to “Sweet Visitor”, with a special gig at Cambridge Folk Festival and a launch tour in September.

February Tour Announced

Nancy Kerr & The Sweet Visitor Band hit the road in February 2016 for UK dates. Please see GIGS section. As well as playing songs from her “Sweet Visitor” CD, Nancy is very excited to be launching new material from her forthcoming second CD!