CHESTERFIELD: Blair Dunlop wins BBC Radio 2 Folk Award

Stansby Festival. Blair Dunlop
Stansby Festival. Blair Dunlop
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Chesterfield singer/guitarist Blair Dunlop has scooped a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for best emerging artist.

Blair, the son of Fairport Convention founder Ashley Hutchings and singer Judy Dunlop, was presented with the Horizon award at a ceremony in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall last night (Wednesday, January 30, 2013).

The award-winner, who has released several solo albums, will celebrate his 21st birthday on February 11.