BARRY Island Sports and Social Club will welcome guitarist Martin Simpson on Friday, February 17.

Back in 1976, Martin recorded his first album, Golden Vanity, and is still playing gigs today.

40 years after he recorded his first album, Golden Vanity, in 1976, Martin is known as a guitarist of formidable talent. Equally at home playing traditional English folk, American blues and folk and his own compositions, he is regularly named as one of the best guitar players in the world.

Martin's intimate solo performance will feature his work from the past 40 years.

Tickets to see Martin Simpson perform cost £15 in advance.

For more information or tickets please call 07561 143114.