FOLK music legends Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham are coming to Halton.

The pair will be on stage at the Brindley Theatre on Tuesday, March 27.

Having toured together since 1986 to packed concert halls all over the world, they recorded their first album The Pearl in 1994.

Many more highly acclaimed albums followed including Five and Twenty to celebrate their 25th anniversary.

The pair were hailed Best Duo in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and were nominated in the Scottish Traditional Music Awards for Live Act of the Year.

Aly was a founder member of the Boys of the Lough and his passionate fiddle playing has been featured on recordings by Eddi Reader and Richard Thompson.

He was responsible for launching The Transatlantic Sessions’TV series in which both he and Phil continue to feature.

Accordion player Phil has been named as one of Scotland’s 25 most influential people and his mastery of the instrument has led to him working with the likes of Mark Knopfler, James Taylor, Rosanne Cash and Midge Ure.

Tickets priced £20 from the box office on 0151 907 8360 and online at