BOO HEWERDINE, a popular performer at Keighley’s Lemon Tree Café, is on tour with Kris Drever.

The prolific singer-songwriters are uniting to play two sets at the Wadsworth Community Centre, on the Keighley side of Hebden Bridge, on October 12.

Kris Drever was last year voted BBC Folk Singer of The Year and this year released his If Wishes Were Horses album.

With his group Lau he has been a four-times winner of the BBC Folk Awards Best Group award, as well as winning Best Original Song in 2017.

Boo, who has performed with The Bible and Eddi Reader, this year released the critically-acclaimed Swimming In Mercury album and Letter To My Younger Self EP, also winning a BBC Folk Awards Best Singer prize

He has been nominated for the prestigious Ivor Novello Songwriting Award.

The duo started life with a successful tour in spring 2015, releasing the limited-edition Last Man Standing EP.

They were first connected through song more than a decade ago, after Kris approached Boo about his song “Harvest Gypsies” for his’ debut album “Black Water”.

Drever and Hewerdine have more recently written new songs for BBC Radio 2’s Radio Ballads album and show.

The audience in Wadsworth can expect to hear many of their favourite songs from across both artists’ catalogues, along with new songs played for the first time.