Vashti Bunyan and more to play tribute concert for Nick Drake string arranger Robert Kirby

Artists set for London show this Sunday (October 3)

Nick Drake‘s string arranger Robert Kirby is set to be celebrated with a one-off tribute concert in London.

Vashti Bunyan, Teddy Thompson and Ben & Jason are among those already confirmed to play, while a “very special guest” is being promised for the show, which starts at 1.30pm (BST) at Cecil Sharp House on October 3.

Kirby passed away last year aged 61. He had worked on Drake‘s ‘Bryter Later’ and ‘Five Leaves Left’ and had also arranged for the likes of Elvis Costello and Paul Weller during his career.

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