Live Review: Gary Stewart’s Graceland at Pocklington Arts Centre

The first time I saw this fantastic show celebrating Paul Simon’s Graceland album, it was the summer of 2019. The Crescent in York heaved with noise and sweat, everybody was on their feet. It was among the best gigs I’ve been to in recent years. This time, a more sober atmosphere prevailed. Pocklington Arts Centre’s audience are older, demure, and a little resistant to getting out of their seats. They listen. They don’t, on the whole, make a fuss. Which can be a two- edged sword for a performer. You have to win them over.

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