News / Warwick Folk Festival celebrates 40 years

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The first names for the  Warwick Festival 2019 have been announced and is a unique Warwick mix of folk royalty, rising stars and old favourites, with the return of the marquee as its main venue Tickets are now on sale  you can experience that special Warwick Folk Festival magic – great music, comfy camping, workshops, singing,… Read more »

News / Tønder Festival Leads on Gender Balance

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Women are well represented at Tønder Festival, which is joining a European initiative aimed at presenting more female musicians on festival stages. About 40% of Women are well represented at Tønder Festival, which is joining a European initiative aimed at presenting more female musicians on festival stages. About 40% of the musicians performing at Tønder… Read more »

News / The Sidmouth Folk Festival reclaims its roots for 65th anniversary

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The red-cliffed East Devon coastal resort of Sidmouth is home to England’s most iconic folk festival. Proudly championing traditional music, dance and song every year since 1955, The Sidmouth Folk Festival is a living, breathing tradition in itself, recognised as a cultural highlight in the South West regional calendar and acknowledged as a national treasure by festival-goers… Read more »

News / Threshold announce first wave of artists for 2019 festival

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With 4 months to go until Threshold Festival of Music & Arts 2019, organisers have revealed 12 artists from their burgeoning programme set to take over Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle on March 29-30. The line-up reveal is the first wave of information released by the event production team behind the festival, who last month celebrated Arts Council funding… Read more »

News / Katie Doherty & The Navigators – “And Then” – Jan 25th

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Hailing from Teesside and based in Newcastle for a long time until she was swept off her feet and up a hill in County Durham by her sheep farming husband, Katie Doherty is an award-winning songwriter. Recently, she has been best-known for her work with theatre, having composed the score for the Award Winning rural… Read more »

News / Lau new album ‘Midnight and Closedown’ and 2018/19 tour dates

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Lau return with their new album, Midnight and Closedown, produced by John Parish, released February 8th 2019 on Reveal Records. Already acknowledged as thrilling live performers and folk music pioneers, Lau arrive at a new creative peak with Midnight and Closedown. The band’s 12-year recording career is resplendent with unexpected collaborations, accolades and innovative ideas…. Read more »

News / The Henry Girls to play Hammersmith Irish Centre

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Rooted in the heart of Ireland, The Henry Girls are three sisters from Co.Donegal. Their music is infused with the rich cultural heritage of their native Donegal but with a transatlantic flavour. Over the last number of years they have become one of the finest Irish exponents of folk/roots music. Their shimmering harmonies and delicate… Read more »

News / Ross Ainslie to releases new single ‘Hope in the Chaos’ to aid SAMH

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Hope in the Chaos is a new single from Ross Ainslie and is the first collaboration with Runrig guitarist Malcolm Jones. The single is an epic tirade of Scottish grit and struggle, the sound is very much in honour of Ross’ earliest influences including his great friend and mentor Gordon Duncan and Wolfstone. Ross Ainslie… Read more »