News / Ben Reel – New Album ‘Land Of Escape’ + Tour Dates

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Land of Escape is Ben Reel’s eight studio album and like the last two releases it was recorded and produced in Ben’s own studio in South Armagh, Ireland. It’s different from his previous album, 7th; Ben feels it has a more alt folk ambient vibe. Ben is a native of Silverbridge, South Armagh. Soon after… Read more »

News / Solarsphere Astronomical and Music Festival 2018 – Dates announced

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Solarsphere is a small, family friendly star camp held in the beautiful Welsh countryside. We aim to educate the curious, the beginner and the more experienced amateur about various aspects of the Cosmos via talks and workshops. Children welcome in ALL talks although some might be a little beyond a young child’s understanding. Adults welcome… Read more »

News / A night in the woods with Sam Lee on Radio 3

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A magical late night three hour Slow Radio listening experience comes your way on 7 May – Four musicians in the Sussex woods play nocturnal music with the nightingales, who gather there to sing at night each spring. The four soloists take turns to respond musically to the nightingales. Verity Sharp presents, leading the listener… Read more »

News / Richard Thompson to headline Wickham Festival 2018

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Folk legend Richard Thompson will headline the 2018 Wickham Festival. Widely regarded as one of the most talented guitarists of his generation, Thompson will close the four-day event on Sunday August 5 with his electric trio. He has been described by the Los Angeles Times as the “finest rock songwriter since Dylan and the best electric… Read more »

News / Heidi Talbot & John McCusker – Love Is The Bridge Between Two Hearts Tour

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Two of folk music’s most highly-regarded and celebrated musicians, John McCusker and Heidi Talbot celebrate their tenth year as musical partners with the new mini-album, Love Is The Bridge Between Two Hearts, released on 20th April on Under One Sky Records. This is the first time they’ve collaborated exclusively as a duo and fans can… Read more »

News / Tønder Festival Full Programme 2018

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Tønder Festival, is now in its fifth decade as the major folk music festival in Denmark. it embraces both innovation and tradition and is in a league all of its own. The Tønder Festival stages are alive with young people creating music that stretches from folk to roots, indie rock, alternative country and singer-songwriter styles. It… Read more »

News / WILL VARLEY – Announces UK tour for Autumn 2018

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Will Varley is very pleased to announce he will be touring the UK again this autumn, with the majority of the shows taking place in seated theatres and venues. Varley celebrated the release of his 5th studio album, “Spirit of Minnie”, with a packed out show at Shepherd’s Bush Empire in February. He then spent… Read more »

News / Stick In The Wheel tour dates

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Lot’s of dates on the Stick In The Wheel tour, tickets on sale now… ‘We play the music of our people. This is our culture, our tradition.’ 12 May 2018 Frank Turner’s Lost Evenings, Roundhouse, London SOLD OUT 26 May 2018 LOOM Festival, Leeds (TRIO gig) 10 Jun 2018 Barking Folk Festival, London (TRIO gig)… Read more »

News / Lisa Knapp Tour Dates and vinyl release

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Lisa Knapp steps out on the road and releases her album ‘Till April is Dead, A Garland of May’ on limited edition coloured vinyl with lyric booklet.   May 4 Kingkerswell Parish Church, Exeter SOLO 8 Harpa, Iceland (DUO – with Gerry Diver) 21 Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham – SOLO 26 Walthamstow Folk Festival, London-SOLO… Read more »