“Lost songs, dreams and folkadelia - a reminder that outside London there was also a healthy experimental folk scene in Bristol, where Village Thing Records was home for an array of guitarists, singer-songwriters and exponents of what would later be called psych-folk.”- Robin Denselow, The Guardian. The 2012 Bristol Folk Festival will conjure up “ghosts” from the city’s Seventies cult music scene when it returns next May Bank Holiday. We filmed the first 'Ghosts from The Basement' all day extravaganza when it premiered at Cecil Sharp house.
You can now wet your appetite with performances from the artists ahead of our full programme. Here is a sample
Polly on the Shore, Nancy Wallace and Jason Steele