Festivals / Barbados welcomes the Barbados Celtic Festival to its palm-fringed shores this May

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The countdown is on to the best Celtic Festival worldwide as Barbados hosts the annual edition of its eclectic folk music festival ‘Barbados Celtic Festival’ from May 24 to 27. Boasting a three-day extravaganza of entertainment, folk music and food-focused fun, the festival celebrates the deep connection between the Celtic regions and the sunlit Caribbean… Read more »

Festivals / Cropredy 2018 full festival line-up – Brian Wilson headlines with Pet Sounds performance

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Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds at Fairport’s Cropredy Convention 2018 a rare chance to hear masterpiece performed live by the music legend and co-founder of The Beach Boys.  Fairport’s Cropredy Convention music festival today (Monday 19 March 2018) announces that Brian Wilson will perform the legendary Beach Boys album Pet Sounds at Cropredy on Thursday 9 August 2018. Acclaimed… Read more »

Festivals / BEAUTIFUL DAYS – LINE UP AND THEME ANNOUNCED

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BEAUTIFUL DAYS 2018 ANNOUNCE MANIC STREET PREACHERS, SHED SEVEN, FEEDER, LEVELLERS, GOGOL BORDELLO, SUZANNE VEGA, CALEXICO, BRITISH SEA POWER, RICHARD THOMPSON ELECTRIC TRIO, VINTAGE TROUBLE, THE WILDHEARTS, ERIC BIBB, JAZZIE B & LOADS MORE Headlining the Main Stage on Saturday at Beautiful Days 2018 are the world-renowned Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers. Their new album… Read more »

Festivals / RHIANNON GIDDENS CHOOSES ARTISTS FOR CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL

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Cambridge Folk Festival is delighted to announce the names picked by this year’s Guest Curator, Rhiannon Giddens. The highly acclaimed Americana pioneer has chosen an eclectic collection of talent from both sides of the Atlantic to perform at the Festival this year. Peggy Seeger, Kaia Kater, Birds of Chicago, Amythyst Kiah and Yola Carter will… Read more »

Festivals / Beth Orton confirmed for the Purbeck Valley Folk Festival

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The headline acts for the Purbeck Valley Folk Festival (16-19 August) are coming thick and fast, as we hurtle towards summer ( yes we are hurtling towards summer ??) …The latest major act to be announced is the supremely talented British singer-songwriter, Beth Orton. Her mix of acoustic and electronic elements have won her huge… Read more »

Festivals / MAVERICK FESTIVAL 2018 – LINE UP – The UK’s first and finest Americana Festival!

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Following a milestone 10th anniversary last year, the UK’s first and finest Americana festival is thrilled to announce the 2018 line up. This years Maverick Festival will take place from Friday 6th – Sunday 8th July, showcasing the most authentic and talented musicians from both sides of the Atlantic. Over the past decade Maverick Festival… Read more »

Festivals / Folk by the Oak Line-up

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Folk by the Oak have confirmed that the powerful and captivating Scottish songstress, Amy Macdonald will close the Folk by the Oak 2018 Main Stage this year. Amy, who will perform her finely honed acoustic set, is a dedicated live performer with a reputation for energetic and effervescent live performances, so was deemed perfect for… Read more »

Festivals / First Aid Kit announced as final main stage headliner for Cambridge Folk Festival 2018

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Cambridge Folk Festival is delighted to announce Swedish duo First Aid Kit as the third and final headline act. The Brit Award nominated and critically acclaimed indie-folk sisters will close the Festival’s main stage on Friday night with what is set to be an unmissable Festival highlight. Hailing from Stockholm, Sweden, sisters Johanna and Klara… Read more »

Festivals / Black Deer brings Americana & Country Music Festival to the UK This Summer! 

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*BRAND NEW FESTIVAL* BLACK DEER WILL TAKE PLACE AT ERIDGE PARK, FROM 22ND – 24TH JUNE 2018 Bringing you an experience like no other, Black Deer promises you a jam-packed weekend of celebrating all things Americana and Country! Taking place in the beautiful surroundings of Eridge Park, Britain’s oldest deer park, located on the Kent/East… Read more »