Music / Multi-Award Winning RURA release 10th Anniversary Live Album

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They are four outstanding musicians. They have performed on stages in more than 20 countries; won multiple coveted awards, featured on BBC1’s Hogmanay Celebration and thrilled festival audiences from Cambridge to Shetland, Tonder to Winnipeg. The distinctive contemporary folk four-piece have established themselves as one of Scotland’s most engaging and in-demand instrumental line-ups – an… Read more »

Music / Peter Knights’s GIGSPANNER BIG BAND Announce Long Awaited Album Launch Concert

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Gigspanner Big Band, the six-strong dream line-up spearheaded by the legendary Peter Knight, will finally be able to perform an official launch gig for their celebrated new album Natural Invention this month. The live streamed gig, which will take place on Monday, September 21 at Oxfordshire’s famous Nettlebed Folk Club, presents a rare opportunity for… Read more »

Music / Portraits – Ben Bedford

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Ben Bedford

Seeking out new musicians to follow is one of the great pleasures of being a music fan. However, whilst music can easily be shared globally via the Internet, growing a fan base is still a challenge for musicians. Ben Bedford has been building a following in his homeland of the USA over a few years… Read more »

Music / Total Freedom – Kathleen Edwards

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Kathleen Edwards

Bursting onto the Canadian music scene with her debut album in 2003, Kathleen Edwards’ popularity quickly spread with a series of successful music releases that were immediately recognisable from her trademark vocal. Then, in 2014, she opened a coffee bar and announced she was taking a breather from music. Of late, she has been creeping… Read more »

Music / Raise a glass with Skerryvore as they perform at the Clydeside Distillery

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Hot off the release of their latest album Live Across Scotland, multi-award-winning Scottish band Skerryvore will perform their first live performance in over 6 months. Entitled ‘Live Across the World’, the socially distanced performance will take place at Glasgow’s Clydeside Distillery on Saturday 5th September and will be live streamed to a global audience. The… Read more »

Music / Global Music Match Unites 14 Music Export Programs for a World First!

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96 artists from 14 countries are taking part in what could be the largest online matchmaking of musicians ever undertaken. Created in a world first collaboration between founding partners Sounds Australia, Showcase Scotland Expo and Canada’s East Coast Music Association (ECMA), along with 11 other export organisations and showcase events from around the world, Global… Read more »

Music / The Rheingans Sisters to Release New Album ‘Receiver’

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Nominated for ‘Best Band’ at the 2019 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, The Rheingans Sisters are one of the most visionary acts on the British folk scene today, creating playful, muscular and richly connecting music that is wholly contemporary while anchored in folk traditions.   Their new album Receiver , their first since 2018’s Bright Field, is… Read more »

Music / Fay Hield New Album Wrackline released September 11th

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Wrackline is the upcoming album from folk royal & scholar Fay Hield, out 11 September. Looking at traditional stories involving the ‘otherworld’ of fairies, ghosts and the animal kingdom, her new work explores our emotional responses to the space between their reality and our own. Fay is accompanied on the new album by a stellar… Read more »