Music / Win tickets to see The Shee on their Shadows Tour in May

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There’s always something new with a tour from The Shee. Fans of the innovative, instrument-swapping sextet will be delighted to learn that this May marks another new chapter: the first tour with Scottish-Icelandic percussionist, Signy Jakobsdottir, as a permanent member.   Nominated for musician of the year at the 2019 Scots Trad Music Awards, Jakobsdottir joined… Read more »

Music / 3 Daft Monkeys ’20 Years Wild’ Anniversary Tour

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With their quirky and original approach to music, and their passion, intensity and sheer joy of life, 3 Daft Monkeys have gained themselves a large and loyal cult following. Their music is hard to pigeon-hole, mixing and crossing many musical genres from Celtic, Klezmer, Gypsy, Balkan, Latin, Ska, Dub Reggae, Indie, Rock and even a hint of… Read more »

Music / Shadow Work – Aruba Red

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Shadow Work is the latest EP from Aruba Red. Five songs that soulfully explore a period of healing after experiencing trauma, that itself opened a lifetime of unresolved issues. This is a soul being laid bare in a way that caresses the heart, soothes the brow and ultimately uplifts. Aruba Red has crafted a sensual… Read more »

Music / Alden, Patterson and Dashwood new live album and tour

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Alden Patterson and Dashwood are a Norwich based folk trio comprising of Christina Alden (vocals/guitar), Alex Patterson (fiddle/vocals) and Noel Dashwood (dobro/vocals). Following the success of their critically acclaimed album ‘By The Night’ and award winning debut album ‘Call Me Home’ the band are set to release their third album this spring. The album is… Read more »

Music / Wardruna new single and video, album coming Summer 2020

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Wardruna

Wardruna have released a single from their next studio album. The track is called Grá (Grey) and it is ‘our song to the wolf’. Einar Selvik says ‘ It speaks about the ancient bond and relationship between man and wolf. It seekss to address and acknowledge the responsibility of being part of,  and not above… Read more »

Music / Kate Rusby – Spring Tour Dates

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A remarkable interpretive singer, Kate’s soulful vocals resonate with the wistful beauty of an earthbound angel. Inhabiting a lyric with unforced conviction–no matter how old or how modern–she has that rare ability to transport her audience, of touching them emotionally and making each tune live vividly within their experience and imagination. Audiences are sure to… Read more »

Music / Golden Horizons, Benji Kirkpatrick interview

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Benji Kirkpatrick

With a brilliant, melodic, hard hitting new band /album and membership of the most enduring of British roots rock groups, Benji Kirkpatrick is without question one of the hottest artists on the roots scene at the moment. Putting his past, present and possible future into context, Simon Jones chats about everything from family, inspiration to… Read more »

Music / Darkness Brings The Wonder Home – Smoke Fairies

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The Smoke Fairies are back, mainlining a delicious vibration that hits deep in your soul. A darkness slowly steals over you, loving in its claustrophobia, as familiar as the cradle and disconcerting as the grave. They have toyed with the light and the darkness, but realised that the darkness holds the truth for them. Just… Read more »

Music / Steve Knightley 2020 Pass Notes – The stories behind the songs

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Since 1992 Steve Knightley has been one half of possibly the UK’s most successful Folk/Roots duos – Show of Hands. A constant throughout Knightley’s work is his ability to root his songs in geographical places, notably the West Country where he still lives. His gift for talking to people, listening to them and distilling the… Read more »

Music / Ian Anderson on Jethro Tull, intimate chat and performance evenings

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Fancy asking Ian Anderson some questions? Well you’re in with a chance if you get a ticket to one of these intimate gigs in April and May 2020. Plus ian is throwing in some archive video covering the venerable and let’s be frank, colourful, history of Jethro Tull. Ian will be accompanied by guitarist Joe Parrish…. Read more »