News / 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 »

News / 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 »

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

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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 »

News / 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 »

News / Folk By The Oak 2020 Line Up

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New names have been added to the already great line up for possibly the best one day festival in the UK (actually I’ll say it is the best). It’s just been announced that they have added Sam Sweeney to the Main Stage line up, accompanied with Jack Rutter,Louis Campbell and Ben Nicholls. Opening the Main Stage this… Read more »

News / 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 »

News / 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 »

News / Extensive Phil Beer Solo and Phil Beer Band Tours 2020

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Phil Beer has been busily engaged in finishing a large number of recordings to make up a definitive box Set of songs and music,  encapsulating everything he is doing or has done, in the last 40 years.  There will be archive material as well as copious new recordings all in one package and he has… Read more »

News / Miranda Sykes Behind The Wall Spring Tour Dates

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Miranda Sykes, the acclaimed singer and bassist with ‘Show of Hands’ is returning to her roots. After a career spanning over 20 years, during which time she has played with many of the top musicians and singers within the folk world, she is touring as she started out: one woman, one bass, and one guitar. … Read more »

News / Seth Lakeman Mayflower-inspired Album ‘A Pilgrim’s Tale’ and UK Tour

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Multi award-winning folk singer Seth Lakeman will release his new album ‘A Pilgrim’s Tale’ on February 7th 2020, in a year that marks four centuries since The Mayflower ship departed the UK. The album will be released amidst a selection of UK concerts where Seth will  visit locations significant to the Mayflower tale, including dates… Read more »