News / Honey and the Bear Debut Album and Tour

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British folk and roots duo, Honey & the Bear, combine delicately interweaving vocal harmonies with emotive and evocative songwriting. With a diverse range of sounds and textures, and rhythms that flow from the fast and furious to gentle ballads, their live performances are spirited and dynamic. Conjuring stories in song, they tell tales of Suffolk… Read more »

News / Postcards & Pocketbooks: Bella Hardy best of Album and Tour

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BBC Folk Singer of the Year Bella Hardy found her first home in folk music through a childhood love for ballad books. A self-taught ‘fiddle singer’, she began performing at Cambridge and Sidmouth festivals from the age of 13. Her debut album Night Visiting established her reputation as a talented songwriter when her first original… Read more »

News / Georgia Lewis tour dates

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Exploring folk tales old and new, Georgia Lewis blends ballads of nature, love, loss and longing with great depth and passion. Nominated for the 2018 BBC Radio 2 Folk Horizon Award, winner of the Future of Young Folk Award, Ely Band Competition and Priddy’s, recently revived, Agility Mendip Stepping Competition, Georgia’s been “making a name… Read more »

News / Kim Edgar at the Edinburgh Fringe

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After six years of extensive European touring as a member of the awarding-winning folk band, CARA, Edinburgh-based pianist and singer/songwriter Kim Edgar performs songs from her three critically acclaimed solo albums and shares brand new compositions in Stockbridge Parish Church at 7.30 pm on Saturday 17th August 2019.  Not one to shy away from hard… Read more »

News / Purbeck Valley Folk Festival – more than just great music!

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Purbeck Valley Folk Festival, 15-18 August, with its idyllic location on a working farm, and spectacular views across the Purbeck Hills, has a stonking line-up this year, featuring multi-talented superstars, Afro Celt Sound System; critically acclaimed multi-award winning songwriter Karine Polwart; BBC Folk Award winning Cara Dillon; Noah and the Whale’s Matt Owens, and Radio 6… Read more »

News / Martin Harley – Roll With The Punches, new single and tour dates

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Martin Harley

British guitarist and songwriter Martin Harley has a new album coming out very soon, today (2 August) he releases the title track from that album. Martin has been a highly regarded acoustic artist on the Americana, roots and blues scene for many years. With his new album he goes for a more electric sound, and it… Read more »

News / Jamie Freeman releases new single & video ‘The Fire’

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Jamie Freeman

Jamie Freeman has released ‘The Fire’ from his latest album ‘Dreams About Falling’ which was released earlier in the year via Union Music Label. The track was co-written with the multi-award-winning Ben Glover, after the Grenfell Tower fire disaster in 2017. Talking of the song, Freeman has said “The Grenfell story isn’t mine to tell, I wasn’t there –… Read more »

News / The Furrow Collective September Tour Dates

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The Furrow Collective is an English/Scottish band consisting of four talented and individually prominent performers: Lucy Farrell (viola, voice & saw), Rachel Newton (harp, fiddle, voice), Emily Portman (banjo, concertina, voice) and Alasdair Roberts (guitars, voice). The group formed in 2013, drawn together by a shared love of traditional song and balladry of the England,… Read more »

News / June Tabor and the Oysterband together again for Autumn Tour

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One of the most exciting collaborations in folk music, June Tabor and Oysterband, resumes this autumn for a major tour.  The 2019 ‘Fire and Fleet’ Tour will take in 15 dates across the UK this Autumn, including shows at the majestic Union Chapel, Islington, Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music, and more. With separate distinguished… Read more »

News / The John Martyn Project Tour

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Featuring four of the most interesting vocalists spanning several different musical paths of the UK music scene,Blythe Pepino, Kit Hawes, Pete Josef and Sam Brookes, this is a special project where four artists come together to celebrate the music of John Martyn.  Each brings their own story and connection to John’s music which adds to… Read more »