News / Leveret October Tour Dates Announced

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Leveret is a unique collaboration between three of England’s finest folk musicians.  Andy Cutting, Sam Sweeney and Rob Harbron are each regarded as exceptional performers and masters of their instruments.  Together their performances combine consummate musicianship, compelling delivery and captivating spontaneity.  Leveret’s music is not arranged in the conventional sense and instead they rely on mutual trust, listening and… Read more »

News / Sheelanagig Announce Autumn Tour Dates

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Sheelanagig for over a decade have brought their array of foot-stomping folk tunes to audiences across the globe. A quintet with a well-stocked armoury of stringed instruments – guitar, fiddle, double bass – added with the rhythmic energy of flute and drums and a bagful of joint-jumping tunes, these boys from the South-West England create… Read more »

News / The Demon Barbers – ‘Rise Up’ New Album and Show for 2020

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How time flies when you’re causing mayhem! The award-winning Demon Barbers have racked up an impressive two decades of galvanising the folk scene with their rousing rhythms, soaring crescendos and ‘maverick’ approach to fusing the contemporary with the traditional. What better way to mark this musical milestone than with the long-anticipated release of their next… Read more »

News / Folk at the Snape Proms 2019: 1 – 31 August

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The wonderful Snape Proms fills August with a whole range of musical delights – Located on the Suffolk coast, Snape Maltings brings together a creative campus buzzing with activity, outstanding concerts and events, and distinctive independent shops, cafés and galleries, all set within a breath-taking landscape of reeds, water and sky. Highlights include: Aurora Orchestra… Read more »

News / Odette Michell’s Debut Album The Wildest Rose

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‘The Wildest Rose’ is the enchanting debut album from Hertfordshire based folk singer-songwriter Odette Michell. The album follows on the heels of Odette’s 2018 debut EP ‘By Way of Night’, which itself showcased a bold and emerging talent within the British folk and acoustic music scene. The EP garnered high praise and gained Odette her… Read more »

News / New Emily Mae Winters album ‘High Romance’ to be released July 19th

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Fast rising star on the U.K. Folk/Americana scene Emily Mae Winters has that rare quality in a singer that makes critics reach for the superlatives. Described as having a voice that “stops you in your tracks” and “arresting, enthralling, tantalising” by Americana UK, Emily combines straight-to-the-heart bitter-sweetness- with her own unique passion and drama in… Read more »

News / Cambridge Folk Fest battles single use plastics

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With governments dragging their feet when it comes to virtually anything that will help to tackle the climate crisis, it comes down to the public, businesses and event organisers to take the lead. Glastonbury festival reduced their ‘plastic footprint’ hugely this year by discouraging plastic bottles and cups. The Cambridge Folk Festival has always been… Read more »

News / Aussie Favourites Back in UK for Eighth Spooky Summer Tour

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They can do mellow and they can do mayhem. They can do dashing and they can do deadpan. They can do bitter and they can do sweet. And now Australia’s weird and wonderfully hirsute, black-clad choristers are plotting another biennial blast round Britain. Be very afraid. The Men in Black are back. Following triumphant UK… Read more »

News / Nancy Kerr and James Fagan out on Tour

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Nancy Kerr and James Fagan are one of the best-known and most experienced folk duos on the British circuit today. Outstanding musicianship, a lifelong grounding in traditional singing and instrumental playing, acclaimed original compositions but most noticeably a visceral chemistry between these two make Kerr and Fagan a perennial favourite at festivals, venues and clubs… Read more »

News / Blackbeard’s Tea Party – Nautical Noise Makers Head for Ten !

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Festival favourites, Blackbeard’s Tea Party, infamous for their frenetic fiddle tunes and thumping backline, celebrate their tenth birthday as a band in 2019 with a lengthy autumn-winter ‘Ten Yaar Anniversary’ tour across England and Wales and a special re-release of their best-known single, ‘Chicken On A Raft’. Following a packed summer schedule of festivals, including… Read more »