News / Beautiful Days 2016 line up announced

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Beautiful Days 2016

Headlining Beautiful Days 19 – 21 AUGUST 2016 on the Friday night are Leftfield – one of Britain’s most influential electronic dance acts. Their debut Leftism, remains one of the defining statements of 90s dance music. Headlining on Saturday night we welcome back Manchester legends James who release their fourteenth new studio album ‘Girl at the End of the… Read more »

News / Blair Dunlop tour dates, new album + video

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Blair Dunlop

Blair Dunlop announces the release of his third studio album ‘Gilded’ on May 6th 2016, Blair will also be heading out on a 16 date UK tour to promote the new record, kicking off April 20th 2016 inShrewsbury, including a launch show at London’s Lexington on April 25th. ‘Gilded’ follows on from Blair’s highly acclaimed 2014 release ‘House Of Jacks’ and… Read more »

News / Syd Barett – A Celebtration concert in Cambridge 27 Oct 2016

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Syd Barrett

The founding member of Pink Floyd will be remembered at a celebratory concert in Cambridge on day of public art unveiling. Cambridge Live has confirmed a major concert at the Cambridge Corn Exchange to celebrate the life and work of former Pink Floyd member Syd Barrett on the day that a lasting public memorial to him… Read more »

News / Sarah McQuaid April/May 2016 UK tour dates

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Sarah McQuaid

Sarah McQuaid is currently on a four-week tour in the Netherlands and Germany, with a UK tour to follow in April and May. Born in Spain, raised in Chicago and now living in rural England, Sarah refuses to be pigeonholed, segueing easily from one of her emoPve originals into a 1930s Cuban jazz number, a… Read more »

News / Afro Celt Sound System video ‘Cascade’

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Afro Celt Soundsystem

Afro Celt Sound System celebrate their 20th anniversary with a stunning new album, ‘The Source’. Watch the video to the track ‘Cascade: This European and African based collective have been a ground-breaking force in music ever since they started, along the way finding kindred spirits across international talent and forging a reputation for exhilarating shows…. Read more »

News / Innovative new pricing for Beverley Folk Festival

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Major changes in programming policy and ticket prices have been announced by Beverley Folk Festival aimed at giving festival-goers in 2016 more for their money than ever before. Many more acts representing the ever-widening range of traditional and contemporary folk music will be featured on more stages in more venues than ever before in the… Read more »

News / Belshazzar’s Feast tour dates May 2016

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Belshazzars Feast

Belshazzar’s Feast start with traditional folk music, add a touch of classical and jazz, throw in a bit of pop and music hall, and top it off wry humour for a unique live experience that has made them one of the most popular duos in English folk music. Now in their twenty-first year together, Paul… Read more »

News / Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker 2016 Spring UK tour dates

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Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker

Friday 29th April – Wath Festival  wathfestival.org.uk Sunday 1st May – Bristol Folk Festival  bristolfolkfestival.co.uk  Friday 6th May –  Holmfirth Festival of Folk  holmfirthfestivaloffolk.co.uk Saturday 7th May   –  Acapela Studio, Pentrych, Cardiff  – ticketsource.co.uk Sunday 8th May  –  Hitchin Folk Club   hitchinfolkclub.idnet.net Monday 9th May   –  Stafford Gatehouse Theatre  staffordgatehousetheatre.co.uk 01785 619080 Friday 13th May… Read more »

News / FOTHERINGAY June 2016 UK Tour

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Fotheringay are returning bright eyed and bushy tailed for another spectacular string of live dates in June 2016 that follow the release of their new 4-disc box set, ‘Nothing More, The Collected Fotheringay’, and Mick Houghton’s inimitable biography on Sandy Denny: “I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn”. The musical achievements and professional experiences of the band… Read more »