News / Sam Kelly and Ruth Notman join forces to record duo album

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Two of the finest singers to come out of the UK folk scene in the last 15 years have joined forces to record a brand new duo album. Recorded at Kate Rusby’s legendary Pure Records studio and produced by musical maestro Damien O’Kane, the album contains a dynamic mixture of revamped traditional material and brand… Read more »

News / Bearded Theory full line up 2019

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Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering, Derbyshire’s award-winning family-friendly festival have confirmed the final line-up for 2019’s festival Indie legends SUEDE headline the Pallet stage on Friday night. Saturday is topped by legendary British rock band THE CULT. Sunday is closed by E Street Band founder member and Soprano’s actor, Stevie Van Zandt’s LITTLE STEVEN & THE DISCIPLES… Read more »

News / Stars align at Southwell in June

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Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel and Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young are among the headline names at this summer’s Gate To Southwell Festival in Nottinghamshire (June 6th to 9th).  Joining an eclectic international line-up that already includes Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, Skipinnish, Nancy Kerr, Blue Rose Code, Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys and many more brilliant folk roots and… Read more »

News / The End Festival Presents: The End, of What?

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The End Festival makes a welcome return in 2019, this time with a slightly different format. On the 29th of March, The End, of What? will celebrate the collaboration between some of the finest versatile artists and nationalities in the EU. This will take place at London’s award winning folk venue Cecil Sharp House, who has previously hosted a substantial number… Read more »

News / Dan Walsh Trio New Album and Tour

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After two stripped back solo albums, Dan Walsh returns with a brand new album featuring the new Dan Walsh trio with award winning fiddler Ciaran Algar (Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar, Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys) and mandolin maestro Nic Zuppardi (Shackleton Trio). After a successful first tour for the trio last year, the… Read more »

News / Mawkin to disband after their 2019 shows.

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Essex-based Mawkin have decided to call time on the ‘fun and frolics’ that have seen them evolve, into firm,  festivals favorites over the last 16 years. In a statement released,  they thanked their loyal fan base for their support – and as James is going to be welcoming another Delarre into his family at any… Read more »

News / Chris Wood – Tour starts March 2nd

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Chris Wood is an uncompromising writer whose music reveals his love for the unofficial history of the English speaking people. With gentle intelligence he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary parables. A self-taught musician, composer and songwriter, Chris is a lifelong autodidact whose independent streak shines through everything he does. Always direct and unafraid… Read more »

News / Irish Mythen UK and Ireland Tour dates.

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Irish was born in Ireland and now resides in Charlottetown Prince Edward Island Canada. “This Island creates music and musicians, art and artists. I found a shift to take things more seriously when I moved here.” And she did just that. Her latest release, the self titled Irish Mythen, gained her recognition around the globe… Read more »

News / John Blek to release fourth studio album before run of UK tour dates

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John Blek is preparing for the release of his fourth solo studio album in as many years. Entitled Thistle & Thorn it was recorded between Clonakilty, Co. Cork and Louisville, Kentucky during the early part of 2018. It features numerous collaborations with long-time musical partners Brian Casey and Davie Ryan as well as the addition… Read more »

News / MAVERICK FESTIVAL – ROSIE FLORES, CHANCE MCCOY, THE BROTHER BROTHERS amongst first acts announced.

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Celebrating its 12th anniversary as the UK’s first and finest Americana festival, MAVERICK FESTIVAL returns to Eastern Farm Park on July 5th – 7th, and we are thrilled to announce the first acts confirmed on this year’s lineup. Maverick Festival is renowned for showcasing the most authentic and talented musicians from both sides of the… Read more »