News / John McCusker ‘Hello, Goodbye’ Tour

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John McCusker

In celebration of his 25th Anniversary as a professional musician, John McCusker will release ‘Hello, Goodbye’ on April 29th 2016 and tour the UK in April and May. ‘Hello, Goodbye’ is John’s first solo album in thirteen years. ‘Hello, Goodbye’ was composed while John was on a world tour with Mark Knopfler. The core musical… Read more »

News / The Outside Track Summer School

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the Outside Track

The first ever Outside Track Summer School will be running from July 24 – 29th in Cromarty, in the Scottish Highlands! Participants will receive group and individual tuition in their chosen instrument (harp, fiddle, accordion, flute/whistle and guitar), plus enjoy group singing and stepdance workshops. By keeping the numbers very low – only max 6… Read more »

News / Wychwood 2016 festival lineup

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Waterboys

Wychwood welcomes Mike Scott and his much loved band The Waterboys to headline the festival’s main stage on Friday. Also confirmed are Scottish rockers Idlewild, Thrill Collins, Folk On, Keston Cobblers Club, Get Inuit and family favourite Justin Fletcher, whilst over in the Big Top the Smashing Blouse team add yet more exciting up and… Read more »

News / One Love Festival secures location for the future

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One Love Festival

2 – 4 September 2016, Hainault Forest Country Park, Fox Burrow Road, Chigwell, London IG7 4QN One Love Festival’s inception in 2008 marked the 30th anniversary of Reggae legend Bob Marley’s concert of the same name, and remains true to the ethos of peace, love, truth, human rights, equality and justice for all. The festival… Read more »

News / Lostwithiel to get its first folk festival

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lost in folk

The magical-sounding ancient town of Lostwithiel in Cornwall will become home to a brand new three day music festival in mid September. Called ‘LostinFolk’, this year’s inaugural festival will take place on the weekend of 16, 17 and 18 September and promises a spell-binding mix of roots music from around the UK. The festival will… Read more »

News / William Caleb Parker releases acoustic video to ‘Full Moon Rising’

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william caleb parker

Los Angeles-based folk singer-songwriter, William Caleb Parker has released the acoustic video for his song, “Full Moon Rising.” This is the first of three acoustic sessions, offering a more simplistic take on Parker’s most recent EP, Marie. Parker’s start in folk music came at the end of a songwriting spree in college. After studying music… Read more »

News / UnampliFire: Nest Collective 10 Year Anniversary Festival

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Nest Collective

The Nest Collectives 10 Year Anniversary Unamplifed Festival at Master Shipwrights Palace (Deptford), 23rd April: 4pm till 12am. The Nest Collective have always felt that the experience at their shows when there are no microphones have always been the most intimate and special so they have created an entire festival on those conditions. No sound checks, no waiting for bands… Read more »

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 »