News / Phil Beer ‘String Theory’ tour

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When a musician’s CV drops names like Mike Oldfield, the Rolling Stones and Steve Harley, you know you’re dealing with a man at the top of his game. Phil Beer is one-half of the multi-award-winning acoustic folk and roots powerhouse Show of Hands, and he’s also in demand in his own right as a captivating… Read more »

News / Ward & Parker announce new video and album campaign

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Duo Ward and Parker have announced a preorder campaign of their debut album “One”. Due for release on March 23rd, the band are very excited to be bringing this album into the world and would love your involvement in its release. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ward-parker-debut-album-one#/ They have also released a new video for new song ‘Feels so right’…. Read more »

News / Topette announce Spring Tour dates 2019

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Anglo-French acoustic five-piece, Topette!! return to the UK for a spring tour in April / May 2019. This band is a must see, for anyone interested in traditional European dance music, for folk fans, French dancers and discerning listeners alike. The band’s debut album, C’est le Pompon… was well received across the continent, and they… Read more »

News / Ninebarrow tour to coincide with release of book ”Ninebarrow Dorset”

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Ninebarrow are a multi-award-winning folk duo, who are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. Described by Mark Radcliffe as sounding ‘like two halves of one voice’ and by Kate Rusby as ‘absolutely amazing’, Jon Whitley and Jay LaBouchardiere combine breath taking vocal harmonies and melodies, delivering… Read more »

News / Warwick Folk Festival celebrates 40 years

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The first names for the  Warwick Festival 2019 have been announced and is a unique Warwick mix of folk royalty, rising stars and old favourites, with the return of the marquee as its main venue Tickets are now on sale  you can experience that special Warwick Folk Festival magic – great music, comfy camping, workshops, singing,… Read more »

News / Tønder Festival Leads on Gender Balance

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Women are well represented at Tønder Festival, which is joining a European initiative aimed at presenting more female musicians on festival stages. About 40% of Women are well represented at Tønder Festival, which is joining a European initiative aimed at presenting more female musicians on festival stages. About 40% of the musicians performing at Tønder… Read more »

News / The Sidmouth Folk Festival reclaims its roots for 65th anniversary

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The red-cliffed East Devon coastal resort of Sidmouth is home to England’s most iconic folk festival. Proudly championing traditional music, dance and song every year since 1955, The Sidmouth Folk Festival is a living, breathing tradition in itself, recognised as a cultural highlight in the South West regional calendar and acknowledged as a national treasure by festival-goers… Read more »

News / Threshold announce first wave of artists for 2019 festival

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With 4 months to go until Threshold Festival of Music & Arts 2019, organisers have revealed 12 artists from their burgeoning programme set to take over Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle on March 29-30. The line-up reveal is the first wave of information released by the event production team behind the festival, who last month celebrated Arts Council funding… Read more »

News / Bearded Theory announces Suede and The Cult to headline

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This year looks like being an incredible one for Bearded Theory Spring Gathering at Catton Hall Derbyshire 23-26 May 2019. Indie legends SUEDE headline the Pallet stage on Friday night. Saturday is topped by legendary British rock band THE CULT, and Sunday is closed by founding member of the E Street Band Stevie Ray Zandt’s LITTLE… Read more »