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 »

News / Steeleye Span celebrate 50th Anniversary

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Steeleye Span has been one of the most influential names in British roots music. Pioneers of folk-rock, Steeleye Span changed the face of folk music forever, taking it out of small clubs and into the world of gold discs and international tours. Members have come and gone over the years, but Steeleye has always remained… Read more »

News / Folk By The Oak line up nearly complete

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Folk By The Oak is always a very special day out, set in the stunning grounds of Hatfield House, Herts, and taking place on Sunday 14 July 2019. You can see some cracking bands and artists performing on a huge outdoor stage, enjoy great food and drink and round the day off with an awesome… Read more »

News / Hollywood Film Star joins headliners at the biggest-ever Wickham Festival

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Hollywood actor, producer and musician Kiefer Sutherland and Country music star Lucinda Williams are among the latest top-name artists announced for this year’s Wickham Festival in Hampshire. Also newly con rmed are American folk icon Judy Collins; Scottish favourites The Proclaimers, 70s chart- toppers Lindisfarne and local hero Frank Turner who has just completed a… Read more »

News / Folk trio Alden Patterson and Dashwood out on Tour

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Norwich based folk trio Alden Patterson and Dashwood weave rich vocal harmonies, fiddle, dobro and guitar around beautifully written original songs and melodies. Their music takes influence from folk traditions from both sides of the Atlantic with uplifting instrumentals and self-penned songs depicting tales of young travellers, sleepy seas and their affection for home. ‘It’s… Read more »

News / Cambridge Folk Fest announces more acts

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Cambridge Folk Festival has this week announced the final headliners and a whole host of new acts set to entertain the crowds at Cherry Hinton Hall August 1st – 4th. Newly announced as Friday’s headliners are the collective of Calexico and Iron & Wine. The trio consisting of Sam Beam (Iron & Wine) and Joey… Read more »

News / Leveret fourth album ‘Diversions’ launch tour 2019.

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Five years since they first hit the road together, folk super-trio Leveret return with their fourth album, Diversions. In contrast to the self-penned Inventions (2017), Diversions features exclusively traditional material, unearthed from archives, manuscripts and tunebooks and reinvigorated in Leveret’s signature style. It’s a collection of tunes which, though unassuming on the page, take on… Read more »

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 »