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14 Jun 2020

For one night only John O'Connell, will be returning with his Simply Dylan band. No frills, no gimmicks, no pretence, this is John's personal interpretation of the songs of one of the world's most prodigious song writers. The Joined band will be cover a wide range of songs from the 60s, 70s and...

 
5 Apr 2020

Bob Wayne has gone ROGUE.

After 12 years of touring with his band and recording 8 albums Bob Wayne is grabbing his guitar and going solo for one year.
"I love my band, I love playing and travelling with other musicians, but over the years I have always fantasised about making a...

 
2 Apr 2020

Folk-Rock group Julie July Band have built a substantial reputation with reinterpretations and arrangements of the work of singer-songwriter Sandy Denny.

The new show features songs from the 1970 Fotheringay album: Pond and the Stream, Nothing More, The Sea, The Way I Feel, Late November...

 
19 Mar 2020

The remarkable rise of double-folk award nominees The Trials of Cato on the UK folk-scene has been the subject of massive critical attention. Dubbed "The Sex Pistols of folk, (J Davis) they pay clear homage to the tradition whilst twisting old bones into something febrile and modern, with...

 
20 Feb 2020

Cissy Stone's CV reads like a Who's Who of the music world. Soul legend Marvin Gaye once played keyboards in her band, so too TwoTone founder Jerry Dammers. Her 1976 Decca release Gone But Not Forgotten has become a Northern Soul classic.
Now Cissy has put together an exciting new project...

 
25 Feb 2020

Polly Paulusma and Annie Dressner became friends after meeting at the Cambridge Folk Festival.

Paulusma's 2004 debut Scissors In My Pocket earned her critical acclaim and support slots with Bob Dylan. Fourth album Pivot is being released a song a month.

Dressner, three albums in,...

 
27 Feb 2020

As collaborations go, they don't get much more mouthwatering than this

Legendary fiddle player Peter Knight, as part of Steeleye Span's classic line-up, helped invent a brand of folk rock that is still influential today. John Spiers, a founder-member of Bellowhead, has had an equally...

 
7 Apr 2020

MARTIN STEPHENSON has been one of the UK's best-loved singer/songwriters for over 30 years, both as a solo performer and as intermittent leader of his band The Daintees.

He started off as a busker and he still has that instinct and joy for live performance.

The NME said of Martin...

 
3 Mar 2020

Best known for his high energy full band shows, it is something of a rare treat to catch Billy Rowan, aka The Undercover Hippy, giving an intimate solo performance. It offers an opportunity to hear the songs in their rawest form, up close and personal, and to really connect with the lyrics and...

 
15 Mar 2020

The Magpies are Bella Gaffney, Polly Bolton, Holly Brandon and Sarah Smout. Based on a deeply felt musical friendship, they work collaboratively, arranging material led by powerful vocals and glittering instrumental ornamentation. They each draw on their transatlantic influences to create a...

 
21 Feb 2020

Formed in 2006 in South Birmingham by local luthier David Bruce Johnson, Not So Young are back to celebrate those great songs of Neil Young. Inspired by the free spirit of the great man, they redefine the Neil Young soundscape with their own trademark lead & slide guitars and electric violin...

 
26 Feb 2020

One of the UK's premier acoustic country events, is set to bring some more wonderful homegrown talent to Birmingham. Hosted by British Country Music Association 'Duo of the Year' Gasoline & Matches, artists are invited to tell the stories behind their songs in a Bluebird Café style 'In The...

 
1 Mar 2020

These remarkable songs - stripped back, desolate, naked and sensual

Enigmatic and mysterious, songwriter Leonard Cohen was an unflinching character, with an exact sense of prose, wry humour and courage to wrestle with the unspoken, forgiving human frailty with the stroke of each...

 
4 Mar 2020

A delightful Danish/Scottish double bill.

Ida Wenøe is an indie-folk artist of the highest calibre, with tinges of Americana and a Nordic inflection, the sum of the musical parts creating a rare beast and a thing of great beauty. She received a Danish Folk Awards nomination for '...

 
5 Mar 2020

Mississippi Delta songbird, Bronwynne Brent returns to perform material from past releases as well as a brand new album. Hugely popular in the UK, Bronwynne has twice carried off the Best Female Performer title in the annual Reader's Poll at AmericanaUK. Various radio presenters continue to...

 
8 Mar 2020

Ray Cooper, a former member of Oysterband, left the group 2013 and has now released 3 solo albums and a song book. Ray is a story based singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, performing with cello guitar, mandolin and harmonica. Ray lives in Sweden now and has a special love of winter, he...

 
17 Mar 2020

One of Scotland's foremost singers, Siobhan Miller is an exceptional talent, renowned for her unique vocal style paired with evocative song-writing, and a fusion of indie and alternative music with her strong folk roots. Alongside a 2018 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award, she is the only ever three-time...

 
23 Mar 2020

The return of the dynamic pairing of two Americana legends, Peter Case and Sid Griffin. The Grammy nominated Case first drew notice in rock groups The Nerves and The Plimsouls but since 1986 Case has been a solo singer-songwriter, usually appearing alone, with a dozen solo albums in his catalog...

 
26 Mar 2020

September 2019 sees the release of The Fiery Margin, the latest album from prolific cult Scottish folk singer Alasdair Roberts. Released by Drag City Records and featuring ten of his characteristically idiosyncratic self-written songs and realised with a wonderful supporting cast of musicians...

 
8 Apr 2020

Michael Chapman first became known on the London and Cornish folk circuits in 1966. Playing a blend of atmospheric and autobiographical material he established a reputation for intensity and innovation.

In 1969 he signed to EMI's Harvest label & recorded a quartet of classic albums...