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The site was established in 1999 and has become one of the UK’s much loved on-line folk music resources.
The folking team is a small, dedicated group of people with a passion for music and a commitment to furthering the interests of the folk, acoustic and Americana music movement; with a growing team of writers & interviewers, reviewing the latest releases from the world of folk, each with their own inimitable style…
Kevin Dempsey and Joe Broughton have been in the business for so many years and in so many line-ups that ...Read More
Internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Carla Bruni has released a new song and captivating video directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino (Madonna, Bjork, Sting, ...Read More
Coast is a folk-rock band, with the emphasis on the rock, formed by Paul Eastham and Chris Barnes back in ...Read More
Fairport's Cropredy Convention, the annual three-day festival staged by folkrock legends Fairport Convention, will celebrate the band’s golden anniversary with ...Read More
A round-up of recent EPs and singles Following four independent releases, Ontario siblings THE ABRAMS BROTHERS mark their major label ...Read More
I’ve seen Joe Broughton’s Conservatoire Folk Ensemble on stage just once and it was an exciting experience. It was a ...Read More
The Drystones are two young chaps from Somerset: Alex Garden and Ford Collier; singers and multi-instrumentalists who made their debut ...Read More
This recently released album is a pure joy to listen to. Martha is the daughter of highly acclaimed singer/songwriter – ...Read More
John Wort Hannam is a Canadian singer songwriter from Fort Macleod, Alberta. Born in the Channel Islands and raised in ...Read More
England’s national library of folk music and dance is to undergo a major refurbishment this summer to ensure it is ...Read More
Somerset based young folk duo The Drystones have just recorded their third album entitled We Happy Few. Ford Collier and ...Read More
Kiss Deep is sixth and final volume in the first series of Sheila K Cameron reissues. There are nineteen tracks ...Read More
From the first unsettling notes, it’s clear that Les Objets Trouvés isn’t going to sit down quietly and play nice ...Read More
The Jon Palmer Acoustic Band is based in Otley. They have a loyal following across the region and four albums ...Read More
In what is, unquestionably, her finest solo work to date, Annie Gallup, one half of Hat Check Girl, has crafted ...Read More
The second album from Cheltenham folk outfit The Hawthornes, Cut & Run, sees them with an expanded line-up, Sussex-born singer ...Read More
Smoke swirled over the darkened stage as four shadowy figures took their places. The sound began with the drone of ...Read More
Central Texas singer-songwriter Sam Baker releases his long-awaited fifth album, Land Of Doubt, on June 21, 2017. The recording represents a ...Read More
Whether or not A Girl In Teen City is wholly autobiographical, Suzie Ungerleider’s concept album about growing up a teenager ...Read More
His voice croakier and gummier than ever, sounding as one review put it, like he’s wearing someone else’s teeth, even ...Read More
Slovenian cult folk band Terrafolk, not seen in the UK for a decade, are to appear at FolkEast this summer ...Read More
Robbie Bankes hails from Calgary and is currently studying at the University of Telemark. Foothills is his first album although ...Read More
Harmonies. Soul-touching lyrics. Eye-catching stage presence. Underhill Rose has become synonymous with beautiful music, charming personalities, and rippling success. In ...Read More
HOME GATHERING 2017 15-17th September Hoults Yard, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2HL Home Gathering, curated and presented by The Unthanks, returns ...Read More
This self-titled debut album from award-winning fiddler Ryan Young brings inventive twists to old and forgotten tunes. Produced and engineered ...Read More
"Peter Knight can spin the world on his bow” so said no less a philosopher and writer than Sir Terry ...Read More
Rosie Hood’s debut solo album impresses on so many levels. Firstly, there’s her voice – a model of power and ...Read More
After the release of 2013’s Love Calling, his fourteenth album in thirty years, the Austin-based singer-songwriter considered calling it a ...Read More
Many of the UK’s finest traditional singers and musicians will be appearing at the Wickham Festival near Fareham between Thursday ...Read More
Occidental Gypsy is a band that combines the 'Gypsy Swing' feel of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grapelli with a range ...Read More
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Our aim is to educate, inform and simply entertain you with all the latest album and tour press releases from the folk, acoustic and Americana music scene.
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