New album from Welsh indie-roots band Rusty Shackle

Welsh indie-roots band Rusty Shackle have been tearing up stages around the world since 2010. Brandishing their distinct folk-roots sound and armed with an electrifying mix of rampant fiddle, scorching electric guitars, pounding drums, searing trumpet and banjo, the band have built up a devoted fan base with their captivating live shows. Constantly evolving their … Continue reading New album from Welsh indie-roots band Rusty Shackle

Rusty Shackle release THE BONES

THE BONES is the new studio release from Rusty Shackle. The album symbolises their outlook towards song-writing and recording as a band. They have consciously stripped back the music to the ‘bare bones’ and gone for a far more rootsy sound on the new album. The songs were written on the instruments they play, for … Continue reading Rusty Shackle release THE BONES

Rusty Shackle – WASH AWAY THESE NIGHTS

Rusty Shackle formed in early 2010 and their infectious pulse, style and musical genre, whilst potently contemporary, is difficult to pigeon hole and has been described by Plugged In magazine as the “Bombay Badboy of Folk” a reference to the hottest Pot Noodle on the market (folkmaster – What’s your favourite Pot Noddle? was actually one of … Continue reading Rusty Shackle – WASH AWAY THESE NIGHTS

Shrewsbury Folk Festival reveals more names

Folk legend Richard Thompson is set to make an electrifying return to this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival after organisers announced a rare appearance by the musician with his Electric Trio. The former Fairport Convention musician, named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 100 guitarists of all time, will headline the festival’s Bellstone … Continue reading Shrewsbury Folk Festival reveals more names

First names unveiled for Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2018

Shrewsbury Folk Festival has revealed the first acts in its 2018 line up as tickets go on sale for next year’s event. American singer songwriter Gretchen Peters, Irish super group Usher’s Island, festival favourites Show of Hands and former Bellowhead frontman Jon Boden with his band The Remnant Kings will join Steeleye Span, Peter Knight’s … Continue reading First names unveiled for Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2018

Folking at Cambridge Folk Festival 2013 – Day 1

A folking brilliant start to a truly stellar line-up at this year’s Cambridge Folk Festival. Now in its 49th Year, it remains a cornerstone event in the folk diary. After finally getting the tent up, losing half my body weight in liquid from my newly erected sauna, I headed from Coldham’s Common campsite and caught … Continue reading Folking at Cambridge Folk Festival 2013 – Day 1