Mawkin return with new album release and tour

Folk rebels Mawkin will be embarking on a 12 date tour over the next month that will showcase their brand new album release The Ties That Bind.

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Throughout this album launch tour expect to hear rousing songs of rebellion from David Delarre (Eliza Carthy, Tred) underpinned by the frenetic fiddling fingers of James Delarre (Saul Rose & James Delarre, Topette) and virtuosic bellowing of Nick Cooke’s melodeon (Kate Rusby, Jim Moray) held together by a solid rhythm section with Danny Crump on Bass and Lee Richardson on Drums. There is an exclusive limited edition vinyl release of the album, limited to just 300 copies on a first come first served basis, pre-orders are open now.

Since their formation in 2002 three-times-BBC-Folk-Award nominees Mawkin have grown into one of brit-folks brightest new guns: a blistering 5-piece band fusing folk, blues and rock, they are no strangers to the cutting edge of the contemporary music scene while still retaining all the verve and mystique of ancient folk music traditions from across the globe.

**** “Invigorating, highly inventive” Q Magazine

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‘Jolly Well Drunk’ – the official video:’s very own Paul Johnson, and the team look forward to covering the New Forest Folk Festival again this year with bigger and better coverage.

Paul will be at The New Forest Folk Festival bringing coverage and as many of his audio interviews with the performers as he can grab and Lewis Beech will be face-booking, insta-gramming and Tweeting from the festival all weekend. ~ find out more here ~

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