Folk

Upcoming Events


Daria Kulesh & Marina Osman
Daria Kulesh & Marina Osman - Sat 27th April, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Beguiling and enchanting Daria Kulesh's collaboration with the extraordinary pianist Marina Osman offers a fantastic variety for every listener regardless of their language and cultural background. Expect plenty of authentic Russian flavour, superb musicianship, multilingual banter and heaps of heartfelt, infectious energy. "The songs aren't just sung, but lived." (FATEA ...

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Joshua Burnell & Band
Joshua Burnell & Band - Sat 4th May, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

After releasing a folk song every week for a year, 5 star reviews, Radio 2 spins and a roaringly successful festival run, Joshua Burnell & his 6-piece band are taking the show on the road. They’ve set feet stomping and heads banging with riotous fiddle tunes, electric guitars and a ...

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The Little Unsaid
The Little Unsaid - Sun 12th May, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Winners of the Steve Reid InNOVAtion Award for boundary-pushing new music creators, The Little Unsaid spent 2017 /2018 travelling the UK and Europe, leaving audiences emotionally rapt with a live show that’s been described as “a thumping depth of passion, recalling the intensity and melancholic overtones of Nick Cave and ...

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Edgelarks
Edgelarks - Thu 16th May, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

In April 2018, Edgelarks (Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin) retreated to a remote cottage in Ulpha, western Cumbria. They breathed in the mountain view, banked up the fire, and took their instruments out of their cases. Then they sat down, and wrote. In escaping the everyday chaos of busy lives, ...

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Rik van den Bosch
Rik van den Bosch - Sun 26th May, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Album launch tour 'eyes on the map'. A brand new set of twelve songs, describing life on the road. This album will take you from Mississippi to Barcelona, through the French vineyards and the Dutch dykes, finally depositing you in Nashville via the M25. At the age of seven, Rik ...

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Luke Jackson Trio
Luke Jackson Trio - Sat 1st June, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Luke Jackson is an un-pidgeonhole-able (is that a word?) singer songwriter who has travelled a fair few thousand miles around the British Isles, initially with his dad Paul into pubs and bars, well run house concerts and more recently into folk & blues clubs, venues and festivals. Luke’s songwriting draws ...

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The Murphy Beds: Eamon O’Leary and Jefferson Hamer
The Murphy Beds: Eamon O’Leary and Jefferson Hamer - Sun 2nd June, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Eamon O’Leary and Jefferson Hamer (aka The Murphy Beds) present traditional and original folk songs with close harmonies and deft instrumental arrangements on bouzouki, guitar, and mandolin. Jefferson and Eamon have been performing together for some years now, having first met at Irish sessions in New York City. Both had ...

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Matt Owens plus supports Alex Lipinski & Dave Fidler
Matt Owens plus supports Alex Lipinski & Dave Fidler - Fri 14th June, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

British born singer-songwriter and musician Matt Owens first came to prominence as a founder member of indie-folk band Noah and the Whale. Releasing four albums, Noah and the Whale achieved huge success in the UK and overseas, selling over one million albums in the UK alone. The band toured the ...

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Steve Knightley announces 2019 solo tour ‘Roadworks’
Steve Knightley announces 2019 solo tour ‘Roadworks’ - Thu 20th June, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

As a long-serving troubadour of the folk and acoustic music scene, master songwriter and storyteller Steve Knightley has spent much of his life on the road, collecting songs, stories, anecdotes and observations – with the odd disaster along the way. Best known for his work with the award-winning acoustic roots ...

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Martin Carthy
Martin Carthy - Thu 27th June, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Lifetime Achievement Award – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014 For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music's greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him ...

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The Salts
The Salts - Fri 5th July, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Salts who are one of the most exciting and energetic concepts around performing original material alongside their own interpretations of traditional songs we all know and love. Their live shows have been going down a storm throughout the UK at festivals and venues alike, recent performances include the Great ...

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Sascha Osborn
Sascha Osborn - Thu 18th July, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Sascha Osborn is a London based singer songwriter of reflective tender songs, who blends her cocktail of influences seamlessly dancing between 'folk' and 'jazz' worlds, utilising these flavours and colours to express narratives of relationships and evocations of life experience. Her debut album ‘Looking Out And After’ has received airplay ...

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Strawbs 50 Years on - A 50th Anniversary Acoustic Concert
Strawbs 50 Years on - A 50th Anniversary Acoustic Concert - Sat 27th July, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Strawbs started life as the Strawberry Hill Boys before emerging into the mainstream from the exciting British Folk Movement of the mid 60s alongside other such luminaries as Fairport Convention, Pentangle, Al Stewart and Roy Harper. Their first album with Sandy Denny attracted the attention of A&M Records in ...

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Christine Collister & Michael Fix
Christine Collister & Michael Fix - Thu 3rd October, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

With the launch of a brand new CD coinciding with their UK October 2019 tour dates, Collister & Fix are in the throes of creating another beautiful mix of self-penned and emotionally intelligent interpretations of classic pop/folk/rock songs … the excitement is building already! Take a peek at this wonderful ...

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The Unravelling Wilburys
The Unravelling Wilburys - Fri 4th October, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The Unravelling Wilburys - a tribute to The Traveling Wilburys and their rock legend members. Just when they were about to make it to the big time, this band of good ol’ boys from Nashville, Tennessee had a whole bunch of songs (allegedly) stolen by Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne, George ...

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Kitty Macfarlane
Kitty Macfarlane - Thu 7th November, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Kitty Macfarlane is a Bristol-based songwriter and accomplished guitar player. Her sharply observed narrative songs are pure poetry, rich with visual imagery and written with an eco-eye – bound loosely by the theme of mankind’s relationship with the wild. This autumn sees the release of Kitty Macfarlane's highly anticipated debut ...

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Harp and a Monkey
Harp and a Monkey - Fri 8th November, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Mermaids in cages, cuckolded mole catchers and Victorian houses of ill-repute are all among the influences of Harp and a Monkey, one of East Lancashire's most unique and award-winning musical offerings. Combined with their unusual choice of instruments, a Harp and a Monkey show is something truly intriguing and entertaining. ...

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Lady Maisery
Lady Maisery - Thu 28th November, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

In an English folk scene currently bursting with bold and innovative music, Lady Maisery shine brightly. In 2016 The Guardian described theirs as “some of the most exquisite, thrilling vocal harmony work in the English folk scene”. With their unique approach to harmony singing, intelligent and thoughtful arrangements of both ...

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