Folk

Upcoming Events


Duncan Chisholm
Duncan Chisholm - Sun 8th September, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Duncan Chisholm effortlessly evokes a background steeped in the rich highland music tradition through his rich, varied compositions. Having been described as ‘one of the most authentic interpreters of traditional highland music.’ his fiddle playing takes you on an emotional journey through the beautiful landscape which inspires him. His lastest ...

Read More

Damien O'Kane & Ron Block (Alison Krauss & Union Station) Band
Damien O'Kane & Ron Block (Alison Krauss & Union Station) Band - Wed 2nd October, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

“Ron Block and Damien O’Kane have created something I have never heard. Damien’s sense of piston-like drive and Ron’s stately tone and string-bending accuracy mix to create a confluence of the perfect banjo. The other respected musicians dance around them and give them the space to chase, harmonize, or counter ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

The Undercover Hippy
The Undercover Hippy - Sat 12th October, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Introduction Drum and Bass MC turned singer-songwriter Billy Rowan, aka The Undercover Hippy, is definitely not your average singer songwriter. Described by Tom Robinson (BBC6Music) as being “like the love-child of Steel Pulse, Kate Tempest and The Sleaford Mods”, his music brings together powerful messages, infectious reggae rhythms, and the ...

Read More

Marry Waterson & Emily Barker
Marry Waterson & Emily Barker - Fri 25th October, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

English folk royalty meets Australian soul in this new collaboration between Marry Waterson and Emily Barker; an album of fly-on-the-wall observations of the contradictions and disconnections of modern life. No strangers to collaboration, Waterson and Barker discovered an immediate kinship when they started writing together. The intriguing combination of Waterson’s ...

Read More

Trio Dhoore
Trio Dhoore - Wed 6th November, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Trio Dhoore Are a young band of monstrously musical brothers from Flanders. Championed by fRoots magazine, their first appearance in the UK at Sidmouth Folk festival in summer 2016 was a rip-roaring success, swiftly followed by universally-applauded shows at Homegrown Festival/EfEx. They are a stand out act! Their "rooted folk ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

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. ...

Read More

The Willows
The Willows - Sat 9th November, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

★★★★★ – “Uniquely blends English folk with pure Americana – A sound as wide as the prairie.” Country Music Magazine “The Willows offer a polished update of Anglo-folk shot through with a streak of Americana. An impressive showcase to match their on-stage prowess.” The Guardian With their 3rd album Through ...

Read More

Katy Hurt - 'The Revved Up' Tour
Katy Hurt - 'The Revved Up' Tour - Fri 15th November, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Katy Hurt has rapidly become a leading light on the UK Country/Americana scene and all without having released a full length studio album. 2018 has seen her nominated for “Best Country/Folk Act” at the Unsigned Music Awards as well as performing festival slots at Country 2 Country, BlackDeer, Rhythmtree, Cornbury ...

Read More

The Bob Dylan Story
The Bob Dylan Story - Sat 16th November, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 50th ANNIVERSARY GREATEST HITS SHOW The stunning and definitive live concert celebration of rock music’s greatest icon. Join Bob and The Band on a nostalgic trip through and beyond 1960s America as hits including Like A Rolling Stone, Mr Tambourine Man, Blowin’ In The Wind, Knocking ...

Read More

Roving Crows
Roving Crows - Fri 22nd November, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Contemporary Celtic Folk Music After winning International Artist of the Year at the Australian Celtic Music Awards in 2017 the band completed a 3 week tour in Australia in May last year supported by the UK Arts Council. Roving Crows push the boundaries of the Celtic Folk genre and play ...

Read More

Sheelanagig
Sheelanagig - Sun 24th November, 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

‘High octane stuff...Would liven any party and keep the floor full’ – fRoots Sheelanagigfor over a decade have brought their array of foot-stomping folk tunes to audiences across the globe. A quintet with a well-stocked armoury of stringed instruments – guitar, fiddle, double bass - added with the rhythmic energy ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

Rachael McShane and the Cartographers
Rachael McShane and the Cartographers - Sun 29th March, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Rachael McShane is a singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player based in the North East of England. An original member of folk big band Bellowhead, Rachael toured internationally with them as well as making several TV appearances. Bellowhead recorded 5 studio albums, and won a total of 8 BBC Folk ...

Read More

Hannah White & The Nordic Connections
Hannah White & The Nordic Connections - Thu 2nd April, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The artist the Evening Standard calls “an activist”, Hannah White is politically-inclined, an active humanitarian and an advocate for independent musicians and writers all over the UK; But most of all she is the “arresting and wholly believable” (Acoustic Magazine) singer-songwriter that captures the hearts of her audiences nationwide gaining ...

Read More