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Brooks Williams & Sloan Wainwright
Brooks Williams & Sloan Wainwright - Sun 26th January, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The ‘South Sounds’ concert series booked up-and-coming songwriters in an auditorium with floor to ceiling windows that looked out over the Long Island Sound. It was so close to New York City you could hear the resonant buzz of the Manhattan traffic. But it was far enough away that the ...

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Martin Simpson – A Master of His Art
Martin Simpson – A Master of His Art - Thu 13th February, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Nominated ‘Musician of the Year’ – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018 “Martin Simpson has transcended borders and oceans to quietly become a superb storyteller and musician of great depth and unquestionable taste.” Stephen Fearing The remarkable intimate solo performances Martin gives go from strength to strength - every gig ...

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Track Dogs
Track Dogs - Fri 14th February, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Track Dogs have been barnstorming the UK with some major festival appearances and collaborations. It has been a pivotal year including playing to a heaving, rocking Trafalgar Square and surprise on-stage participation of Show of Hands’ Steve Knightley and Seth Lakeman at Shrewsbury Folk Festival. Well-established in Spain where they ...

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North Sea Gas
North Sea Gas - Thu 20th February, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

One of Scotland's most popular bands return to Bath . This year their show will be featuring songs from their latest album “Hearth & Homeland”. With great banter and tongue in cheek humour. Fiddle, guitars, bouzouki, banjo, and a bag full of great songs A good night Entertainment is guaranteed ...

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Lore
Lore - Fri 28th February, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

With captivating harmonies and finely crafted songs, Lore will provide an evening of soulful songs with stunning musical arrangements. Famed for turning the legendary Teenage Kicks on its head, Lore have went from living room dreams to Sell-Out Theatre Tour success in a short time. With a strong folk influence, ...

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Jack Rutter
Jack Rutter - Thu 12th March, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

‘In the spirit of the old traditional singers, Jack Rutter takes a song, shapes it, lives with it and brings out something unique. This album makes my heart sing’. - Kathryn Tickell OBE, BBC Radio 3 ‘An outstanding performer’. - The Independent Jack Rutter is a highly respected folk singer, ...

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Faeland
Faeland - Fri 13th March, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Uplifting heartwarming folk-pop. Albums of the Year 2018: Folk Radio UK; BBC Introducing; Shire Folk Magazine. Faeland’s original music is beautiful, enchanting, uplifting, technically impressive and extremely accessible. The band have audiences singing along and being moved instantaneously. There is something in the words and melodies which goes deeper than ...

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Jim Moray with Tom Moore
Jim Moray with Tom Moore - Fri 27th March, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Jim Moray is amongst England’s finest interpreters of traditional song. His relentlessly innovative recordings can truly be said to have changed the sound of folk music since the early 2000s, and he has won fans and admirers far outside of the folk scene without ever betraying his traditional roots. A ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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The Paperboys
The Paperboys - Thu 16th April, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Mexican Son Jarocho mixed in with Irish Jigs and Reels and a good dose of Country and Bluegrass. It has healthy servings of Ska, Soca and African Highlife and we've been known to throw in a little White Boy Reggae. Of course it also has strains of Soul, Pop and ...

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Martin Carthy
Martin Carthy - Thu 7th May, 2020 - 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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Joshua Burnell Band
Joshua Burnell Band - Sat 9th May, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Singer-songwriter, storyteller and Hammond organ donor, Joshua Burnell grew up in various locations between France and Scotland. He now resides in York, but everyone assumes he's from Rivendell. At some point, English folk, prog, contemporary classical, and vintage pop-rock all got mixed up and everyone had a great time so ...

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Brooks Williams & Aaron Catlow
Brooks Williams & Aaron Catlow - Sun 10th May, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

January 2020 marks thirty years since Brooks Williams’ first album came out. Thirty years since the Washington Post’s glowing review of that album. Thirty years since National Public Radio’s Noah Adams interviewed him about that album. It’s where it all began. The subsequent twenty-eight recordings, the countless international tours and ...

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Sam Carter
Sam Carter - Thu 14th May, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

‘Sam Carter is a brilliant guitarist and songwriter who combines the observational with social comment and personal reflection’ ****Songlines Since being named Best Newcomer at the 2010 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Sam Carter has been stirring audiences from Camden to Canada, via an attention grabbing appearance on Later… with ...

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Vera van Heeringen
Vera van Heeringen - Sat 23rd May, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

It’s unusual to find someone who’s as good a songwriter as an instrumentalist. Vera van Heeringen is that person. Firmly rooted in transatlantic traditions, her original contemporary Folk/Americana music showcases both these skills: Poignant, emotionally astute songwriting and firebrand instrumental virtuosity. In September 2019, Vera released her third album, Won’t ...

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Billy Mitchell and Bob Fox
Billy Mitchell and Bob Fox - Thu 28th May, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

A rare opportunity to see Billy Mitchell and Bob Fox perform once again as a duo after several years of highly successful individual work. Both men are fine singers, masters of vocal harmony and musicians of stunning ability who can bring magic into any auditorium. Billy Mitchell has done it ...

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Gnoss
Gnoss - Fri 12th June, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

A dynamic four-piece of fiddle, flute, guitar and percussion, Gnoss tackle energetic tune sets and driving folk song with a ‘maturity of ability many of a greater age will envy’ (The Living Tradition). As current and former students at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Graham Rorie, Aidan Moodie, Connor Sinclair ...

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Mark Harrison with Charles Benfield
Mark Harrison with Charles Benfield - Thu 16th July, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Mark Harrison (National + 12-string guitars/vocals) with Charles Benfield (double bass) There is no one in music quite like Mark Harrison. He is widely considered one of the most original and interesting artists currently operating in the UK. His highly individual, all-original music goes down very well with audiences of ...

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Jacob & Drinkwater
Jacob & Drinkwater - Sun 13th September, 2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Devon based duo Jacob & Drinkwater have been called “stand out new folk” by BBC6 Music with their live show described as “intense and spellbinding” by Folk Radio UK. The duo formed in 2014 playing their first gig together at the iconic Glastonbury Festival. The 2015 indie release The Burning ...

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