Folk Roots List

Sunshine success at Cropredy 2016


Fairport looks forward to fiftieth year in 2017 Festival-goers attending Fairport’s Cropredy Convention in Oxfordshire enjoyed three days of open air music. Blessed with good weather, the near-capacity crowd was entertained by a very diverse line-up ranging from chart-toppers Madness to folkrock favourites Steeleye Span, from prog-metal Headspace to French nine-piece ska groupBabylon Circus. Young relatively unknown acts proved popular […]

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Cambridge Folk Festival sells out for 23rd year running

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Cambridge Live, organisers of the Cambridge Folk Festival, have confirmed that the 2016 event has now completely sold out, continuing a 23 year tradition. Now in its 52nd year, the Cambridge Folk Festival remains one of the most enduring and popular folk festivals in the world, bringing an eclectic mix of outstanding artists from around the world to Cambridge. Each […]

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Seth Lakeman to release new album ‘Ballads of The Broken Few’

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‘BALLADS OF THE BROKEN FEW’ September 16th 2016 on Cooking Vinyl Seth Lakeman’s eighth studio album is a stunning combination of his dynamic songwriting and playing, the genius of legendary producer Ethan Johns and the sublime harmony vocals of emerging young female trio Wildwood Kin. Between them they have conjured up an epic, soulful album of compelling songs that are stripped back to their […]

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The Young’uns and Aldeburgh Young Musicians celebrate Suffolk singer Bob Hart


FOLKEAST’S BBC AWARD-WINNING PATRONS THE YOUNG’UNS & ALDEBURGH YOUNG MUSICIANS TO UNVEIL UNIQUE SHOW CELEBRATING SUFFOLK SINGER BOB HART The culmination of a collaboration between FolkEast, its multi award-winning patrons The Young’uns and Aldeburgh Young Musicians promises to be one of the highlights of Suffolk’s 2016 FolkEast festival.   Performing on the main stage on the opening night (Friday, August […]

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The BIG Towersey Competition – prize worth nearly £1,000

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Fancy a chance of getting your hands on a Towersey prize worth nearly £1,000? Then head over to their Facebook page where you’ll find more details of how to get your hands on the jaw-dropping goodies. The eventual winner will walk away with Full Weekend tickets for two adults, a souvenir programme, an evening meal from The Wandering Kitchen (who specialise in […]

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