“Festival with a difference” Folkeast announces more top names for August line-up

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www.folkeast.co.uk Folk legend Peter Knight has been announced for East Anglia’s fast-rising festival FolkEast which returns to Suffolk for a fifth year this August.The three day festival takes place at the glorious 300-acre Suffolk estate of 16th century Glemham Hall, the home of Major Philip Hope-Cobbold, between August 19-21.   Few fiddlers can hold a candle to the iconic Knight whose […]


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‘Seven Days In May’ – a Celebration of the best in Music

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‘Seven Days In May’ World Unlimited are delighted to announce details of a new event for Devon with ‘Seven Days In May’ – a Celebration of the best in Music to be held over seven days at Kingskerswell Parish Church, Newton Abbot starting on May 11th Its only  two years since this remarkable 14th century church started to host concerts […]


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The MAHOTELLA QUEENS to headline Saturday Night at Musicport

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THE WORLD’S OLDEST GIRLBAND! Formed in 1964 in their native South Africa these 3 women are keeping the legacy that has influenced so many who have followed them including Ladysmith Black Mambazo. South Africa’s legendary Mahotella Queens deserve the status of musical royalty. Since the 1960s, this female trio have been selling-out shows worldwide. Their songs draw on rural Zulu […]


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Extra acts announced for Beverley Folk Festival on 17th to 19th June

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EXTRA ACTS FOR BEVERLEY FOLK FESTIVAL Beverley Folk Festival has announced major additions to the line-up for what’s already acknowledged as the biggest musical event in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Latest bookings include Steve Tilston, one of the country’s most celebrated singer/songwriters, a winner of the Folk Awards “best song” category and the inspiration behind a new film starring […]


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Megson to release their first album of totally original songs

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MEGSON GOOD TIMES WILL COME AGAIN – Released: May 27, 2016 Megson, one of the UK’s most feted folk roots duos, will release their first album of totally original songs in an ever impressive 12-year career this May, including Burn Away, a song mirroring the current plight of British steelworkers at Port Talbot and recalling the closure of Redcar back in […]


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Urban twist for mini family festival – Cecil Sharp House

Folk Dance Remixed which will take part in May in a Day! at Cecil Sharp House on May 7

Urban twist for mini family festival  May in a Day! – Cecil Sharp House, London – May 7, 2-5pm   Traditional May celebrations will be given an urban makeover at a popular afternoon family festival at London’s national folk arts centre. The annual May in a Day! event is organised by the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) and held at […]


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Cambridge Folk Festival announce new additions to 2016 line-up

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CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE NEW ADDITIONS TO 2016 LINE-UP NEW ADDITIONS INCLUDE: Baaba Maal, KT Tunstall, Chris Wood, John McCusker Band, Nancy Kerr & The Sweet Visitor Band,  Applewood Road,Sam Outlaw, Della Mae, O’Hooley & Tidow, Leyla McCalla, Darlingside, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton, Världens Band, Megson, Lady Maisery, Georgia Shackleton Trio With Saturday day tickets already sold out, the main line-up for this year’s Cambridge Folk Festival has been announced. Line-ups for the Club […]


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Tina Refsnes unveils ‘Alaska’ video on The 405 / Album out now!

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Tina Refsnes is pleased to unveil the beautiful new animated video for ‘Alaska’ on The 405 – taken from her debut album, No One Knows That You’re Lost (out now).  Hailing from the Norwegian capital of Oslo, Tina Refsnes is a singer-songwriter concocting a potent mix of English new-folk and poignant Americana. Growing up in the small seaside town of Floro, (where an abundance of […]


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