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This year's festival, produced by Derby LIVE, runs from Friday 2 October to Sunday 4 October with Derby Cathedral, The Old Bell Hotel and QUAD playing host to artists including Lucy Ward, John Tams and Barry Coope, Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman, and Kitty Macfarlane.
The rising star of the British acoustic music scene announces the release of his 'Light Gone Out' lyric video single. Resonating with melodic alt-folk & country overtones,
Shrewsbury Folk Festival has revealed a second wave of artists on its 2020 line up topped by American folk legend, Judy Collins.
Stevington Guitar Concerts Two multi award winning musicians in North Beds on the same night! Friday 8th and Saturday 9th May 2020 Stevington Village Hall. Tickets on sale now.
The formidable five Wilson Brothers, Tom, Chris, Steve, Ken & Mike are booked for Tenterden Folk Festival 2020
Singer/songwriter Sarah McQuaid is heading out on the road again for a 48-show tour beginning in the Netherlands on 27 February and finishing at the Acoustic Festival of Britain the last weekend in May
Multi-award-winning British comedian, songwriter, musician, actor and presenter Bill Bailey, is confirmed to headline the 56th Towersey Festival
A free Youth Folk Sampler Day is to be held in Ashford by the English Folk Dance and Song Society in partnership with Tenterden Folk Festival and Kent Music.
True Strays release new single 'Campesina ' on March 20th followed by extensive UK Tour.
The UK's first and finest Americana festival is pleased to announce further names for its lucky THIRTEENTH outing!
July 3, 4 & 5 - Easton Farm Park, Suffolk
'Nemo' is the brand new album from West African Kora playing Kadialy Kouyate. The title NEMO, meaning blessings, is the human values that bring prosperity to any country or place.
Pavey Ark are a fast-rising alternative folk band from Hull, fronted by singer and songwriter Neil Thomas. Their debut album "Close Your Eyes and Think of Nothing" comes out on March 20th, 2020
The award winning and highly acclaimed band Le Vent du Nord is back for some early 2020 dates
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