The Wilson Family are coming to Tenterden Folk Festival 2020
The formidable five Wilson Brothers, Tom, Chris, Steve, Ken & Mike are the accepted benchmark for powerhouse unaccompanied singing. Tom, Chris and Steve celebrated 40 continuous years of singing together during 2015, Ken and Mike joining them in the late 1970’s. From performing at Folk Clubs and Festivals, to running their legendary weekly folk club, to appearances at The Royal Albert Hall’s BBC Proms, or recording and performing with world renowned musician Sting; they have championed our music together, continuously for approaching five decades. In October 2017 The Wilson Family were recipients of The Gold Badge Award of the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EDFSS). It is the highest honour the Society can bestow.
Sting has recently said of them:
“They have a family sound and a natural, bone-deep understanding of music and harmony. And it's quite something.”