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A&E Old Time Stringband
A&E are Andy ‘Accident’ Quelch and Emily ‘Emergency’ Smith. Andy...
Aaron Jonah Lewis
Aaron Jonah Lewis is a multi-instrumentalist, educator and performer. He has been playing fiddle,...
Adam Beattie and the Consultants
The Consultants are a shifting group of musicians focused around band-leader and song writer Adam...
Deemed a "banjo virtuoso" by the Washington Post, Adam Hurt has fused several traditional...
ahab is an alt-country collective hailing from the vibrant music scene in Hoxton and...
Alabaster dePlume delights in his own confusion. He embraces it. It makes him look a bit...
Glasgow based Roberts is one of a rare breed of singer, existing in the realm where traditional...
Allan Yn Y Fan
Allan Yn Y Fan is a multi-instrumental quintet as famed now for their “beautiful vocals...
Aly Bain, Ale Möller and Bruce Molsky
A melodically and rhythmically exciting collaboration by three of the world’s leading musicians...
Following her debut single 7" 'Hometown', recently launched to to a packed house at the...
Who is Automatic Sam? Honestly, we’ve got no clue. But when you listen to Captain...
Bella Hardy is a contemporary folk musician, singer and songwriter from Edale in Derbyshire....
Paul met accordionist Paul Hutchinson in the (long-defunct) band Life of Reilly in 1995. Finding...
Beth Porter is an in-demand cellist, based in Bath, UK. She has over 60 album credits on a wide...
Bill Evans and Megan Lynch
Bill Evans and Megan Lynch are combining efforts and the result is greater than the sum of its...
Blue Rose Code
Blue Rose Code is Scottish-born, London-based Ross Wilson. Raised in a council high rise by his...
Boat to Row
Boat to Row are a collective of instrument swapping, harmony sharing friends from the Midlands;...
Shortly after his Grandfathers funeral Jimmy discovered a ukulele in the attic and a small...
Bodega are; Gillian Chalmers (Fraserburgh), Ross Couper (Shetland), Tia Files (Oban), Norrie...
Scottish firebrands Breabach are one of the most talked about bands on the folk scene. Their...
London continues to nurture fine exponents of the banjo: Brian Kelly is one of the latest in a long...
‘Brooke has an incredible voice, amazing control and Grace’ The Observer ‘...
Alone or with fellow musicians; guitar, fiddle, or banjo in hand, Bruce Molsky has been exploring...
Cakes and Ale
Cakes and Ale are a six piece Norfolk based Folk inspired band. They play a range of instruments...
From the land of song, the Manic Street Preachers, Stereophonics and Catatonia come the latest...
Cath and Phil Tyler
"Folk moves into a new era with Cath and Phil. Their combination of earthiness and grit, raw...
This summer The Cedars have been spreading the spirit of old-time Blues and Americana to audiences...
Chicken Shed Zeppelin
Chicken Shed Zeppelin play old-time fiddle-thrashing, yeeharhollerin' breakneck speed acoustic...
Once upon a time there came a girl from wild west Wales, where the sea eats the land inch by inch....
Chumbawamba, a band that surely need no introduction or lengthy biography!
"Medieval Folk Funk - truly something else, a wonder to experience" - The Magpie's Nest...
Claudia Aurora Fado
Claudia Aurora is a fadista (fado singer) and songwriter from Oporto, Portugal. She is based in...
“Kentish folk with an African twist” THE INDEPENDENT Formed in early 2008, Cocos Lovers (...
'The Cosmicorus' are a jazz/ folk band with 5 singers, double bass, guitar and sax and they are...
Cut A Shine
Anarchist Hillbilly Barn Dance Shenanigans with this troupe of musicians, charismatic callers and...
The new Poet of London Town. Songwriter Dan Korn's guitar led folk, weaves enchanting melodies...
Dan Walsh + Will Pound
'The best banjo player I've seen in Britain' - Don Wayne Reno, Hayseed Dixie 'Dan is just about as...
Danny and the Champions of the World
Danny And The Champions Of The World talk of music and brotherhood, good times and the cosmic yee-...
"The way David Broad plays guitar, it’s a finger-twister. This man from Leeds, England,...
Diane Cluck is from America and sings and makes music.
Delyth & Angharad Jenkins
"highly proficient....deliver lyrical doses of worldly wisdom, spinning a sweetly sincere line...
Dogan Mehmet and the Boombox Karavan
Dogan Mehmet and his Boombox Karavan are cultural misfits, straddling musical worlds as diverse as...
Emily Portman is a singer, writer and concertina player, commended by Shirley Collins, with a BBC...
i'm the miscegenated product of a cattle-ranching crew and a new york jew ... berkeley too
Yorkshire based Scottish folk singer studying traditional music at Leeds University and resident...
"beautiful voice, excellent band" Robert Plant "don't miss" The Observer...
Finikity Chaos are a five-piece Klezmer/Breton/Eastern-European group.
Formed in 2007 through chance encounters on projects in the East End of London, Firefly started out...
A high energy Bristol collective playing barnstorming ceilidhs, stomping folk and thigh-slapping...
Ahhh, those Flamin’ Mamies. The toe tappin’ deco dames from the jazz age! Syncopated...
FLUTATIOUS came together after an inspiring trip to the Isle of Skye. The scenery and relaxed...
"One helluva rowdy old time string sure to get you out of your chair and dancing in the isles...
“Folkaoke”, a twisted fusion of Bluegrass, 80's power ballads and your favourite local village band...
Frank Fairfield is a young man and old time folk musician who plays fiddle, guitar and...
About Frankie Armstrong (in her own words!): I’ve been singing professionally since 1964 and...
Garance Louis and the Mitochondries
Impeccable and baffling French Music delivered with exuberance and panache!
Gareth is a Welsh folk singer and songwriter of note and has formed the popular folk band The...
Aberystwyth's Georgia Ruth Williams is a student at Cambridge University, but is as talented...
Hailed by ‘Songlines’ Magazine as ‘another milestone in folk’s rebirth of cool moment’, Peter...
Goodnight Lenin caught the attention of audiences in Birmingham after releasing a YouTube video of...
"This band has enough steam in its heels to leave most of its peers in the starting blocks...
Marching Band from Liverpool! www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxTiJ40rHYU
Harriet Starling and the Good Honeys
Harriet Starling and the Good Honeys blend bluegrass, swamp blues and retro reworkings with heart...
Spawned in the basement of a Kings Cross pub, The Harrison Brothers are a trio of urban cowboys...
Hat Fitz and Cara
The Legend of FitzMulholland Our tale begins nearly 10 generations ago in a place once known...
Holloway Jug Band
Formed in 2007 the Holloway Jug Band have already made an impression on the London Rockabilly...
Songs about eating people! Dancing on graves! Infidelity! But it's not all bad news. Manchester's...
Ian King of England
Ian King The Bard Of Barnsley Ian King's story is one that wends its way from the proud streets of...
Jackie Oates is a singer and fiddle player hailing from Staffordshire. Her unique treatment of...
Jacobi are a five piece classic rock band based in Liverpool and formed in 2006. The band is made...
Jamie Harrison sings about the struck world and plays death-rattle guitar rags for mothers on the...
Jamie Smith's Mabon
Jamie Smith's MABON are Wales' finest purveyors of original InterCeltic music. As comfortable on a...
Jarlath Henderson Trio
Two of the fieriest talents in contemporary Celtic piping, Scotland’s Ross Ainslie and Tyrone...
“a voice that can melt the coolest of hearts” – catacoustic.co.uk “this man...
With warmth, humor and understated scholarship, Jeff Warner connects 21st century audiences with...
Jim Moray is a 24 year old singer, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and producer who has created...
JIMMY LIGHTFOOT (lead vocals & guitar) is the founder of the Church of Self Love and...
Jo Bartlett has been writing, recording and performing music for over twenty years. Jo has...
John started playing music at age 5 when, encouraged by his family at home in Cornwall, he started...
John Langan Band
John Langan - guitar/lead vocals/percussion Dave Tunstall - double bass/backing vocals...
Jonny Kearney & Lucy Farrell
Jonny Kearney is a young songwriter from Hexham way and Lucy Farrell is his charming Kentish...
With two self released critically acclaimed albums already under her belt 'Screwing Lies' [2001...
Kazimier Krunk Band
A self-amplified dance orchestra of the people, The Krunk Band are yet to be seen on a stage,...
Kidnap Alice are a Dalston based band who mix up bluegrass and Appalachian old time with blues,...
Comprising of 4 experienced Liverpool based musicians, King Twit were formed in the autumn of 2011...
Kirsty McGee and Mat Martin
A maker of delicate yet stubborn songs, an instinctive traveller, a human scrapbook. Years spent as...
Knights of Mentis
Seeing is believing. Check them out. http://www.facebook.com/knightsofmentis
Lands End Bluegrass
LANDS END are a diverse group of young musicians who crossed paths at the UK’s premier...
The Baroness of Nu-folk, with her sizzling vocals and contemporary arrangements of the old songs....
"First there was a bang. Then there was a clang and then all of a sudden out of the smoke 3...
Little Sister are a bright young folk band that seduce audiences with their quirky song-stories of...
London Lasses and Pete Quinn
The London Lasses and Pete Quinn are a stalwart Irish Trad band based in London. They have recorded...
Long Notes, the
New album “IN THE SHADOW OF STROMBOLI” (Hobgoblin HOBCD1014) With a distinctive folk,...
Loose Moose String Band
The Loose Moose String Band comprise of a gang of acoustic music loving fools from Liverpool. We...
London's very own Amazonian Cumbia band Los Chinches present their jungle grooves and psychedelic...
Louise Jordan is a young singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist rapidly making an impact...
The Macrae Sisters are an old-time string band based out of Portland, Oregon. Combining a deep love...
Maeve Mackinnon is tipped as one of Scotland's leading young folk singers. An Honours graduate of...
Up Coming Events
Fire in the Mountain III
Fri May 31 2013
Mandstock Festival 2013 - Lake Garda, Italy
Thu Aug 8 2013
Lake Garda, Italy
London Folk Guild @ Wilderness Festival 2013
Fri Aug 9 2013
Wilderness Festival @ Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire
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