An amazing live performance quintet, Le Vent du Nord continues to explore new sounds with stunning vocal arrangements. On stage these 5 friends creating intense, joyful and dynamic live performances that expand the bounds of tradition in striking directions.
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Join acclaimed English folk duo Emily and Hazel Askew as they take you on a journey through the shapeshifting streets of London. Through their sweeping arrangements on fiddle, melodeon, concertina and cello, the sisters will
RURA are one of Scotland’s most powerful groups. Their compellingly fiery, rugged yet refined and progressive instrumentals on the fiddle, Highland pipes, flute, guitar, keyboards and bodhran has placed them firmly at the forefront of 21st century Scottish folk.
Kris Drever is a Scottish folk singer songwriter, who has won multiple awards including an incredible 7 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, two shortlist nominations for Scottish Album of The Year (with his trio Lau) and much acclaim for his solo recordings and concerts including glowing reviews from The Herald, The Guardian, Mojo and Q Magazine.
45 years after he recorded his first album, Golden Vanity, in 1976, Martin is known as a guitarist of formidable talent. His next album was going to be a live one. But the lockdown put paid to all that. Even so, this cloud does have a silver lining. Unable to play to audiences (Martin can average over 100 gigs a year) or go into a recording studio, the only solution was to record a new album at home.
The good Doctor Martin Carthy and his twice Mercury-nominated daughter Eliza Carthy, join forces to perform songs from their first duo album. A record of traditional material entitled The Elephant, released in May 2014 on Topic Records.
In this audio-visual presentation, the Folk on Foot podcast host Matthew Bannister tells the behind the scenes story of The Front Room Festivals and how his podcast managed to keep on walking through the lockdowns.
Kathryn Williams is an artist that continues to listen and learn from the greats while, at the same time, undoubtedly becoming one herself; approaching her twentieth anniversary with a fiery spirit and a sense of adventure that has never once wilted.