London-based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Olivia Chaney joins us to perform tracks from both her first album The Longest River and Shelter released earlier this year, described as 'an elegant, luminous album’ by the Observer.
The band’s first live performance at Tradfest, Dublin in January 2018 was a roaring success. The 1920’s era of Irish music was celebrated by Frankie Gavin and De Danann on their best–selling 1989 album Star Spangled Molly.
Two of Scotland’s most revered multi-instrumentalists, Mairearad Green (accordion and bagpipes) and Anna Massie (guitar, banjo, fiddle) are a truly captivating duo, providing an energetic performance with an instantly warm and friendly stage presence.
London International Arts Festival 2018 presents Nordic Raga, a collaboration between Swedish Folk Music and South Indian classical music Nordic Raga experiments with bringing more improvisation into Nordic folk music.
Danny Wilson (Danny and the Champions of the World, Grand Drive) and Robin Bennett (The Dreaming Spires, Goldrush, Saint Etienne) join forces with Tony Poole (Starry Eyed and Laughing), producer extraordinaire and king of the electric twelve-string Rickenbacker.
English singer and songwriter Maz O’Connor has been described by the Guardian as ‘one of folk’s brightest young talents’. From her folk origins she carries a simplicity of song, a frankness and rawness that recall the starkly beautiful Cumbrian landscape of her childhood.
A veteran of the mighty Bellowhead’s domination of British folk for ten years, Sam Sweeney joins us to perform from his first solo album, The Unfinished Violin, an expansion and development of his acclaimed live show, Sam Sweeney’s Fiddle: Made In The Great War,