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Nick Hart

Folk at Kings Place

Nick Hart is a folk singer deeply rooted in the English tradition. Described as 'The real deal' by Mike Harding, his desire to preserve the nuances of traditional singing informs his minimal approach to accompaniment, and his songs are delivered with a great emphasis on storytelling.

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London Bulgarian Choir

Contemporary / Songlines Encounters Festival

The clashing otherworldly harmonies of Bulgarian singing are one of the musical glories of Europe. In this special performance, the London Bulgarian Choir presents songs from their latest album Songs of Forbidden Love.

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London Bulgarian Choir

Contemporary / Songlines Encounters Festival

The clashing otherworldly harmonies of Bulgarian singing are one of the musical glories of Europe. In this special performance, the London Bulgarian Choir presents songs from their latest album Songs of Forbidden Love.

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London Bulgarian Choir (Online Streaming Event)

Contemporary / Songlines Encounters Festival

Having sold out both of their in-hall shows, we are delighted to present a live stream from London Bulgarian Choir's 8pm performance.

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Kefaya & Elaha Soroor

Contemporary / Songlines Encounters Festival

Afghan singer Elaha Soroor and award-winning music/producer duo Kefaya, Al MacSween & Giuliano Modarelli join forces for a mighty and mesmerizing new album, Songs Of Our Mothers; a fresh, vibrant take on Afghan folk music filtered through myriad forms, from spiritual jazz and dub to Indian classical music and electronica.

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Joan Shelley

Folk / Songlines Encounters Festival

Joan Shelley is a songwriter and singer who lives near Louisville, Kentucky not far from where she grew up. Like the River Loves the Sea is her fifth album.

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Sam Sweeney

Folk at Kings Place

After embarking on a solo career, releasing his debut solo album The Unfinished Violin on Island Records and touring it to sell-out crowds at Kings Place and around the country, Sam Sweeney is releasing his highly anticipated second solo album in Spring 2020.

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Cara Dillon

Folk at Kings Place

Cara Dillon occupies an enviable position at the very top of her genre. This extraordinary Irish singer has been captivating audiences and achieving exceptional acclaim for over 20 years.

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Blue Rose Code

Folk at Kings Place

Ross Wilson aka Blue Rose Code addresses universal themes of love, loss, travel, home and hard times in a deeply personal way. His songs are variously painted with the vibrant colours of folk, Americana, jazz, country, soul, pop and, increasingly, celtic traditions. This eclecticism has become a hallmark of his work and has seen him compared to John Martyn, Van Morrison and Tom Waits amongst others.

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Charlie Dore

Folk at Kings Place

A night of eclectic, contemporary folk as Charlie Dore launches her 10th album at Kings Place, joined by long-time collaborator Julian Littman of Steeleye Span, virtuoso double bass player Gareth Huw Davies along with some very special guests.

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Jesca Hoop

Contemporary at Kings Place

A culmination of life and musical experience, uncompromising in its vision, STONECHILD, the new studio album from Jesca Hoop is a self described 'compassion project.'

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Steve Tilston

Folk / ‘Under 14s’ / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

Folk legend Steve Tilston returns to Kings Place to celebrate (belatedly) his half-century career milestone…

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The Breath

Folk at Kings Place

Winner of Folk Singer of the Year 2019 at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (Ríoghnach Connolly) Ríoghnach Connolly and Stuart McCallum are the creative heart of The Breath. Ríoghnach - singer, lyricist and flautist

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Le Vent du Nord

Folk at Kings Place

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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John Smith

Folk at Kings Place

Known for his intimate songwriting, his honey-on-gravel voice and pioneering guitar playing, he has spent the last fifteen years touring internationally and has amassed over 40 million streams on Spotify.

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RURA

Folk at Kings Place

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.

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Siobhan Miller

Folk / ‘Under 14s’ / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

One of Scotland’s foremost folk singers, Siobhan Miller is an exceptional talent, renowned for her unique vocal style paired with her evocative song writing.

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Eddi Reader

Folk at Kings Place

Eddi Reader is perhaps Scotland’s greatest living female voice. In 2020, she celebrates her 40th year on stage with a 40 Years Live concert tour.

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Kris Drever

Folk at Kings Place

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.

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Fara

Folk at Kings Place

‘Torch-bearers of a freshly reinvigorated tradition. . . one of the most exciting Scottish folk discoveries in recent years’ AllMusic ‘Gifted, imaginative, complex and engaging. . . a sound that just exudes joy’ FRUK ‘Bring

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Sam Carter: How The City Sings

Folk at Kings Place

In the ten years since winning Best Newcomer at the 2010 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Sam Carter has earned a reputation for vivid, narrative-driven songwriting and captivating live performances.

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Midnight Skyracer

Folk at Kings Place

Award nominated bluegrass band, Midnight Skyracer have been tearing up the UK bluegrass and folk scene since their inception less than two years ago and are bringing a thrilling show to Kings Place.

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Martin Simpson

Folk at Kings Place

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.

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Stick in the Wheel

Folk at Kings Place

Stick In The Wheel’s work is rooted in traditional music and song, informed by the modern electronic music that grew out of their hybrid East London heritage. Nicola Kearey and Ian Carter use centuries-old work-songs

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