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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 / London Unwrapped

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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Breabach

Folk at Kings Place

Securely ranked among Scotland’s most skilled and imaginative contemporary folk acts, Breabach unite deep roots in Highland and Island tradition with the innovative musical ferment of their Glasgow base.

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Stick in the Wheel

Folk / London Unwrapped

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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London Roots Festival Presents: vulpes [from Maz O’Connor]

Folk / London Unwrapped

The music of vulpes takes the listener along on the pursuit of spiritual release in the age of relentless consumerism.

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London Roots Festival Presents: Còig

Folk / London Roots Festival

Atlantic Canada’s powerhouse Còig has cemented its status as one of today’s most exciting North American Celtic groups.

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London Roots Festival Presents: Declan O'Rourke

Folk / London Roots Festival

‘Proffering reassurance in the face of inevitable sorrow’ is what New York Times’ chief popular music writer Jon Pareles has said about Irish songwriter Declan O’Rourke.

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London Roots Festival Presents: An Evening with Martin Carthy & Eliza Carthy

Folk / London Roots Festival

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.

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Folk on Foot on Film 2: The Front Room Festival Story

Folk / London Roots Festival

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.

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London Roots Festival Presents: Kathryn Williams

Folk / London Roots Festival

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. 

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London Roots Festival Presents: McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle

Folk / London Roots Festival

Folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle and John McCusker are out on the road again in 2021.

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London Roots Festival Presents: Talisk

Folk / London Roots Festival

Following their sold-out Hall One and Hall Two shows, Kings Place welcomes Talisk for another much-anticipated performance. In their five years, Talisk have stacked up several major awards for their explosively energetic yet artfully woven

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Gwenifer Raymond

Jazz / EFG London Jazz Festival

Hailing from the Welsh valleys, the guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Gwenifer Raymond brings her awe-inspiring musicality to the EFG London Jazz Festival.  

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Usher’s Island

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

Usher’s Island sees the coming together of five of the most acclaimed and influential names in Irish Traditional music – Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, Paddy Glackin, Michael McGoldrick and John Doyle

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Chris Wood

Folk at Kings Place

In a world of soundbites and distractions Chris Wood is a truth seeker. His writing is permeated with love and wry intelligence, uplifting and challenging as he celebrates the sheer one-thing-after-anotherness of life.

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Irish Traditional Music in London: Reg Hall and Auld Triangle Céilí Band

Folk / London Unwrapped

In this London Unwrapped event, Dr. Reg Hall, shares his wonderful insight on the story of Irish music in London, before a performance from key members of the Irish session scene in London, collectively known as The Auld Triangle Céilí Band.

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Sierra Hull

Folk at Kings Place

In her first 25 years alone, singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Sierra Hull hit more milestones than many musicians accomplish in a lifetime.

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Megson's A Yuletide Carol

Folk / Christmas

This winter, four times BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominees and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards, Megson, aka Stu & Debbie Hanna will be performing some very special Christmas shows entitled A Yuletide Carol.

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The Albion Band Christmas Show

Folk / Christmas

Kellie While, Simon Care and Simon Nicol join founder of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and The Albion Band, Ashley Hutchings on stage, for an evening of traditional English Christmas music, dancing and celebration.

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Awake Arise: A Christmas Show for Our Times

Folk / Christmas

Five of the English Folk scene’s most inventive artists bring you a Christmas show celebrating the riches of our varied winter traditions.

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