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Folk at Kings Place

Kings Place welcomes back Ross Wilson with guitarist Lyle Watt, for two special shows with differing sets in each.

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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.

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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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The Askew Sisters: The Bonny Bows of London

Folk / London Unwrapped

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

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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 / 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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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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