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Wed 3 Nov — Wed 10 Nov 2021

Kings Place is proud to partner with The London Roots Festival, bringing outstanding music to unique venues in the capital. Featuring an eclectic mix of styles including folk, country, Americana, blues, singer-songwriters and world music, the festival gives a platform for new and up and coming artists, to play alongside known and established stars.

 

Performing across Kings Place’s two performance halls, you’ll hear from English folk legends Martin & Eliza Carthy, singer-songwriter Kathryn Williams, Canadian powerhouse ensemble Còig, and masters of flute, fiddle, song and guitar McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle. Making his debut and headlining Kings Place’s festival is award-winning Irish singer-songwriter Declan O’Rourke, the energetic and explosive Scottish trio Talisk return to their London home, and vulpes (from Maz O’Connor) presents her new project inspired by the capital.

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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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