|Folk and Roots presents FolkOnMonday, a night of the best of the folk and roots scene held (normally) on the first and third Mondays of the month in London. |
Our next night will be held on Monday 7th July - presenting Laura Smyth & Ted Kemp and The Foxglove Trio
“Breabach deliver a thrilling and unique brand of contemporary folk music which has earned the group international recognition on the world and roots music scene as one of the UK’s most dynamic and powerful bands"
Folk and Roots provides a monthly guide to whats happening around the Folk, Roots and Acoustic Scene, click on the Calendar above for details.
Maverick Festival 2014 - 4th - 6th July
The Maverick Festival is a celebration of Americana and roots music from both sides of the Atlantic, presenting music, comedy, dance, film & workshops and featuring over forty different artists, across five stages indoors and out.
The Lineup for 2014 includes Brooks Williams, Dan Beaulaurier, Danny & The Champions of The World, Flats & Sharps, Larkin Poe, Police Dog Hogan and more
Set amongst the picturesque Victorian farm buildings of Easton Farm Park, the site is nestled deep in the Suffolk countryside, yet only two hours from London.
See www.maverickfestival.co.uk for full details..
15th, 16th & 17th August
Glemham Hall, Suffolk
From the moment the gates open onto the festival site there is plenty to do and see. Whether wandering around the Art Arcade or rummaging through the Vintage market, visiting the Mobile Cinema or joining in with music, dance and art workshops there is plenty to keep you busy.
With a confirmed lineup including Bellowhead, Blowzabella, The Rails, Hatful of Rain, Blackbeards Tea Party, Fay Hield, The Willows and far far more
See www.folkeast.co.uk for details..
Gren Bartley is a prolific and exceptional songwriter. He is constantly touring and forever writing. The new album “Winter Fires” (out Spring 2013) is set to build further upon the success of 2012’s critically acclaimed “Songs To Scythe Back The Overgrown”.
“A quiet triumph, no less” - fRoots
Showcasing his “phenomenal” guitar playing and poetry driven lyrics, the new album also marks the first time Gren will be performing some of the tour with his band. This new line up reinforces Bartley’s highly regarded musicianship and penchants for catchy melodies and absorbing narratives.
Gren Bartley is on tour, see www.grenbartley.com for full details!
David Gibb and Elly Lucas are a young duo hailing from Derbyshire in the Midlands. They play a mixture of original and re-worked traditional material and have toured the UK extensively as part of David Gibb & The Pony Club. They were chosen as finalists in the prestigious BBC Young Folk Awards 2011 and on the road have supported such acts as Bob Fox, Coope, Boyes & Simpson, Megson, Mark Chadwick (of The Levellers) and 3 Daft Monkeys.|
David Gibb and Elly Lucas have a number of dates in May and beyond - see www.gibbandlucas.co.uk for full details.