"Dar Williams, one of America's very best singer-songwriters... Her songs are beautiful. Some are like finely crafted short stories. They are, variously, devastatingly moving, tenderly funny, subtle without being in any way inaccessible, and utterly fresh—not a cliche; or a clunker in her entire songbook." The New Yorker
Exhilarating Nashville style Songwriters Circle, with some of UK’s most exciting singer songwriters... Upliftingly melancholic songs, laced with rootsy Americana, country, blues and harmonies that will raise the hairs on your arms and warm the coals in your gut.
A fine selection of jazz songs with style, reminiscent of the Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass duet albums... " A jazz singer who has a refined mellow sound evoking the greats such as Anita O'Day & Billie Holliday"
Ranging from ballads to driving bluegrass reels and folk rock stories of the road... "Combines folk with boy-band appeal: a quintet with gorgeous vocals, instrumentals, some dreads and a whole bunch of youthful energy." That Music Mag
Hank Wangford, the godfather of British alt-country, presents his bass combo - twin bass guitars drilling their way through sad songs of lost love, breakups and betrayal, the malignant glue of relationships, as well as some special seasonal songs!
Folklore have handpicked some of their very favourite artists for this show, which promises to be very special indeed. Featuring... Laish + The August List + Gabriel Moreno & The Quivering Poets + Seafoxes + Mock Deer
"Olly is without doubt one of the most gifted players of his generation. He has everything: Sound, groove, vibe, detail, intellect, intention, invention, energy, delicacy…above all, he plays from the heart...listen to this cat!" Hans Koller
Acclaimed guitarist known as 'The Legend' by his peers, for his multi-instrumental brilliance, and the outstanding technique. Has played with Sir Tom Jones, Sir Paul McCartney, The Pretenders, Talk Talk, Norah Jones and John Mayer and many more!
"Intimately acoustic, classically flavoured ... once you get to know these melodies they aren't soon forgotten" - Progression / "I cannot recommend highly enough what a mesmerising, captivating and thoroughly enchanting experience awaits" - The Prog Mind
A night celebrating women in music by bringing the finest crop of rising female music artists to the forefront. Featuring... Zoe Konez + Megan O'Neill + Jess Morgan + Emma McGrath + RoseRed & The Butterflies + MIRI
Multi-award winners incl 2017 JUNO Award for Instrumental Album of the Year, The Fretless take string music to fascinating places as it transforms fiddle tunes and folk melodies into intricate, beautiful, high-energy arrangements.