Tuesday 27 February 2024

IN THE ROOTS OF MUSIC

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Beautiful Days Full Line Up for 2024

Beautiful Days Full Line Up for 2024

It’s Beautiful Days 21st year! Where the heck did those two decades go? The festival continues to be one of the best around, combining new and old, mainstream and eclectic. This years names include Richard Ashcroft, The Saw Doctors, Levellers, Richard Hawley,...
Gate To Southwell headliners and news

Gate To Southwell headliners and news

There are already great expectations for this summer’s Gate To Southwell Festival (July 4th to 7th). The GTSF organisers have confirmed high-quality international headliners such as multi-award winning American folk legend Rhiannon Giddens (nominated for two...
The Dodge Brothers bring the Christmas Rhythm

The Dodge Brothers bring the Christmas Rhythm

‘Tis the season of the Christmas single and the Dodge Brothers are showering us with gifts in the form of not one, but four Christmas singles. The titles are; I Can’t Wait For Christmas, Christmas in Heaven, It’s Christmas! Don’t Shoot Santa, Trim Your...
Video: Ward Knútur Townes ‘Seasons’

Video: Ward Knútur Townes ‘Seasons’

In Ward Knútur Townes, popular Derbyshire-based performer Lucy Ward returns with this, her first major album in five years, joining forces with Iceland’s mesmerising modern-day troubadour Svavar Knútur and Canada’s Adyn Townes, purveyor of pin-sharp, heartfelt songs....
All Of This Is Chance – Lisa O’Neill

All Of This Is Chance – Lisa O’Neill

Idiosyncratic voices can bewilder the casual music fan, but they often benefit from being recognisable and characterful. Just ask fans of Tom Waits or, even Bob Dylan. Irish folk singer Lisa O’Neill has such a voice and she’s also been garnering praise from all...