Shooting Roots

Summer is finally here and that means it’s time for some Shooting Roots fun! This year at Warwick, Shooting Roots will be running Craft and Ceilidh Project workshops for 12-17 year-olds. The workshops are run by an assortment of young, enthusiastic tutors who make them as welcoming, inclusive, and fun as possible for beginners andContinue Reading

Steamchicken

Steamchicken

Ceilidh-swing swing veterans Steamchicken return to the concert circuit with a re-invented set, a new hard hitting sound and the fabulous Amy Kakoura on vocals. Folk with a twist, with huge dollop of blues and ska, the powerful four-piece horn section drives a set featuring mostly original material together with their own take on aContinue Reading

Jez Lowe

Jez Lowe

A double nomination in the 2015 BBC Folk Awards – for best singer and best new song – was a timely reminder of Jez Lowe’s standing in the UK folk and acoustic music scene. Not only he is one of the busiest live performers in the country, but his songs are among the most widelyContinue Reading

The Exmouth Shanty Men

The Exmouth Shanty Men

Devon’s ‘original buoy band’ first burst on to the folk scene in 2007 and their continually growing reputation has been founded on the authenticity and integrity of their performance. They have played the 2012 Olympics in Weymouth & the Tall Ships Regatta in both Waterford (Eire) & Falmouth (England); and many Festivals across the UKContinue Reading

Keith Donnelly

Keith Donnelly by John S Wright

Keith can make you laugh, cry or do anything you may or may not want to do. He is an accomplished singer guitarist and writer of national fame. An incomparable funny man, as Jasper Carrot once said ‘Keith could make sheep laugh’. There really is no-one else like Keith Donnelly. He tells the most fantasticContinue Reading

Ian Bland

Ian Bland

Melbourne based singer songwriter – musical influences include country, celtic, and folk with stories drawn from rural and urban Australia. A career spanning over thirty years, the words and music of Ian Bland are an intrinsic part of the fabric of Melbourne’s music scene. He has been playing and recording his own unique brand ofContinue Reading

Paul and Liz Davenport

Paul and Liz Davenport

Paul & Liz are singers, organisers and activists who are involved in a number of projects. These range from song performances to dance, music and publishing on many things in the folk tradition. Although involved in the folk scene since the 1960s, Paul and Liz both have singing connections from long before their involvement inContinue Reading

Relentless

Relentless

The Relentless Ceilidh band formed to showcase how powerful and energised traditional English folk music can be. Highly sought after, their vibrancy and energy have amazed dancers and callers alike at many of the country’s top Folk Festivals. They create music with an unmatched driving force that builds to outrageous peaks giving them the titleContinue Reading