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Author: Folk Festival 2020

Inlay

Inlay

Offering something for all tastes in folk, INLAY are a forward thinking folk group. With the aid of fiddle, guitar, accordion, effects, loops and vocal harmonies, they blend traditional material with self-penned compositions. ...

Katie Spencer

Katie Spencer

Like the expressionistic brushstrokes of a landscape painter, Katie Spencer conjures vivid landscapes through the medium of song. Curating intimate studies using her unique finger picked acoustic guitar style and an assured warm voice, Spencer underlines the sense of space that surrounds her home by...

Les Barker

Les Barker

The unforgettable poet returns with his beautifully crafted wordsmithery that will leave your mouth hurting on the sides with laughter. Genius. ...

Rosie Hood Trio

Rosie Hood Trio

Three super talented traditional English Folk singers and instrumentalists: Rosie Hood - vocals & tenor guitarLucy Huzzard - melodeon & vocalsNicola Beazley - fiddle & vocals https://youtu.be/dygFqa_5Ap8 https://twitter.com/RosieHood ...

The Finn Collinson Band

The Finn Collinson Band

Heralded by The Recorder Magazine as a “folk recorder pioneer”, Finn Collinson is a folk musician and multi-instrumentalist from East Anglia. Still in his early 20s, he is rapidly gaining a reputation as one of the foremost exponents of the recorder on the English folk...

Zach Johnson

Zach Johnson

Zach Johnson is an indie/folk singer/songwriter from South-East England, writing lyrically-driven songs that feature his intricate guitar playing and powerful vocals. He has been touring extensively for the last four years, performing all over the country to great response. Most recently, Zach released his single,...

The Undoing of Polly Button

The Undoing of Polly Button

The Undoing of Polly Button is a new folk-opera written by Katherine Fear. It is a musical retelling of the tragic life of Mary Green a Nuneaton resident, inspired by the 2019 publication of a book of the same name by local author Stephen Moore. ...

Janice Burns and Jon Doran

Janice Burns and Jon Doran

Janice Burns & Jon Doran are a folk duo based in the North-East of England who formed in 2017 after discovering their shared love for traditional song. Their compelling storytelling comes alive through tight vocal harmonies and thoughtful interplay between mandolin and bouzouki. A connection...

The Wilderness Yet

The Wilderness Yet

The Wilderness Yet combines the acclaimed talents of folksinger Rosie Hodgson, traditional fiddler Rowan Piggott, and guitarist-flautist Philippe Barnes. Independently, they have earned audiences’ esteem as consummate musicians; together, they weave a tapestry of traditional and self-penned songs with a charm and familarity...

Nancy Kerr and James Fagan

Nancy Kerr and James Fagan

Long standing, well loved Anglo-Australian duo. Multi BBC Folk award winners including the inaugural Horizon award and Best Duo 2003 and 2011. The sheer abundance of distilled poetry on display is inspiring. And when it unravels in such a moving lyrical way, such...