This weekend – on what would have been the 2020 festival weekend – do look out for a Flavour of Warwick Folk Festival online featuring live performances from Granny’s Attic, Keith Donnelly, Shooting Roots, the boys from Cork and some special archive concert footage from over the years.
Shooting Roots Programme
12-17yrs old? Wanna learn how to call or play for a ceilidh, or write your own dances? Want to meet other young people and learn some songs, all in a fun, supportive environment? Well, look no further! Shooting Roots are taking their workshops online! This is great news, because it means you can join in wherever you are in the country (or the world!)
View & Download the Programme
Whether you’ve been to our workshops before, or it’s your first time, there’s something for everyone, and we look forward to seeing you there! While this year is different, and we are really sad not to be able to spend our summer in tents and marquees singing and dancing the weeks away, we want to make sure it is still a year to remember!
Sign up online here.
Thurs 23rd July: Keith Donnelly Live on Facebook
Two live, online gigs from festival favourite Keith Donnelly. First up a family show at 6pm, followed at 7.30pm with the non-family show.
Keith is a very [very!] funny, globe-trotting, Geordie tall-tale-telling-singer-songwriter-guitarist.
Keith could make sheep laugh! (Jasper Carrott)
6pm & 7.30pm Facebook event
Our good friend Gary Painting has been hosting lots of great artists at the Wurzel Bush Folk Club. Here’s a selection of some of their videos for you this festival Friday. Thanks to Gary for letting us share. If you look at the Wurzel Bush facebook group you will find many more wonderful live sets!
Fri 4pm, Watch on the WFF Facebook page
Fri 24 July, 7pm: The Wilderness Yet Album Launch
Is should have been launched at the festival, but instead The Wilderness Yet will be livestreaming some of their debut album and chatting about the inspirations and recording process… They’ll also be premiering a new music video and playing a couple of songs live. Just head to our Facebook page, The Wilderness Yet
7pm Facebook Live
Watch on facebook, instagram or youtube: https://youtu.be/2RG-CsSQtjc
Roy Nevitt – a documentary writing playwright, director, teacher and creator reviewed Kev adam’s album beautifully: “The lyrics are poetry – they set the scene, create the character and place her life in the context of history, science, gender politics and religion.” We hope you enjoy this interview created especially for Warwick Folk Festival, which includes a trailer featuring the music and history of the album. If you’d like to hear more visit: https://kevadams.bandcamp.com/
Sat 25th July: Granny’s Attic Live on Facebook
After a number of requests from fans, Cohen, Lewis and George have now announced a special Granny’s Attic livestream event. Although their geographical distance means that live musical performances are not possible, the band have an exciting evening planned involving some exclusive new pre-recorded trio videos, solo performances, a special guest, and some live chat.
7.30pm Facebook Live
Sun 26th July, Will Pound Online Concert 11.30am
Special Will Pound online festival concert with featured guests
11.30am Facebook Live
Online on the WFF facebook page
Live from Ireland, join the Cork Singers Club from 8.30-11pm on zoom or Facebook Live. Many of the singers at the club have featured in Warwick over the years including, William Hammond, Jim Walsh,Maire Ní Cheileachair, Tom Long, Bill Daly , Mick Buckley and more, and tonight will feature some special Warwick guests.
8.30pm on Cork Singers Club and Cork Folk Festival Facebook pages.