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Folk music links

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Folk artist links

A Folk Song a Day
Jon Boden’s A Folk Song a Day project.

Beggar’s Bridge
Hull-based group creating original folk songs, using an array of traditional acoustic instruments.

Colin Clyne
Stylistically diverse and poetically inclined, Clyne is reminiscent of James Taylor.

Dan Walsh

Donna Fullman
Indie Folk Rock Artist based in Brighton

Dyer:Cumming’s
Dyer:Cumming’s are a young Concert &Ceilidh Band.They play trad English folk with an exciting Twist.

Hallamshire Traditions

Inlay
Drawing on elements of each members background, Inlay play a mix of traditional & original material.

Jamie Smith’s MABON
A Celtic festival disguised as a band!

Joy Dunlop
Showcasing Gaelic music and song in a contemporary style that remains true to its roots.

Laura Victoria
Website of Folk/ Pop Cello Singer Laura Victoria

Mat Williams

Maurice Condie
Folksinger, freted instrument player and teacher.

Michael J Tinker

padraig lalor singer/songwriter
Irish singer/songwriter

Rattlebag
An all female four piece acapella group who sing traditional & contemporary folk songs.

Richard Trethewey
Singer and Fiddle player with a fierce pride for the music and traditions of Cornwall.

Rosie Eade - Folk Pixie
Rosie Eade "Folk-Pixie": Solo folk musician, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

Ruff ’n’ Ready
The best for an Irish Hooley! We play the most popular Irish songs, a lively band and fun to watch!

The Raven
London based English folk duo

The Roving Crows

The Woods

Folk music clubs & venue links

Acoustic Sussex
Promoters of folk, roots & acoustic music at several venues in Mid-Sussex.

Before The Gold Rush
London’s finest folk, americana and acoustic night!

Black Swan Folk Club
Every Thursday evening in the upstairs room of the Black Swan Inn, Peasholme Green, York.

Faversham Folk Club
Every Wednesday at The Chimney Boy, Preston Street, Faversham, ME13 8PG.

Folk Directory
The Folk Directory is a user-maintained database of all the regular folk music events in the UK.

Forest Folk Club in the Forest of Dean
In the The Crown Inn at Coalway, near Coleford.

Glenfarg Folk Club

Hitchin Folk Club
Every Sunday from 7:30pm at The Sun Hotel, Sun Street, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 1AF.

Maidenhead Folk Club
Every Thursday at The Seven Stars, PH, Knowl Hill, Near Maidenhead.

Newport Folk Club
Meet every Thursday at 8.45pm

Norwich Folk Club
Acoustic music every Friday at the White Horse Inn, Trowse, Norwich. Monthly guest performers.

Oxfolk
Oxfolk - energetic barn dances every 2nd Saturday of the month in Kennington, near Oxford

Radical Liverpool
A live acoustic music night with a difference, drawing on Liverpool’s radical traditions.

Ribbon Road
Original songwriting and beautiful three-part harmonies from this Northumberland based trio.

Spalding Folk Club
First Wednesday of every month at the South Holland Centre, Spalding.

The David Hall, South Petherton
The small hall with the BIG reputation. Friendly folk in a lovely village.

The Goose Is Out!
Folk returns to East Dulwich - but not as you knew it!

Topic Folk Club
Every Thursday at the The Bradford Irish Club, Rebecca Street, Bradford, BD1 2RX.

Urban Fox
Hot new folk in the heart of Birmingham.

Uxbridge Folk Club
Re-opens 30 September 2010 with Derek Gifford.

Valley Folk Club Pontardawe
Twice a month at the The Ivy Bush Hotel, 103 High Street, Pontardawe SA8 4JN

Other folk music-related links

Ash-Mandolins
Hand crafted mandolins combining traditional methods, materials & modern technology - unique instruments with exquisite tone.

Black Diamond Accordions
Exciting new affordable accordions. See us at folk & accordion festivals in the UK or buy online.

Blackhorse Productions
Independent Record Label

Commercially Inviable Records
I run a folk/country label here in Birmingham. As you say, swapping links is a good place to start.

English Folk Dance And Song Society
Promoting folk through dance, music, song, film, exhibitions, publications and library collections.

First Tutors: Music
Browse for local music tuition - to learn the piano, play the guitar or practice singing.

Folk And Roots
A guide to the folk and roots scene with a growing events guide.

Folk in Oxford
Showcasing the wide range of folk and roots activities in and around Oxfordshire .

Folk Witness
Folk music blog from one of Bright Young Folk’s writers

Folkwords
Researching folk music, its influences, how it’s developing and why.

George Stevens LUTHIER
Maker of early instruments. Player of bouzouki, border pipes, various percussion etc.

Music Festival Photos
Concert and festival photography by Alan Cole.

North West Folk
Online guide to gigs, events and music sessions for folk music in North West England.

Properganda Online
The Proper Music Weblog. Includes news on folk, world, jazz, blues, country and plenty more!

Salut! Live
Colin Randall on folk, folk-rock and roots music.

Stars and Catz
Music teacher Network for a variety of instruments across the UK

The Acoustic Music Archive
Find lyrics and chords for folk songs, discover their origins and listen to recordings of them.