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Folk opera runs aground in muddy shallows
Review: THE TRANSPORTS: A tale of exile and migration. Charter Theatre, Preston, Lancashire. We are in the era of the theatrical mega-musical — magical, multicoloured fantasies of spectacle, music and dance. The Transports is the exact opposite to such stag...
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Music for fiery New Year
Folkie Phil here with news about The Last Hurrah! , our annual mix of music for the New Year. DOWNLOAD HERE As you may know, this show started several years ago and has been added to, changed, pruned, grown, evolved and expanded every year since.  The good ...
Music for fiery New Year
Music for fiery New Year
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Streets song helps homeless this Christmas
Legendary singer-songwriter Ralph McTell has re-recorded his timeless song Streets Of London  with a choir made up of clients from Crisis – the national charity for homeless people – and guest vocalist Annie Lennox , to raise money for the cause in the ...
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Cambridge tickets set for sale
Tickets for Cambridge Folk Festival   2018 go on general sale Friday 1 December at 10am, available from www.cambridgefolkfestival.co.uk The festival will be held in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall near Cambridge between 2-5 August ,
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Cambridge tickets set for sale
Cambridge tickets set for sale
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O ur 2017  Selection Box  of music for the season of Christmas and Yule is taking shape at Folkie Phil’s secret workshop, somewhere near the North Pole (well, just off the M6 in Lancashire, to honest). Anyway, we want YOU to be part of it! WRITERS!  Do you ...
Inside the Folkosphere...
Inside the Folkosphere...
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Belgian Brothers mix it up
Ward (guitar/mandolin), Hartwin (accordion) and Koen Dhoore (electro-acoustic hurdy gurdy) Trio Dhoore are a young and talented band of musical brothers from Flanders in Belgium. Their extensive repertoire of traditional Flemish tunes is punctuated by songs...
Belgian Brothers mix it up
Belgian Brothers mix it up
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Prior Engagements: Maddy and friends on tour
Over the course of her remarkable career, Maddy Prior has made it her mission to work with some of the most exceptional musicians in the world - both within Steeleye Span and beyond. To that noted list she has added accordion player, singer and clog dancer ...
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Folk in the U.S.A.
Where can you hear great live folk music in the USA?  Charity-boosting ticketing service Good Deed Seats  has compiled a guide to The 35 Best Folk Music Venues In The US. Let us know in the comments if there are any they missed out!
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Enjoy a festive Lock In!
The Demon Barbers ' 'Lock In' show - a magnificent mix of live music, folk dance and street dance - is being given a Christmas twist. The Lock In Christmas Carol  show will be touring in England in December. Half gig, half dance show and half panto (...!), ...
Enjoy a festive Lock In!
Enjoy a festive Lock In!
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Take Comfort
Never let it be said that Iain Matthews is one to dwell on past successes. Iain Matthews These days, most band ‘reunions’ take place because of the huge financial rewards available and occasionally, record company pressure. In the case of Matthews' Southern...
Take Comfort
Take Comfort
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