We catch up with Richard Thompson to discuss his new record Acoustic Classics II, the longevity of a decent piece of writing and the protective nature of fans over material.
Deep Time and Narrow Space is a well-crafted and well-balanced release from Molly Evans. She writes to suit the strengths of her beautiful voice perfectly, it is charming and lyrical, and the accompanying instruments add to the pace and depth of each piece. A real delight.
We celebrate the Fleadh with Pólca 4, a high energy group specialising in music from the West Kerry region, guaranteed to get the foot tapping and the blood flowing a great night is always on the card when these boys are in town.
Fresh from their sell out performances of The Lock In ‘Christmas Carol’, the Breaking Tradition Dance Company return to Ye Olde Fighting Cocks for a comical new version of their critically acclaimed folk and hip hop dance show ‘The Lock In’! We have two pairs of tickets to give away.
When Coope Boyes and Simpson announced the release of Coda in 2016, they described their tenth album as “a concluding event … a farewell to touring.” FRUK catches up with them to talk about the past & the future.
Guitarist and songwriter Tom Bright has literally travelled around the globe for his music. We catch up with him to talk about what motivates his nomadic pursuits and how his music has taken off since his return to the UK.
We talk to Ruarri Joseph about his new rock focused project William the Conqueror and premiere the video for their single ‘Tend To The Thorns’ taken from their debut ‘Proud Disturber Of The Peace’, out on 4 August via Loose.
On September 8th, Tom Russell will release his brand-new studio album, “Folk Hotel” (Proper Records). To celebrate Tom has put together a special playlist of songs he’d play at his imaginary Folk Hotel. Songs from Bob Dylan to Finbar Furey, it’s a great playlist. Listen and read about why he chose each song.