Cara Dillon - A Thousand Hearts - Released 19th May 2014
  • Alister Atkin And The Ghost Line Carnival - To Evangeline

    Featured Album: To Evangeline

    Alister Atkin And The Ghost Line Carnival have made a strong case for live ensemble recording at its best with the stunning 'To Evangeline'.
  • The Bevvy Sisters - Plan B

    Featured Album: Plan B

    With the launch of Plan B at London’s Harrison on April 9th The Bevvy Sisters Heather and Cera give FRUK and exclusive insight into their sound.
  • Oliver Cherer – Sir Ollife Leigh & Other Ghosts

    Featured Album: Sir Ollife Leigh & Other Ghosts

    Somewhere between the dream world and reality Oliver Cherer has conjured a beautiful, shadowed, mysteroious song cycle about life and death.
  • The Young'uns - Never Forget

    Featured Album: Never Forget

    The Young’uns have come a long way in 10 years and have already created a legacy that bellies their youth, ‘Never Forget’ is the latest chapter in a story worth holding on to.
  • Harp And A Monkey -  All Life is Here

    Featured Album: All Life is Here

    Making the most of their Lancastrian origins and light of their experimental calling Harp And A Monkey have created a gem that lives up to the title.
  • Fiona Rutherford - Sleep Sound

    Featured Album: Sleep Sound

    Fiona Rutherford gives FRUK exclusive insight into the creation of 'Sleep Sound' and the support to help realise her dream.
  • Edd Donovan And The Wandering Moles – Something To Take The Edge Off

    Featured Album: Something To Take The Edge Off

    If Edd Donovan is a late developer then his Wandering Moles have helped to make the wait for ‘Something To Take The Edge Off’ worthwhile.
  • Artist of the Month: Beverley Martyn

    Artist of the Month: Beverley Martyn

    Beverley Martyn returns after four decades with ‘The Phoenix and the Turtle’, a welcome return that showcases her immense talents as a musician and a writer.
  • Elephant Revival - These Changing Skies

    Featured Album: These Changing Skies

    Elephant Revival's third album 'These Changing Skies' is music that reaches for the stars.
  • The Elizabethan Session

    Video Exclusive: The Elizabethan Session

    A first look behind the scenes of The Elizabethan Session. Featuring some very well known faces of British Folk.
First artists announced for English Folk Expo 2014

First artists announced for English Folk Expo 2014

16 April 2014 Music News

The first artists for English Folk Expo 2014 have now been announced and the list is looking great with many artists that have featured on Folk Radio UK.

Haddo - Borderlands

Haddo – Borderlands

16 April 2014 Album Review

Will Pound is back with with his wife Nicky in their Anglo-Scots form of Haddo. Their second offering called Borderlands has moments of finesse, warmth and fun, a perfect combination.

Del Barber – Prairieography

Del Barber – Prairieography

16 April 2014 Album Review

I’d not come across Barber before this release, but, twangy, aching, honest and just the right amount of grit, I’m definitely making him my Prairie home companion.

Willie Campbell – Dalma

Willie Campbell – Dalma

16 April 2014 Album Review

Willie Campbell, former frontman of Astrid, releases a solo album of original Gaelic songs, both a celebration of cultural heritage and a damn good collection of guitar driven folk rock.

An Interview with The Young'Uns

An Interview with The Young’Uns (Part 1)

16 April 2014 Featured Albums

FRUK presesnts an exclusive interview with David Eagle from The Young’Uns in two parts, starting with Teesside, the healing power of a good biscuit and the journey to Never Forget.

Rosanne Cash - A Feather's Not a Bird

Rosanne Cash – A Feather’s Not a Bird

15 April 2014 Song of the Day

Our Song of the Day is ‘A Feather’s Not a Bird‘ the opening track from Roseanne’s Cash’s new album ‘The River & the Thread‘. Plus listen to her interview with Rob Sachs.

The Old Dance School - Scottish Tour & The Guga Hunters

The Old Dance School – Scottish Tour & The Guga Hunters

15 April 2014 Interviews

The Old Dance School set course for Scotland in May for a great tour during which Robin Beatty will showcase ‘Sula Sgier’, a song inspired by a unique and ancient ritual. Robin explains…

An Interview with Beverly Martyn

An Interview with Beverley Martyn

15 April 2014 Artist of the Month

With the release her new album this month Simon talks to Beverley Martyn about her career covering Davy Graham, Bert Jansch, Paul Simon, Nick Drake, Joe Boyd and of course John Martyn.

Exclusive Première: Matthew and the Atlas - Old Ceremony

Matthew and the Atlas – Old Ceremony

15 April 2014 Features

Matthew and The Atlas released his album ‘Other Rivers‘ yesterday as he prepares to head out on a full UK and Ireland tour, listen to our preview of ‘Old Ceremony’.

The Rails - Record Store Day Double in UK & USA!

The Rails – Record Store Day Double in UK & USA!

15 April 2014 Music News

The Rails (founded by Kami Thompson and James Walbourne) will play in the UK and USA on Record Store Day! They will have an early start at Rough Trade East this Saturday April 19th at 9:30am

Marc Ford - Holy Ghost

New Release: Marc Ford – Holy Ghost

15 April 2014 Music News

Ex-Black Crowes guitarist Marc Ford has surprised many with his latest release ‘Holy Ghost’ which is out this week featuring some of the best songs he’s ever written.

Topic Release 4 New Volumes in The Voice of the People series

Topic Release 4 New Volumes in The Voice of the People series

15 April 2014 Music News

Topic Records announce the release of four further volumes in the widely acclaimed landmark seminal traditional music series The Voice of the People.