Ric Sanders shares some his Fairport Convention and Cropredy moments including the first time he played in 1986, Robert Plant turning up to a warm-up gig and all those Cropredy dogs.
Craft Recordings announce the release of 5-CD boxset ‘King Of The Boogie’, a career-spanning retrospective, honouring blues icon John Lee Hooker.
In a Folk Radio UK Exclusive, watch Ewan McLennan performing Down the Line – a song he recently wrote, as yet unreleased and unrecorded. It’s also our Song of the Day.
Australia’s The Mae Trio are set to bring their unique contemporary twist on folk music to the UK. Listen to their truly sublime cover of Karine Polwart’s ‘Waterlily’ and watch their latest video for Well Enough Alone.
We talk to Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin about their new album Edgelarks, a name which also marks the genesis of a brand new band name. Plus watch their new video Song of the Jay
Following the release of their ‘Live’ album and a top performance at Cropredy Festival, we catch up with Gigspanner and Edgelarks (Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin) to talk about their collaboration as Gigspanner Big Band.
Every new Martin Simpson album is one to look forward to, but Trails and Tribulations feels like a biggie, even by the Sheffield string-master’s standards. We listened in as he explained the light and shade running through the set, the importance of nature and the timing of the songs.
Our latest Folk Show features Edgelarks, Adam Holmes, Bruce Cockburn, Tom Russell, Frigg, The Humblebums, Archie Fisher, Pentangle, Megan Henwood and many more.