Hands Up for Trad have announced their inductees for the 2016 Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame, honouring the hard work and dedication of musicians and industry people to Scottish traditional music scene throughout their lives – Including Barbara Dickson, Battlefield Band & the late Michael Marra.
Take the time to learn about the beautiful sycamore seed sculpture, created for the album cover by Cornish artist Billy Wynter, and you’ll find the embodiment of what Teyr represent. Teyr make folk music rooted firmly in the future, that future may indeed be Far From The Tree, but then, nothing grows where nothing’s been.
Watch Jess Morgan performing ‘In Brooklyn’ live. A song from her forthcoming new album Edison Gloriette due for release next month – a tumbler of unfancied folk-roots music, with heart, passion, and gusto.
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The Andy May Trio are on the road touring again. With their abundant enthusiasm, a mutual empathy bordering on instinct and, above all, a collective passion for the music they play; it’s as a single, cohesive unit that they shine so don’t miss them!
Peter Bellamy’s 1977 masterpiece Ballad-Opera ‘The Transports’ to be re-told featuring The Young’uns, Faustus, Nancy Kerr and members of Bellowhead together on stage. Plus we have a CD giveaway of the original release.
Kate Rusby will release her new album Life in a Paper Boat on October 7th. Watch her latest two videos including that Barnsley Yorkshire Tea fuelled superhero ‘Big Brave Bill’. Uk Tour kicks off this month.
Howe Gelb delves into the piano standard world of Monk, Cohen, Bacharach, Porter and Carmichael on his latest album…an attempt to write a batch of tunes that could last through the ages. Play it again Howe!
Music Tours & Gigs
‘Cutty Sark’ is playing host to some top folk performers this autumn including The James Brothers, Andy Cutting and Fisherman’s Friends who will be performing a rousing set of shanties and Cornish folk songs in a musical celebration of the 147th anniversary of Cutty Sark’s launch.