The Urban Folk Quartet have certainly come a long way from the melting pot of the Birmingham folk music scene since 2009. Back in November last year we made UFQ Live II one of our Albums of the Month (review here) and since then they have announced a new lineup with Dan Walsh and his killer banjo stepping into the shoes of Frank Moon who left at the end of last year.
They have just revealed a video in which you can see a brief glimpse of them performing some new material as well as hear the band talking about Dan joining the band. When Frank Moon left at the end of last year Joe and Tom recalled being blown away by Dan’s banjo playing at Priddy Folk Festival which led to Joe Broughton approaching him on Facebook. Dan admits he was more than keen “It was a no-brainer really…yes!”