Last night Mark Radcliffe announced the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Nominees on the Radio 2 Folk Show which we’ve listed below, a large number of which we’ve reviewed and have also been Featured Albums of the Month on Folk Radio UK. The awards will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday 27 April at which there will also be the presentation of Lifetime Achievement Awards, the recipients of which are still to be announced. Also, this year’s inductee into the Radio 2 Folk Awards Hall of Fame will be the legendary Sandy Denny.
Below are the nominees, we’ve linked those that we’ve reviewed and remember that The Best Folk Album will be a public vote for which we’ve also included a link.
Damien O’Kane – Areas of High Traffic
Lynched – Cold Old Fire
The Unthanks – Mount The Air
False Lights – Salvor
Show of Hands – The Long Way Home
Cast your vote for the Best Folk Album here (voting open until 23:59 on Friday 19 February).
BBC RADIO 2 YOUNG FOLK AWARD
Attending the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards
Venue and Tickets
Address: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
Date: Wednesday 27th April 2016