New Video: Keston Cobblers Club - Wildfire

New Video: Keston Cobblers Club – Wildfire

New Music 27 August 2015

Keston Cobblers Club have unveiled their new video for Wildfire, the title track of their new album. Watch it here and don’t miss their extensive album tour.

New Release: Elephant Revival - Sands of Now

New Release: Elephant Revival – Sands of Now

New Music 27 August 2015

Sands of Now is the new live CD/DVD from Elephant Revival recorded at their sold-out homecoming shows at Boulder Theater in November 2014. Watch an extract from the DVD.

Video Premiere: Rachel Taylor-Beales - Stone's Throw

Video Premiere: Rachel Taylor-Beales – Stone’s Throw

Featured Albums 27 August 2015

After the fantastic response from our readers to her new album, Stone’s Throw, The Lament of The Selkie, we are very pleased to be able to premiere Rachel Taylor-Beales wonderful new video for the title track. Watch it here.

Track Premiere: David Ian Roberts - Slow Gold

Track Premiere: David Ian Roberts – Slow Gold (free download)

New Music 27 August 2015

Our Song of the Day is a track premier from Cardiff based singer songwriter and fingerstyle guitarist David Ian Roberts. Slow Gold his first new recording since his self released 12014 debut album ‘St Clears’.

Glen Hansard Shares New video from new album Didn't He Ramble

Glen Hansard Shares video from new album Didn’t He Ramble

New Music 27 August 2015

Glen Hansard has shared the new video for Lowly Deserter, a strong roots driven number that features on his forthcoming album ‘Didn’t He Ramble’. Through the clever use of a house based ‘hedge school’ the video weaves Irelands history and struggles into the story.

New Video: Hot Feet - Away The Day

New Video: Hot Feet – Away The Day

New Music 26 August 2015

Our Song of the Day comes from Stroud based quartet and FRUK favourites Hot Feet who have unveiled a new song and video: ‘Away the Day’. Catch them at the free family festival Stroud Fringe this weekend.

First Listen: Low Lily - All Roads Lead To You

First Listen: Low Lily – All Roads Lead To You

New Music 26 August 2015

We have great pleasure in bringing you an exclusive premiere from the new Low Lily self-titled debut EP. Listen to ‘All Roads Lead to You’. Released 27 August 2015.

FRUK Present: Steve Ashley + Gitta De Ridder (Fri 25 September 2015)

FRUK Present: Steve Ashley + Gitta De Ridder (Fri 25 September 2015)

Music News 26 August 2015

On Friday, 25 September 2015, Folk Radio UK present an evening with the legendary British Singer-Songwriter Steve Ashley with support from Dutch-English singer and songwriter Gitta De Ridder. It promises to be an unforgettable evening.

Dean McPhee - Smoke & Mirrors / Solar Crown

Dean McPhee – Smoke & Mirrors / Solar Crown

New Music 25 August 2015

Today you get a double helping of Tune of the Day from West Yorkshire based solo electric guitarist Dean Mcphee. We have his new video and a live session, both from his latest album Fatima’s Hand.

C. Joynes & Dead Rat Orchestra - Triennale

C. Joynes & Dead Rat Orchestra – Triennale

New Music 23 August 2015

Our Tune of the Day is Triennale, performed live by C. Joynes & Dead Rat Orchestra. The performance was recorded at The Dentist, a great venue in Chatswrth Road, London. It was filmed by Harry Wheeler, the man behind Harmonic Rooms.

Short Documentary: Richard (by England Your England)

Short Documentary: Richard (by England Your England)

Art and Culture 23 August 2015

Richard is a piano tuner. One day he sold virtually everything he owned and took the decision to live outdoors…18 months later he was debt free and a happier person…with just his bike and a bag of all his belongings this short film looks at that journey.

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival 27-30 August 2015

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival 27-30 August 2015

Festival News 22 August 2015

We are heading off to Purbeck Valley Folk Festival one again (27-30 August 2015). They have a staggeringly great line-up this year from the well established to the up and coming. Check our preview here which gives a small flavour of some of what’s on offer.