Folk, roots and Americana Music Interviews

Interviews with traditional and contemporary artists from the field of Folk Music, Roots and Americana, from the UK and beyond.

The Barr Brothers @ The Islington (Live Review & Interview)

The Barr Brothers @ The Islington (Live Review & Interview)

Interviews

Paul heads to The Islington to catch Canadian based band The Barr Brothers and manages to catch 5 minutes with Brad Barr to talk about their music. One to watch for!

Jim Causley - Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Jim Causley – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Interviews

We continue our series of ‘Sidmouth Folk Week Memories’ on the countdown to to their Diamond Anniversary with young Devon folk singer and musician Jim Causley.

Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin - Live in Calstock

Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin – Live in Calstock

Folk | Roots | Americana Album Reviews

Johnny reviews Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin’s new album Live in Calstock. As an added bonus he also catches up with them at Steve Knightley’s Family Day at Abbotsbury to talk about their music.

Twelfth Day Interview

Twelfth Day Interview

Interviews

Twelfth Day kindly take some time out of their incredibly busy schedules to answer questions about their musical partnership and their exciting plans for the months ahead.

John Kirkpatrick – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

John Kirkpatrick – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Interviews

Read our latest Sidmouth Folk Week interview: English singer and melodeon/concertina player…and dancer/founder of Shropshire Bedlams – John Kirkpatrick

Jon Allen - Deep River Interview

Jon Allen – Deep River Interview

Featured Albums

With ‘Deep River’ released today Folk Radio UK talk exclusively to Jon Allen about his third album and the inspiration behind it.

Andy Cutting – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Andy Cutting – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Interviews

Continuing our series of artist interviews and their memories of Sidmouth Folk Week, Andy Cutting offers his recollections – It feels like a part of my life. A bit like a relative’s anniversary.

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker -  Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour (Interview)

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker – Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour (Interview)

Interviews

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker are set to release their most audacious release to date. Josienne talks exclusively to FRUK about their new album ‘Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour’.

A Song School Where Everyone Can Find Their Voice

A Song School Where Everyone Can Find Their Voice

Features

The Baring-Gould Song School has played a part in the development of hundreds of singers, Laura talks to some of them including Sam lee and a guest house owner in Devon who just loves to sing.

Blair Dunlop (Interview)

Blair Dunlop (Interview)

Artist of the Month

With two superb solo albums and one fronting the Albion Band recorded in a little over two years, Blair Dunlop has been very busy. We grabbed a few minutes for an exclusive catch up.

Pete Coe – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Pete Coe – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories

Features

That one man folk industry Pete Coe gives one of the funniest insights into Sidmouth Folk Week yet. This is one of the things I love about folk music…The Stories. This will take some beating.

Chris Wood - Sidmouth FolkWeek Memories

Chris Wood – Sidmouth Folk Week Memories (& Song of the Day)

Interviews

We continue our Sidmouth FolkWeek Memories with an interview with Chris Wood. Plus a special Song of the Day – Andy Cutting & Chris Wood filmed in 1996 performing Hares on the Mountain.

Sandra Kerr - Sidmouth FolkWeek Memories

Sandra Kerr – Sidmouth FolkWeek Memories

Interviews

English folk singer Sandra Kerr shares her Sidmouth memories which range from performing a Bagpuss show to drinking pimms. If that doesn’t sell it, nothing will.

Seth Lakeman (Interview)

Seth Lakeman (Interview)

Interviews

Seth Lakeman has a very open and honest discussion with Folk Radio UK including – recording, playing live, the grounding of a new family and some surprise admissions.