Northern Sky Choice: Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen

Sunday 24 May 2015 Cast, Doncaster Video of Eliza Carthy & Tim Eriksen - Bottle Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen will be taking their new album BOTTLE out on tour in May. The two noted musicians from either side of the Atlantic will be mixing their Americana and Anglicana roots in as series of...

Northern Sky Choice: Bootleg Beatles

Thursday 18 June 2015 Beverley Racecourse, Beverley Folk Festival (Main Stage) Bootleg Beatles to make history with visit to Beverley The world's most acclaimed Beatles tribute band, The Bootleg Beatles , are set to visit Beverley for the first time in history this June. With six appearances at...

Northern Sky Choice: Beverley Folk Festival

Friday 19 - Sunday 21 June 2015 Beverley Racecourse, Beverley Once again Beverley Racecourse will be hosting the Beverley Folk Festival , which will be packed with the best in British Folk music, both traditional and new, as well as an equally impressive programme of Americana, World Music, Blues,...

Northern Sky Choice: Stefano Bollani

Thursday 21 May 2015 Howard Assembly Room, Leeds Stefano Bollani is an Italian pianist and composer of ebullient charm and uncommon sensitivity, whether performing solo or in landmark collaborations with Enrico Rava and Chick Corea. Of his latest release, Joy in Spite of Everything, All About Jazz...

Northern Sky Choice: Albert Lee and Hogan's Heroes

Thursday 7 May 2015 City Varieties, Leeds Albert Lee , by common consent one of the world's finest guitar-players, needs no introduction to Country Music and Rock fans. He has worked with some of the world's top artists, from Emmylou Harris to the Everly Brothers , Dolly Parton to Eric Clapton . In...

Record Store Day

Saturday 18 April 2015 Notorious Aardvark Record Shop, Doncaster In a time when there's a special celebration day for just about everything - from Mother's Day, Father's Day, Granny's Day, World Turtle Day and International Talk Like a Pirate Day - then in my world, the big event of the year has...

Doncaster Folk Festival 2015

Friday 15 - Sunday 17 May 2015 Ukrainian Centre, Beckett Road (Main Festival Hub) Now firmly established on the folk festival calendar, the Doncaster Folk Festival once again boasts a great main stage line-up, including the 2015 BBC Folk Awards Best Band winners The Young'uns , together with a day...

Northern Sky Choice: The Young'uns

The Greystones, Sheffield Friday 29 May 2015 The Young'uns' Sean Cooney, David Eagle and Michael Hughes appear to have at least a couple of trump cards up their sleeves. Not only do they possess three strong and empathetic voices, which effortlessly dovetail into a richly unified whole, but they...

Northern Sky Choice: Anna and Elizabeth

The Shakespeare, Sheffield Wednesday 13 May 2015 Southwest Virginia-based duo Anna and Elizabeth will be on tour throughout May and will be bringing some of their own blend of mountain music to the UK. Along the way the duo have played on porches and in kitchens, stayed up all night to learn just...

Whiskey Before Breakfast

The first in a series of weekly shots of Bluegrass, Americana, Western Swing and Old Time Music is now available. Presented by Liam Wilkinson, the show will be available every Sunday morning starting Sunday 15 March 2015. For more details visit: http://wbbradio.blogspot.co.uk

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