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Northern Sky Vaults is now a fortnightly radio show with accompanying reviews, features, interviews and photographs here on the website. The show is uploaded here on the first of the month, then again around the middle of the month and stays on the website for the rest of the year. The previous...

February Edition

Hello Just over twenty years ago, I recall sitting in a field at Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge, on a hot summer evening, with a freshly-poured glass of Guinness resting upon my right knee. My right knee bore the worst of the sunburn after spending the entire afternoon in the blistering sun watching...

James McMurtry UK Tour

Greystones (Sheffield), Oran Mor (Glasgow), The Cluny (Newcastle), The Maze (Nottingham) and The Brudenell Club (Leeds) Wednesday 1 - Monday 6 February 2017 Support Alice Drinks The Kool Aid (all gigs) Nathan Bell - Glasgow Only "The simple fact is that James McMurtry may be the truest, fiercest...

Tamikrest - Kidal (album teaser)

Tamikrest - New Album

Video of Tamikrest - Kidal (album teaser) Tamikrest , "a 21st century rock group who just happen to live in the middle of the desert" (Mojo), returns with a stunning fourth album KIDAL, an album that perfectly balances their rocking and meditative elements. The recordings took place in Bamako, Mali...

Fleetwood Cave

The Tree House Bookshop, Kenilworth Friday 10 February 2017 Guilty pleasures: twin passion indulged as gracious host Victoria welcome the PEOPLE LIKE US spring tour to The Tree House Bookshop with Fleetwood Cave (Marion and Gregg) flushed from their recent high spirited performance in Banbury. Warm...

Southport Jazz Festival 2017

Royal Clifton Hotel, Southport Thursday 2 - Sunday 5 February 2017 The Southport Jazz Festival, held annually at the Merseyside town's Royal Clifton Hotel and now in its thirteenth year, was kicked off in style on Thursday evening with an early performance by The Weave who welcomed a small crowd of...

New Exhibition

New exhibition to celebrate and interpret traditional British folk culture The Doc Rowe Archive and Collection is delighted to announce an exhibition of artworks inspired by the archive, following confirmation of Arts Council support. Two fine artists and a photographer – Natalie Reid, Anna FC...

Mandolin Orange

The Crescent, York Wednesday 1 February 2017 North Carolina duo Mandolin Orange have been quietly acquiring a following of faithful fans over the last few years thanks to a steady release of quality albums, support performances and their own intimately engaging concerts. Since forming in 2009,...

Moonbeams March Weekend

The Bell Hotel, Driffield Friday 3 - Saturday 4 March 2017 Billed as a winter event on the Moonbeams calendar, the March weekends serve to put most of the regular visitors in the mood for the annual Moonbeams Summer Festival, which takes place at the Wold Top Brewery on the East Yorkshire Wolds...

Underneath the Stars

Cannon Hall Farm, Cawthorne, Barnsley Friday 21 - Sunday 23 July 2017 FIRST NAMES ANNOUNCED Newton Faulkner Kate Rusby Show of Hands Lucy Rose Raghu Dixit A new constellation of stars set to appear in Barnsley this summer Underneath the Stars Festival, now in its fourth year, announces its biggest...

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