Eliza Carthy and Tim Eriksen

Sunday 24 May 2015 Cast Theatre, Doncaster The CAST Theatre's strict no photography policy is really not all that dissimilar to British Law Courts, prompting me to think a little outside the box and use what little creative skills I have left. I thought perhaps of doing a sketch with a pencil and a...

A Shepley Spring Festival Walkabout 2015

Friday 15 May The sun was particularly kind to those arriving for the festival in Shepley on Friday afternoon and there was a fair bit of anticipation in the air. This may be due in part to the fact that there was no festival last year due to unforeseen problems, which resulted in a gaping absence...

Stefano Bollani

Thursday 21 May 2015 Howard Assembly Room, Leeds The curtains were left wide open at the Howard Assembly Rooms in Leeds this evening, allowing the slowly falling dusk to accompany the otherwise unaccompanied Stefano Bollani. The Italian pianist appeared in front of an awestruck Yorkshire crowd...

The Demon Barbers XL Promo Video 2015!

Northern Sky Choice: Demon Barbers XL

Saturday 30 May 2015 Cast, Doncaster The Demon Barbers XL will be appearing at the Cast in Doncaster with the live folk music and dance spectacular of the year. The Demon Barbers, renowned for their no holds barred approach to their live shows, return to the theatre after the hugely successful...

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: 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...

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

Northern Sky Choice: Cambridge Folk Festival

Once again the Cambridge Folk Festival will be one of the highlights on the festival calendar, this year celebrating its 51st year. Northern Sky will once again be reporting from the festival, taking on the impossible task of catching everything over the weekend on the two main stages, the club...