Ross Little delights with a new EP that brilliantly brings together jazz and folk, underpinned by some magnificent musicianship.
2022 has been a brilliant year for music. Here, we present a collection of our favourite releases of the year across a wide spectrum of musical genres.
Merry Hell bringing their trademark, joyful sway to The Barlow at Edgworth.
Joshua Burnside – more successful experiments with recipes that blend folk music and ‘other stuff’.
We get the chance for a quick catch up with Ruth and Conrad from Holy Moly & The Crackers at Fairport’s Cropredy Convention.
Sam Sweeney adds a delicious topping to a growing solo catalogue with the joyful Escape That.
Benedict Scrivener to release charity single in aid of refugee hostel in Lviv, Ukraine. A song born out of personal experience.
Sublime marriage of the the organic with some softer edges of modernity allowing for sustained – and sustaining, growth from Breabach.
Something refreshingly inventive from Bristol-based outfit Jakabol whose experimental journey builds bridges between many forms on their debut album Jaded Temple.
We’re back this month at Over Hulton Folk Club for Reg Meuross and Anna Renae.
Darkest Era break their silence with their first album in nearly a decade. Wither On The Vine is oh so very welcome.
Seth Lakeman makes his accident delayed returned to The Picturedrome in Holmfirth – ably accompanied by his superb band.
The Space Between -Second album from Brum’s purveyors of fiery folk, Bonfire Radicals
Feisty neo-trad warriors, Elephant Sessions, stamp an indelible mark on their state of the art highlands fusion.
Gareth Williams is Festival Director at Cropredy. He is usually in the shadows but we welcome him as he shares some of his thoughts on past events.