Category Archives: Music

Polly Paulusma

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Kathryn Roberts & Sean lakeman

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Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have long established themselves as one of the UK folk scene’s most rewardingly enduring partnerships. Duos come and duos go… And some nurture and fine tune their art and watch it grow into something totally original, captivating and award-winning. Bonded by an unseen alchemy, Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have […]

Sax on Sunday – Snake Davis with Robin A Smith

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Robin is an award-winning arranger and composer and one of the most versatile musicians in the industry. Snake and Robin have been sparring partners for decades. Robin’s credits include Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Kanye West, The 2 Cellos, Enrique, Rod Stewart and Mike Oldfield. There will be quite different flavours tonight including classical folk and jazz.

An Evening with Jaki Graham

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Jaki Graham is one of the most appealing Soul entertainers to emerge from the UK, as a true pioneer having paved the way for many a black British female solo artist who followed. Jaki achieved international success with a string of hits from ’85 including Could it Be I’m Falling In Love?, Round and Around, […]

Budapest Café Orchestra

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BCO play a blistering barrage of traditional folk and gypsy-flavoured music from across the Balkans and Russia, Klezmer laments, Romanian Doinas, Hungarian Czadas and their own unique re-imaginings of some of the biggest tunes ever written by the classical greats.  The Budapest Café Orchestra was established in 2009 by British composer and violinist, Christian Garrick, […]

CUA

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Since issuing their superb Songs of The Hollow album in 2017, CUA have gone on to become a band that has gathered in more praise than most from all the best sections of the media. Reviewing them AmericanaUK, top writer Jeremy Searle said: “This Irish trio stands right at the forefront of contemporary cutting-edge folk […]

Mishra

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Mishra is a global folk collective with strong roots in UK folk, out of which they weave a tight web of intricate, Indian-influenced original music that defies definition and has already brought awards recognition since their formation in 2017. Kate Griffin (The Magpies) and Ford Collier (BBC R2 Folk Award nominated The Drystones) are the […]

Sax on Sunday – Snake Davis & Gareth Moulton

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Snake teams up with long time cohort and best buddy Gareth Moulton for an evening of gorgeous mellow music infused with pop, rock, jazz and soul. Snake Davis is one of the most in-demand rock jazz and soul sax players in the world, widely known for his solos on tracks such as Lisa Stansfield’s “Change”, […]

Belinda O’Hooley

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Belinda O’Hooley began playing the piano at the age of seven. She is an exceptionally gifted pianist, singer, songwriter and composer and has become renowned for her highly individual, emotional, yet sensitive musicality. She is half of four time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Best Duo nominees O’Hooley & Tidow.  Alongside her wife Heidi Tidow; […]

Hope & Social

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Hope & Social, eight hoodlums play all-out, ballsy, joyous and uplifting music to win the hearts of many a gig-goer throughout their 10-year tenure as one of the UK’s hardest working bands. Hope and Social gigs are a bewildering mix of chaos and superlative musicianship, built on some of the finest songs you’ll ever hear, […]

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