Latest Northern Sky Podcast

Feel free to listen to our fortnightly podcast 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 editions...

Cambridge Folk Festival 2019

Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge Thursday 1 - Sunday 4 August 2019 Video of Folk Festival 2019 second line up announcement The celebrated Cambridge Folk Festival once again announces its exciting line up of artists who will be appearing on their stages throughout the first weekend of August 2019. The...

Marry Waterson and Emily Barker Collaboration

Marry Waterson and Emily Barker collaborate on brand-new album A WINDOW TO OTHER WAYS , which is due for release on 5th April on One Little Indian Records. Serendipity worked her magic in bringing Waterson, Barker and Adem Ilhan together. Their first meeting was at a songwriting retreat run by...

Sam Kelly and Ruth Notman

Joining forces for the first time, Sam Kelly and Ruth Notman are to release their debut duo album CHANGEABLE HEART on March 15th and have announced details of their forthcoming April UK tour. The album has been recorded at Kate Rusby's Pure Records studio and was produced by Damien O'Kane. The...

Karen Tweed Tour News

World renowned Accordionist Karen Tweed plays short tour in late February. Karen, whose home is now Orkney in Northern Scotland is popping down to do a peedie solo tour in Southern England. Drawing together threads of her passions - nature, colour, oceans, birds, drawing, knitting, words and music...

Fairport's Cropredy Convention

Celebrating its fortieth anniversary in 2019, Fairport's Cropredy Convention presents three days of music in a beautiful rural setting. The festival will take place on Thursday 8, Friday 9 and Saturday 10 August 2019 at Cropredy in Oxfordshire, three miles from Junction 11 of the M40 motorway...

The Womens Freedom Song Contest

The Womens Freedom Song Contest has launched! We are searching for the next 'female anthem,' to celebrate International Womens Day. Winners will be announced on International Women's Day, March 8th, 2019. The contest runs until March 1, 2019. You can enter on the website ( http://www...

Naturally 7 Tour

Naturally 7 to embark on 20 date UK and Ireland Tour "The best acapella group in the world" - Quincy Jones Acclaimed New York-based A-cappella group Naturally 7 have announced a major 20-date tour across the UK and Ireland. Famed for their unique 'vocal play' technique, which uses voices to mimic...

Michael Chapman: True North Album Tour

Michael Chapman tours new album TRUE NORTH with virtuoso and cult musicians in March/April. The way Michael Chapman sees it "the songs are the songs," and those on his new album TRUE NORTH, fit a kind of mold that's comfortable - and even a bit surprising - for the venerable British singer,...

Gwilym Simcock

Mercury-Shortlisted Pianist Gwilym Simcock Set To Release Second Solo Piano Album On ACT Records Release Date: 26th April 2019 "Gwilym's an original. A creative genius" - Chick Corea "Simcock has a feeling for the way harmony can create architecture as well as momentary colours - a rare gift" - The...

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