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Review Submissions

Here's a list of items sent in for review. Each are offered to Northern Sky contributors on a first come first served basis. Although we will try to review all submissions, not all will be reviewed.

Live Submissions

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Jamie Francis - The Patient Neighbour (TCR Music)

Banjo player Jamie Francis has been the constant companion of folk troubadour Sam Kelly since they met at University, throughout their BBC Folk Award-winning Lost Boys and Changing Room incarnations, and has also played in Seth Lakeman's band. Francis is therefore more than adequately qualified to...

Over the Moon - Moondancer (Self Release)

Over The Moon are a Canadian Roots/Swing duo. MOONDANCER, their debut album was recorded in their ranch in the foothills of Alberta's Rocky Mountains and just oozes with integrity and charm. The album packaging features an atmospheric photograph of Over The Moon with Suzanne Lovesque and Craig...

Martin Simpson - Trails and Tribulations (Topic)

When Jackson C Frank first performed his song Blues Run the Game in the Bohemian folk clubs and beer cellars of the 1960s, the singer didn't leave the impression that he'd done all the hard travelling the song spoke of, due in part to his youthful appearance. The song now seems to have done all...

Moonbeams Festival

Wold Top Brewery, Hunmanby Friday 7 - Saturday 8 July 2017 There are one or two events on the summer festival calendar that just seem to go above and beyond the call of duty, not only staging excellent programmes of concerts over the course of a couple of days, together with providing comfortable...

Wild Honey - Torres Blancas (Lovemonk Records)

Torres Blancas is the third album for Wild Honey the electronic folk pop vehicle for Spanish singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Guillermo Farre. Torres Blanco is 10 tracks of bright upbeat hazy electronica, pop songs and beautifully sunny vocals. Farre's previous albums, EPIC HANDSHAKES...