Please note that unless indicated otherwise all our events take place at Green Note, Camden, both the main venue and basement bar at Green Note have limited capacity so please buy tickets in advance to avoid disappointment

Old Blind Dogs – Saturday 22nd September
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Old Blind Dogs are legendary – a multi award winning band with a line-up from the world of Scottish folk music that is approaching superstar status.

Mitchell and Vincent – Sunday 23rd September
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Perform a lively mix of traditional tunes which they have arranged for Fiddle and Classical Guitar alongside songs from around the British Isles.

Solasta – “A Cure For The Curious” Album Launch – Monday 24th September
Solasta’s debut album, “A Cure For The Curious” is a bold reimagining of Celtic sounds, and a meeting point between virtuosity and curiosity. More details

Intarsia – Thursday 27th September
The Basement Bar, Green Note
From diverse backgrounds, Jo May and Sarah Matthews bring voice, violin and viola, tenor guitar, balafon and a whole range of other percussion instruments.
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Trad Attack – Friday 28th September – Cancelled
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Trad.Attack! has really turned Estonian music scene upside down by bringing traditional music to the big stages, building modern world around its archaic sounds.
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Assembly Lane – Sunday 30th September
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Assembly Lane brings together four young Newcastle-based musicians immersed in the shared musical traditions of The British Isles and North America.
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Tom Moore & Archie Churchill-Moss – Monday 1st October
Tom Moore (Viola) and Archie Churchill-Moss (Accordion) have become key performers on the instrumental folk music scene in the last few years, both appearing in a host of bands more details
Harri Endersby – Tuesday 2nd October
The Betsey Trotwood, Clerkenwell
From acoustic to electronic, Harri Endersby blurs the lines of the folk genre, drawing inspiration from both contemporary and traditional music, as well as the rugged landscape of County Durham, the place that she calls home.more details
Vrï – Wednesday 3rd October
Aces and Eights, Tufnell Park
Vrï are a brand new trio to represent Wales and its music in the fast-evolving world or ‘chamber-folk’.more details
Anna MacDonald and Jack Sharp – Friday 5th October
The Harrison, Kings Cross
A fantastic folk double bill featuring London based Scots singer Anna MacDonald and Bedfordshire folk singer Jack Singer
Rachel Newton – Saturday 6th October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
‘Musician of the Year’ – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017
Singer and harpist Rachel Newton specialises in interpreting traditional folk songs in both English and Scottish Gaelic as well as writing and performing her own instrumental pieces.
Twelfth Day – Monday 8th October
In the wordless communication that passes between Orcadian fiddler Catriona Price and Peebles harpist Esther Swift as they perform, the strength of their decade-long musical partnership, friendship and shared humour is evident. More details
An evening with Kris Drever and Boo Hewerdine – Tuesday 9th October
Two of the U.K’s finest and most prolific songwriters Kris Drever (BBC Folk Singer of The Year, Lau) and Boo Hewerdine (The Bible / Eddi Reader) tour together for the first time in over three years.
St John on Bethnal Green Church, Bethnal Green More Details
Jack Rutter and Greg Russell – Wednesday 10th October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell More details
Zef – Thursday 11th October
The Betsey Trotwood, Clerkenwell
Undoubtedly one of the best live folk bands on the European circuit at the moment. These extremely talented young French musicians put not only great technical skill, energy and enthusiasm into their performances but also play with immense feeling and emotion- a rare gift in a group so relatively young! More details
The Shackleton Trio – Saturday 13th October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
play an exciting blend of folk, Americana, and self-penned material instrumentally influenced by British, American and Scandinavian folk traditions, with a regional twist from their native East Anglia.More Details
Kadia and Said The Maiden – Sunday 14th October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
An outstanding folk double bill featuring two rising names on the folk scene More details
Rob Harbron and Emma Reid – Monday 15th October
Robert Harbron and Emma Reid are renowned instrumentalists and compelling performers. More details

Hadrian’s Union and Banter – Tuesday 16th October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
A fantastic folk rock double bill featuring Banter and Hadrian’s Union
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Ímar – Tuesday 16th October
Water Rats, Kings Cross
Winners of the ‘Horizon Award’ at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018
Already hailed as a supergroup, Irish/Manx quintet Ímar are Glasgow’s hottest new folk property.
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Ímar – Wednesday 17th October
Water Rats, Kings Cross
Winners of the ‘Horizon Award’ at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018
Already hailed as a supergroup, Irish/Manx quintet Ímar are Glasgow’s hottest new folk property.
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Dipper Malkin – Sunday 21st October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Dipper Malkin are rapidly earning a reputation for elevating traditional music to new heights of sturdy beauty and sophistication. More details

Moltenamba –  Monday 22nd October
Utterly infectious danceable folk music with a simmering blend of different musical genres More details

Fierce Flowers – Monday 22nd October
Fierce Flowers is a musical trio born within the Parisian Old-time and Bluegrass scene.
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The Drystones – Tuesday 23rd October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
The Drystones are two twenty-one year olds from Somerset playing a lively mix of their own interpretations of traditional folk tunes and original compositions. more details
Grace Petrie – Tuesday 23rd October – SOLD OUT
Tamesis Dock, Albert Embankment, Vauxhall
Her unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over audiences everywhere, across the alternative, folk, political and comedy scenes more details
Stepling – Wednesday 24th October 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
There’s nothing else quite like Stepling, a unique and exciting act that has burst onto the folk scene with their original blend of music, step dance and song inspired by English traditions. more details
Rachael McShane & The Cartographers – Saturday 27th October 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Best known as an original member of folk big band Bellowhead, Rachael joins us with her new solo project Rachael McShane & The Cartographers, reworking traditional songs with a brand new band. More details
Allison Sleator – Sunday 28th October
Support from Lila Tristram (aka O’ra Brigit)
The Piehouse, Deptford
Allison Sleator is a contemporary and folk singer. more details
Rowan Rheingans : a special solo performance & post-show talk – Monday 29th October
The Betsey Trotwood, Clerkenwell
This is a unique opportunity to join Rowan Rheingans for an intimate concert of brand new solo material more details
Claire Hastings – Monday 29th October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Claire Hastings is a Scottish folksinger and songwriter based in Glasgow. In 2015 she earned the prestigious title of BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year, and has since delighted audiences at home and abroad with her ‘natural, effortless Scots voice’ (Folk Radio UK) more details
Lucy Farrell – Wednesday 31st October 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Lucy Farrell is at last embarking on the solo career so many have been hoping for, since first hearing her exquisite renditions of traditional ballads and quietly moving original songs. more details

The Lantana Ensemble – Friday 2nd November
Heath Street Baptist Church, Hampstead
A Concert of Baroque Music
Music based on folk melodies and poems by composers including Dowland, Purcell and Simpson. More details

Root & Branch – Album Launch – Saturday 3rd November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
“…tremendous, high-octane set replete with fantastic presence and rich, stylish textures…” (fROOTS)
Root & Branch play the traditional music of Britain, Ireland and the Appalachian mountains. More details

The Askew Sisters – Monday 5th November
From dark ballads to uplifting dance tunes, they play with driving energy and the unity of two people who have played together all their lives. More details

Moore Moss Rutter – Tuesday 6th November
Widely regarded as three of the best players of traditional folk amongst a precociously gifted generation, their finely-crafted arrangements wield a rare potency. More details

Hannah Read – Wednesday 7th November
Hannah Read is a versatile multi-instrumentalist widely recognized on the International stage. She’s best known for her fiddle playing, songwriting and composing and was recently described as one of “the finest singers of the day” More details

Gadarene – Friday 9th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Gadarene blend obscure traditional English tunes, virtuoso acoustic musicians, funky beats and loads of energy.

Bella Gaffney and Polly Bolton – Sunday 11th November
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award winner Bella Gaffney (guitar, vocals) and acclaimed mandolin player Polly Bolton have come together, fusing Celtic folk with bluegrass in an exciting new collaboration.

The Furrow Collective – Monday 12th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
‘Best Group’ – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017
Kitty Macfarlane – Album Launch – Tuesday 13th November
The Water Rats, Kings Cross
This autumn sees the release of Kitty’s highly anticipated debut album, produced by Sam Kelly and featuring a recognisable cast of musicians. – don’t miss the London Album Launch

Dallahan Album Launch – Sunday 18th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Dallahan is one of the most thrilling forces in the international folk music scene; heavily rooted in traditional Irish music, but with hugely diverse backgrounds and influences.

Pilgrim’s Way – Monday 19th November
Pilgrims’ Way present a themed show packed full of highwaymen, robbers, and brigands, their stories told through traditional English folk song and 1980s disco.

Zoe Wren and Minnie Birch – Wednesday 21st November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Two emerging singer songwriters in a bill not to be missed

The Little Unsaid – Thursday 22nd November
St John on Bethnal Green Church
Fronted by songwriter John Elliott, The Little Unsaid have an original sound and international outlook which echoes the intensity and melancholic overtones of greats such as Nick Cave and Leonard Cohen.

Duotone – Wednesday 28th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Like an alchemist Duotone weaves a plethora of instruments of an epic orchestral power – including his pioneering and unconventional cello playing – with a masterful use of a looper for his gentle vocals, which wraps each song in a blanket of intimacy. More info

Finn Collinson – Friday 30th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Finn Collinson is a recorder player and folk musician from East Anglia. Barely in his 20s, Finn is already gaining a reputation as one of the foremost exponents of the recorder on the English folk scene. More info

Shooglenifty – Friday 7th December
Water Rats, Kings Cross
Shooglenifty was formed in 1990 by musicians from the Scottish Highlands, Orkney and Edinburgh, its bright spark was the idea of fusing traditional and traditional-sounding melodies with the beats and basslines of a mixed bag of more contemporary influences. More details

Jenny Sturgeon Trio – Sunday 9th December
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Hailing from the north-east of Scotland, Jenny Sturgeon is a singer-songwriter described as “a significant new talent” Bright Young Folk on the folk and acoustic scenes.

O’Hooley & Tidow ‘WinterFolk’ – Saturday 15th December
St John on Bethnal Green Church
Join ‘one of British Folk’s mightiest combinations’ (MOJO), O’Hooley & Tidow, for an evening of beautifully performed original, contemporary, and traditional winter songs from their latest album ‘WinterFolk Vol 1’, produced with BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Ben Walker

Tell Tale Tusk – Monday 17th December
Tell Tale Tusk are an award-winning contemporary-folk ensemble re-imagining folk-fables old and giving light to folk-tales new.

The Outside Track – Wednesday 23rd January 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Winner of ‘Best Group’ in both the Live Ireland awards and the Tradition In Review awards, The Outside Track are one of the top Celtic acts in the world.
Symbio –  Monday 4th February 2019
Symbio were named Best New Artist of the Year at the Swedish Folk & World Music Awards 2016. With their strong stage presence, and a magical combination of hurdy-gurdy and accordion, the duo performs in a way that you’ve never heard before
Jackie Oates – Tuesday 12th February 2019
Water Rats, Kings Cross
Winner of BBC Folk Awards for best newcomer and best traditional track, Jackie Oates is a name synonymous with the reinvigoration of English folk music, beguiling audiences with a delicate balance of tradition and reinvention…. more details
Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar – Tuesday 5th March 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Two time BBC Folk Award winners playing a rare intimate concert more details
Trials of Cato – Monday 4th March 2019
“One of the real discoveries on the folk circuit in recent times” – Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2 more details
Josie Duncan and Pablo Lafuente – Saturday 13th April 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
2017 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Winners Josie Duncan and Pablo Lafuente have been described as ‘a vocal/guitar duo like no other’. more details