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

The Coach House Company – Sunday 16th December – SOLD OUT
Water Rats, Kings Cross
The Coach House Company return with their annual Christmas shindig. Expect new takes on old carols, old takes on new(er) seasonal songs and bucketfuls of Christmas cheer.

Stew Simpson and Lucy Kitt – Sunday 16th December
The Harrison, Kings Cross
An unmissable double bill of two outstanding folk singer songwriters

Namlo – Monday 17th December
Namlo’s music is a unique blend of beautiful melodies and irresistible rhythms inspired by the diverse folk traditions, cultures and landscapes of Nepal.

Tell Tale Tusk – Monday 17th December – Cancelled
Sadly due to illness Tell Tale Tusk are unable to perform this evening but please join us for an excellent replacement in the form of Namlo and we hope Tell Tale Tusk will be able join us in the new year

Matt Tighe and Tad Sargent – Monday 7th January 2019
Living in South London and born to an Irish and Trinidadian background, Fiddle player Matt Tighe is quickly making a name for himself in the world of folk and Traditional music.
Shamblestone – Tuesday 8th January 2019
“A dazzling live act! …A highly accomplished multi-instrumentalist folk duo” – Hypercoaster Music
Josh Okeefe – Thursday 10th January 2019
The Water Rats, Kings Cross
“Okeefe’s voice hits you with the force of a hurricane: a rare, powerful, gravelly sound, the likes of which is usually crafted from many decades of nicotine, alcohol and hard living in the deep south.” No Depression
The Twisted Twenty – Monday 14th January 2019
Musically mixing and twisting the origins of nearly forgotten melodies, The Twisted Twenty take 18th century musics from the British Isles and playing on original Baroque instruments, forge a new sound for the 21st century.
Anna Smyrk – Sunday 20th January 2019
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Anna Smyrk is an alt-folk singer-songwriter from Central Victoria. With a voice as pure as mountain water, haunting songwriting and bare-bones arrangements
Brown Boots! and Laura Smyth & Ted Kemp – Monday 21st January 2019
An exceptional folk double bill featuring Brown Boots! and Laura Smyth & Ted Kemp – expect songs and tunes from around the British Isles and further afield
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.
Ainsley Hammill – Sunday 27th January 2019
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Ainsley is an experienced Scottish songwriter and singer and is quickly becoming one of the UK’s leading and most diverse folk singers, after various nominations at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards.
Anna MacDonald and Ainsley Hamill– Monday 28th January
Aces and Eights, Tufnell Park
Anna MacDonald is a multi-instrumentalist singer and songwriter whose celtic roots shine through her songs whether sung in Scots, English or Gaelic. Ainsley Hamill is an experienced Scottish songwriter and singer and is quickly becoming one of the UK’s leading and most diverse folk singers,
Phil ‘Swill’ Odgers with Bobby Valentino –  Saturday 2nd February 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Hot on the heels of his critically acclaimed ‘partial’ autobiography “Tales From The Tracks”, knock out album “Roll To The Left” and sold out UK tour, Phil ‘Swill’ Odgers rides into town with the larger than life Bobby Valentino playing some mean violin alongside him.
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
Jacob & Drinkwater – Monday 11th February 2019
Water Rats, Kings Cross
UK alt -folk duo Jacob & Drinkwater have been called ‘stand out new Folk’ by BBC6 Music and ‘inventive and thrilling’ by R2 Magazine. Jacob’s sweeping vocals never fail to captivate, delivering many a spine-tingling moment; the fluidity and precision of his finger-picking underpinned by Drinkwater’s nimbly rhythmic double bass; at times sweetly soaring, haunting, percussive and driving, the layers of depth a perfect counterfoil. . more details
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

Sassafras Trio and Sophie Crawford – Monday 18th February 2019
Two emerging artists presenting a night of music and song from different reaches of the folk tradition…. more details

Dan Walsh and Alastair Anderson – Tuesday 19th February 2019
Two of the most dynamic musicians in folk music strike sparks off each other in a fantastic new, cross generational, duo….. more details

Blánid – Wednesday 20th February 2019
The Harrison, Kings Cross
With a voice that has been described as “spellbinding”, “haunting” and “beautiful”, BLÁNID attributes her love for folk music to the stories behind the songs more details

The Andy May Trio – Thursday 21st February 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Three award-winning musicians from Newcastle come together as the Andy May Trio to play high energy instrumental folk, inspired by the music of their native North East… more details

Mikey Kenney – Album Launch –  Saturday 23rd February 2019
Heath Street Baptist Church, Hampstead
Mikey Kenney is a fiddle player and balladeer from Liverpool, whose playing is steeped in both English and Irish traditional music. more details

Counter’s Creek Album Launch – Wednesday 27th February 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell.
Counter’s Creek is an acoustic folk trio based in London who make original music inspired by the folk music of the British Isles and beyond.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
Saskia Album Launch – Sunday 3rd March 2019
The Water Rats, Kings Cross
Frequently compared to Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell and Eva Cassidy for her clear, enchanting tones, passionate and creative melodies and her perfect, natural sound 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
Tannara – Thursday 14th March 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Converging from across the country, Tannara are entangled in Scotland’s rich web of traditions. more details
Steamchicken – Saturday 16th March 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
“…between Bellowhead and UB40…exhilarating stuff.” Vic Smith. FRoots. more details

Hannah Read – Monday 18th March
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

Hannah James and Toby Kuhn –  Wednesday 27th March 2019
Aces and Eights, Tufnell Park
Award-winning folk musician, dancer and composer Hannah James debuts her never-before-seen brand new duo with outstanding cellist Toby Kuhn of France More details
Rachael McShane & The Cartographers – Thursday 28th March 2019
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
The Iona Fyfe Trio – Sunday 31st March 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Aberdeenshire folksinger Iona Fyfe has become one of Scotland’s finest young ballad singers, rooted deeply in the singing traditions of the North East of Scotland. More details
Eilidh Steel and Mark Neal – Monday 1st April 2019
Eilidh Steel & Mark Neal are a Scottish duo rooted in the traditions of Scotland’s music and song. More details
Sam Kelly & Ruth Notman – Monday 8th April 2019
Richmix, Bethnal Green
Two of the finest singers to come out of the UK folk scene in the last 15 years have joined forces to record a brand new duo album. More details
John Blek – Friday 12th April 2019
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Original folk songwriter based in Cork, Ireland. Delving into the world of fingerstyle guitar, influenced by the music of Ireland, England and America. 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
Mairearad Green and Anna Massie – Monday 15th April 2019
Two of Scotland’s most revered multi-instrumentalists, Mairearad Green (accordion and bagpipes) and Anna Massie (guitar, banjo, fiddle) are a truly captivating duo, providing a highly energetic performance with an instantly warm and friendly stage presence. more details
Salt House – Tuesday 16th April 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Salt House is Jenny Sturgeon, Ewan MacPherson and Lauren MacColl. Their album Undersong has been praised by folk bible fRoots for bringing “startling freshness” to the British song tradition. more details
Bella, Polly & the Magpies – Saturday 20th April 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
“A natural chemistry… all three voices blend and harmonise beautifully… the mix of styles offers so much promise.” Folk Radio UK more details
Twelfth Day – Thursday 25th April 2019
Aces and Eights, Tufnell Park
Twelfth Day are happy to be hard to define. Classically trained, they bring outstanding technical ability as well as an adventurous mix of folk, jazz and classical influences to their compositions and arrangement more details
Ben Walker – Saturday 18th May 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Ben Walker was recently hailed as one of ‘the best acoustic guitarists in the world’ by Total Guitar magazine. A BBC Folk Award winner, a versatile producer as well as a celebrated instrumentalist, he has a passion for putting old jewels in new settings, for bringing together traditional and contemporary music and for playing it like no-one else.. more details
Emily Mae Winters – Album Launch – Tuesday 28th May 2019
The Water Rats, Kings Cross
Fast rising star on the U.K. Folk/Americana scene Emily Mae Winters has that rare quality in a singer that makes critics reach for the superlatives. Described as having a voice that “stops you in your tracks” and “arresting, enthralling, tantalising” by Americana UK more details
Red Herring – Wednesday 12th June 2019
Aces and Eights, Tufnell Park
Red Herring is knee deep in the roots tradition, firmly rooted in modern times. Whether it’s folk, bluegrass, country or americana, the Herrings are equally at home with all these roots styles. More details
Threaded – Monday 15th July 2019
‘With their own impressive talent to underpin their passion for musical exploration, [and] seemingly endless capacity to create music and song that appeals across multiple audiences’ (Folk Radio UK) More details
The Lasses – Monday 9th September 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Songs from the Celtic and American traditions and beautiful original songs are brought with clear voices, heavenly harmonies and full hearts. more details

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