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

Emily Mae Winters – Album Launch – Tuesday 28th May
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
Roswell – Thursday 30th May
Support from Salt Moon
Aces & Eights, Tufnell Park
Roswell combine their love of intricate vocal harmonies and folk music more details
Blánid – Saturday 1st June
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
Eimear McGeown, James Carty and Sinéad Egan – Monday 3rd June
Green Note, Camden
Tonight is the London debut of new traditional and contemporary Irish trio featuring Eimear McGeown, James Carty and Sinéad Egan more details
War and Peace – Tuesday 4th June
Heath Street Baptist Church
Tales of love, loyalty and loss from the First World War
featuring Greg Russell, Bella Hardy and Findlay Napier more details
Artisan Row – Thursday 6th June
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Celebrating the timeless melodic beauty and strength of traditional Irish music and more, Artisan Row brings together four well-known figures from London’s traditional Irish and folk music scenes more details
Cinder Well – Friday 7th June
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Cinder Well is the haunting folk project of singer and multi-instrumentalist Amelia Baker. more details
Stew Simpson Album Launch – Tuesday 11th June
Green Note Basement Bar, Camden
It has been 15 years since Singer/songwriter Stew Simpson (40) (Frontman for Hadrian’s Union) recorded his first solo album (The Best of … Yet To Come). Stew’s performance will be celebrating the release of his brand new album ‘Milk Man Son’.More details
Red Herring – Wednesday 12th June
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
Kim Lowings – Friday 14th June
Aces and Eights, Tufnell Park
British Folk singer and songwriter singing songs of love, loss and rebellion; tales old and new. More details
Near East Collective – Sunday 16th June
The Harrison, Kings Cross
The Near East Collective explore and perform rebetika and folk music of Asia Minor, Istanbul, the Balkans and the Aegean sea. More details
Ben Walker and Rob Harbron – Monday 17th June
Having thoroughly enjoyed playing together for their recent EFDSS project The Lost Tunes, Ben Walker and Rob Harbron are touring together.More details
Josh Okeefe– Thursday 20th June
“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.More details
Phil ‘Swill’ Odgers & Paul Simmonds – Saturday 22nd June – Matinee Show
Phil Odgers and Paul Simmonds from The Men They Couldn’t Hang have been collaborating on musical projects since 1978 when their Southampton punk group Catch 22 supported The Clash! This unique and exclusive matinee performance at Camden Town’s Green Note will look back and forward, across early work, TMTCH rarities, Liberty Cage’s brief but eventful career, solo projects and future plans… plus the gig is being recorded for a future release.More details
The Croshaw Family – Thursday 27th June
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Expect a night of close harmony singing and old-time string band and jug band music, bluegrass, country, gospel, Hawaiian lap steel and Irish fiddle tunes and pretty much anything else that grabs their fancy! More details
Simply Rua – Jacquelyn Hynes and J.Eoin – Saturday 29th June
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
“Simply Rua” comprising outstanding Folk Flutist Jacquelyn Hynes and sublime Irish singer/songwriter J.Eoin reunite for a rare special outing in London’s Slaughtered Lamb More details
Thom Ashworth and Mary-Elaine Jenkins – Monday 1st July
Green Note, Camden
Equal parts interpreter of traditional song and insightful political songwriter, the press has repeatedly compared Thom Ashworth to Martin Carthy, Chris Wood, and Billy Bragg.
Mary-Elaine Jenkins’ music sounds like a premonition. Like sweat and perfume. Bourbon and salt water. More details
The Bombadils – Sunday 7th July
Aces and Eights Tufnell Park
Canadian maritimer and prairie girl sing ~ whimsy and wistfulness takes wing ~ on two voices, fiddle, and guitar string More details
Rose Ford and Lila Tristam – Tuesday 9th July
An intimate evening featuring two London based Singer Songwriters  More details
Threaded – Monday 15th July
‘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
Belinda Kempster & Fran Foote – Album Launch – Wednesday 17th July
Green Note, Camden
A fantastic duo who sing songs from their family and home county Essex without frills or fuss. More details
Burd Ellen and Jacken Elswyth – Monday 5th August
Green Note, Camden
Burd Ellen use traditional song to explore and evoke dark landscapes and deep stories.
Jacken Elswyth is a London-based banjo player exploring traditional tunes, extrapolations thereon, and improvisational pieces for clawhammer banjo.
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Iona Fyfe – Tuesday 6th August
Aces and Eights, Tufnell Park
MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards Scots Singer of the Year 2018
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
Ainsley Hamill – Monday 19th August
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. more details
Claire Hastings – Monday 2nd September
BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2015 more details
Ben Moss Album Launch
Wednesday 4th September
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Immersed in the folk scene from an early age, Ben is well-versed in the folk traditions of England, and of his home county of Devon. more details
India Electric Co.
Thursday 5th September
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Sometimes folk, sometimes not.
India Electric Company use traditional instruments in contemporary styles to explore diverse themes from Eastern Europe, Irish traditions and urban alienation to end up with something “quirky and glittery – a veritable musical magpie’s nest.” – BBC Radio 3. more details
Finn Collinson
Friday 6th September
Aces and Eights, Tufnell Park
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 details
Salt House
Sunday 8th September
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
The Lasses – Monday 9th September
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

The Trio Durand Millet Raillard – Tuesday 10th September
The Harrison, Kings Cross
The Trio Durand Millet Raillard is a French traditional group of young musicians from Morvanmore details

GreenMatthews – Wednesday 11th September
Aces and Eights, Tufnell Park
Chris Green and Sophie Matthews are modern-day balladeers, specialising in telling stories through song. more details
Baile – Wednesday 11th September
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Baile are an up and coming band based in the hub of the Glasgow trad scene. more details
Greg Russell – Monday 16th September
Green Note, Camden
Possessed of an extraordinary voice that’s ‘full of character’ (The Telegraph), over the last 5 years Greg Russell has established himself as one of the most significant players on the U.K. folk scene more details
Benji Kirkpatrick and The Excess – Tuesday 17th September
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
With Benji Kirkpatrick leading on bouzoukis – electric and acoustic – and guitar the band stoke up rhythm’s, riffs and uproarious, soaring melodies; sometimes cacophonous, sometimes stark and raw, sometimes sensitive, always powerful. more details
The Shackleton Trio & Alden Patterson and Dashwood – Wednesday 18th September
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
A special gig as part of a one-off collaborative mini-tour bringing together two of Norwich’s finest folk exports, and two of the hardest working folk bands touring the circuit at the moment. The gig will see a set from each act, and will finish with a collaborative set bringing together Alden Patterson and Dashwood and The Shackleton Trio.more details
Jess Morgan and Nels Andrews – Sunday 29th September
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Jess and Nels tour in 2019 with books and songs to satisfy the most avid record sleeve-readers, comic book-worms, or just about anyone feeling lost in the digital age. more details
Nóta – Sunday 22nd September
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Jess and Nels tour in 2019 with books and songs to satisfy the most avid record sleeve-readers, comic book-worms, or just about anyone feeling lost in the digital age. more details
Eabhal – Monday 30th September
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Eabhal play folk and traditional music from Scotland, Ireland, Asturias and further afield alongside self-penned tunes and Gaelic songs more details
Andrew Waite – Wednesday 2nd October
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Andrew Waite’s music is rooted in Scottish, Irish and English Trad music but he takes influences from many genres such as Jazz, Gypsy Jazz, Bluegrass, Funk and Classical music.more details
The Wilderness Yet – Monday 7th October
Green Note, Camden
This new trio combines the acclaimed talents of folksinger Rosie Hodgson, traditional fiddler Rowan Piggott, and guitarist-flautist Philippe Barnes..more details
Audrey Knuth and Larry Unger – Tuesday 15th October
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Guitar and banjo player Larry Unger and fiddler Audrey Knuth are a Boston based traditional duo who play exhilarating tunes with driving rhythms. .more details
Said The Maiden – Monday 21st October
Green Note, Camden
Said The Maiden are an award winning female folk trio from leafy Hertfordshire, singing traditional songs about love, loss, death, soldiers and sailors.more details
Julu Irvine & Heg Brignall – Friday 25th October
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Combining storytelling, folklore and exquisite vocal harmonies, Julu Irvine & Heg Brignall fuse their spell-binding sounds to create this new duo. more details
The Tweed Project – Monday 28th October
St John on Bethnal Green Church, East London
The Tweed Project is a collaboration between some of Scotland and England’s most in-demand explorers of their respective country’s folk traditions.more details
Cath & Phil Tyler – Monday 28th October
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Coming together musically through a shared love of traditional narrative song, full voiced sacred harp singing and sparse mountain banjo…..more details
Pons Aelius – Saturday 2nd November
Award-winning progressive folk sextet Pons Aelius bring their own brand of high energy yet meticulously crafted instrumental music to the table.more details
The Chris Cleverley Trio – Monday 4th November
The Chris Cleverley Trio appear at Green Note for the London launch of Chris’ Second solo Studio album ‘We Sat Back and Watched it Unfold”.more details
Glymjack – Tuesday 5th November
Glymjack is the folk-roots project of acclaimed song-writer Greg McDonald, described as “Show of Hands meets Frank Turner” and “enough to remind you why you got into music in the first place” by BBC 6music DJ Tom Robinson.more details
The Paul McKenna Band – Wednesday 6th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Scotland’s Paul McKenna has long been ranked among our finest younger singers and songwriters, armed with a powerful yet intensely emotive voice and passionate social conscience, often expressed through his songs…….more details
Gnoss – Thursday 7th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Gnoss are a dynamic four-piece of fiddle, flute, guitar and percussion, that tackle energetic tune sets and driving folk song with a ‘maturity of ability many of a greater age will envy’ (Living Tradition).more details
Linde Nijland – songs of Sandy Denny (with Bert Ridderbos) – Sunday 10th November
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Linde is called ‘best folk singer of The Netherlands’ in her home country. In the UK she’s perhaps best known for her sincere renditions of Sandy Denny song material. 2018 marked the 40th anniversary of Sandy Denny’s unexpected, sad passing at the age of 31. more details
Harri Endersby – Monday 11th November
Green Note, Camden
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
Elmøe & Hoffmann – Tuesday 12th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
The music of Elmøe & Hoffmann is Nordic in its essence: Inspired by the traditional dance music from their ancestors, mixed with the classical chamber music tradition and several modern symphonic elements, achieved with a blend of the cittern, the violin and the piano. more details
Rachel Newton – Saturday 16th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Singer and harpist Rachel Newton was named the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician of the Year and the Scots Trad Music Award Instrumentalist of the Year 2016. more details
Mishra – Sunday 17th November
Aces and Eights, Tufnell Park
Mishra are a global folk outfit gathering momentum on the UK scene. Their tight web of intricate, Indian-influenced original music defies definition and is already bringing them awards recognition from just under two years of performing. more details
Lucy Ward – Thursday 21st November
Green Note, Camden
Lucy Ward is an impressive, original songwriter whose unique delivery and breath-taking voice has enchanted audiences the world over.more details
Kitty Macfarlane and Band – Saturday 23rd November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Kitty Macfarlane is a songwriter and guitarist from Somerset, whose music is rich with visual imagery and written with an eco-eyemore details
Tilly Moses – Sunday 24th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Tilly Moses is a mandolin player and singer songwriter from Suffolk, now based in York. She has been performing all over the country since the age of just 13, supporting some of the best-loved folk acts in the UK more details
Kim Lowings – Monday 2nd December
Kim Lowings sings songs of love, loss and rebellion; tales old and new.more details
Vicki Swan and Jonny Dyer – Wednesday 11th December
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Swan & Dyers Winter Warmer Pick & Mix will appeal to those who associate Christmas with carols, singing, dancing and the joy of being together as family and friends. more details

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