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 Outside Track – Wednesday 17th January 2018
A stunning synthesis of virtuosity and energy, The Outside Track‘s marriage of Canadian, Scottish and Irish music and song has been rapturously received around the world. more details
Brona McVittie – Album Launch – Friday 19th January 2018
The Tea House Theatre, Vauxhall
We are the Wildlife – the forthcoming debut solo LP from celebrated Irish folk chanteuse and harpist Brona McVittie more details
Counters Creek and Solasta – Monday 22nd January 2018
Solasta are an outstanding folk trio who are fast building a name for themselves on the back of their inventive arrangements …. 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
Anna MacDonald – Tuesday 23rd January – SOLD OUT
Basement Bar, Green Note – Please see 16th July
Anna MacDonald is a multi-instrumentalist singer and songwriter whose celtic roots shine through her songs whether sung in Scots, English or Gaelic… more details
Andreas Tophøj and Rune Barslund – Thursday 25th January 2018
Danish duo Andreas Tophøj and Rune Barslund perform with violin, accordion and viola. The accomplished duo has its roots in Jutland, Denmark more details
Calum Stewart Quartet – Tuesday 30th January 2018
Heath Street Baptist Church, Hampstead
“An astounding Uilleann Piper … Music that runs as pure as a Highland stream.” ACOUSTIC Magazine. more details
Shake The Chains – Saturday 3rd February 2018
St John on Bethnal Green Church
Shake the Chains is an exciting new touring commission from celebrated UK contemporary folk singer songwriters that will explore the role songs have played in social change, resistance and protest. At a time when making our political voice heard is as important as ever, Shake the Chains will include new material written exclusively for the project, as well as classic protest songs from around the world. more details
Geoff Lakeman – Monday 5th February 2018
A Cornishman who has lived on Dartmoor for 40 years, has been described as ” A stalwart of the West Country Folk scene and the father of a virtual folk dynasty.”more details
The Tannahil Weavers – Tuesday 6th February 2018
Heath Street Baptist Church, Hampstead
“…one of the most exhilarating acoustic bands on the Celtic map.” – Irish Music Magazine more details
Cath & Phil Tyler – Sunday 11th February 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Cath & Phil Tyler play Anglo-American folk music using guitar, banjo, voice and fiddle. more details
Tell Tale Tusk – Monday 12th February 2018
Tell Tale Tusk are an award-winning contemporary-folk ensemble re-imagining folk-fables old and giving light to folk-tales new.more details
Hannah Read – Album Launch – Tuesday 13th February 2018
The Water Rats, Kings Cross
Born and raised in Scotland and now residing in Brooklyn, New York, Hannah Read is a versatile multi-instrumentalist widely recognized on the International stage. more details
Pons Aelius – Wednesday 14th February 2018
2015 Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award Winners Pons Aelius are an ambitious young instrumental sextet exploring the traditional and contemporary folk musics of Britain and beyond. more details
Salt House – Monday 19th February 2018
Since the release of their 2013 debut ‘Lay Your Dark Low’, Scottish band Salt House have established themselves as a strong force on the folk scene. Known for their combination of new writing along with reworking of old words, their sound is rooted in the rich British song-writing tradition more details
Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar – Tuesday 20th February 2018
Two time BBC Folk Award winners Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar more details
Emilia Lajunen & Suvi Oskala – Wednesday 21st February 2018
Heath Street Baptist Church, Hampstead
Both players of Duo Emilia Lajunen & Suvi Oskala are of the very best Finnish folk fiddling can offer. more details

False Lights – Album Launch – Wednesday 21st February 2018
Water Rats, Kings Cross
False Lights are a six-piece electric folk group lead by multiple BBC Folk Award winners Sam Carter and Jim Moray. Based in the traditional music of the British Isles, but not constrained by it’s usual modes of performance more details

The Twisted Twenty and The Norfolk Broads – Thursday 22nd February 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
A double bill featuring two outstanding local folk acts more details
Eilidh Steel & Mark Neal – Monday 5th March 2018
Eilidh Steel & Mark Neal are a duo rooted in the traditions of Scotland’s music and song.
Coven: International Women’s Day Concert – Thursday 8th March 2018
St John on Bethnal Green Church, Bethnal Green
Coven are a collective of three of the British folk scene’s finest, most formidable and forthright female acts, taking to the stage to celebrate International Women’s Day in a week of unforgettable concerts.. more details
Steamchicken – Saturday 10th March 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
“…between Bellowhead and UB40…exhilarating stuff.” Vic Smith. FRoots.. more details
4Square – Sunday 11th March 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
“4Square’s trademark show features the spectacle of Nicola Lyons’s simultaneous fiddle playing and clog dancing and virtuosic mandolin from Michael Giverin, galvanised by the driving sounds of Jim Molyneux’s piano and Dan Day’s percussion more details
Allison Sleator and Thom Ashworth – Monday 12th March 2018
A folk double bill featuring folk and contemporary Singer Allison Sleator and folksinger and bassist Thom Ashworth more details
Monster Ceilidh Band – Friday 16th March 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
“Young and sassy, innovative and skilful the Monsters effortlessly fuse the traditional with the contemporary”
Liz Holmes, Director, Knockengorroch World Ceilidh more details
Harri Endersby – Sunday 18th March 2018
The Harrison, Kings Cross
‘Musically brilliant storytelling song-writing at its finest is what Endersby and her group deal in.’ – The Bubble Magazine more details
Tannara – Monday 19th March 2018
Converging from across the country, Tannara are entangled in Scotland’s rich web of traditions. more details
Claire Hastings – Sunday 25th March 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
“Claire Hastings is blessed with confidence and a very fine voice, beautifully sustained” – Hi-Arts. more details
Emily Maguire – Saturday 31st March 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Best-known for her strong, thought-provoking lyrics and ‘supremely expressive vocals’… more details
Kirsty Law – Monday 2nd April 2018
Kirsty Law is an innovative young vocalist and song-maker based in Edinburgh…. more details
The Iona Fyfe Trio – Wednesday 4th April 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2017 finalist … more details
Kim Lowings and The Greenwood – Monday 9th April 2018
Inspired by the folk tradition, Kim Lowings and The Greenwood perform their songs with a contemporary twist. .. more details
Mairearad Green and Anna Massie – Tuesday 10th April 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Two of Scotland’s most revered multi-instrumentalists, Mairearad Green (accordion and bagpipes) and Anna Massie (guitar, banjo, fiddle) are a truly captivating duomore details
Moore Moss Rutter – CD Launch – Wednesday 11th April 2018
The Water Rats, Kings Cross
A series of remarkable gigs has heightened the sense of anticipation around the reunion of Tom Moore, Archie Churchill-Moss and Jack Rutter in the trio that won them the 2011 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award. .. more details
Dipper Malkin – Monday 16th April 2018
Dipper Malkin is the “potent combination” (Folk Radio UK) of two musicians that have spent their careers to date involved in groundbreaking projects … more details
 Ross Couper and Tom Oakes – Tuesday 17th April
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Ross Couper and Tom Oakes are a fiddle and guitar duo deeply rooted in the traditions of Scotland and Ireland with a vital modernity that chronicles their many musical journeys so far.
The Dovetail Trio – Monday 23rd April 2018
Presenting England’s traditional songs with a bold and fresh approach.. more details
Aidan O’Rourke & Kit Downes – Tuesday 24th April 2018
Heath Street Baptist Church, Hampstead
A new duo that brings together two of the UK’s foremost folk and jazz artists, a sparse and emotive exploration of contemporary folk music.. more details
The Outside Track – Wednesday 25th April 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
A stunning synthesis of virtuosity and energy, The Outside Track‘s marriage of Canadian, Scottish and Irish music and song has been rapturously received around the world. more details
Phil ‘Swill’ Odgers with Bobby Valentino – Saturday 28th April 2018
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.more details
Windborne – Monday 30th April 2018
The four Windborne singers grew up immersed in the traditional song and dance communities of New England and discovered a love of world folk music in their teens. . more details
Gilmore & Roberts – Friday 4th May 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Contemporary folk/acoustic duo Gilmore & Roberts combine award-winning songwriting with astounding musicianship… more details

Emily Mae Winters – Monday 7th May 2018
Hailed as having a voice that will stop you in your tracks, contemporary folk singer songwriter Emily Mae Winters’ songs are quickly permeating the folk and song writing scene. more details

Josie Duncan and Pablo Lafuente – Sunday 13th May
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
Andy May Trio – Monday 14th May
The Andy May Trio play high energy instrumental folk, inspired by the music of their native North East… more details
The Elephant Sessions – Monday 14th May
Thousand Island, Highbury
Winners of the Scots Trad Awards ‘Up and Coming Act of the Year 2014’, Elephant Sessions create a progressive blend of intricate tunes, engulfing guitars, monstrous bass and pounding drums more details
Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage – Tuesday 15th May 2018
Heath Street Baptist Church, Hampstead
Huddled round a single microphone, singing intimate duets with just mountain dulcimer, dobro and guitar Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage are a folk duo that look & sound classically timeless, yet feel refreshingly unique

The Dan Walsh Trio – Wednesday 16th May 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Nominated for best musician at the BBC Folk Awards, Dan Walsh combines ‘virtuoso playing and winning songwriting’

Rosie Hood and Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne – Monday 21st May
With two new solo albums under their belts and a wealth of traditional, folk and other material in their heads, Rosie Hood and Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne embark on a joint venture that promises to enthrall and entertain from start to finish. … more details
Hannah James and Claudia Schwab – Tuesday 22nd May
“Schwab’s fiddle and James’ accordion kept reaching for the unexpected and the new. They were restless, contemplative, beautiful.” (Gavin McNamara, Downend Folk Club). more details
Grace Petrie – Sunday 27th May
Rich Mix, Bethnal Green
Grace Petrie is a folk singer, songwriter, and activist from Leicester, UK. She first exploded on to the national protest scene in 2010 with the emotive anthem Farewell to Welfare, which captured perfectly the spirit of the new wave of dissent in austerity Britain more details
Kelly Oliver – Monday 4th June 2018
‘A singer-guitarist who straddles folk and pop’ The Sunday Times… more details
Trials of Cato – Monday 11th June 2018
“One of the real discoveries on the folk circuit in recent times” – Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2 more details
Nancy Kerr – Monday 18th June 2018
“A songwriter steeped in the tradition, but casting it anew.” Songlines… more details

Emily Portman & Rob Harbron – Saturday 23rd June 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Emily Portman & Rob Harbron are two of the finest and most distinctive performers on the British folk scene. With multiple accolades for their years of work in different collaborations, now they have formed an inspired new collaboration.

The Bombadils – Tuesday 26th June
The Bombadils create beautiful harmonies and enchanting melodies by reconfiguring Celtic and old-time music, sea shanties and poetry into a new folk framework. more details

Molly Evans – Monday 2nd July 2018
Molly Evans is a lively young singer from Cheshire with a largely traditional repertoire, known for her strong voice and distinctive song settings. more details

Anna MacDonald – Monday 16th July
Anna MacDonald is a multi-instrumentalist singer and songwriter whose celtic roots shine through her songs whether sung in Scots, English or Gaelic… more details
The Georgia Lewis Trio – Monday 20th August
Georgia Lewis is an up-and-coming folk singer with a penchant for taking well-worn ballads and adding a little spice! … more details
Estbel – Monday 3rd September 2018
Estbel’s new repertoire is ripe with magical realism and could be described as a walk with Björk and Gabriel Garcia Marquez in a Northern landscape filled with delicate arrangements and dainty harmonies….. more details
Jackie Oates – Monday 17th September 2018
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

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.

Trad Attack – Friday 28th 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.

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
Rob Harbron and Emma Reid – Monday 15th October
Robert Harbron and Emma Reid are renowned instrumentalists and compelling performers.
Jack Rutter and Greg Russell – Wednesday 10th October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Hadrian’s Union – Tuesday 16th October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
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.

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.

The Furrow Collective – Monday 12th November 2018
Details forthcoming

Pilgrim’s Way – Monday 19th November 2018
Pilgrims’ Way present a themed show packed full of highwaymen, robbers, and brigands, their stories told through traditional English folk song and 1980s disco.