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 Twisted Twenty – Monday 14th January
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
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
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
Jess Ward – Tuesday 22nd January
The Harrison, Kings Cross
‘Gritty and enchanting, Ward will shatter your concept of how the Harp is played and break your heart wide open with her lovingly-crafted songs’

The Outside Track – Wednesday 23rd January
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
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
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
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
Richard Hawkins and Malcolm Thacker – Tuesday 5th February
Richard is drawn to songs that tell stories: stories that make you wonder, laugh, cry, be angry or hopeful.
Jacob & Drinkwater – Monday 11th February
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
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
Three Dollar Shoe – Wednesday 13th February
The Intimate Space at St Mary’s Tower, Hornsey Village
Join us in the beautiful and intimate settings of St Mary’s Tower, Hornsey for a unique concert – very limited tickets available ! more details
Sassafras Trio and Sophie Crawford – Monday 18th February
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
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
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
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
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
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

Saskia Album Launch – Sunday 3rd March
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
Trials of Cato – Monday 4th March
“One of the real discoveries on the folk circuit in recent times” – Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2 more details
Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar – Tuesday 5th March
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Two time BBC Folk Award winners playing a rare intimate concert more details
Tannara – Thursday 14th March
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Converging from across the country, Tannara are entangled in Scotland’s rich web of traditions. more details

Zoë Wren and Geri Van Essen – Saturday 16th March
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
An outstanding double bill featuring folk singer songwriters Geri Van Essen and Zoe Wren 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

Mitchell and Vincent – Monday 25th March
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Mitchell and Vincent are a Westcountry folk duo who bring traditional and contemporary styles on fiddle and guitar to folk tunes and songs from around the British Isles, as well as original material drawing on the folk traditions…..More details

Mike Silver with support from  Marina Florence –  Tuesday 26th March
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Witness Mike Silver singing live or on record, and you can immediately tell that here is an artist whose voice, musicianship and song-writing talents have been honed over a rich and well-lived lifetime. More details
Hannah James and Toby Kuhn –  Wednesday 27th March
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Katie Spencer – Saturday 27th April
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Katie Spencer is a progressive-folk singer songwriter and guitarist inspired by the people and her surroundings in the Yorkshire countryside.More details
Moore Moss Rutter – Sunday 28th April
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Moore Moss Rutter are a trio of musicians who are reworking traditional native English tunes and songs into something far more contemporary. more details
Heg & The Wolf Chorus – Monday 6th May
Heg & The Wolf Chorus have carved a name for themselves over the last six years with their unique breed of theatrical-folk. Drawing inspiration from folklore, fairytales, family stories and even modern day myths, their piano-driven songs blend folk, theatre and classical together in dramatic execution. More details
Dipper Malkin Aces and Eights, Tufnell Park
Sunday 12th May
Dipper Malkin are rapidly earning a reputation for elevating traditional music to new heights of sturdy beauty and sophistication. More details
Siobhan Miller The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Monday 13th May
One of the foremost traditional singers in Scotland, Siobhan Miller is an exceptional talent. Her soulful and stirring renewal of traditional song has won her the 2018 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Traditional Track More details
Ben Walker – Saturday 18th May
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
Lucy Ward – Saturday 23rd November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Lucy Ward is an impressive, original songwriter whose unique delivery and breath-taking voice has enchanted audiences the world over.more details
Kim Lowings – Monday 2nd December
Kim Lowings sings songs of love, loss and rebellion; tales old and new.more details

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