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

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 Light in the Stone – Friday 20th April
The Poetry Cafe, Soho
A tale of sacred stones and ancient secrets More details
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
Support from Goodnight Crow
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Contemporary folk/acoustic duo Gilmore & Roberts combine award-winning songwriting with astounding musicianship… more details

Kitty Macfarlane – Saturday 5th May 2018
Kitty Macfarlane is a Somerset-based singer and songwriter. Her lyrics combine honest snapshots of everyday humanity with the bigger questions that have connected minds and voices for centuries, driven by her own fingerpicked guitar…. more details

Chocolate Music Session – Sunday 6th May
Jaz & Jul’s Chocolate House, Chapel Market, Angel, Islington 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

Greg Russell – Tuesday 8th May
Green Note Basement Bar
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

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
Estbel – Friday 25th May
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
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
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
Ciara O’Neill – Monday 28th May 2018
Green Note Basement Bar
Hailing from the darker edge of the folk spectrum, the tried and tested Singer Songwriter path has been given a breath of haunting melancholy with Ciara O’Neill’s debut album ‘The Ebony Trail’. more details
Matt Tighe – Thursday 31st May
The Harrison, Kings Cross
“There is a brightness to Matt’s fiddle one that lifts and soars, one that feels vibrant and affirming” Fatea Magazine…. 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
Dallahan – Monday 18th June
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 more details
The East Pointers – Tuesday 19th June
Cecil Sharp House, Camden
…The East Pointers have connected with audiences right across the globe, making new, original roots music the hippest, most vibrant thing going….. 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
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

Brown Boots! – Tuesday 3rd July
Brown Boots! is Will Allen on melodeon and Martin Clarke on fiddle. Their musical background is rooted in playing music for dancing, as well as gaining inspiration from playing with their many talented musical friends at festivals and pub sessions across the country.more details

Solasta CD Launch – Monday 9th July
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
Saltfishforty – Friday 3rd August
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Saltfishforty are a fresh and dynamic duo hailing from the Orkney Islands in the north of Scotland. Douglas Montgomery (fiddle/viola) and Brian Cromarty (songs/guitar/mandola) combine the rich traditional music of Orkney with original compositions. more details
Eabhal – Sunday 19th August
Eabhal are a four-piece band that started on the Isle of Uist, who play traditional music from Scotland, Ireland and further afield alongside original songs and tunes…. 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
The Norfolk Broads  – Monday 3rd September
The Broads sing traditional songs from the British Isles and America, usually unaccompanied. They are drawn to songs that tell a story, and the people and emotions at the centre of those stories. more details
Fara with support from Anna MacDonald – Tuesday 4th September
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Fara brings together four leading musicians at the forefront of today’s Scottish folk scene – Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie and Catriona Price’s three fiddles and a piano – to produce a fiery sound rooted strongly in their upbringing among the music of Orkney.. more details
Fara with support from Allison Sleator- Wednesday 5th September
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Fara brings together four leading musicians at the forefront of today’s Scottish folk scene – Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie and Catriona Price’s three fiddles and a piano – to produce a fiery sound rooted strongly in their upbringing among the music of Orkney.. more details
Emily Maguire – Saturday 15th September
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Best-known for her strong, thought-provoking lyrics and ‘supremely expressive vocals’… 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
Pons Aelius – Tuesday 18th September 2018
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
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. With bold arrangements and an arsenal of instruments, the band melds age-old traditions with a fresh and innovative attitude. 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.

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
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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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
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
St John on Bethnal Green Church, Bethnal Green More Details
Jack Rutter and Greg Russell – Wednesday 10th October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell More details
The Shackleton Trio – Saturday 13th October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell More Details
Kadia and Said The Maiden – Sunday 14th October
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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Stepling – Wednesday 17th 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
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 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

Gadarene – Friday 9th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Gadarene blend obscure traditional English tunes, virtuoso acoustic musicians, funky beats and loads of energy.
The Furrow Collective – Monday 12th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
‘Best Group’ – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017
Tidelines – 14th November

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.

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.

The Outside Track – Wednesday 23rd January 2019