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

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
Kate Thomas – Tuesday 2nd April
Kate Thomas is an eclectic singer-songwriter based in London with influences from jazz and world music. More details
Three Dollar Shoe – Wednesday 3rd April
The Intimate Space at St Mary’s Tower, Hornsey Village
Three Dollar Shoe perform an array of tunes from around the Isles and across the Atlantic More details
Westlin Drift and Brown Boots! – Thursday 4th April
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Westlin Drift are a folk-pop duo comprising of Paul Tinto, on acoustic guitar and vocals and London-Irish musician and singer Caroline Regan on concertina, tin-whistle and vocals, Brown Boots are Will Allen on melodeon and Martin Clarke on fiddle 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
Lila Tristam, Rose Ford and Sophie Crawford
Wednesday 10th April
Good Neighbour Bar, Camberwell
Three folk singer songwriters performing in the intimate and friendly Good Neighbour bar. 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
Man The Lifeboats with Support from Greenman Rising – Friday 26th April
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Man The Lifeboats play raucous, upbeat folk music, for those who like a drink with their tunes. This London five-piece use an array of instruments to craft songs with big choruses that tell stories. 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
Poplar folk Union – Saturday 4th May
A one day event in Poplar, East London featuring a range of locally based folk acts including Lisa Knapp, James Findlay, Anna MacDonald, Blanid, Solasta, Allison Sleator, Brazen Thieves 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

Lena Jonsson Trio – Thursday 9th May
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Lena Jonsson’s ability to balance a deep knowledge of traditional Swedish folk music with innovative artistic sensibilities, sparkling joy of life and a charisma of a rock-star have made her one Sweden’s most visionary musicians. 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
Merlyn Driver – Monday 20th May
Green Note, Camden
From a young age, Merlyn Driver was exposed to the folk music of Orkney via his older sister Fiona, who is a traditional fiddler. Wider influences are just as important to him, with Paul Simon’s South African-influenced album Graceland sparking Merlyn’s passion for music from far-flung places as a child. 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
Clara and Haakon – Thursday 30th May
Aces & Eights, Tufnell Park
Clara and Haakon are an Old-time and country western duo project from Floyd, Virginia. They are both influenced by a wide range of traditional music, making their performance a colourful platter of ballads, instrumentals, yodels, sea shanties and country 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 – Wednesday 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
hil 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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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

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
Lucy Ward – Thursday 21st 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
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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