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

 

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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Ímar – Tuesday 16th October
Water Rats, Kings Cross
Winners of the ‘Horizon Award’ at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018
Already hailed as a supergroup, Irish/Manx quintet Ímar are Glasgow’s hottest new folk property.
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Ímar – Wednesday 17th October
Water Rats, Kings Cross
Winners of the ‘Horizon Award’ at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018
Already hailed as a supergroup, Irish/Manx quintet Ímar are Glasgow’s hottest new folk property.
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Dipper Malkin – Sunday 21st October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Dipper Malkin are rapidly earning a reputation for elevating traditional music to new heights of sturdy beauty and sophistication. More details

Moltenamba –  Monday 22nd October
Utterly infectious danceable folk music with a simmering blend of different musical genres More details

Fierce Flowers – Monday 22nd October
Fierce Flowers is a musical trio born within the Parisian Old-time and Bluegrass scene.
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The Drystones – Tuesday 23rd October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
The Drystones are two twenty-one year olds from Somerset playing a lively mix of their own interpretations of traditional folk tunes and original compositions. more details
Grace Petrie – Tuesday 23rd October – SOLD OUT
Tamesis Dock, Albert Embankment, Vauxhall
Her unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over audiences everywhere, across the alternative, folk, political and comedy scenes more details
Stepling – Wednesday 24th 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
Allison Sleator – Sunday 28th October
Support from Lila Tristram (aka O’ra Brigit)
The Piehouse, Deptford
Allison Sleator is a contemporary and folk singer. more details
Rowan Rheingans : a special solo performance & post-show talk – Monday 29th October
The Betsey Trotwood, Clerkenwell
This is a unique opportunity to join Rowan Rheingans for an intimate concert of brand new solo material more details
Claire Hastings – Monday 29th October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Claire Hastings is a Scottish folksinger and songwriter based in Glasgow. In 2015 she earned the prestigious title of BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year, and has since delighted audiences at home and abroad with her ‘natural, effortless Scots voice’ (Folk Radio UK) 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 Lantana Ensemble – Thursday 1st November
Newington Green Meeting House, Stoke Newington
A Concert of Baroque Music
Music based on folk melodies and poems by composers including Dowland, Purcell and Simpson. More details

The Lantana Ensemble – Friday 2nd November
Heath Street Baptist Church, Hampstead
A Concert of Baroque Music
Music based on folk melodies and poems by composers including Dowland, Purcell and Simpson. More details

Root & Branch – Album Launch – Saturday 3rd November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
“…tremendous, high-octane set replete with fantastic presence and rich, stylish textures…” (fROOTS)
Root & Branch play the traditional music of Britain, Ireland and the Appalachian mountains. More details

Jacquelyn Hynes and Richard Hawkins – Sunday 4th November
Jaz & Jul’s Chocolate House, Angel, Islington
Richard is drawn to songs that tell stories: stories that make you wonder, laugh, cry, be angry or hopeful……Jacquelyn Hynes is a highly regarded flautist and composer, rooted in Irish and English traditional music
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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

Moore Moss Rutter – Tuesday 6th November
Widely regarded as three of the best players of traditional folk amongst a precociously gifted generation, their finely-crafted arrangements wield a rare potency. More details

Hannah Read – Wednesday 7th November
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

Gadarene – Friday 9th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Gadarene blend obscure traditional English tunes, virtuoso acoustic musicians, funky beats and loads of energy.

Bella Gaffney and Polly Bolton – Sunday 11th November
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award winner Bella Gaffney (guitar, vocals) and acclaimed mandolin player Polly Bolton have come together, fusing Celtic folk with bluegrass in an exciting new collaboration.

The Furrow Collective – Monday 12th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
‘Best Group’ – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017
Kitty Macfarlane – Album Launch – Tuesday 13th November
The Water Rats, Kings Cross
This autumn sees the release of Kitty’s highly anticipated debut album, produced by Sam Kelly and featuring a recognisable cast of musicians. – don’t miss the London Album Launch
Lila Tristam, Brown Boots! and Roary Skaista – Thursday 15th November
Aces and Eights, Tufnell Park
A showcase event featuring three emerging acts Lila Tristam, Brown Boots! and Roary Skaista

Dallahan Album Launch – Sunday 18th November
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.

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

Zoe Wren and Minnie Birch – Wednesday 21st November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Two emerging singer songwriters in a bill not to be missed

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.

Duotone – Wednesday 28th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Like an alchemist Duotone weaves a plethora of instruments of an epic orchestral power – including his pioneering and unconventional cello playing – with a masterful use of a looper for his gentle vocals, which wraps each song in a blanket of intimacy. More info

Finn Collinson – Friday 30th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
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 info

Jack Rutter – Sunday 2nd December
Jaz & Jul’s Chocolate House, Islington
Lisa Knapp has discovered and embraced the folk tradition with an almost ravenous desire. Her singing and fiddle playing are emotive and full-bloodied and her inventiveness is fresh and genuinue. The album is underpinned with an innate sense of drama’. A major discovery.” – Mojo – Colin Irwin More info

Lisa Knapp – Monday 3rd December
Lisa Knapp has discovered and embraced the folk tradition with an almost ravenous desire. Her singing and fiddle playing are emotive and full-bloodied and her inventiveness is fresh and genuinue. The album is underpinned with an innate sense of drama’. A major discovery.” – Mojo – Colin Irwin More info

Shooglenifty – Friday 7th December
Water Rats, Kings Cross
Shooglenifty was formed in 1990 by musicians from the Scottish Highlands, Orkney and Edinburgh, its bright spark was the idea of fusing traditional and traditional-sounding melodies with the beats and basslines of a mixed bag of more contemporary influences. More details

Jenny Sturgeon Trio – Sunday 9th December
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Hailing from the north-east of Scotland, Jenny Sturgeon is a singer-songwriter described as “a significant new talent” Bright Young Folk on the folk and acoustic scenes.

O’Hooley & Tidow ‘WinterFolk’ – Saturday 15th December
St John on Bethnal Green Church
Join ‘one of British Folk’s mightiest combinations’ (MOJO), O’Hooley & Tidow, for an evening of beautifully performed original, contemporary, and traditional winter songs from their latest album ‘WinterFolk Vol 1’, produced with BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Ben Walker

Tell Tale Tusk – Monday 17th December
Tell Tale Tusk are an award-winning contemporary-folk ensemble re-imagining folk-fables old and giving light to folk-tales new.

Matt Tighe and Tad Sargent – Monday 7th January 2019
Living in South London and born to an Irish and Trinidadian background, Fiddle player Matt Tighe is quickly making a name for himself in the world of folk and Traditional music.
The Twisted Twenty – Monday 14th January 2019
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.
The Outside Track – Wednesday 23rd January 2019
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.
Symbio –  Monday 4th February 2019
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
Jackie Oates – Tuesday 12th February 2019
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

Dan Walsh and Alastair Anderson – Tuesday 19th February 2019
Two of the most dynamic musicians in folk music strike sparks off each other in a fantastic new, cross generational, duo….. more details

Trials of Cato – Monday 4th March 2019
“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 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Two time BBC Folk Award winners playing a rare intimate concert more details
Tannara – Thursday 19th March 2019
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Converging from across the country, Tannara are entangled in Scotland’s rich web of traditions. more details
Josie Duncan and Pablo Lafuente – Saturday 13th April 2019
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
Salt House – Tuesday 16th April 2019
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