Tag - English folk

Celtic & English Folk Mailbag

Mark & Val start the show off with some reels from Dan Possumato, Bill Verdier, Gerry Whelan, & Frances Cunningham from an IMM Promo CD2021/22 Disc 3, follow that with a Robert Burns song from Laverock and we're off! You'll be hearing Katie Grennan, Rachel Newton, Tim Van Eyken, 3'oh,...

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Mark & Val’s Mailbag on Foolkiller Folk

Today we bring you selections from Show of Hands' 2019 release Battlefield Dance Floor, Martin Simpson's 2020 Home Recordings, Tim Edy's 2019 release Being Myself, Josienne Clark's 2019 In All Weather, The Unthanks with Diversions, Vol 5: Live & Unaccompanied - 2020, Joni Mitchell from Joni Mitchell Archives, Vol 1:The Early Years (1963-1967),...

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English Folk plus Two Norwegians

It's Mark & Val's turn on air today and we're pleased to bring you a show of English folk released in 2019/2020 plus a couple of Norwegians. You'll be hearing from Hannah James, the JigDoll Ensemble; Josienne Clarke; Tim Edey; Sam Carter; Rowan Rheingans; Jon Boden, the Remnant Kings; Fay Hield;...

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Mark & Val’s Mailbag

Today we treat you to music we've recently acquired!  One thing that's arrived is the 4 CD boxed set of the 'Social Power of Music', a timely collection of songs of struggle, devotion, celebration, and migration that remind us that music has the potential to change our world.  From that...

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M&V – What We Saw at Folk Alliance, Day 4

Yes, indeed - we heard a ton of music! Today we kick off our fourth (and final) 'What We Saw at Folk Alliance'  with The Armagh Rhymers, one of Val's absolute favorites from the Conference. The Armagh Rhymers need to be seen to be believed. One of the most celebrated...

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