Tag Archives: folk music

Folk music is the most important element of this website which aims to publicise all acoustic music sessions in Herefordshire, the West of Worcestershire, the South of Shropshire and the North of Gloucestershire. We even sometimes cover events just over the border in Wales. Our calendar lists these events in a concise way and where possible we create blog posts with fuller detail.

But what do we mean by folk music? We interpret it as broadly as possible and focus more on the artist and the environment than the actual material. A young man strumming an Oasis song in the pub is something we would encourage and recognise as folk. A classically trained tenor warbling a Vaughan Williams arrangement with a string quartet is something we might admire but we wouldn’t think of it as folk.

The Big Green Cabaret | Falcon Mews Bromyard | 24th September 2016

The Big Green Cabaret The Falcon Hotel Mews, Bromyard Saturday 24th September 2016 6.30pm – 11.30pm Tickets (on the door) £8.00, nibbles included Download Poster Featuring : Rapunzel Wizard – Performance Poet and your Compere for the evening The Leominster Ukelele … Continue reading

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Marrow Bones at the Song House | Blue Boar Ludlow

Friday 16th September 2016, from 8.00 pm, at the Blue Boar Ludlow. Admission £2. At the Song House on Friday 16th September we will be singing songs from that great little song book “Marrow Bones”. The attached flyer tells you … Continue reading

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Horizon Lights 10th Anniversary Concert

Horizon Lights in Concert with Karen Tweed. Date: 12th October 2016  Doors Open: 7.30 pm Venue: Falcon Mews, Falcon Hotel, Broad Street, Bromyard Horizon Lights was founded in 2006 and is celebrating 10 years of entertaining audiences throughout Worcestershire. Viv … Continue reading

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Olion Byw at Canon Frome Court 28th October 2016

The Frome Society presents Olio Byw in concert at Canon Frome Court on Friday 28th October 2016. Doors open 7.30 pm. Music from 8.00 pm. Licensed bar. Click here to book. Olion Byw; Lucy Rivers and Dan Lawrence, combine fiddle, guitar, … Continue reading

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Gig Guide from BBC Hereford and Worcester

Here’s an updated list of gigs, sessions, open mics and so forth shared by Andrew Marston at BBC Hereford and Worcester as at August 2016. If you have any corrections or additions please let me know and I’ll update accordingly. … Continue reading

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Mitcheldean Fete & Folk Festival 15 – 17 July

This is an invitation to all at Bromyard Sessions to our free festival on 15th – 17th July, where you can sing, play and dance whatever you like. This is the third year of the only folk festival in the … Continue reading

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Upton Folk Festival 2016

This year, Upton Festival is making Rover tickets available in advance for Saturday evening events and for Sunday evening events. Attached is a poster showing some of the highlights of this year’s festival. These are available from Upton Tourist Information … Continue reading

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Granny’s Attic in Worcester

GRANNY’S ATTIC SATURDAY 23RD APRIL, 7.30PM WORCESTER ARTS WORKSHOP BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award nominees, Granny’s Attic are a folk trio from Worcester who are rapidly making a name for themselves across the UK. Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne (Melodeon, Concertina, Vocals), … Continue reading

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Wild Tales by Alan Kilburn & Richard Aird 26th March 2016

A traditional and contemporary folk concert performed by Alan Kilburn & Richard Aird Wild Tales is a multi-instrumental concert of traditional and contemporary folk, interwoven with spoken word to reflect the rich tapestry of Herefordshire flora, fauna and tradition performed … Continue reading

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Flatworld at Conquest Theatre

Flatworld : Folk in the Foyer 5th February 2016 Roots ‘n’ grooves from Eastern Europe and beyond lively five-piece band with magnificent tunes and kicking rhythm, played on fiddle, sax, guitar, bass and djembe. Rich compelling melodies and tight driving … Continue reading

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