Louisa Jo better known to most in the folk world as Louis Killen passed away late last week on August 9th. Lou went through a gender change a few years ago; according to a tribute by Heather Wood in SingOut … Continue reading →
Each region of England will be celebrated in a series of day-long courses exploring a wealth of traditional folk songs, from ballads to shanties. Folk Song in England will explore the history, development and purpose of folk songs collected in England, … Continue reading →
Accordionist Shona and guitarist David got married on 10th of August. They also found time to update their Facebook pages. Our congratulations and best wishes to them both.
The guardian has an interview with Malcolm Taylor, librarian of the Vaughan Williams Memorial library at Cecil Sharp House about his project The Full English. It is a bold Heritage Lottery-funded attempt to make the library’s vast archive available to the … Continue reading →
We are sad to learn of the death of Nick Keir. Nick was best known for his work with The McCalmans. More recently he had emerged as a singer/songwriter, producing three solo albums and performing as a soloist with The … Continue reading →