As part of our occasional series looking at smaller scale local venues, let us tell you a little about the Huntingdon Hall in Worcester – which is a city worth visiting in its own right. The Hall itself is within spitting distance of the magnificent Cathedral. It will, of course, be shut now and it’s … Continue reading “Support Your Local Venue – Worcester’s Huntingdon Hall”
We’ve already covered 2020’s AmericanaFest which returns to the UK at the end of January next year, and now details are emerging of the array of artists who’ll be playing the festival which is, er, extensive to say the least. You might need a calculator to count them all.
South Yorkshire’s stellar music & arts festival Underneath The Stars is returning this summer with a line-up of established and emerging talent across the folk, jazz, roots, bluegrass, fusion and Americana music worlds, as well as the promise of some enticing workshops, arts, crafts and food stalls, highlighting the creative talents of the Yorkshire region. … Continue reading “Aye Up! Steve Earle headlines this year’s Underneath the Stars”
Every festival, everywhere, delivers a special moment or two, things that it will be remembered for in years to come. This year’s Cambridge Folk Festival was no different, with two hugely significant moments. The first was the sad death of Joan Woollard a few days before the start of the festival. The widow of Ken … Continue reading “Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall, 27-30 July 2017”