This gorgeous song rather slipped through the AUK net but better late than never. From his EP Blood Moon, out now and made with folk quartet The Froe, this is Southend’s Matt Boulter with another effortlessly classy and beautiful song.
Lucky Strikes frontman M G Boulter has announced a UK tour for the Autumn. Boulter, who has also served with Simone Felice and The Duke & The King, released his second solo album With Wolves The Lamb Will Lie to great acclaim earlier in the year. He’s spent much of the Summer playing shows in … Continue reading “Lucky Strikes Frontman M G Boulter Announces UK Dates”
This is the excellent new single from Elaine Palmer, taken from her Desert Songs EP. It’s out tomorrow and there’s a launch show on the 17th at the Waiting Room, Eaglescliffe with more dates afterwards, all with the great M G Boulter. Well worth your time.
Italian alt.folk and Americana band (not a phrase we use that often) Angus McOg return to the UK for the first time in six years to play dates in support of acclaimed third album ‘Beginners’. Angus McOg is the group project of singer-songwriter Antoni Tavoni from Modena, in the north of the country, renowned as … Continue reading “Angus McOg head to UK for dates next week”
‘The Faded Red and Blue’ is a five-track EP from Santa-Fe based songwriter, David Berkeley. It was written in response to the political landscape in America: he began writing in the aftermath of the presidential election in November 2016 and completed the songs just after the shooting in Parkland, Florida in 2018. The EP is in … Continue reading “David Berkeley “The Faded Red and Blue” (Straw Man, 2018)”
Welcome to the new Americana UK gig guide. You can search by artist name, town or venue – if you want gigs just in Liverpool for instance, just start typing ‘Liver’ in the search box below. For more information on an artist, just click on their name. If you’re a promoter/artist and want your UK gig listed, … Continue reading “UK Americana Gig Guide”
Sheffield songwriter Neil McSweeney returns next month with a new album “A Coat Worth Wearing” which is produced by noted folk producer Andy Bell and his first release for the new Hudson Records label, which also gave us The Furrow Collective’s Wild Hog late last year. The release is accompanied by a video for the … Continue reading “Neil McSweeney announces UK dates”
The Lucky Strikes, from Southend, have been together for ten years now and this is their fifth album. Without doubt they are one of our best Americana bands. Lead singer is Matthew Boulter, long time member of the Simone Felice group and an accomplished solo artist in his own right with four albums. With him here … Continue reading “The Lucky Strikes “The Motion and The Moving On” (Harbour Song Records 2016)”