Various Artists “The Self Preservation Society” (ECC Records/Lush 2018)

What we have here is a batch of songs from the late sixties and early seventies re-interpreted by various artists, the majority of which are most closely associated with the Nu-Folk genre. This is a real old-school style compilation album; lots of recognisable tracks covered by artists you wouldn’t usually associate with the song’s original … Continue reading “Various Artists “The Self Preservation Society” (ECC Records/Lush 2018)”

Underneath The Stars Festival announces more acts

Kate Rusby’s delightful Underneath The Stars festival, which runs from Friday 21 to Sunday 23 July has announced its latest wave of artists.  Edward II, a powerful English roots band that uniquely blend the rhythms of the Caribbean with traditional songs from the British Isles, Idlewild frontman Roddy Woomble; actor, songwriter, producer & theatre legend John Tams, Marry Waterson … Continue reading “Underneath The Stars Festival announces more acts”

UK Americana Gig Guide

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. If you’re a promoter/artist and want your UK gig listed, please click here to find out how. Americana UK … Continue reading “UK Americana Gig Guide”