Firefly Burning + Samantha Whates, St Pancras Old Church, London, 22nd May 2019

This ‘working’ church, in a small parkland oasis between Camden Town and Kings Cross, is a truly apt venue for this sort of music, Firefly Burning being described by some as a “minimalist avant-pop alt-folk ensemble.” The church’s elegant windows let in the sinking daylight and impending dusk with the set closing shortly after night … Continue reading “Firefly Burning + Samantha Whates, St Pancras Old Church, London, 22nd May 2019”

Various “Sonic Blooms: UK Alt-Folk and New Roots Rising” (Folk and Honey 2017)

Folk and Honey, the leading UK gig listing website, is behind this compendium of emerging UK folk and roots talent and, as per the website’s MO for providing a platform for new artists that deserve an audience, the purpose of this double album is much the same. The first of what is billed as an … Continue reading “Various “Sonic Blooms: UK Alt-Folk and New Roots Rising” (Folk and Honey 2017)”

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. 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”