Our new AUK supporters playlist is out today – win tickets to see Fairport Convention!

Image from the Fairport Convention archive

Our new playlist of the best new Americana we’ve heard over the last month is out later today exclusively for AUK supporters which includes new tracks by Teenage Fanclub, Allison Russell, Margo Cilker, Wilco and Old Crow Medicine Show among others, and if you’re one of our supporters, this month you can win tickets to see legendary British folk rockers Fairport Convention on one of their UK dates over the next few weeks. Starting in Lowdham’s The Village Hall tonight, the nationwide jaunt will take in 25 dates across England, Scotland and Wales, before winding up at The Exchange in Twickenham on Saturday 4th November, and some dates are already sold out. This follows an already packed year of shows – including the band’s Winter Tour earlier in the year,

With more than half a century’s back catalogue to choose from, fans can expect to hear long-established Fairport favourites, surprises from albums old and new, and maybe even the odd unexpected cover.

We give away something nice each month to one of our supporters alongside the curated playlist, which helps us to keep the website afloat – you can become one for just £2 a month here. In the meantime, here are those dates!

Fairport Convention Tour Dates 2024:

6 October – Village Hall, Lowdham (SOLD OUT)
7 October – Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston
8 October – Junction, Goole
9 October – The Mill, Banbury
11 October – Norden Farm, Maidenhead
12 October – Foxlowe Arts Centre, Leek
13 October – Town Hall, Masham
14 October – Victoria Hall, Settle
15 October – Assembly Rooms, Melbourne (SOLD OUT)
18 October – Sundial Theatre, Cirencester
19 October – Acapela Studio, Pentyrch (SOLD OUT)
20 October – The Beehive, Honiton
21 October – Trading Boundaries, Sheffield Green
22 October – Chilham Village Hall, Canterbury (SOLD OUT)
24 October – Crookes Club, Sheffield (SOLD OUT)
25 October – City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds
26 October – Old Fire Station, Carlisle
27 October – Queen’s Hall, Hexham
28 October – The Maltings, Berwick upon Tweed
29 October – Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh
31 October – Junction, Cambridge
1 November – Cromer Pier, Cromer
2 November – Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh
3 November – St Andrews Church, Hertford (SOLD OUT)
4 November – The Exchange, Twickenham

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