Category Archives: Resources

Folklife West magazine

I’m no longer writing for Folklife West, but it’s well worth checking out for folk-related venue information as well as its articles..  Folklife West news, listings (read, download).  Zoom list.  Updates Newsletter  detailed listings include festivals & workshops … Continue reading

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An interesting resource for folkies

Recommended to me by my friend Andi Lee (The Ashen): a Mixcloud podcast series by Jon Wilks at The Old Songs Podcast. Here’s the current listing: Ep12 – The Old Songs Podcast – ‘Banks of Green Willow’, ft. Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne … Continue reading

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Floorsinging for Beginners update

Minor update to a document several of us put together for the benefit of novice floor singers back in the 90s. Continue reading

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Wheatsheaf, High Street, Shrewsbury: [update]

I gather from a post in the Acoustic Sloggers group that the Wheatsheaf in Shrewsbury (the one in High Street) is open again and that there should be a Sloggers session as usual there this Thursday (11th January). Sorry, I’ve … Continue reading

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That Cornish Branch…

You may have noticed the Cornish Branch page that recently appeared on this blog site. In fact, it’s really a link to a new blog site. There’s an embryonic links/resources page here. The reason for our encroachment into the Celtic Sea is … Continue reading

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Additions to the site

Firstly, I’ve added John Richards to the local performers pages. John is a talented singer/songwriter living in the Bridgnorth area with several CDs to his credit, not to mention the impressive list of artists who’ve covered his songs. Secondly, I’ve added some … Continue reading

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Updates to diary pages

I’ve updated the diary pages up to the end of the year. I do, of course, intend to continue to update them as events come and go. Unfortunately, due to changes in my personal circumstances, I can’t guarantee that the … Continue reading

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Remember the Folk Music Map?

Here’s a quick reminder about the Folk Music map – formerly the UK folk club map, but it hasn’t been restricted to the UK (or to folk clubs) for a good while. Lots of events/venues in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, … Continue reading

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Alan Lomax archive

This isn’t actually news – I just learned about it in an article from 2012 on Alan Lomax’s Massive Archive Goes Online – but I’m guessing that other people -especially those interested in Americana – will find this worth a closer look. … Continue reading

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March diary [beta]

Now posted to this page. The information was accurate (errors and omissions excepted…) – to the best of my knowledge – as of 15th February 2015. (If you spot any errors or want us to add something, there’s a contact form. … Continue reading

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