Moseley Folk Festival Line Up for Friday

Moseley Folk 2017 - Amy MacDonald

AMY MACDONALD

Even when Amy Macdonald’s not visibly around, she’s busy. If her hiatus whilst recording new music made her seemingly a long way from the radio-play ubiquity she enjoyed as an award-winning teenage singer- songwriter straight out of Scotland, she’s actually performing to vast audiences… Read more

Moseley Folk Festival 2017 - The Magic Numbers

THE MAGIC NUMBERS

The Magic Numbers are back. Prepare to be amazed. Exultant harmonies, sweeping melodies, driving rock and gorgeous ballads: The Magic Numbers are past masters at making music that lifts the spirits. Fourth time around, though, it is time to cast a new spell. Alias… Read more

Moseley Folk Festival 2017 - Seth Lakeman

SETH LAKEMAN

Westcountry folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman’s eighth studio album ‘Ballads of The Broken Few’ was released in September 2016 with the single ‘Meet Me in the Twilight’ playlisted soon after at BBC Radio 2. The album, which was produced by Ethan Johns,… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Courtney Marie Andrews

COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS

At just 16 years old, Courtney Marie Andrews left home in Arizona for her first tour. She traveled up and down the West Coast, busking and playing any bars or cafés that would have her. Soon after, she took a Greyhound bus four nights… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - John Moreland

JOHN MORELAND

Some days, being John Moreland has to hurt. As others bury experiences and stifle regrets, Moreland pokes old wounds until you’re sure they’ve got to be bleeding again. It’s painful. But in Moreland’s care, it’s also breathtakingly beautiful. With the release of his highly… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Nadia Reid

NADIA REID

Self-discovery doesn’t come easy. It’s usually a rite of passage to get burned before the wounds can heal and often takes a new perspective to truly understand yourself. 18 months and 10,000kms travelled since many needles first dropped on her debut LP Listen To… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Nap Eyes

NAP EYES

  Hailing from Nova Scotia, Nap Eyes makes crooked, literate guitar pop refracted through the gray Halifax rain. Recorded live to tape with no overdubs, their songs are equal parts shambling and sophisticated, with one eye on the dirt and one trained on the… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - John J Presley

JOHN J. PRESLEY

2017 has arrived and it’s the year that John J Presley will start releasing tracks from his forthcoming debut album. After two hugely successful single releases – which caught the attention of Zane Lowe, Huw Stephens, Phil Taggart, Alice Levine, John Kennedy and Tom… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Ren Harvieu

REN HARVIEU

Ren Harvieu was discovered on MySpace by a local music manager after uploading demo tracks. After being introduced to record producer Jimmy Hogarth (Amy Winehouse, Duffy) Ren began working on demo’s and was signed to Universal Music aged 18. Harvieu started recording an album in May… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Diabel Cissokho

DIABEL CISSOKHO

Senegalese musician Diabel Cissokho is part of the great line of Cissokho griots. Growing up in Dakar and Tambacounda, surrounded by a rich musical heritage and a family of musicians, Diabel began playing a number of traditional instruments. However, Diabel’s affinity with the kora… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Culture Dub Orchestra

CULTURE DUB ORCHESTRA

  Condensed down from Culture Dub Orchestra, CDO (Quartet) looks at World Roots Dub through a new lens. With dub still firmly at its core, this ensemble freely explores a range of cultures, backgrounds and musical styles. CDO Quartet replaces the full band’s heavy… Read more