Moseley Folk Festival Line Up for Saturday

Moseley Folk 2017 - Jose Gonzalez

JOSE GONZALEZ

José González ‘s new record, Vestiges & Claws, his first in seven years, was released in February 2017 and was produced by González in his home as well as Svenska Grammofonstudion, both in Gothenburg, Sweden. It consists of years’ worth of musical sketches that… Read more

Moseley Folk Festival 2017 - Fairport Convention

FAIRPORT CONVENTION

Enjoy an evening of musical celebration with Fairport Convention at this golden anniversary concert. Credited with originating British folk-rock, Fairport first took to the stage in 1967’s summer of love. Throughout the intervening five decades (and numerous changes of line-up) the band’s passion for… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Shovels & Rope

SHOVELS AND ROPE

Little Seeds, the electrifying New West Records bow by Shovels and Rope, finds the award-winning South Carolina duo of Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst exploring fresh dimensions in their sound with a brace of bold, candid, highly personal new songs. The 12-song collection,… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Josienne Clark & Ben Walker

JOSIENNE CLARKE AND BEN WALKER

With the release of Overnight, Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker have brought us an album of wonder and depth. The classic quality of these songs, the meticulous beauty of the arrangements, the blanket-warm production and perfect pairing of exquisite vocals and virtuosic guitar is… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Michael Chapman

MICHAEL CHAPMAN

After five decades of recording and touring, veteran British songwriter and guitar sage Michael Chapman has finally made what he calls his “American record,” and the aptly titled ‘50’ now stands as his late career masterwork, a moving legacy statement by a legend. Backed… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Trembling Bells

TREMBLING BELLS

Trembling Bells are a psych folk phenomenon. The Glasgow based quintet have released five albums since 2008, all to unanimous critical acclaim. Their debut album “Carbeth” received album of the month nominations in Uncut, Observer and Rolling Stone magazines and the group have earned… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Kaia Kater

KAIA KATER

The Appalachian Mountains, perhaps the most iconic strongholds of traditional music in North American history, form a direct line running from eastern Canada down through Alabama. They are the backbone of a body of ballads and tunes that define Americana and have heavily influenced… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Throws

THROWS

There is always a moment, just before meeting an old friend, when fear kicks in. Has the relationship fizzled, or do you just pick up where you left off? For Mike Lindsay and Sam Genders, Tunng’s founding forefathers, a magical Icelandic adventure of man… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Laucan

LAUCAN

When Lewes-raised newcomer Laucan began singing in falsetto after the break-up of an old band, he had his reasons. “I didn’t want anyone hearing my songs through the door of my room,” recalls Laurence Galpin, the 27-year-old behind the Laucan (pronunciation: Lor-can) moniker. Thankfully,… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Laura J Martin

LAURA J MARTIN

Following the release of her acclaimed sophomore album ‘Dazzle Days’, Liverpudlian singer-songwriter Laura J Martin is back with new album ‘On The Never Never’, released March 11th on Shape Records via Kartel Music Group. ‘On The Never Never’ tells of the disconnect Martin felt… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Scott Hirsch

SCOTT HIRSCH

Multi-instrumentalist, audio engineer, and all round brilliant musician Scott Hirsch has not only played bass and produced four albums with Hiss Golden Messenger but in large part helped to create the band’s unique sound. Now following William Tyler, Phil Cook et al, he’s the… Read more

MATTHEW EDWARDS & THE UNFORTUNATES

“Edwards’ love-broken lyrics suggest a lost Graham Greene novel about seedy Brits shipwrecked in Caesars Palace rather than Port-au-Prince. Immaculate” – Word ****– MOJO “Luxuriates in loss and the paradoxical beauty and romance of age, distance and decay” – The Quietus “Blessed with understated charm,… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Izzie Derry

IZZIE DERRY

Izzie is a young singer-songwriter with a voice and soulful spirit beyond her years. Inspired by artists of the 60’s and 70’s, such as: Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and Johnny Cash. Izzie also writes her own beautifully crafted songs, within which she showcases her… Read more