Moseley Folk Festival Line Up for Sunday

Moseley Folk 2017 - Laura Marling

LAURA MARLING

There is a line from Virgil’s epic poem The Aeneid that nearly a decade ago Laura Marling decided to have tattooed on her leg: “Varium et mutabile semper femina” it runs, translating roughly as “A woman is an ever fickle and changeable thing.” Realizing… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Kate Rusby

KATE RUSBY

‘Everybody loves and respects Kate Rusby, not just for her lovely voice, but for the way she has moved folk forward while remaining true to tradition…’       Sunday Times “ …. exquisite interpretations of traditional material from the pocket sized folk singer with the heartbreakingly… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Roddy Woomble

RODDY WOOMBLE

Having toured the world as frontman of Scottish Indie giants, Idlewild, acclaimed songwriter Roddy Woomble recently toured UK in celebration of the 10 year anniversary of this debut solo album, My Secret Is My Silence. Growing up between America, France and the UK, and… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - The Furrow Collective

THE FURROW COLLECTIVE

Described by MOJO as ‘a mouthwatering collaboration’, Alasdair Roberts, Emily Portman, Lucy Farrell and Rachel Newton are four fine soloists sharing a mutual love of traditional songs, from both sides of the English and Scottish borders, with playful, boundary-defying musicianship. Since their critically acclaimed… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Lankum

LANKUM (LYNCHED)

Lankum (Lynched) are a four-piece traditional folk group from Dublin, Ireland, who combine distinctive four-part vocal harmonies with arrangements of uilleann pipes, concertina, Russian accordion, fiddle and guitar. Their repertoire spans humorous Dublin music-hall ditties and street-songs, classic ballads from the Traveller tradition, traditional… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Mike Heron & Trembling Bells

MIKE HERON AND THE TREMBLING BELLS

Few bands could be said to embody the spirit of the 1960s more comprehensively than the Incredible String Band. On albums such as ‘The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter’ or ‘Wee Tam and the Big Huge’- with their epic perspectives, pantheistic lyrics and visionary synthesis of… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Alasdair Roberts

ALASDAIR ROBERTS

Alasdair Roberts is a Scottish musician, born in Germany, who was raised near Callander and has been based in Glasgow since 1995. He is primarily a songwriter/composer, singer and acoustic fingerstyle guitarist as well as an interpreter/arranger of traditional songs and ballads from Scotland… Read more

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THE DESTROYERS

Celebrating their tenth year together The Destroyers have built up a huge following both nationwide and beyond. With a unique stage show that combines huge madcap energy and immense musical virtuosity, it’s no surprise that throughout their career they’ve won over audiences wherever they’ve… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Marry Waterson & David A Jaycock

MARRY WATERSON AND DAVID A JAYCOCK

After 2 hugely acclaimed albums with brother Olly Knight, Marry has teamed up with well-respected singer-songwriter/guitarist David A.Jaycock and released critically acclaimed ‘Two Wolves’ on the One Little Indian label last year. Daughter of Lal Waterson (from legendary English Folk group The Watersons) Marry’s… Read more

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NIFECO COSTA & BABCOCK JAZZ

Nifeco is a Guine-Bissau/Portuguese musician who very early drank the traditional sounds of his homeland, which later led him to found the musical band “Mini Cobi” participating in 1987 at the Festival no Pintcha held in Bissau, where he stood out as a Revelation… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - The Standing Waves

THE STANDING WAVES

The album was recorded mixed and mastered by Award Winning Producer Jolyon Holroyd, (South West Music Awards best producer 2014) at Exeter based Recording Studio Valvetastic. Holroyd, a key producer in the South West area (Sound of the Sirens, Tobias ben Jacob) put together… Read more

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FENNE LILY

Being discouraged from watching TV as a child was integral to the development of Fenne Lily’s musicality, as instead much of her time was spent writing songs and honing both instrumental and lyrical skill. Her folk-tinged music is woven with integrity and sincerity; grit… Read more

Moseley Folk 2017 - Jess Morgan

JESS MORGAN

Following the soft release of her 4th album Edison Gloriette, Jess Morgan announces UK tour dates for 2017. The tour kicks off in Hackney, London at the Americana Music Association’s showcase on Feb 1st. Jess Morgan is a songwriter’s songwriter. A cerebral storyteller.  Her… Read more