Moseley Folk Festival Line Up for Sunday

Teenage Fanclub

Almost thirty years on from the band’s debut album A Catholic Education, the much loved Teenage Fanclub continue to give their audiences joy, be it at their own headline dates or at festivals alike. The band’s signature indie rock repertoire was paid the ultimate sign… Read more

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel

Legendary rock icon and the original Cockney Rebel, Steve Harley will join the Moseley Folk Festival line-up as Special Guests on SEPTEMBER 2nd. Harley has written and recorded twelve albums in a career covering four decades, and continues to tour to sell-out audiences in many… Read more

King Creosote

The King Creosote idiom – equal parts geometry, self-deprecation, cosmic wonder and seafaring poetry – remains intact on his most recent release, Astronaut Meets Appleman, as does his knack for a killer couplet (see drive-pop calypso ‘Love Life’: “Her jealous accusations know no bounds /… Read more

Bridget St John

Raised in London and after graduating from Sheffield University in 1968, Bridget made her first demo, with John Martyn’s help, on a Revox owned by singer/songwriter, Al Stewart. Within weeks of leaving college, Bridget was recording her first BBC radio broadcast for John Peel’s eclectic… Read more

Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton

Wildflower Blues, the gorgeous new album by Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton, began with a phone call between two friends. The two hadn’t played together in years, but still shared a strong musical and personal connection. Each has exerted a strong musical influence on… Read more

Martin Carthy

For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music’s greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him many admirers, not only… Read more

Stick In The Wheel

East London folk band Stick In The Wheel are headed by singer Nicola Kearey, and guitarist/producer Ian Carter. Their debut From Here(2015) was fRoots magazine ‘Album of the Year’ and a MOJO ‘Folk Album of the Year’, with four BBC Folk Award nominations since they began in 2013. “Britain’s most exciting new folk band” (UNCUT) have just… Read more

Seamus Fogarty

“You know when a song is good enough to let go,” muses Seamus Fogarty of his patient and meticulous approach to songcraft. Over time and tide it’s given rise to the London-based Irish alt-folk and electronica alchemist’s truly magnificent second album and Domino debut… Read more

Jim Ghedi

Born in Sheffield before moving around various parts of the British Isles and then settling in Moss Valley – an abandoned and forgotten area on the edgelands of South Yorkshire and North East Derbyshire – it makes perfect sense that 26 year old Jim… Read more

Cosmotheka/Merrymaker

Following the rapturous standing ovation given to COSMOTHEKA at The 2017 Bromyard Folk Festival 50th Anniversary, Dave & Dan Sealey, together with their great mate, Adam Barry, have been catapulted back into the limelight, back into the rough and tumble working class world of… Read more

Jack Blackman

Fast developing into one the most accomplished and exciting young performers on the roots scene today, Jack’s guitar playing has been described as ‘exceptional’ by Whispering Bob Harris, he has performed his songs all across the country and as far as the Mississippi Delta.… Read more

The Lost Notes

The Lost Notes write songs about things that matter. Like the perils of one night stands and plastic surgery, the plight of bankers, greaseballs, snakes, Greco-Roman health and safety failings, mules, mermaids and the downright miserable. The band formed in 2014, in the creatively… Read more

Edwina Hayes

Edwina’s beautifully written songs, charming stage presence and voice of an angel have won her a reputation as a true natural talent of gentle folk-Americana. She has opened numerous shows for Jools Holland and Van Morrison as well as her own gigs playing stages… Read more

Steve Gibbons

Unique and timeless – the legend that’s Steve Gibbons has withstood the fads and fashions of the music business for over four decades. Analyze his music and superb self-penned songs and you’ll find the influences of blues, country and even psychedelia. With a huge… Read more

The Brave Sons Of Elijah Perry

The Brave Sons of Elijah Perry are a band of malingering reprobates – Doc DW, Queasy Joe, and one Tatum Perry – who bring the finest in roots Americana to the listening public, via diverting live performances and 50 Miles of Elbow Room, their… Read more

Women Folk

Women Folk are a group of friends (Becca, Ellie, Katie, Katy, Lizzie & Michelle) who love to sing together, chat and drink tea. What started out as a casual Sunday singalong, has morphed into a blend of tight-knit gorgeous harmonies, beautiful melodies and a whole host of different… Read more