| My Northern Friday 5 |

https://www.mixcloud.com/MyNorthernFriday/show-005-20220429/ Mary Shelley - Hackensaw Boys (Hackensaw Boys)Flatland Girl - Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway (Crooked Tree)Sad City Sisters - Jethro Tull (The Zealot Gene)Golden Eagle - Chris Brain (Bound to Rise)Living Stone - Sierra Leone Refugee Allstars (Rise and Shine)Morena Me Yaman - Lily Henley (Oras Dezaoradas)Puppies - Incredible String Band (Wee Tam)Jig a … Continue reading | My Northern Friday 5 |

| My Northern Friday 4 |

https://www.mixcloud.com/MyNorthernFriday/show-004-22-april-2022/ So Long, Goodbye, We're Through - Midnight Skyracer (Fire)Good Enough - Molly Tuttle (Rise)Wish You Were Here - Terry Emm (Single)Roger O'Hehir - Planxty (The Woman I Loved So Well)New Half Step - Cosmic American Derelicts (The Twain Shall Meet)Pot Neuve/De La Flamme - Topette (Bourdon)Louise - Plainsong (In Search of Amelia Earhart)Martha's Harbour … Continue reading | My Northern Friday 4 |

| My Northern Friday 3 |

https://www.mixcloud.com/MyNorthernFriday/show-003-20220415/ Hot Rod Lincoln - Bill Kirchen (Stems and Seeds)Clinch Mountain Backstep - Kentucky Colonels (Appalachian Swing)Prisoner's Song - Roland White (I Wasn't Born to Rock 'n Roll)Bound to Rise - Chris Brain (Bound to Rise)Nightingale - Anya Hinkle (Single)Write Me a Few of Your Lines - Mississippi Fred McDowell (You Gotta Move)Medley/All Fair Ladies/Spanish … Continue reading | My Northern Friday 3 |

| My Northern Friday 2 |

https://www.mixcloud.com/MyNorthernFriday/show-002-20220408/ Let Me Roll - Roving Crows (Awaken)Sunflower - Beau Jennings and the Tigers (Heavy Light)The Blackest Crow - Kevin Buckley (Big Spring)Mags 21st - Corner House (Single)Moon Far Away - Justin Golden (Hard Times and a Woman)Me and My Chauffeur Blues - Memphis Minnie (Complete Recorded Works Vol 5)Split Part Two - Groundhogs (Split)Heroes … Continue reading | My Northern Friday 2 |

| My Northern Friday 1 |

https://www.mixcloud.com/MyNorthernFriday/show-001-20220401/ Fever Dream - JT and the Clouds (Caledonia)Twilight - Jesper Lindell (Twilights)Fair and Tender Ladies - Bella Gaffney ft Sam Kelly (Single)Western Tidal Swell - Iona Lane (Hallival)Randolph Scott - Plainsong (The Folk Fairport Concert)Light is in the Horizon Yet - Eddi Reader (Single)So Long - Vinegar Joe (Rock ‘n Roll Gypsies)Illegal Smile - … Continue reading | My Northern Friday 1 |

Roots & Acoustic Music (Sine FM)

The following shows were first aired on Sine FM 12 JUNE 2022 https://www.mixcloud.com/RootsAcousticMusic/show-008-20220612/ Meet You on the Northside - Sunbirds (Cool to be Kind)Step Outta Time - The Slambovian Circus of Dreams (A Very Unusual Head)The Knife Thrower’s Assistant - Jon Palmer and Wendy Ross (Session)Come on in My Kitchen - Frank Carline (Black Crow … Continue reading Roots & Acoustic Music (Sine FM)

A selection of random on-stage, off-stage, backstage and out in the field snaps. 1. Young Singers and Musicians at the Cambridge Folk Festival, including Innes White, Mischa Macpherson, Kitty Macfarlane, and Siobhan Miller (2011) 2. Richard Thompson backstage, boasting about his catch earlier that morning at the Cambridge Folk Festival duck pond. With Eliza Carthy, … Continue reading

A selection of photographs featuring some fine male performers. 1. Bert Jansch (Cambridge Folk Festival 2004) The first time I heard the voice of Bert Jansch, along with his distinctive guitar playing, was in the art class at Oswin Avenue School, when our new art teacher brought into class Bert’s first LP, specifically to play … Continue reading

A selection of photographs featuring some fine female performers. 1. Laura Marling (Cambridge Folk Festival, 2011) I first became aware of Laura Marling when I was researching the line up for the 2008 Cambridge Folk Festival, at which Laura would be headlining the Thursday night concert on Stage 2, as always, the main stage on … Continue reading

The Nick Drake Gathering 2006 | Feature | Tanworth in Arden, Staffordshire | Allan Wilkinson | 29.07.06 Due to bad timing the Nick Drake Gathering in Tanworth-in-Arden fell exactly half way through this year’s Cambridge Festival.  Liam and I decided to forfeit a day at the festival in order to play at the Gathering a … Continue reading