Bill Whaley & Dave Fletcher
Step Change - new views on Traditional Dance
Bill Lamey - Bringing it back home
Dallas - Part 2
Karl Dallas - Part 1
A Bankie Lad - an Iain Ingram song feature
Dougie MacLean's Real Music Bar
The Easy Club
Huw & Tony Williams
Webber & Anni Fentiman
Carthy Guitar Style
The Pipeline 39
Jim Carroll & Pat MacKenzie's Collection
Traditions - Roy Clinging.
The Pipeline 38
The Songs of Joan MacKenzie
Chris While & Julie Matthews
The Jew's Harp
Armagh Pipers' Club
Billy Pigg - the Northumbrian Piper
Uilleann Piping - a new dawn
The Tradition Bearers - Bob Blair
The Atholl Collection
Burns the Folk Musician
Cilla & Artie - The Singing Kettle
Simon Mayer & Hillary James' USA Tour
Boys of the Lough - The Hand of Cathal
Chris Newman & Maire Ni Chathasaigh
John Warner & Margaret Walters
Tim Van Eyken
The Chipolatas Down Under
John Kirkpatrick - the ultimate squeezer geezer
Traditional Instruments - They don't make 'em like that any more
with Archie Fisher
Traditions of Cornwall
Gerry Hallom - Poems into Songs
Simon Thoumire - Keep It Up
Tom English Dance Band
Kristina Olsen & Peter Grayling
Tony Wilson & Mick Roberts
Brian Howard: Uilleann Pipe Maker
MacMaster & Cape Breton
Search of Nic Jones
The John Wright Band
English Folk Dance & Song Society
The English Folk Dance & Song Society
Song Feature - Indiana by Andy Mitchell
The Connollys of Connemara
Travelling for a Living
The Old Rope String Band
The Kelty Clippie - Song Feature
Traditional Music in Wales
Amplifying Acoustic Instruments
Show of Hands
Show of Hands -Tips of the Trade
Bluffers guide to Sean-Nos
Phil & June Colclough
Artist formerly known as George Faux
Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley
Ted & Ivy Poole, Songs for the Folk?
Robin Laing - The Angels' Share
Robin & Barry Dransfield
Waiting for the Bubble to Burst
The 'Nic Jones' Guitar Style
Packie Manus Byrne
Three Ways of Being Folk
Why I Love Sidmouth Festival
Pauline Cato & Tom McConville
Music for Dance
The Canadians are Coming
- Julian Gurr
interviewed Dervish at last autumn's "Return To Camden Town Festival"
and it gave him the opportunity to reflect with them on the truly
outstanding decade of Irish music making for which they have been
Give Way Sisters -
Hector Christie takes tea and bites off more than he can chew with
the Give Way Sisters. This young Scottish band played at the Cambridge
Festival this year (2002), stole the show and also set a new record
for the youngest band ever to play at Cambridge.
Nesbitt - It's
all too tempting to say that fiddler Máiréad Nesbitt has 'many strings
to her bow'. After all, we're talking here about somebody who has
played in a classical orchestra at 16, who's backed performers from
Van Morrison to Sharon Shannon, who's been the lead fiddler of Lord
of the Dance and its successors, who has taught and written, and
who is now launching herself on a solo career.
Casey - Steve
McGrail speaks to Karan about her blossoming solo career and her
life since leaving the Irish supergroup Solas
Ground/National Festival, Scotland -
feature & review of Scotland's newest Summer School and Folk
- Ballad Feature - the fourth feature of our Ballad Series by
Mackintosh - 40 years of Iain Mackintosh by Susanne Kalweit
Demon Barber Roadshow - Darth Vader meets Cecil Sharp! - Nigel
Schofield speaks to Damien Barber about how the Roadshow came to
Corcoran - If
you talk about Irish music on Tyneside you'll immediately think
of some of its stalwarts like Peter Kelly, the late John Doonan,
or the stalwart behind Newcastle's Irish centre - Tony Corcoran.
Simpson - Mel
Howley speaks to this Guitarist Extraordinare.
One of the leading singers of the folk revival looks at his career
and the current scene from a new perspective.
Stretching the boundaries from pipes to sax - an insight into the
work of Fraser Fifield, one time member of 'Old Blind Dogs'.
Sara Grey & Kieron Means
- It's clearly an ongoing tradition - Sara Grey has a lot to say
about the links between British and North American traditions and
the music of her son, Kieron Means shows that traditions do run
in the family.
Bailey - on children's songs- Roy
gives his opinions on the value of songs for children and some background
to his own writing.
feature on a leading light of the 'old school' of Irish piping.
Band fiddler, Paddy Glackin has some interesting views on the current
state of traditional music.
Ballad in Inishowen -
Circles' are nurturing the song tradition in Ireland, Inishowen
has a special place in the calendar for lovers of traditionla song.
- Ballad Feature - Part 2 of the feature in our Ballad Series
on 'Geordie - Child #209' by Nick Caffrey
Flowers of the Forest- background to this famous song by
- From a school
ceilidh band to the leading 'contemporary celtic' group - Steve
McGrail charts the progress of Capercaillie.
& Amanda Threlfall-
a group with a strong committment to England's traditional songs.
Newish names perhaps, but with a stong pedigree - the article reveals
a background of making things happen.
Irvine - One
of Julian Gurr's extensive articles on the career of major figures
on the folk scene. Andy Irvine was of course a member of Planxty
- currently a member of The House Band and busy as a solo performer.
Band - Thirty
three years on the road and still on the crest of a wave.
of Flook and a master of the bodhran.
Ballad Series - Pirate Ballads - a diversion from Nick's regular
focus on the Child ballads puts the spotlight on 'the pirate ballads'.
The sixth feature of our Ballad Series by Nick Caffrey
- Photofeature -
Photo feature & review of Scotland's largest Folk Festival.