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In combining their musical passion, Richie and Rosie are widely regarded as one of the best duos on the circuit, drawing a colourful palette from American old-time, Appalachian folk, Blues, African, Rock, Cajun, and Country music, and taking the fiddle/banjo combination to a well-settled place as they continue to expand the boundaries of tradition.

Renowned for their incredibly refined skills, diverse musical influence and honest storytelling, the pair exemplify the power and magic of two people doing what comes naturally to them…making sweet music together.

 
Sun Apr 21: The Canteen, Bristol
Mon Apr 22: The Bell Inn, Bath
Tues Apr 23: The Art Shop and Chapel, Abergavenny
 
Wed Apr 24: Warthog Promotions at The Old Ship Inn, Lowdham
Thurs Apr 25: Café No 9, Sheffield
Fri Apr 26: Downstairs at Green Note, Camden
 
 
       
     
     
   



As was anticipated, May Erlewine made a big impression when she appeared at Celtic Connections back in January. The buzz was so intense, you felt if you stretched your hand out you might be able to feel it!

Add-on tour dates were a huge success too, with many of them sold-out events.

She’s back and with solid gold playing companions and long-time close friends Charlie Muench (formerly of The Stray Birds) and PJ George (from Lindsay Lou’s band) as sidemen this time.

UK reviewers swooned when they wrote about the most recent release, Mother Lion. At Folk Radio UK, Mike Davies said: “She’s looking to tour the UK with her own band which will no doubt serve to widen her fan base here. You really should set up an alert for those dates now.”

At AmericanaUK, Michael Farley lebelled it “superb - a coming of age” release. Country Music People said she was “a huge musical talent,” RnR magazine told readers the album was “enchanting” and Country Music magazine called it “mesmerising.”

 
Thurs April 25: Green Note, London
Fri April 26: Town Hall Live, Kirton in Lindsey
Sat April 27: Tumbleweed @ Seven Arts, Leeds
 
Sun April 28: Performing Arts Centre, Kilbarchan
Mon April 29: Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
Tues April 30: Glassel Hall, Banchory
Wed May 1: Rest Day
Thurs May 2: Shetland Folk Festival
Fri May 3: Shetland Folk Festival
Sat May 4: Shetland Folk Festival  
Sun May 5: Shetland Folk Festival
Mon May 6: s Shetland Folk Festival  
 
       
     
     
   



Multi-Juno award-winning Canadian supergroup The Fretless (2017 Instrumental Album of The Year) also picked up two nominations in the Canadian Folk Music Awards (Best Contemporary Album and Instrumental Group of The Year). The accolade was great news for a band that continues to grow in stature around the world, seen by many as one of the most powerfully charged forces on the roots music circuit.

Previously, they had gathered in some similarly impressive honours on their home turf but it took the release of the Bird’s Nest album to win them the attention they deserved on this side of the Atlantic.

Consistently given four and five-star ratings, Songlines magazine loved its “plethora of thrilling moments” while fRoots magazine placed them “in the elite category.”
RNR magazine said it was “high quality, inventive and absolutely full of life and energy.”

They rocked Celtic Connections with stunning shows in 2018 and emerged triumphant from Shetland Folk festival too, after releasing the superb Live From The Art Farm album.

 
Wed May 1: Green Note, Camden
Thurs May 2: The Ropewalk, Barton upon Humber
Fri May 3: Pennar Hall, Pembroke Dock
 
Sat May 4: Selby Town Hall
Sun May 5: Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine
Mon May 6: Edinburgh TradFest
Tues May 7: Performing Arts Centre, Kilbarchan
Wed May 8: Duncairn Arts Centre, Belfast
Thurs May 9: The Chamber at Bangor Castle, Bangor
Fri May 10: Seamus Ennis Centre, Naul  
Sat May 11: Baltimore Fiddle Festival
Sun May 12: Baltimore Fiddle Festival  
 
       
     
     
   



One of the most powerful singer-songwriters the world has ever produced, Terry Lee Hale has been making great records for twenty five years.

He first made an impact on the Seattle scene, playing the clubs and bars with his open guitar tunings and dark, dangerous songs, and went on to build a faithful fan base that’s spread around the planet.

In 2013, he delivered The Long Draw on Glitterhouse Records, and Bound, Chained, Fettered appeared in 2016, built from truthful stories sung with a voice that reflects and carries the emotional weight of time, obstacles overcome and wisdom earned.

Those who have seen the man in action will tell you that this is as good as it gets.

 
Thurs June 6: The Forge, Anvil Arts, Basingstoke
Fri June 7: Date Available
Sat June 8: Kingsmead House Concert, High Wycombe
 
Sun June 9: Green Note, Camden
Mon June 10: Rest Day
Tues June 11: Grateful Fred's House Concert, Birkdale, Merseyside
Wed June 12: Soundhouse Organisation house concert, Edinburgh
Thurs June 13: Acoustic Music Club, Kirkcaldy
Fri June 14: The Bothy, Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire
Sat June 15: The Blue Lamp, Aberdeen  
Sun June 16: Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine
Mon June 17: Rest Day  
Tues June 18: Performing Arts Centre, Kilbarchan
Wed June 19: The Doublet, Glasgow
Thurs June 20: The Haining, Selkirk
Fri June 21: Courtroom Sessions, Middlesborough
 
       
     
     
   



They took Celtic Connections by storm and triumphed too at Denmark's big Tønder Festival.

Then, 3hattrio ended 2018 on a high after being voted runner-up in the Best Band of The Year category of the annual Readers' Poll at AmericanaUK.

When we last toured them, many promoters told us straight away: “Wow! We want them back!”

With banjo, guitar, fiddle and double bass, the extraordinarily evocative music and richly-burnished vocals of this internationally-acclaimed band can raise the hairs on the back of your neck as they create a sound that responds to the natural world of their sacred homeland near Zion National Park, Utah.

They have been described as everything from “fascinating,” “original and addictive” and “enchanting,” to “unique.”

BBC presenter Ricky Ross was so impressed he invited them into the studio to play ‘live’ on his Another Country radio show.

Their live shows won them 5-star reviews from the critics. American Roots UK said their Solitaire CD was “incredible - an Album of The Year contender,” while Folk Radio UK said they were “hugely atmospheric”

 
Tues August 27: The Tin Hut, Gartly, Aberdeenshire
Wed August 28: Performing Arts Centre, Kilbarchan
Thurs August 29: Reeth Memorial Hall, North Yorkshire
 
Fri August 30: The Live Room, Saltaire
Sat August 31: Green Note, Camden
Sun Sept 1: Whitstable Sessions, Kent
Mon Sept 2: Rest Day
Tues Sept 3: Cwtch Music Venue, Pembroke Dock
Wed Sept 4: The Atkinson Theatre, Southport
Thurs Sept 5: The Ropewalk, Barton upon Humber  
Fri Sept 6: The Blue Sky, Bangor, North Wales
Sat Sept 7: Village Hall, West Kilbride  
Sun Sept 8: Music in The Marquee (matinee), The Haining, Selkirk
Mon Sept 9: Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
Tues Sept 10: REST DAY
Wed Sept 11: Eastgate Theatre, Peebles
 
       
     
     
   



Arguably the most powerful of the new breed of bands which are steeped in the old-time Appalachian style, these masters of their trade have been described as three of the most accomplished musicians playing on this planet, and that is not overstating the case.

John Showman might be better known to most Americana fans as the main vocalist with super-talented alt-country band, New Country Rehab, Chris Coole is a well-established singer-songwriter with a considerable pedigree and bassman Max Heineman has earned himself the kind of plaudits normally reserved for those who are much longer in the tooth.

And, these old-time saviours write new material that slots in perfectly to keep the balance between ancient and modern sweetly paced and finely tuned. You’ll feel the energy of three passionate musicians playing the bejesus out of those instruments and loving every minute.

The band triumphed at this year’s MerleFest where the discerning audience knows ‘stand-out’ from more-of-the-same.

“A rip roaring hoedown and a rawness fans love” – Maverick magazine

 
Fri Sept 6: Green Note, Camden
Sat Sept 7: Sweet Sunny South Festival, Sussex
Sun Sept 8: The Prince Albert, Brighton
 
Mon Sept 9: Rest day
Tues Sept 10: The Art Shop and Chapel, Abergavenny
Wed Sept 11: Burnett’s Hill, Chapel, Martletwy, Narberth
Thurs Sept 12: The Globe, Hay-on-Wye
Fri Sept 13: South Holland Centre, Spalding
Sat Sept 14: The Ropewalk, Barton upon Humber
Sun Sept 15: The Live Room, Caroline Street Club, Saltaire  
Mon Sept 16: Rest Day
Tues Sept 17: Performing Arts Centre, Kilbarchan
Wed Sept 18: Eastgate Theatre, Peebles
Thurs Sept 19: Acoustic Music Club, Kirkcaldy
Fri Sept 20: The Tin Hut, Gartly
Sat Sept 21: Glenbuchat Hall, Strathdon
Sun Sept 22: The Blue Lamp, Aberdeen
 
       
     
     
   



Following his most successful UK tour this far, we are delighted to be welcoming Nathan Bell back to Europe in October for a short run of dates that will end with an appearance at the big Ramblin’ Roots festival in Utrecht.

Voted Male Performer of The Year in the Readers' Poll at AmericanaUK at the end of 2017, at the end of 2018, he was once again named as runner up in that same category - a sure sign that he remains hugely popular with UK audiences.

Nathan will have TWO new albums released in the summer - perfect timing for tons of media attention ahead of this tour.

 
Wed October 9: Kingsmead House, High Wycombe
Thurs October 10: FREE
Fri October 11: PI Gigs @ Café Cwtch, Pembroke Dock
Sat Oct 12: FREE
Sun Oct 13: Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine
 
Mon Oct 14: Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
Tues Oct 15: Performing Arts Centre, Kilbarchan
Wed Oct 16: Blue Lamp, Aberdeen
Thurs Oct 17: The Admiral, Glasgow
Fri Oct 18: FREE
Sat Oct 19: Ramblin’ Roots Festival, Utrecht
   
 
       
     
     
   



Hot Cincinnati 4-piece, The Tillers have been thumping their own distinctive sound of string band style folk music for a decade, riding it all over the country and across the sea.

Four studio albums and one live record have won them praise as modern folk storytellers of the national soundscape.

Invigorating as it gets, they count many of their peers as fans. For instance, Iris Dement says: “I could sit and listen to them all night long!”

 
Wed Nov 6: The Atkinson Theatre, Southport
Thurs Nov 7: Green Note, London
Fri Nov 8: The Prince Albert, Brighton
 
Sat Nov 9: The Ropewalk, Barton-upon-Humber
Sun Nov 10: Jumpin Hot Club at Gosforth Civic Theatre, Newcastle
Mon Nov 11: Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
Tues Nov 12: Performing Arts Centre, Kilbarchan
Wed Nov 13: The Old Ship Inn, Lowdham, Notts
Thurs Nov 14: Kitchen Garden Café, Kings Heath, Birmingham
Fri Nov 15: Wightman Theatre, Shrewsbury  
Sat Nov 16: Selby Town Hall
Sun Nov 17: The Grapes, Stranraer  
 
       
     
     
   



They were our most successful touring act in 2018 with glowing reviews everywhere they went and spontaneous testimonials from some of the most respected bookers and promoters on the circuit.

The buzz generated was so hot that Celtic Connections added them late to the programme by creating a slot that had not been planned - and the event was one of the first to become sold-out, confirming the level of hunger there was to catch them in action.

They will return for these dates having recorded and released a double album as a follow-up to their hugely successful "Songs of The Hollow."

We predict they will become much talked about once again.

 
Wed Nov 27: The Old Ship Inn, Lowdham
Thurs Nov 28: Green Note, Camden
Fri Nov 29: Grayshott Village Hall, Nr Hindhead, Surrey
 
Sat Nov 30: The Ropewalk, Barton upon Humber
Sun Dec 1: AVAILABLE
Mon Dec 2: Edinburgh (venue TBC)
Tues Dec 3: Star Folk Club, Glasgow
Wed Dec 4: Grateful Fred Night, Atkinson Theatre, Southport
Thurs Dec 5: Montrose Folk Club
Fri Dec 6: The Blue Lamp, Aberdeen  
Sat Dec 7: Village Hall, West Kilbride
Sun Dec 8: Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine  
Mon Dec 9: Rest Day
Tues Dec 10: Performing Arts Centre, Kilbarchan
Wed Dec 11: Eastgate Theatre, Peebles
Thurs Dec 12: Acoustic Music Club, Kirkcaldy
 
       
     
     
   



One of our most popular touring bands, Amanda Ann Platt & The Honeycutters will return to these shores from their base in western North Carolina with a brand new album to promote, intent on building their considerable and enthusiastic fan base on this side of the Atlantic.

“Amanda Platt has one of those gorgeous heartache-drenched voices that brings to mind Loretta Lynn or Sheryl Crow” – Julian Piper, Acoustic magazine

“Remarkable! Delicious country songs”
– David Innes, RnR magazine

 
Fri Jan 17: Hawth Theatre, Crawley
Sat Jan 18: Green Note, London
Sun Jan 19: Whitstable Sessions, Kent
 
Mon Jan 20: Rest Day
Tues Jan 21: Scotland (details tbc)
Wed Jan 22: Scotland (details tbc)
Thurs Jan 23: Greystones, Sheffield
Fri Jan 24: Town Hall Live, Kirton in Lindsey
Sat Jan 25: Harrow Inn, High Wycombe
   
 
       
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