folk music

21 Aug 2017
Acclaimed Canadian indie-folk music band The Fugitives will pay a gig at The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury on Wednesday 04 October as part of a three-week UK tour. Based in Vancouver, they bring brilliant musicianship, top-notch song-writing, complex vocal harmonies and a funny, uplifting vibe to their live performances. Described as ‘the missing link between Leonard Cohen and The Pogues’, they have...
26 Oct 2015
An acclaimed indie-folk music group from Canada will include two dates in Shropshire when they undertake a two week tour of rural England from the end of October. Vancouver based The Fugitives bring brilliant musicianship, top-notch song-writing, complex vocal harmonies and a funny, uplifting vibe to their live performances. Described as ‘the missing link between Leonard Cohen and The Pogues’,...
25 Sep 2015
A Shrewsbury musician has just completed a commission from Shropshire Drama Company (SDC), to write and arrange four pieces of music for its forthcoming production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, which takes place at Theatre Severn from 28 to 31 October. Adam Beresford-Browne, who will also be playing the role of Amiens in As You Like It, is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, well...
Photo of young person having their hearing screened in the outdoors
27 Aug 2015
Signal, the Shrewsbury-based charity working in Shropshire and sub-Saharan Africa, will be banging the drum for deaf awareness at Shrewsbury Folk Festival this weekend. The charity is working with the festival organisers to bring a hearing loop to the annual event’s new workshop venue to help people with hearing loss fully participate in the activities on offer. A loop system can channel sound...
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