folk music

Dan Walsh Trio by Kate Gallow
29 May 2019
Doors: 19:30-21:30  Tickets: £13.00  Box Office: 07790 265681 After two stripped back solo albums, Dan Walsh returns with a brand new album featuring the new Dan Walsh trio with award winning fiddler Ciaran Algar (Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar, Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys) and mandolin maestro Nic Zuppardi (Shackleton Trio). After a successful first tour for the trio last year, the new material...
11 Jan 2019
Live music - real ale & wine bar - free buffet - all for a great cause. Banish the Winter blues (and all the pounds from the Christmas pud) and join local charity Village Water's annual Spring Ceilidh. Saturday 23rd February. 7pm - 11.30pm. Radbrook Communty Centre, Calverton Way, Shrewsbury, SY3 6DZ Tickets on sale NOW https://villagewater.org/ceilidh19 Adults £12.50 - Children £5 (includes ...
09 Oct 2018
One of the UK’s finest Acoustic Americana, Bluegrass & Country bands are heading to The Hive in Shrewsbury on Saturday 17th November! Jaywalkers have been delighting audiences for over 10 years; taking their exciting, inventive and virtuosic brand of Americana up, down and around the UK and Europe. These three outstanding musicians have developed a tight bond, demonstrated through their well-...
17 Sep 2018
A Feast of Shropshire Music with Special Shropshire Folk! Famous Shropshire folk singer and musician, John Kirkpatrick has teamed up with the Shropshire Youth Folk Ensemble to inspire these young musicians. Together they will playing some of the traditional music from the Shropshire Tune Archive.  John found and researched this music as part of the Shrewsbury Folk Festival, All Together Now...
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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