Tag: folk

New Gurdan Thomas EP

Brum folkers Gurdan Thomas have new EP out this week, produced we’re told by legendary Birmingham producer Bob Lamb (The Lilac Time, UB40). It’s out on a “pay what you like” deal on bandcamp: "Todd" – Gurdan Thomas by Commercially…

Get Folked

Ian Edwards found this wonderful looking book in a 2nd hand shop: It contains the words of about a hundred songs — complied in 1915, and dedicated to Mrs Neville Chamberlain — from round these parts. Odd to read of Oldbury, Erdington…

On the oche

Despite a form of URL blindness that makes read their site as TRA Darts Team. The Traditional Arts Team do some fine work. Not least putting on the exciting folk fiddling of Brian McNeill at the Old Moseley Arms on…

Get folked at the Town Hall

Birmingham Town Hall – where concerts start at the advertised time – is celebrating traditional English music around St George’s Day this year. Billy Bragg is among those playing in a series of concerts called the English Originals Weekend Festival,…