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Truly making his mark – in conversation with Seth Lakeman

Seth Lakeman is back, and on the evidence of new LP, Make Your Mark, the last 18 months did nothing to blunt his creative prowess. Emerging from the long days, weeks and months of lockdown, the celebrated indie-folk singer-songwriter and … Continue reading

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Here of their own free will – talking to Graham Firth about The True Deceivers

I feel I need a disclaimer when writing about a few bands I love, not least when I’ve known them so long. And in the case of two members of folk roots stalwarts The True Deceivers, I even had a … Continue reading

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Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker – Preston, The Continental

“The fun’s over. Strap yourself in, it’s gonna be a miserable ride”. After upbeat sets from opening acts Tom Hyatt and Sweeney Astray, Josienne Clarke suggested a change of mood was on the cards at this happening River Ribble watering … Continue reading

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The Crumpsall Kid rides out – the Mike Harding interview

Veteran comic, folk singer-songwriter, author, broadcaster and playwright Mike Harding is set to visit 17 small theatres and arts clubs in May. From Keswick to Barnsley via Pocklington, Mike has a busy few weeks ahead of him, and it’s not … Continue reading

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When you comin’ back? The Gretchen Peters interview

Gretchen Peters is on the crest of a wave, and loving it. After all those years perfecting her songwriting craft, getting on for 20 of those as a solo artist, it seems like the critics have finally sat up and taken … Continue reading

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