Folk

Featured artist: Fiona Bevan

Fiona Bevan is a songwriter’s songwriter: she may not be a household name yet, but you’ll definitely know tracks she’s penned for others. Her debut solo LP, due in spring, should reveal more...

New Music Biennial discount ticket offer

PRS for Music Foundation has teamed up with the Celtic Connections festival to offer a two-for-one discount on tickets for Luke Daniels and Matheu Watson’s New Music Biennial premiere.

Playlist: Eurosonic 2014

Every year Eurosonic Noorderslag heralds an exciting new year in music. More than 3,000 music fans and industry bods descend on Groningen in The Netherlands to watch a 300-strong line-up that sets the agenda for the next 12 months. Our friends from PRS for Music have been reporting back with their top live tips from this year’s showcase. Tune in for an eclectic mix of upcoming pop, electronica and indie to find out who’s going to be cutting through the background noise in 2014...

30 seconds interview: Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou

Husband and wife duo Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou are no strangers to the quirky world of English acoustica, having travelled the length and breadth of the isle seeking out tin tabernacles for intimate gigs with kindred spirits Pete Greenwood and Pepe Belmonte. They first cut their teeth in indie-folk troupe Indigo Moss before going it alone four years ago. We spend 30 seconds with them to find out how life's treating the duo...

Interview: Alistair McCulloch

Alistair McCulloch is one of the most sought after fiddlers in Scotland today, both as performer and teacher. His versatility and breadth of repertoire have kept him at the forefront of the national tradition for nearly 20 years while his performance skills are in demand from Canada to China.

In session: Blue Rose Code part 2

Blue Rose Code, aka Edinburgh born Ross Wilson, has had a big year. His debut album North Ten paved the way back in February, receiving instant cult status via rave reviews from folk behemoths 'Whispering' Bob Harris and Folk Radio. A little while back we invited him to come play a couple of unplugged songs for us. Here you can see the second instalment from that intimate session - a live version of One Day at a Time.

Elizabethan Session for March 2014

Folk by the Oak and the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) are commissioning eight folk musicians to write new music inspired by the Elizabethan age.