shirley collins

Playlist: In the Round

Ahead of the Roundhouse’s fourth edition of intimate gigs performed In the Round the organisers have compiled a playlist of top picks from the featured artists…

Interview: Shirley Collins

'I've been very touched by the warmth of the audiences... but generally speaking, that was always the case.' Shirley Collins speaks to M-Magazine ahead of her Roundhouse show about performance, the enduring allure of traditional music and a whole lot more...

Kate Tempest programmes Brighton Festival

Hip hop artists, poet and playwright Kate Tempest will be curating the programme for the Brighton Festival 2017 inviting Mica Levi and legendary folk artist Shirley Collins to join her.

Folk roots, new routes

Anita Awbi spends time with folk icon Shirley Collins, and others thriving in her wake, to learn how our ancient musical vernacular is inspiring songwriters today…

In print: M62

Vince Clarke // Shirley Collins // Madness // Tastemakers Tips 2017 // Laura Jurd // Eddy Grant // Pixie Geldof // John Rutter // Read it here…

Interview: Shirley Collins

Musical icon Shirley Collins on returning to the studio after 38 years, being trolled on Facebook and why the time is now for traditional folk...