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AmericanaUK

The eleventh Gate To Southwell Festival has announced its line-up and it's looking pretty ace. Running from Thursday June 8th to Sunday June 11th in rural Nottinghamshire, the festival headliners ... See more

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Gate to Southwell roots festival announces 2017 line-up

Nice review on AmericanaUK website today!

The eleventh Gate To Southwell Festival has announced its line-up and it’s looking pretty ace. Running from Thursday June 8th to Sunday June 11th in rural Nottinghamshire, the festival headli…

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4 days ago
Maniere des Bohemiens

Confirmed! Gypsy-jazz improvisers Manière des Bohémiens

Returning to Southwell by popular demand, Maniere des Bohemiens play gypsy jazz played with the jaunty abandon of a misspent youth and a broken heart arranged for 5 young virtuoso musicians who tra…

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4 days ago
Robert Nottingham

Announced! Robert Nottingham - engaging singer and fine guitarist.

Robert Nottingham, 24, is an Alternative-Folk singer, songwriter and guitarist – originally from Manchester, he is now based in London. An imaginative and innovative writer and performer, Not…

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1 week ago
Folk Radio UK

Video preview of GTSF 2017 ......

The eleventh The Gate to Southwell Festival is set to be their most eclectic and entertaining festival to date with acts including Jon Boden, The East Pointers, Shelanagig, Chris Smither, Megson, ... See more

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1 week ago
KATE RUSBY - THE WILD GOOSE

A little gem from Kate Rusby 's Mercury Music Prize nominated album Sleepless. The Wild Goose. Tickets www.gtsf.uk

KATE RUSBY - THE WILD GOOSE IS SHE SWEET OR WHAT

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1 week ago
Sam Carter

Reminder - Sam Carter is playing next Saturday (22nd) at The Hopbarn, Upton and tickets are still available....

Described as ‘the finest English-style finger-picking guitarist of his generation’ by Bellowhead’s Jon Boden, Sam has toured the world, equally happy to perform intimate solo shows on acoustic ... See more

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1 week ago
Celestial Emporium “The Life And Times Of The Brothers Hogg” (TLATOTBH, 2016)

Americana UK review of THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE BROTHERS HOGG 2016 album Celestial Emporium published this week. 9/10 ain't bad! See them in Southwell www.gtsf.uk

After listening to this record for a week I assumed it had been made by a bunch of hillbilly misfits from somewhere like Harlan County. I was taken aback when I found it came from the same part of …

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1 week ago
Pace Egging

For Easter Sunday, one of our headliners Jon Boden singing the Pace Egging song.

Jon Wishes “Happy Easter everyone,” as do I. He continues, “I’m not 100% sure that this is the right day for this song but it seems appropriate anyway. We did a nice version with Eliza and ... See more

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1 week ago
www.gtsf.uk

Get your Tier 2 tickets now before prices rise! We'll move to Tier 3 (full price tickets) when Tier 2 tickets run out. You are just a few clicks away from one of the most eclectic roots & acoustic ... See more

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1 week ago
The Life and Times of the Brothers Hogg

We are really happy that Lincolnshire's THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE BROTHERS HOGG can play on Sunday afternoon for you. They are a cracking roots Americana band whose albums we recommend you check out!

The Life and Times of the Brothers Hogg are Darren Capp (Lead vocals, Guitar, Banjo) Simon Huxford (Double bass, vocals), Nena Mager (Percussion, vocals) and Shane Thornberry (Mandolin, Guitar, voc…

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1 week ago
Timeline Photos

Get free entry to the festival! - Become a festival steward: still some places left for first-timers or old-hands to join our friendly team who help make the festival so special. ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Timeline Photos

#Scotland is providing another strong list of artists for GTSF 2017. James Edwyn and the Borrowed Band; Tannara; Blazin' Fiddles; Gnoss; Wayward Jane and more names being announced all the time. ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Wayward Jane

Wayward Jane confirmed! Up-beat, Scottish/American folk music...

From Edinburgh, Wayward Jane are a ground-shaking 5-piece comprised of fiddle, viola, banjo, guitar, double bass, flute, mandolin and 5-part harmony singing. Inspired by American Old Time and blueg…

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2 weeks ago
Reg Meuross

Announced! Reg Meuross, "one of the finest singer songwriters this country has produced" according to Mike Harding.
Reg Meuross Music

Reg’s clever and imaginative lyrics have earned him the title of “Master Storyteller” (PennyBlack Music) and led Mike Harding to introduce him onto the stage of The Royal Albert Hall as “one ... See more

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3 weeks ago
southwellfolkfestival.org.uk

Nottinghamshire's own Leen Valley Band will also be playing roots Americana and honky tonk classics over the weekend.

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3 weeks ago
Spoken Word

We have updated our Spoken Word web page: Attila the Stockbroker; Jason Maverick - Comic Poet; DIY Poets; Les Barker, And why not enter the Southwell Slam and win the title "Bard of the Gate to ... See more

Saturday: Attila the Stockbroker Attila the Stockbroker is a punk poet, and a folk punk musician and songwriter who describes himself as a “sharp tongued, high energy social surrealist poet and ... See more

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3 weeks ago
The bar ceilidh 2016

We have a new indoor dedicated dance venue for 2017, more news soon....meanwhile here is a great little video from 2016 of an impromptu ceilidh in the bar - were you there?

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3 weeks ago
The Vagaband

Just announced! The Vagaband - Blues, Ragtime, Americana "...unrestrained and inventive...goes places that trad-Americana never thought to reach..." ~ FolkWords

The Vagaband are an 8-piece based in Norfolk, UK. Among the instruments they play are fiddle, mandolin, pedal-steel guitar, clarinet, flügelhorn, banjo, squeezebox and piano. They play original ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Reg Meuross

Reg Meuross confirmed for Saturday: “A mighty songwriter and an equally fine singer” Martin Carthy (Reg Meuross Music)

Reg’s clever and imaginative lyrics have earned him the title of “Master Storyteller” (PennyBlack Music) and led Mike Harding to introduce him onto the stage of The Royal Albert Hall as “one ... See more

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