Saturday May 4
Tramlines, Wireless, Beat-Herder: live music booking now
Sheffield's annual multi-venue shindig Tramlines welcomes pop starlet Lianne La Havas, local lad Toddla T and reggae veteran David Rodigan MBE to South Yorkshire a Gucci Mane's former best buddy and all-round trap god Waka Flocka Flame will be adding some grit to Wireless Festival , which has also announced Will.i.am as support to headliners Jay-Z ... (more)
Jason Molina tribute album planned by indie folk artists
In memoriam a singer Jason Molina of Magnolia Electric Co. died on 16 March in Indianapolis.
Anais Mitchell on Child Ballads: 'They're so beautiful, so strange...
The enduring song collection Child Ballads has influenced everyone from Bob Dylan to Fleet Foxes.
The Epoch Times
Album Review: Alasdair Roberts and Friends - 'A Wonder Working Stone'
Whilst most of Roberts' compositions on this his eighth album are entirely original, others incorporate a host of traditional Celtic tunes that are re-worked and seamlessly woven into this magical Scottish folk.
A Wonder Working Stone
It's strange to remember that Scottish folk musician Alasdair Roberts started his career as the central figure in the gloomy, experimental alt-folk trio Appendix Out , in much the same way that it feels odd to recall that Fairport Convention first made their name with a cover of a song by Los Angeles power-pop cult hero Emmit Rhodes .