It’s perhaps safest to say that Fairport Convention hasn’t just influenced English folk-rock, even if in all its glory they have enhanced it beyond belief. What this standout band has done is...
It was the first Fairport album to feature Sandy Denny's unforgettable vocals and her addition to their songwriting talent pool.
Early Fairport Convention member Iain Matthews has a new line-up of Matthews Southern Comfort, whose album Like A Radio is released on 24 February 2018.
Fairport Convention's 50th anniversary celebrations continue with the 28 July 2017 release of a 7CD box set, Come All Ye, and vinyl reissue of Liege & Lief.
The current line-up of Fairport Convention will reunite with almost all their surviving former members at their Cropredy Convention from 10-12 August 2017.
uDiscover drops in on Fairport Convention's annual shindig, Airport's Cropredy Convention, to watch the band, co-founder Ashley Hutchings and others.
Blair Dunlop, son of English folk figurehead Ashley Hutchings, expands ever further on his folk roots with his third album Gilded, out today (6 May).
The Queen’s Birthday Honours have recognised traditional English music with the award of an MBE to Ashley Hutchings.