When The Kingston Trio released their self-titled debut, they revived a maligned folk tradition, influencing everyone from Dylan to The...
Fairport themselves will open the festival on the Thursday with an acoustic show, and will be the closing headliners on the Saturday with a two-hour set.
The 11-song set will feature the band's eclectic pop, blues and bluegrass-influenced sound on the follow-up to 2016's 'Deep Waters.'
With his captivating use of melodic textures, mesmerising fingerpicking and masterful use of lyric, Nick Drake's legend continues to loom large.
Denny was one of Britain’s finest vocal talents, and the aura around her has only enhanced since her passing.
The writer-guitarist discusses his ninth solo studio album, a record on which he reaches well beyond the folk-roots base of his latter-day work.
Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cray from the artists’ original intentions.
Erudite, unafraid of asking the big questions, and ever evolving to follow her creative muse, Laura Marling is the natural successor to Joni Mitchell.
Drawing upon an array of styles, ‘Grace And Danger’ was a cathartic, sometimes painfully intimate exploration of the breakdown of John Martyn’s marriage.
Taylor himself grew up in New Bern, North Carolina and wrote one of his most famous songs, ‘Carolina In My Mind’, about the area.
Establishing Mumford & Sons as the breakout success of the “nu-folk scene”, ‘Sigh No More’ was a bold gamble that more than paid off.
Her first new set since the triple Grammy-winning 'The River & The Thread' features guest appearances by Elvis Costello, Kris Kristofferson and others.
In memory of the much-missed troubadour, songwriter and unique performer.
Produced by frontiersman Joe Boyd, the LP featured such haunting pieces as ‘Time Has Told Me,’ ‘River Man’ and ‘Way To Blue.’
From being booed with Dylan to changing the course of music, The Band’s Robbie Robertson recalls a unique “circle of creativity”.
Since 1968, the Isle Of Wight Festival has gathered every iconic UK act and from the States, making it one of the most prolific festivals in music history.