When The Kingston Trio released their self-titled debut, they revived a maligned folk tradition, influencing everyone from Dylan to The...
Richard Thompson will be the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement title at the second annual UK Americana Awards in February, 2017.
uDiscover drops in on Fairport Convention's annual shindig, Airport's Cropredy Convention, to watch the band, co-founder Ashley Hutchings and others.
Watch Kylie's interview with Rosalie Cunningham from Purson about festival memories, musical guilty pleasures, Genesis & more at Ramblin' Man Fair 2016.
Roots music of all persuasions shone at the Maverick Festival in Easton Farm Park in Woodbridge, Sussex, England this weekend. Read uDiscover's review.
Dozens of notable new British talents were on display this weekend at the London FolkFest 2016 at the Bedford in Balham.
The much-loved and vastly experienced English folk musician Dave Swarbrick has died at 75,, his family have confirmed. He had been suffering from emphysema.
Laura Marling’s classic early albums, ‘Alas I Cannot Swim’ and ‘I Speak Because I Can’ have been reissued on 180g vinyl.
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).
Here's the live video of Mumford & Sons' new collaboration with Senegalese superstar Baaba Maal and London-based, Malawi-inspired outfit the Very Best.
The Earls Of Leicester, the bluegrass sextet whose first, self-titled 2014 album won a Grammy, will follow it with the 15 July release of Rattle & Roar.
American roots music defined British folk-rock as much as Sandy Denny and Fairport. uDiscover traces the genre’s US influences.
John Martyn's Solid Air, released in 1973, is now deservedly viewed among the greatest British albums of all time, but was overlooked upon its release.
With his unique insight into Sandy Denny’s music, Houghton tells uDiscover why ‘I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn’ is an essential addition to Denny’s body of work.
The album continued Thompson's working relationship with American producer Mitchell Froom, who had taken over the role from Richard's old Fairport Convention colleague Joe Boyd.
Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle have announced a new album together, Colvin & Earle, produced by Buddy Miller and to be released on 10 June on Fantasy Records.