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Norah Jones has announced that she will perform at both the Newport Folk Festival and then the Newport Jazz Festival on consecutive weekends in July.
Including unreleased demos, 'I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn' is a stunning collection of acoustic recordings made throughout Sandy Denny's entire career.
A previously unreleased song has been unveiled from the soundtrack to Heaven Adores You, the documentary about ill-fated singer-songwriter Elliott Smith.
Here's the new video for 'Work Song' by Irish singer-songwriter Hozier, who is following his breakthrough year with a current sellout UK tour.
A new search is under way to unearth images of the late, great but sadly under-photographed Nick Drake.
The Dunwells have revealed the video for their new single, ‘Hey Now’, which trails their highly anticipated sophomore album, due for release in early 2016.
The Rend Collective's 5th album due out on 21 August is fabulous and so you better prepare to be uplifted
Bruce Rowland, the much-respected drummer who worked with Fairport Convention and played with Joe Cocker at Woodstock, has passed away at the age of 74.
This year’s John Martyn Summer Gathering, dedicated to a celebration of his work and influence on modern artists, takes place this weekend (June 26-27).
A seminal 1972 recording by John Martyn, which previewed his landmark ‘Solid Air,' is the Offer of the Week from Island in the uDiscover Deluxe Audio Store.
The Queen’s Birthday Honours have recognised traditional English music with the award of an MBE to Ashley Hutchings.
Joni Mitchell is in intensive care after being found unconscious at her Los Angeles home on Tuesday evening.
The surviving members of folk music giants Fotheringay have announced a London concert, their first such show for 45 years, at Under The Bridge on June 19.
We were sad to hear of the death, at 70, of John Renbourn, the English guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of the seminal folk group Pentangle.
As Mumford & Sons prepare to release their third album, ‘Wilder Mind,’ on May 4, the band played almost all of it at two small London gigs March 9/10.