Late night events, Music, Folk

38 events

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

Mon 10 Aug

£25–£63 / 0131 225 1188

…and 17 more dates until 29 Aug

Ceilidh Mhor

Lively ceilidh.

Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Mar

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 17 Mar

£5 includes a choice of beverage / 0131 226 5954

  • 21:00 – 00:00 Ceilidh Mhor Malone's Irish Bar, Edinburgh
…and 15 more dates until 30 Jun

Bruce Cockburn, Foy Vance And Ken Haddock

A night of folk music by Bruce Cockburn, Foy Vance and Ken Haddock.

Holiday Inn, Belfast

Thu 5 Mar

£18 / 0871 942 9005

Franz Nicolay

Solo set from the rather dapper ex-keyboard player from The Hold Steady.

Twa Tams, Perth

Fri 13 Mar

Free / 01738 580948

With Broken Stories and Jon Shoe.

An Acoustic Gathering of the Vibes

LGL Promotions present an evening of smooth acoustic grooves, soulful vocals and alternative folkiness.

Caroline Of Brunswick, Brighton

Fri 20 Mar

£5 on the door / 01273 624434

Featuring The Palings, Jacob Szulecki, Matt Finucane and Harrison J Bodnar.

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Arcelia

Soulful folk pop courtesy of Kent-based trio Simon Foster, Teresa Gallagher and Gavin Alexander. With support from the Paul Dunston Ensemble.

The Barge, Gillingham

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 01634 850485

  • 21:00 Arcelia The Barge, Gillingham

Are You Ready for Country-ish?

An evening of Americana, bluegrass, country and rock'n'roll, featuring Bob Collum and the Welfare Mothers, East Lonesome Drifters, Dana Immanuel & the Stolen Band and Harrison J Bodnar.

The Luna Lounge, London E11

Fri 6 Mar

£4 in advance; £5 on the door / 020 8518 7463

Artisan Row

The new London-based folk and Irish quartet plays the full range of traditional tunes from hornpipes and reels to Bulgarian horos and ballads, as well as contemporary folk songs.

The Nightjar, London EC1V

Tue 17 Mar

Free / 020 7253 4101

Atlantic Currants

The four-piece performs Americana, plus Celtic and English folk.

The Flower Pot, Maidstone

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 01622 757705

The Louis Armstrong, Dover

Fri 17 Apr

Free / 01304 204759

The Pilot, Maidstone

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 01622 691162

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Beans on Toast

Sounds from English 'drunk folk singer'.

The Rocking Chair, Sheffield

Sat 9 May

£8

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Beggars

Irish folk group.

The Grape & Grain, London SE19

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 21:00 Beggars The Grape & Grain, London

Tue 10 Mar

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 21:00 Beggars The Grape & Grain, London

Tue 17 Mar

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 21:00 Beggars The Grape & Grain, London
…and 6 more dates until 28 Apr

Cauldstane Slap

Accordion led folk session

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 21 Mar

Free

Coco & The Butterfields

Folk with a little difference

The Duke Of Cumberland, Whitstable

Sun 31 May

£12 / 01227 280617

Ewen Forfar

Blues and country.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 9 Mar

Free

Mon 16 Mar

Free

Mon 23 Mar

Free

Mon 30 Mar

Free

Fiddlefit

The fiddle and guitar duo performs folk and alternative country.

The Bell & Crown, Canterbury

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 01227 784639

  • 21:00 – 23:00 Fiddlefit The Bell & Crown, Canterbury
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Folk Session

Local folk singer-songwriters and groups perform.

The Gregson Centre, Lancaster

Thu 5 Mar

Olive Bar

Free / 01524 849 959

  • 21:00 – 23:00 Folk Session The Gregson Centre, Lancaster

Thu 12 Mar

Olive Bar

Free / 01524 849 959

  • 21:00 – 23:00 Folk Session The Gregson Centre, Lancaster

Thu 19 Mar

Olive Bar

Free / 01524 849 959

  • 21:00 – 23:00 Folk Session The Gregson Centre, Lancaster
…and 6 more dates until 30 Apr

The Furrow Collective

The foursome comprising Lucy Farrell, Emily Portman, Alasdair Roberts and Rachel Newton performs a range of traditional folk songs.

The Stables, Milton Keynes

Sun 29 Mar

Jim Marshall Auditorium

£14.50 / 01908 280800

James House, Triona And Gary Quinn

Country and folk music courtesy of American artist James House, Triona and Gary Quinn.

Holiday Inn, Belfast

Fri 6 Mar

£6 / 0871 942 9005

Jd And The Longfellows

Psychoskiffle, urban country and thigh slappin' sounds from South-East London five-piece JD and the Longfellows.

The Barge, Gillingham

Sat 23 May

Free / 01634 850485

The Lancashire Hotpots

Comedy folk band from St Helens.

The Flower Pot, Derby

Sat 28 Mar

£13.20

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Leanabh An Oir Golden Child

The Mischa Macpherson Trio performs contemporary and traditional Celtic folk.

Sheffield Theatres

Fri 15 May

Studio

£11; £7.50 disabled ( £5; Children £5 under 18s) / 0114 249 6000

Lyndsey Craig

Young Edinburgh singer-songwriter.

Teviot, Edinburgh

Thu 19 Mar

Underground

Free / 0131 650 4673

With The Hecklers and Ryan Morcombe.

Mambo Jambo

The roots duo of Pete Jack and Frankie Banham mix, bluegrass, Latin, Balkan, soul and folk music.

The Fish Pond, Matlock

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 01629 760 240

The Most Ugly Child

The outfit plays acoustic folk music.

The Fish Pond, Matlock

Sat 2 May

Free / 01629 760 240

Muckle Flugga

Trad Scottish music from this ceilidh band.

Whiski, Edinburgh

Mon 9 Mar

Free / 0131 556 3095

Mon 16 Mar

Free / 0131 556 3095

Mon 23 Mar

Free / 0131 556 3095

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