Music, Folk, free events

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Neil Thomson

Traditional folk singing.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Mar

Free

Tue 17 Mar

Free

Tue 24 Mar

Free

Tue 31 Mar

Free

Abby Wong

The singer-songwriter creates alternative folk music with support from Chris Sagan, Harry Vinnicombe, The Ackerleys.

The Bedford, London SW12

Wed 20 May

Free / 020 8682 8940

  • 20:00 – 23:00 Abby Wong The Bedford, London

Abi Wade

The Brighton-based musician performs contemporary folk.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 6 Mar

Royal Festival Hall

Free / 0844 875 0073

  • 13:00 – 14:00 Abi Wade Southbank Centre, London

Alan Hunter

Folk singer-songwriter.

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

Free

Sun 8 Mar

Free

Mon 9 Mar

Free

…and 6 more dates until 28 Mar

Annie Booth

Alternative indie folk from singer-songwriter Booth.

Teviot, Edinburgh

Thu 26 Mar

Free / 0131 650 4673

With The Micro Band and Unkeepable.

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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

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 Bricklayer's Arms, Sevenoaks

Sun 26 Apr

Free

The Flower Pot, Maidstone

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 01622 757705

The Hop & Huffkin, Sandwich

Sun 29 Mar

Free

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Back To The Folklaws

Relaxed, intimate evening of folk music.

Dingwalls, London NW1

Thu 26 Mar

Free / 020 7428 0010

Bear Paw

Melodic indie-folk from North-East London four-piece Bear Paw.

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 27 Mar

Cafe Foyer

Free / 020 8369 5454

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Beggars

Irish folk group.

The Grape & Grain, London SE19

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

Tue 24 Mar

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 21:00 Beggars The Grape & Grain, London
…and 5 more dates until 28 Apr

Ben Williams

The singer-songwriter performs with support from Gecko, Joe Waller, Kate Thomas, Safar.

The Bedford, London SW12

Wed 27 May

Free / 020 8682 8940

Berwick May Fair

Traditional street market.

Marygate, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Fri 22 May

Free

Part of Berwick 900.

Sat 23 May

Free

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 24 May

Free

Part of Berwick 900.

Mon 25 May

Free

Part of Berwick 900.

Beyond Roots

Rekesh Chauhan (piano) and Kousic Sen (tabla) in concert.

Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

Fri 1 May

Free / 0844 800 0410

Billington & Quinn

The two-piece performs acoustic country folk.

The Horns, Watford

Sun 22 Mar

Free / 01923 225020

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Black Strap Molasses

Musician Nick Westcott and his singing daughter Melody perform folk songs.

Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 01323 737677

Bluegrass/Americana Jam Session

Bassist John Allan and mandolinist Wilf James host a monthly bluegrass jam session. All levels welcome, from beginner to advanced pickers. Acoustic instruments only please.

Bar Gumbo, Glasgow

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0141 334 7132

Mon 27 Apr

Free / 0141 334 7132

Mon 25 May

Free / 0141 334 7132

…and 9 more dates until 29 Feb 2016

Cafe Ceilidh

Relaxed daytime traditional music session hosted by traditional music group Linten Adie.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 17 Mar

Free / 0131 556 9579

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Cafe Ceilidh Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 5 May

Free / 0131 556 9579

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Cafe Ceilidh Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 2 Jun

Free / 0131 556 9579

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Cafe Ceilidh Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Calan Mai Folk Days

Folk music to celebrate Calan Mai, the start of summer.

National Waterfront Museum, Swansea

Sat 2 May

Free / 02920 573600

Sun 10 May

Free / 02920 573600

Sat 16 May

Free / 02920 573600

…and 2 more dates until 30 May

Cameron J Niven

South London acoustic folk singer songwriter.

The Bedford, London SW12

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 020 8682 8940

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Cameron J Niven

Singer/guitarist from south London with support from Ashleigh Ashley, Rupert Stroud, Sophie Stokes.

The Bedford, London SW12

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 020 8682 8940

Canterbury Folk Festival

A weekend of folk music festival.

Dane John Gardens, Canterbury

Sat 27 Jun

Free / 01227 01227 378100

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 01227 01227 378100

Cardiff Ukulele Festival

Stalls selling ukuleles and a collection for a charity organisation, with performances of popular songs from the last 100 years.

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Sat 28 Mar

Free / 029 2087 8444

Cauldstane Slap

Accordion led folk session

Captains Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 21 Mar

Free

Celtic Session Lead By Alastair Caplin

Celtic, Scottish & Irish tunes that have been passed down for 100's of years warming the soul and inflaming a throng of stomping feet, bringing friends old and new together in our musical hub that is Jamboree.

Jamboree, London E1W

Tue 10 Mar

Free / 07713 867 881

Tue 17 Mar

Free / 07713 867 881

Tue 24 Mar

Free / 07713 867 881

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 07713 867 881

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