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Top : Regional : Europe : United Kingdom : England : Arts and Entertainment : Music : Styles : Traditional : Bands and Artists (150 web sites)
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Al Green - Dance Caller
Experienced caller available in the York area.
http://dancing-without-a-care.me.uk/

Anahata
Personal page of multi-instrumentalist, performing as a duo with Mary Humphreys. Profile, gig-listing, and links to bands in which he has played.
http://www.treewind.co.uk/

Arco Iris
Cambridge band playing a variety of Brazilian, Cuban, Latin, and crossover rhythms. Details of workshops, events, and includes photos and audio samples.
http://www.arcoiris.org.uk/

Arthur, Dave and Toni
Profile and discography.
http://www.goldilox.co.uk/engfolk/toni_arthur.htm

Bailey, Roy
Brief biography, newsletter, reviews, discography, and concert diary.
http://www.roybailey.net/

Bartlett, Harriet
Piano accordionist, playing traditional Celtic music. Biography, gig guide, reviews, audio samples and photos.
http://www.harrietbartlett.com/

Bellowhead
Includes tour dates, news, and an online shop.
http://www.bellowhead.co.uk/

Bennett, Nathan
Plays piano-based folk ballads. News, gig lists, downloadable music samples, reviews and messageboard.
http://www.100megspop2.com/nbennett1974/

Briggs, Anne
Brief details of the singer, and discography.
http://www.goldilox.co.uk/engfolk/anne_briggs.htm

Broughton, Ben and Joe
Gigs and touring dates, information on CDs, and reviews.
http://www.benandjoebroughton.co.uk/

Burland, Dave
English singer and guitarist. Appreciation of his career, and information about his recordings.
http://bry282.wix.com/daveburland

Burnham, Michael
Musician and violin maker. Biography, reviews, recording information and contact details.
http://www.folkicons.co.uk/burnham.htm

Carter, Sydney
Songwriter, poet and folk singer. Profile, and FAQ about "Lord of the Dance".
http://www.stainer.co.uk/carter.html

Conway, Terry
Performs with Liz Law. Details of their careers so far, album information and sound files of selected tracks.
http://spacemonkeylab.com/stonehousemusic/

Coope, Boyes and Simpson
A capella trio singing English roots music. An appreciation of their style and contribution, their recordings, and contact details.
http://www.coopeboyesandsimpson.co.uk/

Copper Family
Describes the story of this East Sussex family who have been performing traditional English folk songs for several generations. Includes concert calendar and merchandise.
http://www.thecopperfamily.com/

Coppin, Johnny
Singer/songwriter. Biography, discography, tour dates, news and reviews.
http://www.johnnycoppin.co.uk/

Dan Wilde
Acoustic/folk singer-songwriter and guitarist. Includes information about tour dates / concerts, music videos and sound samples and albums.
http://danwilde.net/

Dogwatch
Folk music group from Teesside, made up of John, Joy and Olivia Rennie.
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/john_n_joy/

Doubleday, Kate
Birmingham based singer/songwriter playing folk and roots songs. Includes biography, gig listing and audio samples.
http://www.katedoubleday.com/

Eelgrinders, The
Acoustic music featuring original and traditional music on bagpipes, fiddle and accordion. Profile and contact details.
http://www.eelgrinders.co.uk/

Ellis, Dave and Boo Howard
Acoustic folk musicians from London, England, playing guitar, banjo, bass and piano. Reviews, gig guide, album information and mp3s.
http://www.daveandboo.com/

Equation
Three Devon brothers and friends, playing a mixture of folk, blues and jazz. History of the band, information about their music and recordings, and tour dates.
http://www.angelfire.com/indie/impryan/equation.html

Flook
Popular festival band with two flutes, guitar and bodhran, playing traditional tunes with contemporary beats and ideas. Gig guide, information on recordings, reviews and background on the band.
http://www.flook.co.uk/

Fox, Bob
Singer and guitarist, especially of traditional songs from the North East. Biography, discography, review and gig-list.
http://www.bobfoxmusic.com/

Freya, Jo
Saxophonist with Blowzabella, and solo traditional singer. Discography, and brief profile.
http://www.goldilox.co.uk/engfolk/jo_freya.htm

Galbraith, Declan
Boy singer. Biography and discography.
http://declangalbraith.greatnow.com/

Game, Ivor
London-based singer/songwriter. Brief profile, and information about his recordings.
http://www.ivorgame.com/

Garside, Robin
Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist from S Yorkshire. Includes information about recordings, and also his paintings.
http://www.garside.f9.co.uk/

Goldsmith, Beck
Female singer-songwriter based in Nottingham. Includes her profile, gig-listing, reviews and photos.
http://www.beckgoldsmith.co.uk/

Goodluck, John
Profile and discography of a Suffolk folk-singer and musician.
http://www.goldilox.co.uk/engfolk/john_goodluck.htm

Greenman Rising
Greenman Rising is a folk band based in the English Midlands
http://www.greenmanrising.co.uk/

Groundpig
A duo who have been apart of the Liverpool music scene for many years. Their Main music style is Folk/Bluegrass.
http://www.groundpig.com/

Hadar Manor
An Israeli singer performing in London, frequently appearing at festivals and music venues in the capital.
http://www.hadarmanor.com/

Harewood Magna
Folk group with a repertoire of traditional and contemporary songs.
http://www.harewoodmagna.co.uk/index.html

Haworth, Simon
Singer/songwriter from Northumberland. Profile, reviews and news of his recordings.
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/simonhaworth/

Hearts of Oak
Performing maritime and folk music around North Devon. Details of lineup, gigs, recordings, and contact information.
http://users.tinyworld.co.uk/rupert.kirby/

Hollingsworth, James
Bristol-based singer/songwriter; included gig-listing, information on his recordings, and mp3s.
http://www.jameshollingsworth.com/

Hoskin, Bernard
English singer/songwriter. Biography, discography, reviews and gig-listing.
http://www.bernardhoskin.com/

Houghton Weavers, The
Band which started in their local clubs in 1975, and has since toured widely. Discography, profile, gig list, news, audio samples, and fan club details.
http://www.houghtonweavers.com/

Howden, Kate, Paul Jones and Tony Taffinder
Singers and songwriters in traditional style. Includes reviews, gig-guide, photos, and information on recordings.
http://www.howdenjones.co.uk/

Humphreys, Mary
Traditional singer, now performing as a duo with Anahata. Profile, gigs information and contact details.
http://www.maryhumphreys.co.uk/

Ian Pittaway
A multi-instrumentalist, playing traditional English music on guitars and early music on lutes and gittern.
http://www.ipmusic.org.uk/

John O'Connell
A Liverpool based musician/singer/songwriter.
http://www.johnpig.info/

Jones, Wizz
Acoustic guitarist, singer-songwriter and bluesman. Brief biography.
http://www.wizzjones.com/

Kirkpatrick, John
Melodeon, button accordion, and concertina player. Biography, gig dates and information on recordings. Also includes a newsletter.
http://www.johnkirkpatrick.co.uk/

Lo Polidoro
French singer-songwriter living in London, with a band blending folk, musette, tango, rumba and classic French pop. Includes biography, news, photos and discography.
http://www.lopolidoro.com/

London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra
Play high energy Celtic, Cajun, cossack and country blues with the fun of skiffle. Information on the band, tour dates, and recordings. Includes reviews and a sample.
http://website.lineone.net/~lpso/

Long Meg Band
Folk-rock band playing traditional British music. Offers photos, member profiles, and related links.
http://www.longmegband.co.uk/

Magic Folk
Norwich-based band with esoteric leanings. Includes profile, gig-list, lyrics and contact details.
http://www.magicfolk.co.uk/

Main, Robert
Official home of songwriter and lyricist Robert Main. Includes song samples and lyrics.
http://www.robertmain.co.uk/

Malarchy
British group playing trans-European roots music. Contains tour information, biography, photos, and contact details.
http://www.malarchy.co.uk/

Mattacks, Dave
Once a member of Fairport Convention, now pursuing a solo career. Biography, discography, gig-guide, news and FAQ.
http://www.dmattacks.co.uk/

Matthews, Iain
Singer-songwriter. Biography and appreciation of his career. Includes lyrics, discography, and news and tour dates.
http://www.iainmatthews.nl/

McFarlane, Duncan
Leeds-based guitarist, singer and songwriter. Biography, gig-list, reviews, audio samples and information on recordings. Also includes stories behind some of his songs.
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/duncan.mcfarlane2/

Megson
"Nu-folk" duo; includes profiles, discography, gig-listing, with audio clips and photos.
http://www.megsonmusic.co.uk/

Midgley, Trevor
The work and different personas of singer/songwriter and author of "Dylan: Contraband"; also known as Beau, and John Trevor.
http://www.trevormidgley.com/

Milner, Chris
Details of the singer songwriter Chris Milner. Contains recording details and gallery.
http://www.chrismilner.com/

Moffat, Sue, and Berriman, James
Traditional folksong and tunes, with other influences, from a Stoke-on-Trent based duo. Profiles, mp3s and contact details.
http://www.acoustic.demon.co.uk/jamesandsue/

Mooney, Claire
Singer-songwriter who also offers consultancy and training workshops. Includes discography, samples, and a profile.
http://www.clairemooney.co.uk/

Moonrakers
Three-piece Celtic music group from Oxford. Profile, discography, lyrics and gig-listing.
http://www.moonrakers.net/

Mrs Ackroyd Band
Manchester-based folk band, touring internationally. Gig guide, information on recordings, and merchandise.
http://www.mrsackroyd.com/

Napper, Tom
Performs in multi-instrumentalist duo with Tom Bliss. Includes profile, gig list, lyrics, and background on their instruments. Also has details of their recordings, and MP3s.
http://www.turnstone.tv/index2.html

Navvies Barn Dance Band, The
Pictures and details of this electric folk-rock influenced band from Basingstoke.
http://www.thenavvies.co.uk/

O'Kane, Steve
A singer/songwriter/poet who performs around Essex, Cambridgeshre, and the south-east; includes his profile, reviews, gig-listing, reviews, lyrics and poems.
http://www.steveokane.co.uk/

Osbourne, Elle
Singer and fiddle player. Biography, tour dates, photo gallery, and information on her recordings.
http://www.elleo.com/

Penny Bun
Duo from Derbyshire, England. Site features CD details and upcoming performances.
http://www.pennybun.co.uk/

Pirt, Sam
Yorkshire accordion player. Biography, information about bands in which he has played, his workshops and his recordings.
http://www.sampirt.co.uk/

Prosser, Alan
Singer and guitarist (of Oyster Band fame). Information on his solo career, recordings, reviews, with sound samples.
http://www.cantweb.co.uk/music/alan_prosser

Rack and Ruin
Midlands folk rock band, specialising traditional tunes and songs and a selection of contemporary compositions. Gig-list, profiles, discography, news and contact details.
http://rackandruin.wordpress.com/

Sackful of Sovereigns
Five-piece band based in Melksham, Wiltshire, plays electric folk music. Profile of the band members, and information about gigs and their arrangements of traditional English folk music.
http://www.sackfulofsovereigns.co.uk/

Shenanigan
Irish Folk band. Includes biography, album information, live dates, and contact details.
http://www.shenanigan.co.uk/

Silver, Judith
Singer/songwriter. Includes gig, workshop, and booking details, with information on her recordings and reviews.
http://www.judithsilver.com/

Slide
Plays original and traditional material from countries including Ireland, Scotland and England. Includes member profiles, photos and gig dates.
http://www.turnstone.tv/slipjig.html

Smythe, Andy
London-based singer-songwriter. Profile, gig-listing, reviews, photos, and details of his recordings.
http://www.andysmythe.com/

Southorn, Maddie
Folk singer and songwriter. Biography, live dates and song downloads.
http://www.maddiesouthorn.com/

Sparks, Mike
Singer and songwriter based in North London, UK. Includes lyrics, profile, details of recordings, and contact details.
http://www.page94.co.uk/mikesparks/

Staffordshire Men, The
Play and sing a blend of Irish, English, Scottish and Australian traditional folk music. Contains details of the members, a music sample, and gig guide.
http://www.chasefolkclub.co.uk/staffordshiremen.htm

Suntrap
Original, contemporary and traditional English folk and roots music. News and upcoming performances.
http://www.suntrap.org/

Tabbush, Anna
Sings, plays and records self-penned and traditional folk music. Includes biography, gig-list, audio samples, and reviews.
http://www.annatabbush.com/

Taggart and Wright
Traditional and contemporary female duo from Chester, UK. CD information, gig list, reviews, and contact details.
http://www.sky-web.net/taggartandwright/

The Gold Ring Duo
Traditional Celtic music duo, available for weddings, parties, and corporate events. Instrumental act; Celtic harp, flute, uilleann pipes, bouzouki and other instruments.
http://celticweddingmusic.co.uk/

The Misunderstood
The greatest lost rock band of the 1960's. Music and photographs.
http://www.themisunderstood.com/

The Nauti Buoys Shanty Band
Dartmouth UK based shanty band.
http://www.nautibuoys.co.uk/

Tilston, Steve
Singer, songwriter and guitarist; also plays as a duo with Maggie Boyle. Diary dates, reviews, discography and biography.
http://www.steve-tilston.co.uk/

Tom Kerswill
Acoustic singer-songwriter from Totnes. Mp3 downloads, information on new releases and musicians' resources section.
http://www.tomkerswill.co.uk/

Tweed and Cutting
Karen Tweed and Andy Cutting. Profiles of traditional accordion and melodeon players, once of Blowzabella. Discography and contact details.
http://www.cutting-tweed.demon.co.uk/

Walker, Ben
Uilleann piper, multi-instrumentalist, and singer/songwriter. Includes profile, tour dates, details of recordings, and information about his teaching in the Manchester area.
http://www.benwalker.org/

Webber, Dave
Folk duo with Anni Fentiman, singing traditional and composed songs. Information on their recordings, a profile, and contact details.
http://www.oldandnewtradition.com/daveandanni/

Wedlock, Fred
Local folk singer and comedian, famous for "The Oldest Swinger in Town": biography, discography and pictures.
http://www.fredwedlock.com/

Will Newsome
English kora player and musician from Bristol; includes blog, videos, music, lyrics and live schedule.
http://somenewwill.blogspot.com/

Willow, Robin
Includes biography, discography, and lyrics.
http://www.dragonar.co.uk/

Wrigley, Bernard
Folk-singer and actor. Includes biography, information on his recordings, gig-guide, sound samples, and gig-guide.
http://bernardwrigley.blogspot.com/

Yetties, The
One of England's most popular folk groups. Access their history, event list, shop and newsletter.
http://www.theyetties.co.uk/