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The Once announce January 2019 UK Tour
Jan
18
to Feb 3

The Once announce January 2019 UK Tour

The Once will be bringing their trademark harmonies to the UK in early 2019 for a welcome string of UK dates. The Newfoundland based trio are touring in support of their recent ‘Time Enough’ album. The dates include The Islington in London and a show at Celtic Connections in Glasgow. More about The Once, those tour dates and a recent video for ‘Any Other Way’ from ‘Time Enough’ follows:

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Tommy Emmanuel CGP announces March 2019 UK tour dates
Mar
7
to Mar 24

Tommy Emmanuel CGP announces March 2019 UK tour dates

Acclaimed guitarist Tommy Emmanuel will return to the UK in March 2019 for a run of dates. Well known for his hugely entertaining live shows, these latest dates follow the release of his Accomplice One album in early 2018. The tour will also feature leading blues guitarist JD Simo, who appears on Accomplice One and with whom Tommy has toured in the USA. Tommy’s thoughts on the upcoming tour and those all important dates follow:

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First Aid Kit announce UK 'Rebel Heart' tour dates
Oct
22
to Nov 8

First Aid Kit announce UK 'Rebel Heart' tour dates

Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit have announced a UK headline tour for October 2018. Klara and Johanna Söderberg aka First Aid Kit will be joined by Watford's finest The Staves on the dates which are in support of their most recent album 'Ruins' which was released earlier this year to widespread acclaim and a top three UK chart position. Full tour dates and more about First Aid Kit follows:

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Ferris & Sylvester release 'Burning River' single and hit the road
Oct
19
to Nov 16

Ferris & Sylvester release 'Burning River' single and hit the road

London duo Ferris & Sylvester are currently on tour with Lucy Spraggan and to coincide they’ve released their latest single ‘Burning River’. You can catch Ferris & Sylvester on tour in November as they’ll be playing headline shows with BBC Introducing in the South West of the UK and prestigious London support slots with Trampled by Turtles, Welshly Arms and Jerron ‘Blind Boy’ Paxton. More about the duo and a stream of ‘Burning River’ follows:

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John Oates announces a rare set of UK dates
Oct
15
to Oct 19

John Oates announces a rare set of UK dates

John Oates will visit the UK in October 2018 for a rare run of UK/Eire shows. The dates are in support of his recently released 'Arkansas' album which showed a different side of John Oates the singer and songwriter. John will be touring with members of The Good Road Band and these dates are a very rare opportunity to see John perform live outside of Hall & Oates especially here in the UK. More about John Oates and the tour follows:

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Richard Thompson announces October/November 2018 UK Dates
Oct
11
to Nov 3

Richard Thompson announces October/November 2018 UK Dates

After a very hectic 2017, things are looking equally busy in 2018 for Richard Thompson. The multi award-winning singer-songwriter-guitarist has announced an extensive UK tour for late 2018 dubbed the '13 Rivers Tour' which could well be a nod to his new album set for release later this year via the Proper Records label, or possibly he's going to be crossing 13 rivers in the UK on the tour (I'll leave that particular conundrum to those better versed in geography than I to ponder). Tickets for the tour are on sale from 10 am on Friday 18th May. A link to ticket sales, a full list of dates and a little more about Richard Thompson follows:

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Chastity Brown announces September/October 2018 UK dates
Sep
20
to Oct 7

Chastity Brown announces September/October 2018 UK dates

Minnesota based singer-songwriter Chastity Brown returns to the UK in September for a run of dates. Chastity's excellent 'Silhouette of Sirens' album from last year continued to build on the momentum of her previous release 'Back-Road Highways' here in the UK. In a live setting (RGM review), Chastity is equally impressive so I urge you to get along to a show if you can. The tour includes shows in Newcastle, Bradford, Glasgow and at London's Green Note on October 2nd. More about Chastity Brown including a full list of dates and the video for 'Wake Up' from 'Silhouette of Sirens' follows:

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The Long Road Festival announces additional names for 2018
Sep
7
to Sep 9

The Long Road Festival announces additional names for 2018

The Long Road Festival, which is set for 7th-9th September 2018 in Leicestershire, has announced additional names for the, highly anticipated, inaugural event. Ward Thomas, Luke Winslow-King and Charlie Worsham are among the acts added to an already impressive line-up that features Lee Ann Womack, The Shires, The Wandering Hearts and Billy Bragg. Full details of the line-up, camping/ticket options, location etc follow:

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Michelle Lewis will preview 'All That's Left' with run of European dates in September 2018
Sep
5
to Sep 30

Michelle Lewis will preview 'All That's Left' with run of European dates in September 2018

US folk-pop singer-songwriter Michelle Lewis has announced a run of UK/European shows for September 2018. Michelle will be previewing tracks from her upcoming album 'All That's Left' due October 19th. RGM readers with long memories should need no introduction to Michelle as we reviewed her excellent 'The Parts Of Us That Still Remain' back in 2014 (review). That was a lovely record so anticipation for 'All That's Left' is high. More about the album, those dates and the video for the first single from the album 'Push On' follows:

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AHI announces September 2018 UK tour dates with The Lone Bellow
Aug
31
to Sep 7

AHI announces September 2018 UK tour dates with The Lone Bellow

Canadian Stingray Award-winning singer-songwriter AHI recently released his second album 'In Our Time' via Thirty Tigers. To coincide AHI has announced a run of shows opening for The Lone Bellow on their UK tour. AHI (pronounced EYE) built a following by word of mouth and a DIY approach for his first album 'We Made It Through The Wreckage' with one track 'Ol Sweet Day' from the record streamed 2.5 million times and counting. Full dates and a link to a very impressive NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert appearance follows:

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Gretchen Peters announces new album and extensive UK tour
May
19
to Aug 26

Gretchen Peters announces new album and extensive UK tour

Gretchen Peters has a new album on the way and to coincide with the release of 'Dancing with the Beast' on May 18th, via Proper Records, she will embark on an extensive run of touring with dates stretching into August. Gretchen is always welcome this side of the pond and since the release of the superb 'Blackbirds' in 2015 her profile is at an all-time high. A profile cemented by a terrific 'Essential' hits set (RGM review) that all artists should use as a "How to" template if they plan to release a best of compilation. Please read on for more about the new album and those tour dates:

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Carter Sampson May 2018 UK dates with Lauren Barth and Jesse Aycock
May
12
to May 17

Carter Sampson May 2018 UK dates with Lauren Barth and Jesse Aycock

The 'Queen of Oklahoma' Carter Sampson will be in the UK this May for a short run of dates. Sampson will be joined by fellow 'Okie' and 'Hard Working American' Jesse Aycock and from California Lauren Barth (but I'm sure they won't hold that against her). Aycock and Barth will perform as a duo and also accompany Sampson during her set. Carter Sampson has a new album 'Lucky' set for May 25th, the follow up to her widely acclaimed 'Wilder Side' release. Tour dates and artists links etc follow:

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Lilly Hiatt UK Tour set for April 2018
Apr
18
to Apr 26

Lilly Hiatt UK Tour set for April 2018

Fresh from a string of great reviews for her recent 'Trinity Lane' release Lilly Hiatt has lined up a UK tour for April. The Michael Trent (Shovels & Rope) produced album finds Lilly dealing with her issues in a very personal way and musically her 90's Alt-Rock influences are very much to the fore. 'Trinity Lane' rocks, so the dates should be very cool. More about Lilly Hiatt including a new video from a recent Sitch Session, which shows another side of Lilly, + those all-important tour dates follows:

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The Lake Poets announce intimate UK tour
Apr
17
to May 15

The Lake Poets announce intimate UK tour

The Lake Poets released a new live EP during the festive season. The 5 track EP was recorded 'Live At The Sage' late in 2016 and features the string section of the Young Musicians Programme. Marty Longstaff aka The Lake Poets will be out on tour in April / May of 2018 playing a range of intimate venues throughout the UK. In the meantime 'Live At The Sage' is available from all official digital services and a track from the EP and those tour dates follow:

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The Dead South bring 'Illusion & Doubt' to the UK April, 2018
Apr
16
to Apr 29

The Dead South bring 'Illusion & Doubt' to the UK April, 2018

Canadian folk-bluegrass quartet The Dead South will visit the UK in April for a run of dates. The band will be supporting the very welcome UK release of their 'Illusion & Doubt' album due March 23rd via DevilDuck Records on CD & Digital. The buzz about the band has been building since the release of their debut 'Good Company' record in 2015 and many of the upcoming dates are already sold out. Please continue reading for more about the band and those tour dates:

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The Ennis Sisters + Dave Gunning = An evening of high quality Canadian Folk
Feb
22
to Mar 2

The Ennis Sisters + Dave Gunning = An evening of high quality Canadian Folk

Folk fans are in for a treat as an upcoming tour brings two of the most respected acts from Canada's East Coast to the UK for a string of co-headline dates. The multi award-winning Ennis Sisters will be joined by Dave Gunning for an evening that is sure to appeal to fans of both traditional and contemporary folk music. Tour dates and much more about both acts follows:

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John Craigie announces October UK dates
Oct
3
to Oct 22

John Craigie announces October UK dates

John Craigie will visit the UK in October 2017 for an extensive run of dates. The Portland based songwriter will be touring in support of his recently released 'No Rain, No Rose' album. Craigie spends most of his time on the road spreading the word with fine songs and intimate storytelling that will be perfectly suited to such venues as Green Note in London. Please read on for those tour dates and more about John Craigie:

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Good Lovelies announce October 2017 UK dates
Oct
3
to Oct 9

Good Lovelies announce October 2017 UK dates

Kerri Ough, Sue Passmore and Caroline Brooks aka Good Lovelies return to the UK this October for a run of dates. The Juno Award-winning trio will be performing material from their wonderfully eclectic 2015 'Burn The Plan' release, fan favourites from throughout their career and material from a new album set for release in 2018. Tour dates and more about Good Lovelies follows:

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Megson will be 'Pushing On' with UK dates in late 2017
Sep
28
to Nov 26

Megson will be 'Pushing On' with UK dates in late 2017

UK folk duo Megson, fresh from a run of festival shows, will return to the road in September for the 'Pushing On' tour. Debs and Stu will be playing some of their favourite venues and a few new ones throughout the UK. Dubbed "The most original duo on the British folk scene" by The Guardian this looks like a good night out. More about the duo and the dates follow:

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Indigo Girls announce July 2017 UK tour
Jul
20
to Jul 30

Indigo Girls announce July 2017 UK tour

Indigo Girls will return to the UK for their first UK dates in nearly a decade. Amy Ray and Emily Saliers will visit the UK in July with a prestigious headline show at Cambridge Folk Festival amongst the dates. Tickets go on sale this Friday March 17th at 9AM. More about the duo and those tour dates follow:

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Terra Lightfoot announces Summer UK tour dates
Jun
30
to Jul 10

Terra Lightfoot announces Summer UK tour dates

Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist Terra Lightfoot returns to the UK in June for a run of shows that include sets at Maverick Festival and a free show in London if you sign up which seems like a no-brainer. Her recent album 'Every Time My Mind Runs Wild' got great reviews including here at RGM. More about Terra Lightfoot and the complete tour dates follow:

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Darlingside announce June / July 2017 tour dates
Jun
22
to Jul 3

Darlingside announce June / July 2017 tour dates

It might be the love of warm beer or the unique pleasure of a late-night kebab, but whatever the reason Indie-folk quartet Darlingside will return to our shores for the third time in twelve months this June. The guys are superb live so don't miss the chance to catch them on their summer tour. Please read on for more about Darlingside and those essential dates:

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Erin Rae & The Meanwhiles June UK Dates
Jun
15
to Jun 30

Erin Rae & The Meanwhiles June UK Dates

Erin Rae & The Meanwhiles are back in the UK for a run of shows, performing in a trio, that will culminate in a slot at the prestigious Maverick Festival on June 30th. The dates also include a show at Green Note in London. Erin has a single 'Like The First Time' available now which is the title track from her eagerly awaited new album. Much more about Erin Rae including the new single and those tour dates follows:

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Underhill Rose return to UK & Ireland for June 2017 dates
Jun
1
to Jun 18

Underhill Rose return to UK & Ireland for June 2017 dates

Acclaimed North Carolina Americana / Folk trio Underhill Rose will return to the UK and Ireland in June 2017. The dates are in support of 'Live' a new album due June 30th which features songs from their previous albums in a new light. The trio even finds time to throw in a few unusual cover choices including 'Bette Davis Eyes' so we'll be looking forward to that. More info on Underhill Rose and those tour dates follow:

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Marty O'Reilly solo UK Tour Feb/March 2017
Feb
22
to Mar 5

Marty O'Reilly solo UK Tour Feb/March 2017

Marty O'Reilly is in the UK on a solo tour. O'Reilly can usually be found fronting his Old Soul Orchestra but for this tour he has only a guitar and a harmonica for company. So expect some of his best songs, and a few more he loves to play, in a run of intimate venues. Tour dates and much more about Marty O'Reilly follows:

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Nathan Bell announces February 2017 Tour Dates
Feb
2
to Feb 10

Nathan Bell announces February 2017 Tour Dates

Nathan Bell visits the UK for a short tour that includes shows at Celtic Connections and a show at Green Note in London. The dates are in support of his most recent album ' I Don't Do This For Love, I Do This For Love' which has been widely acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic. Please read on for those all important dates and more on Nathan Bell:

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Sarah Jarosz announces Jan / Feb 2017 UK dates
Jan
22
to Feb 4

Sarah Jarosz announces Jan / Feb 2017 UK dates

Fresh from a sold out show at London's Union Chapel Sarah Jarosz will continue to promote her recent 'Undercurrent' album with another string of UK and Ireland dates early in 2017 which will include a Celtic Connections show. This year has been a very busy one for Sarah Jarosz and she's showing no signs of slowing down in 2017. Please read on for those dates and more about Sarah Jarosz including the Luck Mansion Sessions with Parker Millsap:

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Sarah MacDougall & Ben Kunder to co-headline UK & Ireland dates
Nov
19
to Dec 3

Sarah MacDougall & Ben Kunder to co-headline UK & Ireland dates

Two impressive singer-songwriters for the price of one as Sarah MacDougall and Ben Kunder are about to embark on a co-headline tour of Ireland and the UK later this month which includes a show at the small but perfectly formed Green Note in London. Both artists are touring in support of highly acclaimed recent album releases 'Grand Canyon' and 'Golden' respectively. Full dates and additional info follows:

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