Posted by sgomusic on September 24, 2014 in News
The musically masterful Blair Dunlop continues to promote his new Rooksmere Records album ‘House Of Jacks’ with UK dates throughout October including 4 shows with Nell Bryden; an appearance at Folk Expo 2014; and, a series of ‘Live and Local’ solo shows. All dates here.
Posted by sgomusic on September 23, 2014 in Key Releases, News
You may have heard Lail Arad‘s Everyone is Moving to Berlin, the song that travelled from the UK all across Europe. Now, released 22nd September, we have 1934 (A Song For Leonard Cohen). The track has already been played on Mark Radcliffe’s BBC Radio 2 show; is play-listed on Germany’s leading alternative radio station, Flux FM; and is included on French rock magazine, Les Inrock‘s Leonard Cohen tribute cover-mount. Not only does Lail write the cleverest, quirkiest, coolest songs, she also curates very special events… you are invited to Leonard Cohen’s 80th Birthday Party / 1934 Single Launch in London’s Shoreditch. Lail has been recording her new album in New York and Geneva, set for a 2015 release.
Posted by sgomusic on September 22, 2014 in News
Following an incredible summer in which Lúnasa were the closing act at Cambridge Folk Festival; headlined at France’s Festival Interceltique de Lorient with full orchestra; and finished up at the huge Edmonton Folk Festival in Canada. The Irish maestros announce a 12-date Fall UK tour; major city shows in Switzerland; and a US Christmas tour. Full schedule here.
Posted by sgomusic on September 21, 2014 in Key Releases, News
Former ahab Dave Burn demonstrates his writing chops with a #1 on US Roots Music Reports Top 50, “Hey There Sunshine” – a co-write with the artist, Danni Nichols; 3 co-writes on Loose Records act Danny & The Champions album, ‘Stay True’; and co-writes on Norwegian superstars, Katzenjammer‘s forthcoming album on Propeller/Universal.