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Songlines Encounters Festival

Songlines Encounters Festival

The annual feast of World music returns with the UK premiere of fado singer Ricardo Ribeiro, Solo and Indre’s musical dialogue between the Senegalese kora and Lithuanian kanklès, Bollywood Brass Band and much more!

Posted May 18th, 2017
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Make The World Great Again! - A Spotify Playlist

Make The World Great Again! - A Spotify Playlist

A madcap celebration of cultural diversity.

Posted Apr 26th, 2017
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Wizz Jones, Pete Berryman, Simeon Jones: Come What May

Wizz Jones, Pete Berryman, Simeon Jones: Come What May

Fellow acoustic guitar innovators and long-time friends Wizz Jones and Pete Berryman have unmistakable styles that beautifully complement each other. With textured accompaniment by Simeon Jones on saxophone, harmonica and flute this is an album of great song writing and seamless musicianship.

Posted Apr 25th, 2017
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She’Koyokh: First Dance On Second Avenue

She’Koyokh: First Dance On Second Avenue

Klezmer and Balkan music's finest She'Koyokh take you on a journey of delight from polyphonic Bulgarian singing to a Serbian song about pigeons and raspberries, and from a tale told in a Turkish sauna to a love song for a Gypsy girl with penetrating green eyes.

Posted Mar 28th, 2017
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Battle Of The Bands Winner - Oysland

Battle Of The Bands Winner - Oysland

The winner of the World Music Network Battle Of The Band competition is the London-based klezmer band Oysland with their classic rendition of 'Ederlezi Avela'

Posted Mar 28th, 2017
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Lost In China

Lost In China

From the bustling chaos of Beijing to the deserts of Xinjiang, Lost In China celebrates a new generation of artists who, united by their desire to explore and at times confound local traditions, have not previously been heard outside their homeland.

Posted Feb 10th, 2017
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Debashish Bhattacharya: Hawaii To Calcutta: A Tribute To Tau Moe

Debashish Bhattacharya: Hawaii To Calcutta: A Tribute To Tau Moe

Hawaii To Calcutta: A Tribute To Tau Moe explores one of the most unexpected and mysterious untold stories in the history of the guitar: how it arrived in India from Hawaii and was popularised by one man, Hawaiian slide guitar legend Tau Moe.

Posted Jan 6th, 2017
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The Corner House Set - Irish Music At It's Best

The Corner House Set - Irish Music At It's Best

The Corner House Set celebrates traditional Irish music at its best. Virtuosos Aidan Coffey, Frankie Gavin, Alec Finn and Colm Murphy combine accordion, fiddle, bouzouki and bodhrán to deliver a rip-roaring album inspired and named after one of Cork City’s nest public houses.

Posted Nov 9th, 2016
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Brexit Blues - Celebrating Cultural Diversity Across Europe

Brexit Blues - Celebrating Cultural Diversity Across Europe

Brexit Blues offers a light-hearted yet poignant collection of folk, roots and blues music from across Europe, lamenting a decision that confounds those of us who openly welcome our neighbours and celebrate cultural diversity.

Posted Nov 9th, 2016
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Wizz Jones, Pete Berryman, Simeon Jones: Come What May

 PopMatter, US 'Jones, Berryman, and Jones have created something special and timeless here'

The Rough Guide To Jug Band Blues

fROOTS, UK 'a delicious selection that delights from start to finish'

She'Koyokh: First Dance On Second Avenue

Evening Standard, UK 'brilliant new album from She'Koyokh'