Up Coming events
Balkan, gypsy, klezmer, Russian music - even a bit of Turkish or Greek....
Mark Harrison has established a reputation for making a unique kind of all-original music, based on the style of the early blues and folk/blues artists, with a modern twist. His highly individual music, with its memorable tunes, striking lyrics and strong and compelling rhythms, has been going down very well with audiences of all kinds.
One of the finest artists to grace the New Roots sessions, Ned Roberts is a wonderfully accomplished folk musician with a timeless quality to his sound. His perfectly balanced Laurel Canyon-esque songs delivered with a poetic turn of phrase, excellent musicianship and a perfectly judged vocal sensibility sit comfortably amongst the classics of the acoustic folk world. He recently released his debut album to rave reviews, recorded in L.A.
Let's go mushroom picking...! Four People are a musical trip ending on your feet. This gig sees them launching their first album, which they describe as 'a patchwork'. The band was co-founded by Than Mason, Rosa Irwin Clark, Joseph Vaughan and Jessi Norgard in Falmouth, Cornwall, 2012.
For those of us lucky enough to see the Manchester born Mat Skinner's appearance on Billy Bragg's Leftfield Stage at Glastonbury 2014, this is an eagerly awaited debut EP. For everyone else it promises to be one of the best new finds that they'll be talking about throughout 2015.
Monthly resident night The Acoustic Folk Highway in session at The Harrison, Kings Cross is back with an eclectic mix of original music, taking influence from a diverse range of genres.
Renowned saxophonist Picard leads this exciting and dynamic quartet through classic 60's Jazz standards, ShorteR, Davis, Henderson, Hancock and more.
California-born Brittany Haas is widely regarded as one of the most influential fiddlers of her generation. She grew up honing her craft in fiddle camps nationwide, and came to her unique sound through the old-time fiddling of Bruce Molsky and the innovative stylings of Darol Anger. A prodigious youth, she began touring with Darol's Republic of Strings at the age of 14.
Four friends-revered acoustic musicians-coming together to explore and break the boundaries of what Stringbands normally do. Their music is high-energy roots Americana, flavored in tradition, with a mix of old-time, blues, and bluegrass.