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Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys nominated for Best Group at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018

  • February 9, 2018

Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys
A massive congratulations to Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys who were announced as nominees for Best Group at this years BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

The boys released their latest album, Pretty Peggy, back in October last year to rave reviews and was described by Folk Radio as having “infectious rhythms, soul stirring vocal arrangements, masterful instrumentation and invention – it is easily one of the best albums to come from the ever growing world of youthful folk music”.

The Folk Awards take place in Belfast on April 4th, you can find out more details and how to book tickets on the BBC website here.

Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys - Pretty Peggy
Pretty Peggy is available now from Propermusic, Amazon, Spotify, iTunes and all good music retailers.

Watch: Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys – When The Reivers Calls

  • January 18, 2018

Ahead of their UK tour this March, Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys have released a new video for the song ‘When The Reivers Call’ from their latest album Pretty Peggy.

The boys will also be performing at many festivals in the coming months, you can find all of the confirmed dates below with more to be announced soon.

Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys - Pretty Peggy
Pretty Peggy is available now from Propermusic, Amazon, Spotify, iTunes and all good music retailers.

Upcoming tour dates

No shows booked at the moment.

New Release: Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys – Pretty Peggy

  • July 5, 2017

Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys - Pretty PeggyIf you like your ‘folk’ edgy, turning traditional songs on their head, swerving into rock territory or nudging the mainstream, Sam Kelly’s your man. Just three years after releasing his first EP, Norfolk-born, Cornwall-based Kelly scooped the coveted 2016 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards “Horizon” title, which recognises the best emerging talent.

His debut CD The Lost Boys was released in 2015 to wide acclaim (his version of Wayfaring Stranger even being heard on Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks!)

For this compelling Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys follow-up album Pretty Peggy, released October 6, 2017, he is joined in the seven strong line-up by his regular touring and festival band – banjo genius Jamie Francis; Ciaran Algar on fiddle/tenor guitar; Evan Carson on percussion, Graham Coe (cello), Toby Shaer (woodwind) and Archie Churchill-Moss on melodeon.

The entire band share production duties with Ross-Rothero Bourge and Gareth Young.

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Heidi Talbot and Friends live on The Quay Sessions

  • June 5, 2017

Heidi Talbot - Here We Go 1, 2, 3Heidi Talbot appeared on The Quays Sessions last week to perform songs from her latest album, Here We Go 1, 2, 3. Talbot performed alongside her husband and musical partner John McCusker as well as members of her band and friends.

You can listen to the show in full on the BBC iPlayer here, watch Heidi’s full performance here and get a taste of what to expect below.

Here We Go 1, 2, 3 is available now from Propermusic, Amazon, iTunes, Spotify and all good record stores.

Upcoming tour dates

No shows booked at the moment.

Jon Boden Announces The Painted Lady Tour, Part 2

  • December 1, 2016

Jon Boden - Painted Lady (10Jon Boden has announced the Painted Lady tour, Part Two, which’ll see him play 14 dates across the UK in May 2017.
Best known as the lead singer of the progressive folk big band Bellowhead, who split in May 2016, Jon launched his solo career in Autumn 2016, touring the UK solo for the first time. Largely presenting the self-penned songs of his debut album, Painted Lady (2006), (recently re-issued by Navigator Records), as well as material from his remarkable dystopian follow-up, Songs From The Floodplain (2009, Navigator Records), Jon’s solo show also includes material from Bellowhead, his duo partnership, Spiers & Boden and his ambitious A Folk Song A Day project, in which he recorded 365 folk songs in one year.
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