Mumford & Sons

Review: The Mumford & Sons UK tour

For Folk’s Sake’s writers are such massive Mumford fans we couldn’t limit ourselves to one review of the tour. Jo Legg covers the Bath show, while Sandy McKee caught the Cheltenham gig… and there’s more to follow!

Blissfields announces folktastic line-up

The people at Blissfields have announced the first few acts for the Hampshire festival. And it’s good news for folk fans. Confirmed artists include lovely Laura Marling, marvellous Mumford and Sons, charming Cherbourg, really-very-good Ryan O’Reilly and the brilliant beat-boxing hip-hop folk-funkster Gideon Conn.

Communion January line-up revealed

Folk club night Communion has announced the line-up for the first show of 2009. The gig on 4th January, organised by Kevin Jones of Cherbourg and Ben Lovett of Mumford and Sons, will feature FFS darlings Peggy Sue alongside Ark People, Sam MacCarthy, Sons of Noel and Adrian and Thomas J Speight. Headlining will be Exlovers.