Every Friday throughout the Summer we will be hosting a lunchtime stage in the iconic settings of Hay’s Galleria (SE1) from 1pm, come and join us

Anna Tam – Album Launch – Monday 4th July
Folk singer and multi-instrumentalist Anna Tam gives traditional British songs her own loving personal twist. More details

Tom Kitching and Erin Mansfield – Friday 8th July
The Red Hedgehog, Highgate
Tom Kitching is a highly regarded English fiddle player, Erin Mansfield is a contemporary tin whistle player More details

Fellow Pynins – Saturday 9th July
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Fellow Pynins is a Portland, Oregon based contemporary folk duo with an anchor in the balladry tradition. More details

Will Allen ‘English Fiddles’ Album Launch – Wednesday 13th July
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Will Allen is an expert button accordionist, melodeon player and fiddler More detailsM

Charlie Limm with support from Isobel Thatcher – Friday 15th July
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Charlie Limm brings haunting vocals, guitar and flute to the mix infused with classic 70’s folk vibes. More details

Near East Collective – Saturday 16th July
The Harrison, Kings Cross
The Near East Collective are a six piece band playing world and folk music from Greece, Turkey and the Balkans. More details

Anna Hester and Ian David Green – Sunday 17th July
Aces & Eights, Tufnell Park
Anna Hester has a ‘powerful and confident voice’ (Fatea 2014), and moves ‘effortlessly between genres, but always with an emotional core.. Ian David Green announced his arrival on the Folk & Americana scene with the release of his 2021 debut album Songs of the Sea, hailed by folking.com as “a truly magnificent work”. More details

Suthering – Friday 22nd July
Aces & Eights, Tufnell Park
“Excellent musicians, beautiful harmonies and a fresh approach to traditional music” Tony Birch, FATEA Magazine More details

Bush Gothic – Saturday 30th July
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
‘Rising folk stars, inventive and edgy’ – The Guardian More details

Liz Stringer – Monday 1st August
Green Note, Camden
Liz Stringer is one of Australia’s most admired and versatile songwriters and instrumentalists More details

Michell, Pfeiffer & Kulesh – Monday 15th August
Green Note, Camden
Michell, Pfeiffer & Kulesh are a new all-female close harmony folk trio More details

RackerJacq – Monday 22nd August
Green Note, Camden
Join us at Green Note for a unique combination of spoken word and music from two mainstays on London’s folk scene More details

Steve Gifford – Saturday 27th August
The Red Hedgehog, Highgate
“Gifted and well regarded Brit journey man singer songwriter” More details

Bella Gaffney – Monday 5th September
Green Note, Camden
Bella Gaffney writes folk inspired songs which she performs along with her own original arrangements of traditional pieces More details

Luke Callen and Humbird – Sunday 11th September
Green Note, Camden
At the intersection of Harry Smith’s Old Weird America – the songs of heartworn highways – and the tumult of today you can find the music of Luke Callen.
Inspired by the crystalline chill of the north country she calls home in Minnesota, Humbird combines a wintry longing with the warmth of a familiar folktale. More details

The Jackie Oates Trio – Album Launch – Sunday 18th September
Jackie Oates continues to bring elements of the English folk tradition to new people and places; in turn bringing a much-needed calm and joy to those who hear it. More details

Chris Fox – Monday 19th September
Green Note, Camden
“A genre defying Folk troubadour Chris Fox has made rapid progress through the UK folk and roots scene with his song writing” more details

Eve Goodman – Friday 23rd September
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Eve Goodman is a singer-songwriter from North Wales, who writes and performs in English and Welsh. Her music is rooted in her sense of place. More details

Aoife Scott – Wednesday 28th September
Green Note, Camden
Award winning folk singer Aoife Scott is a songwriter based in Dublin, Ireland. Born into the legendary Black Family, Aoife is steadily rising to the top of the traditional and folk music scene and has long enjoyed success as an established artist in her own right. More details

The Finn Collinson Band – Tuesday 4th October
Green Note, Camden
The Finn Collinson Band seamlessly blend old and new music, creating refreshingly innovative
contemporary folk. More details

Arthur Coates and Kerran Cotterell – Sunday 9th October
Aces & Eights, Tufnell Park
Every now and again the status quo of the traditional music genre is changed by enigmas that dare to go against the grain. Arthur Coates & Kerran Cotterell are one such duo……… More details

Johnny Campell – Monday 10th October
The Harrison, Kings Cross
Since 2015, Johnny Campbell has been writing self-penned material and delving deep into Northern English folk song and story. More details

Chloe Matharu – Monday 17th October
Green Note, Camden
Chloe Matharu’s talent affords a refreshing outlook onto this new tradition of maritime folk music. More details

Jim Ghedi – Tuesday 18th October
The Old Church, Stoke Newington
Jim Ghedi hails from the South Yorkshire hills and although clearly well versed in the history of folk music, he stands out as a potential torch bearer for a new generation of respectful yet experimental performers. More details

Faustus – Friday 21st October
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
Faustus are known for captivating audiences with their sheer room-shaking power, vocal precision and instrumental mastery. More details

Coracle – Sunday 23rd October
Green Note, Camden
Coracle brings together the talents, imagination and creativity of three artists with vastly different backgrounds, who have come together through their love of traditional music cut through with experimentation, boldness, humour and risk. More details

Jesse Terry and Emma Stevens – Tuesday 25th October
The Bedford, Balham
An Americana Singer Songwriter double bill More details

Jennie Higgins – Tuesday 1st November
Green Note Basement bar
Jennie Higgins is a traditional folk singer and historian known for her acappella traditional arrangements of folk songs that tell women’s stories. More details

The Magpies – Thursday 3rd November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
“Three accomplished musicians in their own right (and with a successful annual festival to their name), The Magpies is a combination far greater than the sum of its parts.” More details

Henry Parker and David Ian Roberts – Saturday 5th November
With his eco-conscious debut album ‘Silent Spring’, Henry Parker laid down a new sound for modern folk music
David Ian Roberts takes inspiration from great acoustic guitarists such as Nick Drake Bert Jansch and Elliott Smith and brings in elements of classical and jazz music. More details

Christina Alden & Alex Patterson – Monday 7th November
Green Note, Camden
Christina Alden & Alex Patterson’s music is firmly bedded in the folk tradition of storytelling More details

Bonfire Radicals – Friday 11th November
The Betsy Trotwood, Clerkenwell
The electrifying sound of 6 piece (un)traditional folk band Bonfire Radicals is both intensely creative and irresistibly fun. More details

Katie Spencer – Saturday 26th November
The Slaughtered Lamb, Clerkenwell
The songwriting, and most notably her guitar playing stems from a time when the steel-stringed instrument was truly finding its voice. Artists like Joni Mitchell, James Taylor and perhaps most evidently Michael Chapman, flow into her sound, carrying with them the warmth and idealism of the early 70’s folk and songwriter movements. More details