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Edgy Irish tradition

  Singer songwriter Pauline Scanlon galvanized the Irish music scene with her [...]

Flying home from Nashville for a gig

Tattletale Saints Cy Winstanley (guitar/vocals) and Vanessa McGowan (bass/vocals) live and play in the musical [...]

Authentic road poet’s world odyssey to include Auckland

International touring award nominated Canadian Gordie Tentrees will include Auckland Folk Festival 2020 in his [...]

Power house English folk band brings new material

Powerhouse English folkies Faustus, spent much of the past two years researching and writing new [...]

Straight-talking, keenly observant roots balladeer

A roots balladeer with a rare personal warmth, Canada’s Scott Cook has managed to distill [...]

One of the great Irish singers to boost 2020 festival line up

A Lifetime Achievement Award last year at the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards gives a [...]

Rich musical pan-European heritage

Keeva, are an Irish/New Zealand trio comprised of flute player and vocalist Alan Doherty, fiddler [...]

Images: 2019 festival (print resolution)

Downloadable file images from the 2019 festival.  For 2020 guest photos see individual posts. [...]

Energetic pop-up world music

Ethno New Zealand gathers young musicians from Aotearoa and the rest [...]

Masterful display of technique and taste from one of our own

  Mark Laurent has been a professional guitarist, and singer songwriter for nearly 40 years [...]