Monday May 13
An unconventional folk band
FOLKROCK pioneers Fairport Convention will play a concert in Nettlebed as part of their current UK tour.
Sun May 12, 2013
Eastern Daily Press
Photo gallery: Folk on the Pier, Cromer
Cromer's 15th Folk on the Pier Festival, dubbed the "Best Gig on the North Sea" comes to a musical end today with plenty of talented artists still to perform.
Sat May 11, 2013
Cromer's Folk on the Pier festival in full swing
The event, which producer Scott Butler describes as "possibly the most important English folk-rock festival in the country", will see some of the genre's top names on stage at the pier's pavilion theatre, with an extensive fringe programme of artists performing at venues around the resort.
Wed May 08, 2013
Monterey County Herald
Mac McDonald: String wizard Richard Thompson will perform his magic...
A number of great guitarists have graced local stages in the past several months - B.B. King, Steve Howe of Yes, Pat Metheny, Leo Kottke and Lindsey Buckingham, to name a few.
Sun May 05, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Richard Thompson's music soars on
As a teenager in the 1960s, he co-founded the pioneering English folk-rock band Fairport Convention, which was the first group to fuse traditional Celtic music and rock.
All About Jazz
Take Five With Judy Dyble
Didn't make record; 1968ish: Joined second band, Fairport Convention. Made record, Fairport Convention ; 1969ish: Joined third band, Giles Giles &Fripp, McDonald & Dyble.
Thu May 02, 2013
Susan James 'Driving Toward The Sun'
Susan James earned high praise for her 2011 release, "Highways Ghosts Hearts & Home" of which Ryan Adams , tweeted about her "great songs" and killer band.
Folk drummer Dave Matacks in Woodley to visit new percussion store
A folk drummer took time out from a tour to visit a new percussion store in Woodley's Headley Park 10.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
All About Jazz
Judy Dyble: Talking With Strangers
British vocalist Judy Dyble is one of the founding members of the celebrated folk-rock ensemble Fairport Convention.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
His dad wanted him to be a drummer: guitarist Kevin Dempsey
Kevin Dempsey remembers being a trifle overwhelmed touring prisons in the 70s in California.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Bob Dylan Announces Tour With My Morning Jacket And Wilco - Is It His Last One?
Fans of Americana rejoice! Three - well probably more like two - generations of the genre's artists are set to tour the US this summer, with the legendary Bob Dylan being joined by the critically acclaimed My Morning Jacket and Wilco for a run of shows that'll stretch from the end of June to the beginning of August.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Fairport Convention to appear at Tenbury's Regal
Ian Little with a collection of posters some of the bands that have or will be appearing at the Regal including Fairport Convention, Gerry and the Pacemakers, the Fortunes and Queen and Eagles tribute bands.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Legendary folk-rockers Fairport Convention are back on national tour next month, starting with this date in Abergaveny.