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Yesterday | Banbury Guardian

Eclectic line-up for Fairport's Cropredy caper

This year's Fairport's Cropredy Convention promises a more diverse line-up than ever with acts as varied as Chas & Dave and Marillion set to take the stage at the ever-evolving festival.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Waterboys, Genesis, Folk

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Banbury Guardian

All tickets sold out for this year's Fairport's Cropredy Convention

Fairport's Cropredy Convention, Oxfordshire's longest-established rock festival, has sold all the available tickets ten days before the gates open.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Folk

Sun Jul 27, 2014

BellaOnline

Who is John Barleycorn

Who is John Barleycorn? He is an aspect of the God whom we honor especially at the sabbat of Lammas, which is not just focused on wheat but also upon barley and all the alcohol beverages that can be made from it.

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Related Topix: Folk-Rock, God, Traffic, Pop/Rock, Folk, Beer

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MusicEmissions

Gravenhurst - The Western Lands

With a name like Gravenhurst you could be forgiven that thinking the band are a metal band.

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Related Topix: Folk

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Noozhawk

Jeff Moehlis: Guitar Star Richard Thompson Captures 'Black...

Shortly into his lead-off acoustic set at the Lobero Theatre on Wednesday, singer/songwriter/guitar hero Richard Thompson joked, "It's really fun opening for yourself.

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Related Topix: Folk-Rock, Richard Thompson, Folk

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Noozhawk

Jeff Moehlis: Richard Thompson, Acoustic and Electric

There aren't many musicians who, from the 1960s to the present day, have consistently released first-rate material that's always worth a listen.

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Related Topix: Folk-Rock, Richard Thompson, Santa Barbara, CA, Folk

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