Having supported Nancy Kerr at Cecil Sharp House in October 2016, singer-songwriter Elliott Morris returns to the home of English Folk to launch his debut album. Ahead of the show, we had a chat about his songwriting, his guitar playing style and musical background.
Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita are bringing their unique cross-cultural collaboration to Cecil Sharp House on Thursday 14 February. Ahead of their performance, we had a chat with Catrin to find out more about how the duo began, their creative process and plans for the future.
One of the most exciting things about the folk scene is the idea of community that permeates at every level, from its central role in the life cycle of folksongs to the manner and context in which they are performed. As such, it is always exciting when a new ensemble comes along, with every musician providing their own unique sound and style.
Ahead of Miranda and Rex’s visit to Cecil Sharp House on 10 September, we had a chat with them about their enchanting live performances, approach to creating an album and plans for the future.
A quick-fire interview with one half of the formidable folk duo Hannah James & Sam Sweeney.