Folk Music

Event Review: Faustus at the Oval Tavern, Tuesday 18th October 2016

Posted on December 14th, by Anne Giles in Culture. No Comments

A fine evening of new material from folk moguls, Faustus

My husband Steve and I went along to the Oval Tavern in Croydon a few days ago to see the trio Faustus, who are three of folk music’s leading lights of their generation. Benji Kirkpatrick was at the Oval Tavern in February with his set, ‘Bendrix‘, which I reviewed in the Citizen at the time. Paul … Read More »

Keep on singing along to Pete Seeger

Posted on February 3rd, by Sean Creighton in History. 1 Comment

Sean Creighton reflects on the life of legendary folk singer and activist Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger’s death on January 27th is a great loss. I call him Pete because he has been part of my musical soundscape since childhood back in the 1950s. He was one of the leading folk singers and developers of the genre and I have used aspects of his life in work … Read More »