Tag Archive: festival

Jul 13

Six Dates Remaining in 2014 – Book Me Now


I have six dates remaining for 2014. It’s been a great year so far and I want to finish on a high. So get in touch for your house gig, concert, benefit, union gig, folk club or festival. I’ll even give you some advice for putting on your own gig.  It only needs 30 people for …

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Apr 21

Rich Mans Ruin (Fri 22 April) and Leon Rosselson

As you know, I also play as part of a bolshy folk trio called (suitably) Rich Man’s Ruin. We are playing as part of the Working Class Life & Music Festival tomorrow night (Fri) at the Sefton Park Palm House. Better still, we are supporting radical mischief maker Leon Rosselson. You’ll be thrilled to hear …

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Apr 20

Folkscene on BBC Radio Merseyside (Thursday 21 Apr)

I’ll be appearing on BBC Radio Merseyside’s flagship folk show Folkscene on Thursday night as the guest of the always charming Geoff Speed. Okay, I know I said this last week and I got my mucking dates fuddled up but tonight really is the night!! I’ll be talking about the huge range of stuff going …

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Apr 18

Rich Man’s Ruin Supporting Leon Rosselson

Leon Rosselson comes to town as part of the Working Class Life & Music Festival on Friday (22 April). The event takes place at the wonderful setting of Sefton Park Palm House and, better still, Rich Man’s Ruin are playing support. As you’ll know, Rich Man’s Ruin is the folk trio comprising of myself, Gabi …

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Apr 16

Oh Mr Cameron In New Film

The song written by my mum and me, Oh Mr Cameron, is to be featured as the soundrack to a new film by visual artist Sam Meech. Sam has produced a film of the huge anti cuts march in London, and Oh Mr Cameron is the music he selected to go with it. The premiere …

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Apr 12

Festival Podcast Special

Liverpool Acoustic have produced a wonderful 9-track podcast featuring some of the wonderful artists playing at my Working Class Life & Music Festival. A big thanks to the ever brilliant Graham Holland at Liverpool Acoustic who put this great podcast together. Features music from Leon Rosselson, Roy Bailey, Dick Gaughan and many more. Click here …

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Oct 18

Working Class Life & Music Festival: Newsflash


You’ll be pleased to know that the Working Class Life & Music Festival will be taking place next year bigger and better than ever. Now a city-wide event with the city’s leading arts and cultural organisations lining up in support, it will be a unique celebration of the lives and experiences of everyday people spanning …

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Jul 02

Liverpool Peace & Ecology Festival


I’ll be playing as part of folk band Rich Man’s Ruin at the Liverpool Peace and Ecology Festival this weekend. The all day festival takes place on Sunday 4th July at St Lukes Church at the top of Bold Street. (St Luke’s is better known locally as “the bombed out church” if you don’t know …

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Oct 16

Liverpool Irish Festival Starts Today


I’ve just been reminded that the Liverpool Irish Festival starts today! There’s tons of great musical and cultural events taking place from now til the 1st November. Check out the many offerings at the Irish Festival website and get along to one of the sessions or concerts. There really is a mouthwatering collection of stuff. …

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Sep 17

So The Festival Is Over

I can barely believe it. The Liverpool Working Class Music Festival 2009 is now officially over. What an amazing four days we had though!! Chumbawamba were great last night to finish us off. Tracey was superb. And Attila was sidesplittingly funny. You have to see his Swine Flu Rap. Thanks to all the performers over …

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