• Apr 1, 2021 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Location: live on Facebook -
  • Latest Activity: Mar 26

How to watch our Zoom folk club: Just visit our Facebook page on the night and click on the latest post. You don't need a Facebook account to view, but if you do have one, please log in and send us your comments.

The post goes live a little before 8pm. Click on the most recent post on the Facebook page and you should be fine. 

Jim Causley:

Six times BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee*
BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ‘Singer of the Year’ 2017*
“The finest singer of his generation” Mojo Magazine
“A voice in a million” Geoff Lakeman

More than simply a folk-singer, multi award winning singer-songwriter, musician and proud Devonian Jim Causley is an all-round entertainer and during the past decade Causley has been nominated no less than six times for a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award. In 2017 he was nominated as “Singer of the Year” at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, he won the Spiral Earth Singer of the Year award in 2014, presented his own folk music show on BBC Radio Devon... The list of Jim's achievements goes on...

Since the release of his debut album in 2005, Causley’s unique voice and persona have helped him become one of the most well-loved and respected figures of today’s contemporary roots and folk scene. A prolific collaborator, Causley is hugely admired for his work with iconic groups The Devil’s Interval and Mawkin:Causley as well as playing, touring and recording alongside Waterson:Carthy, John McCusker, Eddie Reader, Graham Coxson, Shirley Collins, Michael Morpurgo, Show of Hands, Kate Rusby, David Rotheray of Beautiful South fame and many more. He was described by Mojo Magazine as “the finest singer of his generation”.

Videos - Jim Causley 

Phoebe Rees:

“…she mesmerised... with her beautiful playing and singing of some well travelled Scottish folk tunes!”

Songbound

“…one of the finest prospects in British folk music…“

FATEA Magazine
Phoebe Rees is a musician and songwriter from Oswestry. Influenced by a diverse range of musical genres and cultures, she predominantly combines elements of Celtic, English and American Folk traditions into her music making. Drawing on inspiration from her early years in the Scottish Highlands, experiences as a classical viola player studying in Edinburgh and London, and subsequent travels throughout the rest of the British Isles, Europe, South America and India; she performs her own compositions along with interpretations of material by other artists close to her heart. Phoebe sings and accompanies herself mostly on the fiddle, viola and guitar.

Videos - Phoebe Rees | Hear all her latest songs

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