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    Coming out of covid and back into gigs!

    April 21, 2022

    Hi everyone, What a strange couple of years it’s been. I’m very much looking forward to getting back out on the road again to play to some audiences not on a laptop screen! I’ll be doing solo gigs and duo gigs with guitar rhythm genius Jenn Butterworth along with the odd one off show with […]

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    The Day Has Finally Come – back on the road in May 2022

    March 28, 2022

    The day has finally come! My 2020 album, A Day Will Come – one of the biggest folk album successes of 2020 – is finally coming to a venue near you this May! I released the album celebrating the music of Europe in May 2020 soon after Britain left the European Union, but the UK […]

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  • Coronavirus update – tour rescheduled

    March 31, 2020

    I’m sure it comes as no surprise, but I’m still incredibly disappointed to let you know because of the government advice requiring all venues to close to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, my ‘A Day Will Come’ tour has been postponed to May 2021. I and all my fellow band members were really looking forward […]

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    New album now available to pre-order

    March 25, 2020

    I’m very excited to announce that you can now pre-order your copy of A Day Will Come as of now! Click here  https://willpound.bandcamp.com/album/a-day-will-come Release date: 8th May 2020! You can stream and share the first track of the album when you pre order – Latvia/Belgium Jautrais krodziņš”/ Maasland jig. I am really proud of this record and […]

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    The album is here!

    February 26, 2020

    The A Day Will Come album has arrived early and it looks amazing, it will be released and available to buy on 8 May! I am thrilled that it had its first airplay on Mark Radcliffe’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Show, you can listen again to the show for around a month from today (26 […]

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    A Day Will Come Trailer released

    January 31, 2020

    When I was researching the music for my new album and tour, A Day Will Come, I travelled across the 27 EU member states, discovering tunes and being inspired by a huge number of musicians. And what stood out for me more than anything else, was that music cuts right across borders – the joy […]

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    A Day Will Come Tour News

    January 22, 2020

    After spending many months travelling and collecting traditional songs from each of the 27 EU Member States – discovering both their diversity and common ground – I’m beyond excited to announce the dates for the ‘A Day Will Come’ spring tour. This May, I’ll be on the road with Polish poet, Bohdan Piasecki, guitarist Jenn […]

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    Second ‘A Day Will Come’ guest announcement

    September 10, 2019

    I am delighted to announce that Dame Evelyn Glennie will be recording on my upcoming EU album! Photograph courtesy Philipp-Rathmer

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    Rachenista jamming in Bulgaria

    July 2, 2019

    I had my mind blown today by playing with one of the major pioneers of Bulgarian music Zhivko Zhelev and the State Orchestra. It was filmed for Bulgarian TV and Radio too! It was an honour to jam Rachenista with them!

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