Folk Fest Recommends - May

Thursday 5 May 2016

Chris Wood

Cambridge Junction - Wed 11 May

Catch Chris before his Cambridge Folk Festival appearance this year!

Chris Wood is an uncompromising writer whose music reveals his love for the un-official history of the English speaking people. With gentle intelligence he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary parables.

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Dan Owen

The Portland Arms - Mon 16 May

‘Blues Boy' Dan Owen is just twenty one, but the combination of his deep husky voice and choirboy looks are mesmerising.

Described as “a phenomenal talent” by Mick Fleetwood, his performance earned him “Young Artist of the Year” at this year’s British Blues Awards.

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Acoustic Roots

CB2 Bistro: The Basement - Sat 21 May

We run Open Stage nights together with Cambridge Acoustic Nights. These unplugged nights give you the chance to perform on the CB2 stage in a very supportive atmosphere. Regular performers include Acoustic Routes organiser Bernard Hoskin plus Dave Streatfield, John Meed and Rhys Wilson. The CAN House Band usually finish off the evening with a set of well known covers that will have you singing along. Slots are in big demand so you need to book in advance.

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9Bach

Cambridge Junction - Wed 25 May

9Bach made their name by taking traditional Welsh Folk songs and recasting them onto a spectral and haunting sound canvas. Their first album 9Bach, released in 2009, was a dark and twisted journey, which created a new stark sound.

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