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Archive for August 2009

Shrewsbury Festival webcast

August 24th 2009

Shrewsbury Festival is now sold out, but if you want to see the Show of Hands performance on Sun 30th Aug, the festival are running a live main stage webcast.
A schedule of each day’s transmissions will be available on the festival website from approximately 11am each day.

The Folk Vault

August 17th 2009

Each month you get the chance to pick your favourite from 5 live tracks recorded by the BBC for the Mike Harding Show. This month’s selection includes Country Life recorded at Cambridge Folk Festival in 2007. Follow this link to see all the 5 tracks and place your vote: The Folk Vault

SOH Cropredy gig sold out

August 12th 2009

Cropredy gig Sat 29 August is now sold out.

BBC Radio 4 – The World Tonight – update

August 8th 2009

At Sidmouth Folk Week on Friday 7th Aug, the line-up for the launch of Folk Against Fascism included Steve, Eliza Carthy, Spiers & Boden, & Jim Moray.

Steve was interviewed by Paul Moss for The World Tonight about the event. A short part of the interview was broadcast last night, and is available on Listen Now (about 36 mins into the programme) and News Online

BBC Radio 4 – The World Tonight

August 7th 2009

It could be worth tuning in at 10pm tonight when the programme is due to cover the Folk Against Facism launch at Sidmouth Festival today. Steve was interviewed earlier in the day for possible inclusion in the programme.



The Long Way Home

The landmark new release sees the band returning to their musical folk roots.

‘Immaculately packaged, beautifully produced, finely recorded' and ‘a thoughtful album of warm shades and lower temperature that sounds surprisingly…well…folkie’ - Colin Irwin, fRoots

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Show of Hands are undeniably one of the strongest current forces in acoustic music - England's finest and most popular roots duo and something of a "people's band".

"Formidable operators in the roots arena. A class act"

The Independent

Nominated for Best Album 2016

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards