The Pierce Brothers are from Melbourne, Australia and this footage is their entire 2017 Cropredy set that has been hailed as one of the greatest Cropredy sets of all time. Our thanks to Gareth Williams and Nev Bull for donating this mazing show to our festival
of Fairport Convention
Previously unreleased instrumental, Landscape, recorded exclusively for Folks At Home. with Fairport Convention's Ric accompanied by Tom Leary of Feast of Fiddles on violin and Richard Digance on guitar. Birmingham born Ric joined Fairport in 1985 having previously been a member of The Albion Band and Soft Machine.
Irish singer/songwriter AJ performing a unique set from his Southport home especially for Folks At Home. AJ is much respected on the folk scene both as a solo performer and as half of a duo with Fairport Convention's Dave Pegg. He also remarkably comperes the entire three days of The Cropredy Festival.
Blair Dunlop is an accomplished, award-winning singer/songwriter from Chesterfield. He has won the BBC Radio 2 Horizon Award. Also on this site a Blair Dunlop DADGAD guitar workshop filmed exclusively for Folks At Home.
A unique solo set from ex Steeleye Span bass player Rick Kemp filmed in The Lake District. Before Steeleye Rick played in a duo in Hull with Mick Ronson who went on to work alongside David Bowie. Filmed by Maddy Prior of Steeleye Span and presented to the festival by Jim Minall of Friends of Folk
Former half of duo The Broadside Boys with the late Mat Bayfield, Eric appeared at the 2019 Cropredy Festival. This home session from his home in Suffolk contains a few knocks and squeaks you get when you have your dog sitting next to you when you film but we love it!. Filmed exclusively for Folks At Home
Katriona Gilmore and Jamie Roberts, based in South Yorkshire, have been nominated three times at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. This video is their entire set from the 2016 Cropredy Festival for which we thank Gareth Williams and Nev Bull
Feast of Fiddles
30 minutes from The New Forest Folk Festival of the folk super-group founded in 1994. Musicians who come together to tour every year. Hugh Crabtree, Dave Mattacks ex Fairport Convention, Tom Leary, Ian Cutler, Brian McNeill, Chris Leslie of Fairport Convention, Alan Whetton & Gary Blakely
Gareth Turner, Guy Fletcher, Mark Stevens, Hugh Bunker & PJ Wright performing at The New Forest Folk Festival
Tom Leary of Feast of Fiddles and ex Lindisfarne featuring in a home session from Banbury specially filmed for Folks At Home. In recent times Tom has toured extensively with Joe Brown along with guitarist Steve Simpson and Phil Capaldi.
& Mike Burke
A home session recorded exclusively for Folks At Home by the British folk scene's favourite blues duo who made their debut festival appearance at The Cambridge Folk Festival in 1977
Terry Hiscock was front man of 70s folk/rock band Hunter Muskett who toured with Ralph McTell. He made his solo debut appearance at The Cropredy Festival in 2019 and drew a standing ovation with his song Next To Me about surviving the London bombings. Filmed in Essex exclusively for Folks At Home
Gryphon formed in London in 1973 and are fondly remembered as an iconic folk-rock band specialising in medieval and Renaissance music. We are pleased to be airing this vintage footage supplied by Graeme Taylor.
Footage, unedited, just as they played. A rare chance to see ex Fairport Convention guitarist Jerry and ex Albion Band member Doug in amazing action. This film is a truly emotional experience. A full length version of the studio session.
BAFTA Nominated entertainer who has guested at The Cropredy Festival more than anyone else in its history is one of the surviving singer/songwriters from the original British folk revival. Here is thirty minutes of Richard performing at Cropredy during his infamous Saturday lunchtime slot
Born in Ireland and based in Yorkshire Edwina, who has supported The Byrds Roger McGuinn and Jools Holland, had millions of YouTube hits with her version of Feels Like Home which was used as a soundtrack on the movie My Sister's Keeper. This was filmed at The New Forest Folk Festival.