Our friends at Serious Events have a host of events coming up. Here's a pick of the crop that we'd urge you to check out:
Calexico and Iron & Wine + Lisa O’Neill | November tour
The long awaited return from Americana heavyweights with a new album & tour coming to London, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Manchester, Coventry & Bexhill.
For full tour details and tickets go to: serious.org.uk/CIW
Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi | Friday 22 November | LONDON Royal Festival Hall
Masterful singer, banjo & fiddle player @rhiannongiddens (Carolina Chocolate Drops) blends Americana, gospel, jazz, blues and country at EFG London Jazz Festival
Lisa O’Neill | Thursday 6 February | LONDON Union Chapel
Irish folk artist in her biggest London headline show yet. 'Raw and unvarnished folk. Uncompromising, stunning, soul-shaking stuff’ (★★★★★ The Guardian)
KATHRYN TICKELL & The Darkening | 7 Nov | LONDON Union Chapel
Old Northumbrian folk comes back to life, alongside original songs, with the passion of a wild, weather-bitten countryside.
‘The best living advertisement for English folk music’ Telegraph
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett | Friday 27 September | LONDON Purcell Room @SouthbankCentre
Members of The Gloaming release new LP and perform a special London show of piano and Hardanger d'amore