Zimbabwean musician and actor John Falsetto takes his own customised thumb piano everywhere with him, as he tells Charlotte Algar
The award-winning team behind the Folk on Foot podcast are back with the third edition of their hugely popular Front Room Festival.
We join a number of leading music festivals, artists and events showing our support for a campaign established in support of those tragically affected by the recent bushfires in Australia.
The summer of 2020 will be remembered as a giant void in the festival calendar with coronavirus causing a deluge of postponements and cancellations from Shetland to Sarawak. In a show of support for the festival community, musicians and Songlines contributors share their favourite festival memories over the years. Read more in the current issue (#160) available now.
Ethio-Jazz pioneer Mulatu Astatke played a retrospective set from his golden era on the opening night of the Brussels Jazz Festival
Following their chance meeting and the success of their previous indie-jazz collaborations, the Indo-Scots trio speak to Liam Izod about their third album
Outstanding new releases from Frente Cumbiero, Ballaké Sissoko, Peggy Seeger, Piers Faccini, Jon Boden, Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola and more. Tracks from all of these albums are included on the free cover-CD with the May 2021 issue of Songlines