Folk stars congregate in Belfast for the annual awards ceremony
The Irish folk artist talks to Jane Coyle about how living on the Armagh-Monaghan border has shaped both her life and her songwriting
Simon Broughton checks into the last day of digital performances and enjoys the concerts of Hungarian bands with a real audience that took place in Budapest.
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
Outstanding new releases from Ben Aylon, La Chicana, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, Lakou Mizik & Joseph Ray, Yat-Kha and more...
Maya Youssef’s second album is a stunning meditation on the essence of home. The Syrian qanun player speaks to Alexandra Petropoulos about how the music helped her find her own spiritual home