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At the heart of English folk
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Sharon Shannon

Exclusive interview: Sharon Shannon

Irish musician Sharon Shannon has achieved legendary status for her arrangements of traditional Irish tunes and her genre-defying collaborations. She plays at Cecil Sharp House on 13 June alongside Senagalese kora master Seckou Keita. We caught up with Sharon to learn more about this partnership, her wider musical influences, and moreā€¦

Edgelarks

Exclusive interview: Edgelarks

Edgelarks duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin released their long-awaited fifth album 'Feather' earlier this month. Ahead of their launch show here on 30 May, we caught up with them to discuss the concept behind the album, their musical approach and their thoughts on the folk scene today...