Monday, 31 October 2016

Beyond Radio playlist 27 October

Last Thursday's playlist - 

The Pogues - When The Ship Comes In
Liza Mulholland - Fine & Rosy
Linsey Aitken & Ken Campbell - Wild Roving
Christy Moore - The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
Chris While & Julie Matthews - Shaky Town
Session Americana with Jeff Hamer - What Are Those Things (with Big Black Wings)
Vanessa Peters - Big Time Underground
Kris Kristofferson - Sunday Morning Coming Down
Larry Beckett & Long Lost Band - Song To The Siren
Lucy Ward - Lion
Kris Drever - Harvest Gypsies
Peatbog Faeries - The Real North

Re Larry Beckett & The Long Lost Band's new rendition of Song To The Siren, the song was originally written by Tim Buckley and Larry Beckett in 1967. This new version performs that famous song along with Larry Beckett himself, telling the story of how the song came to be composed.
CD and downloads are available on bandcamp:

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Upcoming folk gigs in the NW of England

Here's are details of some gigs coming up at The Platform and The Hothouse in Morecambe, Ellel Village Hall in Galgate, The Victoria Hall in Settle, The Kenlis Arms, Garstang and the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal. 

Sat 21 January
Amy Wadge and Luke Jackson
Ellel Village Hall, Galgate

Sat 28 January
Mark Radcliffe's Galleon Blast
Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sun 29 January
Seth Lakeman
Brewery Arts Centre

Sat 4th February
Steve Knightley
Victoria Hall, Settle

Sat 11 February
Three Cane Whale
The Hothouse, Morecambe

Thu 16 February
Stephen Fearing
Garstang Unplugged

Sat 25 February
Brewery Arts Centre

Sat 25 February
Ferocious Dog
Victoria Hall

Tue 28 February
The Grahams
Victoria Hall

Thu 2 March
Fairport Convention
Victoria Hall

Fri 3 March
Phil Beer
Ellel Village Hall

Sat 4 March
Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker 
  and John Doyle
Brewery Arts Centre

Thu 9 March
Oysters 3
Brewery Arts Centre

Fri 10 March
The Platform

Sat 11 March
Jim Moray
The Hothouse 

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Beyond Radio playlist 20 October

Here's tonight's playlist. Don't know what happened at the end of the Union Station track but if you want to hear the full thing check out the link below.

George Harrison - If Not For You
Patsy Matheson - Domino Girls
Skerryvore - We Can Run
June Tabor - Beat The Retreat
Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola - Spike on a Bike
Roger Roger - Dead Horse Creek
Anna Elizabeth Laube - Sunny Days
Alison Krauss & Union Station - I Am A Man of Constant Sorrow
Turnstone - The Grey Bird
David J Kelly - Boats to Build
Steve Knightley - The Girl From The North Country
The Portraits - Standby
Nick Drake - Road
Kathryn Tickell - Hareshaw Burn

The Folk & Acoustic Music Show
Every Thursday at 8pm on 103.5FM in the Morecambe Bay area
and online at

Friday, 14 October 2016

Beyond Radio playlist 13 October

Here's the playlist from last night's show. The first eight tracks are by bands who are performing at the Lancaster Music Festival this weekend apart from Flook but Rory McLeod is playing - this is the only track I have that features him.

I dedicated the last three tracks to Shooglenifty fiddle player Angus R Grant who died last weekend.

The Long Lost Band - Something Came out of the Dark/Survival
Greenheart - Walk in the Park
The Low Countries - Close to my Heart
Stephen Hudson - Kevin
The Thyme Machine - Racoon in my Kitchen
The Balkanics - Warsaw
Flook - Granny in the Attic
Paddy Garrigan & The Stroller Priests - Me and the Universe Blues
Wire & Wool - The Other Side
Steeleye Span - The Unquiet Grave
Kelly Oliver - Ghosts at Night
Richard Thompson - Happy Days and Auld Lang Syne
Kaela Rowan - Now Westlin Winds
Paul Anderson - Land of the Standing Stones

I've uploaded a Festival mix to