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Established in 2010, Folk and Tumble reviews the latest folk, country, Americana, and blues records and interviews the writers and players behind the music.

New Music

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The Brickfields – Granny’s Attic

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22nd October 2021

Blending brand new music and traditional air, 'The Brickfields' by Granny's Attic is a coming of age album that bodes well for the future of the genre.

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Another Place – Danny George Wilson

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21st October 2021

'Another Place' is the latest solo release from prolific songwriter Danny George Wilson, best known for his soulful Americana with The Champions Of The World.

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Mercury Transit – Taylor Young Band

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14th October 2021

'Mercury Transit' is the debut record from the Taylor Young Band, laden with catchy hooks, memorable melodies and nods to the likes of Tom Petty and Teenage Fanclub.

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Between Us – Ana Egge

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12th October 2021

On her latest album 'Between Us', Ana Egge lyrically tackles the intricacies and intimacies of relationships on 11 sonically beautiful tracks.

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Red, White and American Blues (It Couldn’t Happen Here) – Nathan Bell

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8th October 2021

Nathan Bell is a phenomenal songwriter, and his latest record 'Red, White and American Blues' is a slick, bluesy look at contemporary life in the U.S.A.

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From Dreams To Dust – The Felice Brothers

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7th October 2021

The Felice Brothers return with 'From Dreams To Dust', a collection of new material in their unique style that will provide more fan-favourites on the road.

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Papa Didn’t Raise Me Right – The Porkroll Project

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7th October 2021

It's only their third full-length album in two decades, but 'Papa Didn't Raise Me Right' by The Porkroll Project, is a tight release by a band dedicated to the blues.

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Lindsey Buckingham – Lindsey Buckingham

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5th October 2021

After a testing year, former Fleetwood Mac member Lindsey Buckingham releases a self-titled collection of solo work that stays true to his style.

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Neon Dream – Audrey Spillman

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30th September 2021

'Neon Dream' is the brand new record from songwriter and singer Audrey Spillman, a beautiful collection of work including a spellbinding 'Summertime'.

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Rose Colored Glasses vol. 1 – Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps

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22nd September 2021

'Rose Colored Glasses vol. 1' is the latest release from Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps - a sultry sensation that harks back to the days of Stax.

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Greatest Picks – The Bean Pickers Union

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21st September 2021

Songwriter Chuck Melchin and The Bean Pickers Union have been crafting great Americana for 15 years. 'Greatest Picks' is a compilation of the best.

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True Meaning – Caitlin Jemma

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16th September 2021

Caitlin Jemma grew up to the sound of classic country songs, but on 'True Meaning', the influences draw from Americana, Motown, and more contemporary sounds.

Folk and Tumble Interviews and Articles

Featured image for The Lost Brothers release a new video and reschedule Belfast date

The Lost Brothers release a new video and reschedule Belfast date

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15th October 2021

Watch the brand new video for The Lost Brothers' latest single 'After The Rain' featuring M Ward on guitar, and book a seat at their Belfast show.

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Bruce Springsteen announces ‘No Nukes’ live album and film

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30th September 2021

Bruce Springsteen remains an electrifying live performer, and this latest release of the legendary 'No Nukes' show from 1979 shows The Boss at his best.

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Jason Isbell releases the charitable covers album ‘Georgia Blue’

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17th September 2021

Jason Isbell is back and along with backing band The 400 Unit, is set to release the eagerly-anticipated 'Georgia Blue', a selection of covers for charitable causes.

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Dave Arcari to play Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival

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1st September 2021

Scottish alt-blues troubadour is fighting fit and ready to return to the stage as part of this year's Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival in Belfast.

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Interview with Mary Coughlan

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27th August 2021

Folk and Tumble caught up with Mary Coughlan before her recent show in Belfast's Crumlin Road Gaol to talk about the turbulence of life and how it's shaped her writing.

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Interview with Steve Berlin of Los Lobos

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27th August 2021

Folk and Tumble caught up with Steve Berlin, saxophonist and core member of Los Lobos to talk about their latest album 'Native Sons', a homage to L.A.

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The Coronas announce a festive Belfast concert

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17th August 2021

It's fast-becoming a festive tradition at the Ulster Hall. Following on from another big year for Dublin 3-piece The Coronas, they'll be back at the iconic Belfast venue in December 2021.

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Interview with New York singer-songwriter Willie Nile

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5th August 2021

Born in Buffalo and made in NYC, singer-songwriter Willie Nile talks about his hometown, and regales Folk and Tumble with tales of Bono and The Boss.

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Interview with Anthony Toner

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30th July 2021

Anthony Toner is making a return to the live scene this Autumn and took some time to chat about touring and his brand new album 'Six Inches Of Water'.