Interviews

Folk and Tumble interviews pose the questions you've always wanted to ask to some of the biggest stars in music as they talk touring, writing, and more.

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Interview with Martin Stephenson

Damian McNairney

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20th February 2020

We caught up with Martin Stephenson during his recent tour to talk about Irish Marys, mediums, and making music. One thing is for sure, Martin is an energy.

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Interview with Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Martin Kelly of Altan

Damian McNairney

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11th February 2020

Back in January, we took some time to interview Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Martin Kelly of Irish trad music legends Altan about their music and longevity.

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Interview with John Blek

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20th January 2020

Folk and Tumble catches up with Irish songwriter John Blek to talk about the making of his upcoming album 'The Embers' and plans for the next year.

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Interview with Ryan Bingham

Damian McNairney

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16th January 2020

Ahead of his show at the Out To Lunch Festival in Belfast, Folk and Tumble caught up with Ryan Bingham to talk politics, performances, and upcoming plans.

Interview with Wallis Bird

Damian McNairney

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13th November 2019

Ahead of her gig in The Duncairn, Belfast, we caught up with Wallis Bird to talk about her musical background and the big sound of her new one woman show.

Interview with Mary Black

Damian McNairney

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16th September 2019

We caught up with Irish national treasure Mary Black to chat about upcoming shows, new releases, GAA, mental health and working with her talented family.

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Interview with Steven Van Zandt

Damian McNairney

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9th September 2019

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Interview with Jesse Malin

Damian McNairney

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15th August 2019

Before he took to the stage in The Limelight, Belfast, we caught up with New York songwriter Jesse Malin to talk about his music past, present, and future.

Interview with Alejandro Escovedo

Damian McNairney

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30th May 2019

We chat to writer Alejandro Escovedo and guitarist Antonio Gramatieri during their recent tour about music, their influences, and range of styles.