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At Folk and Tumble, we bring you the latest news on record releases, upcoming tours, and anything else you need to know about your favourite folk musicians.

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Matthew McDaid announces new single ‘5 4 3 2 1’

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13th September 2020

Matthew McDaid announces the release of '5,4,3,2,1', the second single from his lastest EP 'Look Away Sun Child'. Out on 18th September 2020.

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Gareth Dunlop announces new EP ‘Born Uncool’

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31st August 2020

Gareth Dunlop announces plans for a new different sound on upcoming EP 'Born Uncool' and releases the lead single of the same name.

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Americana songwriter Justin Townes Earle dead aged 38 years old

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24th August 2020

There's shock and sadness throughout the Americana and modern folk music world as we learn of the passing of songwriter Justin Townes Earle.

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Ben Glover announces new single ‘Arguing with Ghosts’

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20th August 2020

'Arguing With Ghosts' is the first release from Nashville-based songwriter Ben Glover since 2018's 'Shorebound'. An EP is due to follow.

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Sunflowerfest 2020: The show must go on…line

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21st July 2020

Nothing stops the team at Sunflowerfest, not even a global pandemic. The festival crew have been hard at work and you can enjoy the show... from home!

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John Prine, one of the world’s great songwriters dies at 73

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8th April 2020

Remembering the life and works of the two-time Grammy award winning great John Prine who sadly passed away in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 73.

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Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real announce Belfast show

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3rd March 2020

With new album 'The Naked Garden' due for release this year, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real have announced a tour stop-off in The Limelight, Belfast.

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Teddy Thompson reveals upcoming album and tour dates

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20th February 2020

Just under a decade since his last solo record, Teddy Thompson returns with 'Heartbreaker Please', debuting the title track and touring with John Grant.

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Lineup and ticket announcements from Ards International Guitar Festival 2020

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20th February 2020

Showcasing talent from around the world. Ards and North Down Borough Council is pleased to announce the 2020 Ards International Guitar Festival programme.