Dec 22, 2011 04:04 EST
MAIDENHEAD, England (Reuters) - As its name might suggest, The Albion Christmas Band has a limited sell-by date musically speaking. There is little demand for songs celebrating holly and ivy in August.
Aug 16, 2011 06:10 EDT
CROPREDY, England (Reuters) - When a band of veteran British rock musicians took to the stage with a different take on Bob Dylan's music at the weekend, they were so good someone in the crowd even shouted "Judas."
Mar 31, 2010 07:10 EDT
NETTLEBED, England (Reuters Life!) - Add up all the years that the band members of British folk-rock group Feast of Fiddles have been playing and you are back before the days of Columbus -- 520 years ago.
Dec 30, 2009 17:05 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tim Hart, a founding member of British folk-rock group Steeleye Span, has died of lung cancer, the band's record company said on Wednesday.
Dec 30, 2009 07:37 EST
Tim Hart, founder member of Steeleye Span, dies of lung cancer in Spain's Canary Islands at 61. Tim Hart, a founding member of the British folk-rock group Steeleye Span, has died of lung cancer, his daughter said Wednesday.
Nov 23, 2009 13:24 EST
AC/DC, Miles Davis kick off box set season; also releases from Michael Jackson, Def Jam, more. Here are a selection of box-set offerings this season:
Aug 17, 2009 10:54 EDT
CROPREDY, England (Reuters) - Simon Nicol, the last original member of folk rock band Fairport Convention, admits he's not into numbers, which may be why no one is quite sure what milestone just passed in this rural English village.
Jul 20, 2009 09:44 EDT
LONDON (Reuters Life!) - The term folk rock has been absent from the vocabulary of the hip and cool for several decades.
Mar 26, 2009 17:01 EDT
Meant for the Stage: Colin Meloy takes Decemberists to theatrical heights with new folk opera. After Colin Meloy and his band, the Decemberists, completed the first performance of their new 17-song "folk opera," "The Hazards of Love," Meloy's encore of "I Was Meant for the Stage" had particular resonance.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
Simon Nicol and Ric Sanders of Fairport Convention on stage at Fairport's Cropredy Convention 2005
|Genres||Folk, Electric folk, Folk rock|
|See: Band members section|