See three of the best emerging English folk acts in HOME, the vibrant hub venue of Manchester Folk Festival. Tickets are available exclusively to people purchasing tickets for another MFF event on Saturday.
Saturday’s line-up features:
A powerful new duo have emerged from the chaos of the last 12 months. Bryony Griffith & Alice Jones – are no strangers to the folk scene. Featuring fiddle, harmonium, tenor guitar and intricate close harmony vocals, their music celebrates a shared love for community heritage that resonates throughout Yorkshire and beyond, connecting with musical communities the world over.
Manchester based Honey We Three are an Irish folk group headed by Seamus Cowan. Inspired by traditional Irish music and American folk, this captivating blend of intricate vocal harmonies and soothing rhythm of double bass leaves the soul refreshed.
Alt-folk band Ranagri – Dónal Rogers (vocals/ guitar), Eliza Marshall (flutes/ whistles), Ellie Turner (electric harp) and Joe Danks (bodhrán/ guitar) have already recorded three studio albums and are in the midst of recording their next. Their last release was described as ‘nothing short of magnificent’ by Fatea Magazine.
This event is part of Manchester Folk Festival – an urban folk festival. It takes place from 21-23 October 2021, in and around HOME and the city centre. Over the autumn weekend, they present an exhilarating range of events, with the spotlight on contemporary and traditional English folk music.