This Sound Nation Category: Contemporary Roots and Folk

Category: Contemporary Roots and Folk

Marathon Running Ex-Mod Grandfather Realises Musical Dream after Brain Tumour

James Pearce, 63, wastes no more time to launch his own career as a singer-songwriter after successful surgery to remove a brain tumour. James Pearce was once an apprentice upholsterer before becoming a Mod, riding a Lambretta Zoo SXSpecial and absorbing the music of the 60s and 70s, especially Johnny Duncan and The Blue Grass… Read more


Donegal’s latest folk Trio absorb new contemporary influences to their folk roots

County Donegal’s Newest Folk Trio The Henry Girls Delight Growing Fanbase With Roots And Contemporary Songs. After a busy year touring with contemporary, Dervish in Europe, including UK and Ireland, Donegal folk and roots trio the Henry Girls have released their new album “Louder than Words,” which is set to delight a growing international audience…. Read more