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The local folk scene 

West Yorkshire has a thriving folk scene with many long-running folk clubs and pub sessions to choose from, in addition to a number of festivals. Leeds in particular has a strong music culture, with Irish music well represented, and has always attracted musicians from other areas.

Tykes' Stirrings (published quarterly) is an excellent publication, giving comprehensive details of folk events all over Yorkshire.

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Local Links:
Alistair Russell Great singer/guitarist ex Battlefield Band, producer of both our CDs (eMail: info@alistairrussell.co.uk)
Judicael Strings Halifax-based maker of violins, violas and guitars (eMail: info@judicael.co.uk)
Otley Folk Club The club meets every Wednesday in Korks Wine Bar on Bondgate, Otley.
Otley Folk Festival The festival has been running for 25 years and is held in September.

"fRoots Magazine" covers a wide range of national and international folk and roots music topics - www.frootsmag.com

A good folk magazine is "The Living Tradition" - http://www.folkmusic.net

Page last updated 29.12.20