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10 Guitarists that Changed my Life

Well it seems like you all enjoyed the Bands that Changed my Life post last week so I thought I would do another along similar lines. I got my first guitar when I was 8 years old and, although it has enabled me to explore many other

10 of the Musicians/Bands that Changed my Life

If you've received this through email, then you probably won't be able to see the videos. Just click the header and you'll be taken to the post itself. I have had a love affair with music my whole life. When all of my friends were swapping football

By | 2017-08-22T14:44:18+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: music|Tags: , , , , |27 Comments

Damh the Bard and Spiral Dance on Tour

I'm so happy to be able to let you know that I'll be touring with my good friends from Australia Spiral Dance during September. Tickets are on sale now and the Sussex date has already sold out. If you are near any of the venues, do come along

By | 2017-08-01T11:41:15+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: music|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A Dream Come True

In 1978 my parents dropped me and my friend off outside the Brighton Centre to see our first ever live concert. It was Thin Lizzy on their Black Rose tour. Our seats were on the left side balcony and I will never forget my first encounter with

By | 2016-12-01T12:49:08+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Categories: music, News|Tags: , , , , , , |16 Comments

Good News for the Rainforest

In June I played a concert at the first CalderaFest Pagan music festival in Lafayette, Georgia. 29 bands over the course of three days and it was absolutely amazing. If you want to hear what happened I dedicated an entire DruidCast show to the festival and you

The Story of Tales from the Crow Man

Ok, I apologise. I was looking through some of my old blog posts looking to write a few more Story of the Song posts when I saw that I had also started a Story of the Album series, got up to The Cauldron Born back in 2014,

By | 2016-10-14T11:00:13+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Categories: music, Story of the Song|Tags: , , , , , , |7 Comments

Tales from the Road – Caldera Fest 2016

About a year ago I got a PM on Facebook from the podcaster David Banach who runs the Magick Jukebox podcast. He'd had an idea. To bring together as many of the Pagan musicians he features on his podcast to play at a music festival in the

Tales from the Road – 10 Year Return

I had my first overseas concert in 2006. It was at an intimate Pagan festival in Alabama, organised by a group based in Georgia, and it really was a week that changed my life. I had two albums out at the time, Herne's Apprentice and Hills they

Is the Album Dying?

I remember the day well. I had just been to Mastersound, a record shop in Haywards Heath. My wages in hand I walked into the shop, found the section I was looking for, and there it was. I pulled the cover from the others and took it

By | 2016-10-14T11:00:21+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Categories: music, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |46 Comments

Pagan Music Festival and The Green Album

The are a lot of exciting things happening this year but I'd like to let you know about two in particular. I have been booked to play at, what I believe to be, the world's first three-day Pagan music festival. Called Caldera Fest it's taking place from

By | 2016-10-14T11:00:23+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Categories: music, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |10 Comments
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