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Y Mabinogi – The First Branch – Have a listen to a song!

Yesterday I opened the pre-orders for my new album, Y Mabinogi - The First Branch. The fruit of a journey that began back in 1995 when I wrote the song Oak, Broom and Meadowsweet, and planted the seed that ultimately has led to the first of four

By | 2017-09-12T10:29:43+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Y Mabinogi|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |15 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

Scarborough Faire – Live at the Victoria, Swindon

A beautiful moment from a wonderful recent gig. Scarborough Faire, live at the Victoria, Swindon, just a few weeks ago. The soundman recorded the whole gig, so I'm wondering what to do with it. But here is a song from that night. Enjoy!

Tales from the Road – Pagan Spirit Gathering part 1

I first made the journey to the Pagan Spirit Gathering in 2010 when it was held in Camp Zoe, Missouri. Missouri was beautiful, but man, the heat! Now many of you will know I’m a sun worshipper, but I’m not a fan of heat plus high humidity.

By | 2017-07-13T10:27:09+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Tales from the Road|Tags: , , , , , |9 Comments

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 120

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 120 Heron Valley (Daughter Song) - Nigel Shaw and Carolyn Hillier - http://www.seventhwavemusic.co.uk The Life of Iolo Morganwg - Kristoffer Hughes - http://www.angleseydruidorder.co.uk The Mabon - Dreow Bennett - http://www.facebook.com/dreow.bennett Creatures and Demons - Lucy Ward - http://www.lucywardsings.com Wikka Woman - Inkubus Sukkubus

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

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 112

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 112 Elves and Fireflies - Solana - http://www.solanamusica.com Interview with William Ayot (http://www.williamayot.com) by Philip Carr-Gomm (http://www.philipcarr-gomm.com) I Wish I Were a Tree - Bran Cerddorion - http://www.paganbran.com Hippie Pocket - Ginger Doss - http://www.gingerdoss.com DruidCast theme - Hills they are Hollow -

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 111 – CalderaFest Special

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 111 Gaia Lives - Ginger Doss - http://www.gingerdoss.com Colour of the Wind - Brian Henke - http://www.brianhenkeguitarist.com How can we believe that we own it all - Damh the Bard - http://www.paganmusic.co.uk Green - Tuatha Dea - http://www.tuathadea.net Porcelain Princess - Sharon Knight

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

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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