City of York Folk Weekend 2018

York’s annual acoustic music jamboree, the City of York Folk Weekend, is getting ready to roll again! 1st – 3rd June – Black Swan Inn, Peasholme Green. There will be live entertainment in almost every corner of the historic Black Swan Inn in Peasholme Green. There is a marquee stage with a full PA in the carpark, plus three rooms of music-making indoors.  With concerts, a ceilidh, musicians’ sessions, singarounds, themed events and more, there should be something to suit all tastes. This unique event in York’s cultural calendar began as a one-day festival in 2003 but soon expanded to … Continue reading City of York Folk Weekend 2018

Ange Hardy at The Black Swan Inn

One of the country’s top folk musicians is currently performing songs that span her last six studio albums – if you’ve not seen Ange Hardy performing live, this is an opportunity not to be missed. She’s delighted audiences around the country from Cambridge Folk Festival to the Sage Gateshead and now she’s heading on tour including a stop at the Black Swan Folk Club on 15 November. Continue reading “Ange Hardy at The Black Swan Inn”

York’s Little Festival of Live Music – Acoustic and Folk Mini-fest

Having received over 100 applications from musical acts from across the UK eager to play at York’s Little Festival of Live Music, the team behind the festival are delighted to be unveiling the line-up for this year’s six and a half hour Acoustic and Folk Mini-Fest, which will take place at the Black Swan Inn, Peasholme Green on Saturday 31 March. Continue reading “York’s Little Festival of Live Music – Acoustic and Folk Mini-fest”