Looking Forward to 2021!
Sad news from GTSF
2020 Festival cancelled.
Tier 1 Tickets End Tonight
Please see here for how to buy Tier 1 tickets while there are still some left. Tomorrow we move to Tier 2 at increased prices.
Sheffield's Banjo Jen Confirmed
Based in Sheffield, British singer-songwriter Banjo Jen is the “all-singin’, all-dancin’, badass banjo-pickin’ girl”. Using banjo as the lead instrument for ...
A host of names added to the bill
We have just confirmed a long list of exciting new acts for GTSF
FIERCE FLOWERS 4th Sept 2020
New gig - Friday 4th September - Fierce Flowers at The Final Whistle, Southwell. Whatever happens today, we're doing what we can to keep the music flowing ac...
Still Tickets Left for Sat 15th Feb at the Hop Barn
US duo Joe Newberry and April Verch come to Southwell. Born in Missouri Joe Newberry is a top notch banjoist, guitarist, singer and songwriter, a charismatic...
GREAT SOUNDS AT THE GATE 2020 - latest Press Release
There’ll be an excellent, eclectic and truly international line-up at this summer’s 14th Gate To Southwell music festival (June 4th-7th). English roots star...
Thursday Night Blues
A great blues line-up confirmed for Thursday 4th June to kick-start GTSF 2020! Headlined by Ian Siegal Undeniably one of the UK's best blues performers – win...
Dec 20, 2019
Reg Meuross confirmed!
“One of the most talented storytellers of our generation” Pennyblack Music “Powerful and moving songwriting” Martin Chilton, Telegraph Music
Dec 18, 2019
AJ Lee & Blue Summit
Exceptional, entertaining and soulful contemporary bluegrass & Americana from California
Dec 17, 2019
Ian Siegal to Headline Thursday
"One of the most gifted singers & writers in contemporary blues" - MOJO.
Dec 13, 2019
Chris Wood returns to GTSF
A longtime champion of English music, songwriter, composer, raconteur, thinker, musician, and outstanding singer Chris Wood was rather aptly described by The...
Dec 4, 2019
Blair Dunlop Returns
Horizon Folk Award winner Blair Dunlop returns to GTSF
Dec 3, 2019
The Breath announced for Sunday
The Breath has released three widely acclaimed albums on Peter Gabriel’s Real World label, and were nominated Best Duo/Group category in the 2019 BBC Folk Aw...
Nov 22, 2019
Canadians Pierre Schryer & Adam Dobres to play Friday
We are so excited to be confirming this Canadian duo who will play the festival on Friday. Alex Gallagher of Folk Radio UK said: “Their new album will transp...
Nov 18, 2019
Last here in 2017, another welcome return to Southwell for the BeauBowBelles. They're a London based 4 piece "Swing Folk" band. Their distinctive sound comb...
Nov 18, 2019
The Henry Girls return to GTSF
Last here in 2016 we are excited to have The Henry Girls back in 2020. Intricate 3-part harmonies and a mix of Irish folk, Americana and more - coupled with ...
Nov 17, 2019
We welcome Simawé from across the Channel
Hailing from Angers in NW France, Simawé play lively and engaging folk-tinged reggae. We are looking forward to having them in Southwell after spotting them ...
Oct 14, 2019
Steward Applications 2020 - Now Open
The stewarding form is now live - so if you have been a previous volunteer, or want to apply for the first time, please check it out HERE
Sep 27, 2019
Italian duo Veronica Sbergia & Max De Barnardi playing Friday and Saturday
Veronica Sbergia & Max De Barnardi love entertaining the audience and keeping the precious musical heritage of blues, ragtime, folk and country blues alive, ...