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2016

Yellow House Booking has a new logo!

Just in time for this year's Tønder Festival

21 Aug 2016 We are very proud to be able to present Yellow House Booking's new self-designed logo, which - if you ask us - is a bit more 'daring' and elegant than the old one... And be sure to look out for it at Tønder Festival!
Yellow House Booking's nye logo
 
 

New act II: Ten Strings And A Goat Skin

Ten Strings And A Goat SkinThe stunning Canadian trio to visit Denmark in 2017

14 Aug 2016 Another act that we fell for at last year's Tønder Festival was Ten Strings And A Goat Skin from Prince Edward Island in the Canadian Maritimes. Ever since we have been working to make arrangements for a tour of Denmark with them and now we have finally succeeded! The band will play their music on Danish soil in November next year.
 
 

New act: Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar

Greg Russell & Ciaran AlgarOne of England's most in-demand young folk acts to tour Denmark

11 Aug 2016 With two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards to their name and performances at the biggest English folk festivals Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar have very quickly made their breakthrough onto the English folk scene. And after their performance at Tønder Festival last year there was no doubt - we had to get them to Denmark! Their first Danish tour is scheduled for September 2017.
 
 

New music video from Dallahan

The track 'Logan' from the album Matter of Time

22 May 2016 Dallahan have just launched a music video from their latest album, Matter of Time, which was released in Aprl. The video features the song Logan and contains shots from the band's concert at this year's Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow.
 

New music video from Barluath

Official video for the band's new single - Touch the Gate

23 Apr 2016 Barluath, who just finisedh a tour of Denmark have released an official music video featuring their latest single, Touch the Gate. The track is available via iTunes.
 

New act: The Jeremiahs

The JeremiahsRefreshing Irish urban folk

10 Feb 2016 Another exciting name has been added to Yellow House Booking's list of young, talented bands - the Irish band The Jeremiahs. Fronted by the excellent singer Joe Gibney they are one of the most uplifting bands to have come out of the Dublin folk scene in recent years. A tour of Denmark is pencilled in for February 2017.
 
 

Dallahan - Matter of Time

Dallahan - Matter of TimeReleased April 11th - but available to Danish audiences already in February!

23 Jan 2016 Dallahan's long awaited second album Matter of Time is officially released on April 11th this year, but Danish concert audiences can get their hands on the album if February, when the band tours Denmark. They will be playing all over the country before finishing off at Strib Vinterfestival on Saturday February 13th.
 
 

Three strong new names at Yellow House Booking

John DoyleTours with John Doyle, Malinky and Jez Lowe coming up

10 Jan 2016 In autumn 2016 and spring 2017 three new names are on our tour roster: Irish world class guitarist John Doyle (Sep 2016), Scottish song tradition champions Malinky (Mar 2017) and English singer-songwriter Jez Lowe (Apr 2017). All three are well-established first class names that we look forward to presenting to Danish audiences and venues. A common trait for them is that they either have not been on tour in Denmark previously, or it has been a while since the last time - and of course, they have all performed at Tønder Festival at some point. Further details under each artist - or contact us for booking and more info.
 
 

New Dallahan album imminent - Matter of Time

The band's second album is released in spring - support the release on Indiegogo

3 Jan 2016 Dallahan - who just won a LiveIreland award for the track The Tartare Frigate from their first album, When the Day is on the Turn, are on their way with a follow-up. The new album is scheduled for relase in April and features guest appearances from e.g. Jarlath Henderson. Until January 26 you can support the release financially via Indiegogo.
 

2015

Two Scots Trad Awards for our artists!

MG Alba Scots Trad Awards 2015Both Mairi Campbell and Fiona Hunter collected awards at this year's event

5 Dec 2015 At the 2015 MG Alba Scots Music Trad Awards Mairi Campbell won the award for Instrumentalist of the Year and Fiona Hunter was crowned Scots Singer of the Year. Huge congratulations to both of them!
 
 

MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2015

MG Alba Scots Trad Awards 2015Six nominations for Yellow House Booking's artists!

5 Nov 2015 Between them Yellow House Booking's artist can muster no less than six nominations for this year's MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards:
  • Dallahan - Folk Band of the Year + Album of the Year (When the Day is on the Turn)
  • Mike Vass - Album of the Year (In the Wake of Neil Gunn)
  • Ainsley Hamill (Barluath) - Gaelic Singer of the Year
  • Fiona Hunter - Scots Singer of the Year
  • Mairi Campbell - Instrumentalist of the Year
The winners are announced at a ceremony on 5th December - fingers crossed!
 
 

Mentions on RootsZone.dk

Interview with David Francey and review of Mairi Campbell's gig at Wintercoat brewery

10 Oct 2015 In connection with David Francey's recent tour of Denmark, Danish folk and roots music online magazine, RootsZone.dk, did an interview with David, which is available through the following link (in Danish):
rootszone.dk/david-francey-var-i-byen/.
There is also a review of Mairi Campbell's concert on 26th September at WinterCoat brewery in Sabro:
rootszone.dk/live-mairi-campbell-wintercoatsabro/
 
 

Ray Cooper's songbook released

Ray Coopers sangbogEleven songs from his two solo albums

14 Sep 2015 Ray Cooper's songbook, featuring songs from his two solo releases, Tales of Love, War & Death by Hanging and Palace of Tears, was released in connection with Shrewsbury Folk Festival in July. The songbook contains  melody lines, guitar chords as well as cello parts for some of the songs and is available from Westpark Music via this link:
www.westparkmusic.de/english/beste.htm?aim=cooper
 
 

David Francey on tour

David FranceyVisiting Denmark in September/October

22 Aug 2015 All the way from Canada Scottish-born singer-songwriter David Francey visits Denmark in early autumn together with guitarist Mark Westberg. The tour includes shows at Arne B in Svendborg, UnderVærket in Randers, as well as at Haslev Folk Club and GUF Strib. In addition the tour features to double bills - with Mairi Campbell at Halkær Kro and with MC Hansen at the Danish Castle Centre in in Vordingborg. [...]
 
 

Ray Cooper - Destroying Angel

Ray Cooper - Destroying AngelMusic video shot in the Swedish woods

4 Aug 2015 Danish photographer Jens Th. has just done a music video for Ray Cooper's song Destroying Angel. The song is about the many temptations in the forst and the dangers of eating the mushroom with the Latin name of amanita amanita - or Destroying Angel in English.
 
 

Fiona Hunter - Music video for Cruel Mother

Fiona Hunter - Cruel MotherStunning animation by Gavin Robinson

30 Apr 2015 Award-winning freelanceanimator Gavin C Robinson has produced a stunning animation for Fiona Hunter's "The Cruel Mother".
Watch it here:  vimeo.com/126036017.
 
 

Barluath - At Dawn of Day

Barluath - At Dawn of DayThe band's second album just released

22 Feb 2015 Scottish band Barluath, who will tour Denmark in October, have just released their second album, At Dawn of Day. The album was partly funded via Kickstarter and follows in the footsteps of the band's debut album, Source. At Dawn of Day offers both magnificent instrumentals as well as hauntingly beautiful songs in English and Gaelic. [...]
 
 

Fiona Hunter & Mike Vass on tour

Fiona Hunter & Mike VassPlaying in Denmark 4-14 February 2015

26 Jan 2015 Fiona Hunter and Mike Vass - both familiar from Malinky - will tour Denmark during the first half of February, performing at such places as UnderVærket in Randers, Huset in Aalborg, Hansted in Svendborg og Gimle in Roskilde. Fiona's first solo album was released last year and the upcoming tour will focus on the songs from that album. [...]
 
 

Photos and video from Ray Cooper and Larsa's autumn 2014 tours

Ray Cooper - UnderVærket 26/9-14Incl. pictures and videos from Larsa's concert in Aulum Mill

26 Jan 2015 Both Ray Cooper and Larsa toured Denmark during autumn, and photos etc. from the two tours are now available under each artist's page:

2014

Mike Vass - In the Wake of Neil Gunn

Mike Vass - In the Wake of Neil GunnMusic inspired by Mike's sailing trip along the west coast of Scotland

23 Oct 2014 In May Mike Vass made a journey in a sailing boat in the wake of Scottish author Neil Gunn, who in 1937 sold all his possessions, bought a boat and sailed up along the islands off the west coast of Scotland. The resultat of Neil Gunn's journey was the book "Off in a Boat", and after having read it Mike Vass decided to go on a similar voyage and see if it would inspire him to write some music. The end product was an exciting album just released on Unroofed Records.
 
 

Mairi Campbells latest project

CampbellGray - PulseNew album, Pulse, recorded as a collaboration with producer David Gray

12 Sep 2014 Mairi Campbell has just released the album Pulse, a collaboration with producer and sound engineer David Gray, where they merge Mairi's traditional roots and improvisations with David's modern and electronic music. [...]
 
 
 

Ray Cooper - Palace of Tears

Ray Cooper - Palace of TearsAlbum released August 29th - Tour of Denmark in September

3 Aug 2014 Ray Cooper's second solo album, with the title Palace of Tears, is released on August 29th on the Westpark Music label. In connection witht the release, Ray will embark on  a two-week tour of Denmark in the second half of September, where there will be ample opportunities for hearing many of the new songs from the album. [...]
 
 
 

Mairi Campbell on tour

Mairi CampbellBreathtaking songs - haunting tunes

23 Apr 2014 Scottish singer and musician Mairi Cambpell is on a tour of Denmark in the period 27th April - 2nd May. Mairi has a beautiful voice and accompanies herself on viola and keyboard. In addition to her wonderful songs you can also expect to hear some of her enchanting and mesmerising soundings. [...]
 
 
 

MacPolvo on tour

MacPolvoFirst time in Denmark

4 Apr 2014 Scottish duo MacPolvo will tour Denmark next week for the first time. Gigs on the tour include Hansted in Svendborg and UnderVærket in Randers. MacPolvo's music is compelling and distinctly Scottish with a modern and refreshing sound. [...]
 
 
 

Barluath - defining modern folk music

BarluathTour of Denmark in October 2015

15 Mar 2014 Since their formation in 2010 things have moved quickly for Scottish band Barluath:
In 2011 they were invited to play in Washington DC in the US, in 2012 they won the prestigious "Danny Kyle Open Stage" award at Celtic Connections and the year after the played at one of the big stages at that festival.
It is therefore a great pleasure for Yellow House Booking to be able to present Barluath for Danish audiences, when the band tours Denmark in October 2015. [...]
 
 
 

Fiona Hunter & Mike Vass to Denmark in 2015

Fiona Hunter & Mike VassDuo to tour Denmark in February 2015

3 Feb 2014 Yet another exciting Scottish duo on their way to Denmark under the auspices of Yellow House Booking: This time it is Fiona Hunter and Mike Vass - both of Malinky fame - who will tour the country. Fiona's debut solo album will be released in March this year and the upcoming tour will focus on the songs from that album - but will also feature a selection of Mike's numerous compositions. [...]
 
 
 

2013

Finally: David Francey to tour Denmark!

David Francey

Tour of Denmark planned for September 2015

10 Dec 2013 We are very happy to announce that one of Canada's very best singer-songwriters, David Francey, will tour Denmark in the period 24-30 Sep 2015. David Francey has delighted audiences at the Tønder Festival on several occasions, most recently in 2012, but this time it will be possible to experience his concerts throughout the country. [...]
 
 
 

Scots singer Mairi Campbell to tour Denmark

Solo tour in April/May next year

11 Aug 2013 We are very proud to have been given the opportunity to book a solo tour for Scottish singer and musician Mairi Campbell. The tour period will be 26 Apr to 3 May next year. Mairi Campbell is an enchanting singer and fiddler, who among other things is known for her rendition of Auld Lang Syne that was part of the soundtrack to the movie Sex & the City. [...]
 

Ray Cooper - tales of "love, war and death by hanging"

Oysterband's Ray Cooper ("Chopper") on solo tour of Denmark 16-28 April 2013

Many people will recognise Ray Cooper ("Chopper") from Oysterband, with whom he has played for over 20 years. However, he is also an excellent solo artist, and in April 2013 he tours Denmark armed with cello, guitar, harmonica and a collection of songs that tell tales of both war and love, polar journeys, highwaymen and many other things. [...]
 
For tour dates, please see our calendar.
 
NEW: See reviews, photos from the tour etc. here.

2012

Ray Cooper to leave Oysterband

Wants to pursue solo career full time after 24 years in the band

12 Nov 2012 Ray Cooper has just announced his decision to leave Oysterband at the end of February 2013 to pursue a solo career as singer and songwriter. His last tours with Oysterband will be the imminent tour of Denmark and a UK tour with June Tabor & Oysterband in February.
 
For more info see www.raycooper.org/?p=282.
 
Ray kicks off his new solo career with tours of England, Denmark and Germany.
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