In just six years since they formed, Edinburgh four-piece Dallahan’s uniquely-evolved ‘world folk’ alloy of Scottish, Irish, Balkan and Americana elements – on vocals, guitar, fiddles, banjo, mandolin and accordion - has won them fans from Milwaukee to Kathmandu, a following boosted further by 2019’s largely self-penned third album, Smallworld. “Exceptional technical dexterity. . . a wonderful blend of multicultural music-making.” (Fatea)
Juuri & Juuri are leading Finnish folk artists Emilia Lajunen and Eero Grundström, whose immediate, unarranged collaborative approach and distinctive instrumental mix, comprising five-string fiddle, nyckelharpa, harmonium and harmonica, render ancient traditional material magically anew.