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Jack Savoretti : Profile - Profiles
Nick Dent-Robinson reflects on Jack Savoretti's bestselling no. 1 latest album, 'Singing to Strangers'.

Fairport's Cropredy Convention : Cropredy, Oxfordshire, 8/8/2019...10/8/2019 - Live Reviews
Despite torrential rain, Nick Dent-RObinson finnds plenty to enjoy at this year's Fairport's Cropredy Convention, which as well as a three-hour set from Faiport Convention, included performances from Richard Thompson, Gogol Bordello and the Waterboys.

Seth Lakeman : Interview - Interviews
Folk artist and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his new album 'The Well Worn Path', and touring for two years as a member of Robert Plant's band Sensational Space Shifters.

Richard Thompson : Interview - Interviews
Guitarist/songwriter Richard Thompson, who was in the original line-up of Fairport Convention before his successful solo career, reflects on his acoustic set at their Cropredy Convention and his time with the band.

Madness : Interview - Interviews
Nick Dent-Robinson has a chat with frontman Suggs as the Madness experience touches down for an unusual gig in Newbury.

Proclaimers : Interview - Interviews
Craig Reid from bestselling acoustic duo the Proclaimers talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about their touring and the surprising influence of the Rolling Stones on their music.

Herbie Flowers : Interview - Interviews
Veteran bassist and multi-instrumentalist Herbie Flowers talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his formmer band Blue MInk's controversial 1969 hit 'Melting Pot', which, despite promoting global harmony, has long been banned for being racially offensive.

Big Feastival : Profile - Profiles
Nick Dent-Robinson profiles this year's Big Feastival, which run by Alex James, the bassist with Blur, is taking place between the 23rd and 25th August in his native Oxfordshire.

Graham Nash : Interview - Interviews
On a recent visit to America, Nick Dent-Robinson took the opportunity to catch up again with iconic songwriter, rock hero and former Hollie, Graham Nash – who was about to embark on a Summer tour of the UK and Europe.

Zoots : Arlington Arts Centre, Newbury, 23/5/2019 - Live Reviews
Nick Dent-Robinson finds infectious the enthusiasm and energy of 60’s covers band the Zoots at the Arlington Arts Centre in Newbury.

Newgrass Cutters : Interview - Interviews
Multi-instrumentalist and record producer Pete Brown talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his band the NewGrass Cutters and their forthcoming plans for a second album.

Charlie Dore : Profile - Profiles
Nick Dent-Robinson profiles the career of singer-songwriter and actress Charlie Dore, who is currently playing a small venue tour of the United Kingdom.

Fara : Profile - Profiles
Nick Dent-Robinson profiles the career of Orkney Islands-formed folk group Fara, who have just released their second album, ‘Times from Times Fall’.

Francis Rossi (Status Quo) : Hexagon Theatre, Reading, 8/5/2019 - Live Reviews
Nick Dent-Robinson enjoys a spoken word gig at Hexagon in Reading by Status Quo guitarist and frontman Francis Rossi to promote his new autobiography, ‘I Talk Too Much’.

Bob Harris : Interview - Interviews
Broadcaster and country music expert Bob Harris speaks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his film debut playing himself in the critically acclaimed 'Wild Rose', his 'Under the Apple Tree' tour and his lengthy career.

Bootleg Beatles : Interview - Interviews
Steve White, who plays Paul McCartney, talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about touring with the ultimate tribute band, the Bootleg Beatles.

Nilüfer Yanya : Interview - Interviews
Rising soul-pop artist Nilüfer Yanya talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about her London roots, debut album 'Miss Universe' and why minimalism is the central component of her work.

Art Garfunkel : Interview - Interviews
Art Garfunkel speaks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his latest solo tour, his recent autobiography and his memories of touring the UK in the 1960s as one half of the iconic Simon and Garfunkel.

Hazel O Connor : Interview - Interviews
Nick Dent-Robinson talks to iconic 80's singer-songwriter Hazel O' Connor about her groundbreaking debut album 'Breaking Glass', current tour and new record 'Hallelujah Moments'.

Mike And The Mechanics : New Theatre, Oxford, 12/3/2019 - Live Reviews
Mike Rutherford, on tour with his band, Mike and the Mechanics, played a series of Genesis hits at Oxford's New Theater that rekindled fond memories for his enthusiastic fan base.

Jacqui Dankworth and Charlie Wood : Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames, 2/3/2019 - Live Reviews
Nick Dent-Robinson at the Kenton Theatre in Henley-on-Thames watches Jacqui Dankworth, accompanied by her husband and Memphis-born pianist Charlie Wood, play a superb and versatile set that extends far beyond her jazz origins.

Becky Mills : Profile - Interviews
Nick Dent-Robinson profiles the career of North Yorkshire solo singer-songwriter Becky Mills and her forthcoming new album, 'Tall Tales and Home Truths'.

Fairport Convention : Interview - Interviews
Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to Fairport Convention guitarist and vocalist Simon Nicol about this year's 40th Fairport's Cropredy Convention which will take place in the village of Cropredy in North Oxfordshire in August.

Rewind Festival : Profile - Profiles
Nick Dent-Robinson previews this year's Rewind South Festival which will take this year at Henley-on-Thames from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August.

Nocturne Live : Profile - Profiles
Nick Dent-Robinson previews this year’s Nocturne Live festival, which will take place at Blenheim palace between the 21st and 23rd June and will include a headlining set from Lauryn Hill.

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