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BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominations for The Breath and Ríoghnach Connolly

The 2019 awards ceremony will take place in Manchester's Bridgewater Hall on 16 October.

Les Amazones d’Afrique announce new album ‘Amazones Power’

The long-awaited follow up to their 2017 critically-acclaimed debut is out on 24 January 2020.

Track of the day: ‘Áthas’ by The Gloaming

Find out more about one of the stand-out tracks on The Gloaming's third album.

7 East African artists performing at this year’s Ongala Music Festival

Named after the late Remmy Ongala, the event showcases exciting new East African talent.