Tales from the Rails – Cambridge Folk Festival & the Sea of Heads

Last Saturday I had the absolute pleasure of performing at Cambridge Folk Festival and I’m still floating on a cloud of fuzzy happiness. It had been one of those dates, seemingly forever in the future, until it was suddenly the night before as I was packing up my small assortment of guitar leads, the red …

Tales From the Rails – the dark, the light and eight below zero

I’m hiding out in a vegan cafe in Wiesbaden. After a rather harsh 6am start this morning and a five hour train journey, it was still morning when I arrived at tonight’s venue: left activist space, the Info Club. The space looks lovely. There’s a large banner above the bar that reads “no human is …

Hosting the FAC Open Artist Session with Hal Ritson: The importance of being on time, spreading risk and believing in your vision

“Making it is just the start of your problems, how to sustain career for 10 – 20 years is what it’s really about” Hal Ritson, FAC Board Director and creator of The Young Punx, shared his experience with a group of FAC members on a rainy Tuesday evening. Hal is a songwriter, music producer & …