Folk music

The Nobel Prize for literature, at long last, has been awarded to a complete idiot

14 October 2016 10:49

Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize for literature. And quite right too. But many people seem discomfited by the…

Scotland’s 2013 Eurovision triumph

19 May 2013 12:18

Last night’s Eurovision was, as always, a collision of music, culture and politics. As always, the official British entry was…

Mumford & Sons are treated badly by the folk scene. Picture: Getty

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards: bottom of the class

30 January 2013 11:56

You would think that asking for and receiving the names of the judges of a set of BBC awards would…