Blood Ceremony – The Old Ways Remain (self-released)

Oh, I do love these guys, they're a touch retro and wacky! - and what is it about Canadian rock bands, and why have I missed so many Grrreats? Blood Ceremony are my latest (late) discovery, stumbling across them whilst recently researching compatriots The Damn Truth and The Tea Party... For the Uninitiated (hah!), Blood Ceremony..

Fairport Convention – Union Chapel, London (2 March 2023)

Photos: Paul Whimpenny & Catia Spalletta The word ‘legendary’ gets thrown around casually in the music business these days but there’s absolutely no doubt that Fairport Convention are true legends of the British folk-rock scene. Its band members are almost a who’s who of British folk-rock music – Richard Thompson, Sandy Denny, Dave Swarbrick, Simon..