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English Folk Expo & Manchester Folk Festival

The ABM team are heading to Manchester this week for English Folk Expo and Manchester Folk Festival. We are looking forward to lots of great music, including the very talented […]

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Lady Maisery Join ABM

We’re thrilled to welcome award-winning vocal trio Lady Maisery to the ABM roster. The trio have long been celebrated for their innovation at the forefront of the English folk scene. All […]

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New Tour From The Magpie Arc

After releasing three EP’s in 2020/21, new folk/roots/rock band The Magpie Arc, featuring multi-award winners Nancy Kerr and Martin Simpson, have been recording their debut album for release in January […]

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RANT News!

News from RANT… as they say a very fond farewell to their bandmate Jenna Reid, departing the band after 10 years, and a huge welcome to wonderful musician Gillian Frame.  A familiar […]

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Martin Carthy 80th Birthday!

Many Happy Returns to the one and only Martin Carthy on the prestigious occasion of his 80th birthday today. Alan Bearman Music have had the privilege of working as Martin’s UK […]

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Ye Vagabonds New UK Tour

Ye Vagabonds – the outstandingly talented Dublin-based brothers Brían and Diarmuid MacGloinn – make a much-awaited return to the UK for two 2022 tours, after a studio focus in 2021, including […]

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New Project – Heal & Harrow

Heal & Harrow is an exciting new touring project with outstanding Scottish musicians, Rachel Newton & Lauren MacColl which has already hit the ground running in terms of 2022 bookings. Be […]

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Leveret Live Streamed Show

Unfortunately, due to current restrictions, we’ve had to cancel our (already rescheduled) Folk in the Fall concert series on 13th March at Kings Place. The good news is that Leveret […]

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ABM at Virtual Showcase Scotland

Sarah Coxson will be manning the virtual ABM Trade Stand on Friday with details of our roster of fantastic artists. Just a reminder too that ABM artists featured in this […]

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John Kirkpatrick Awarded MBE

Congratulations to the wonderful John Kirkpatrick, awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List for services to folk music. A well deserved accolade for a national treasure. Book him […]

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Season’s Greetings From ABM

All at ABM want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Here’s to a 2021 where we see a safe return to live gigs […]

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Martin Simpson’s ‘Home Recordings’ out today

The fantastic new album from Martin Simpson is released today on Topic Records. Martin Simpson’s next album was going to be a live one.  But the lockdown put paid to […]

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