Folk & Contemporary music

In 2023, we welcome artists from across the folk and contemporary music worlds, including Kate Rusby, The Young Uns, Mishra. Le Vent Du Nord and more.

Explore the programme and book tickets below.


  1. Carole Nash Hall

    Chris Wood

    Tue 28 March 2023, 8pm

    “Chris Wood might be the Ken Loach of songwriting. Very political, but at the same time full of compassion, and...

  2. Carole Nash Hall

    Mishra ft. Deepa Nair Rasiya

    Sun 16 April 2023, 7:30pm

    Mishra are a global folk collective with strong roots in UK folk. They weave a tight web of intricate, Indian-influenced...

  3. The Stoller Hall

    The Ayoub Sisters

    Wed 19 April 2023, 8pm

    Ages 14+ (Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult) Scottish/Egyptian instrumentalists and composers, The Ayoub Sisters rose to stardom...

  4. The Stoller Hall

    Kate Rusby

    Fri 12 May 2023, 7:30pm

      This concert is now sold out! However, we have many more folk gigs coming up here at The Stoller...

  5. The Stoller Hall

    Espíritu Flamenco Presents Miguel Pérez

    Sat 20 May 2023, 7:30pm

    Espíritu Flamenco will present an evening of traditional flamenco music, song and dance, with guitarist Miguel Pérez, dancer and choreographer...

  6. The Stoller Hall

    Le Vent Du Nord

    Fri 26 May 2023, 7:30pm

    The award winning and highly acclaimed Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in Québec’s progressive francophone folk movement. ...

  7. The Stoller Hall

    The Young ‘Uns’ ‘Tiny Notes Tour’

    Fri 2 June 2023, 8pm

    The Young’uns live shows are renowned. With heart-on-the-sleeve storytelling, beautiful lyrics, warm harmonies and relentless repartee, Sean Cooney, Michael Hughes...

  8. Baronial Hall

    A Concert by Sam Sweeney

    Sat 3 June 2023, 7:30pm

    Four time nominee and 2015 winner of the Musician Of The Year BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Sam Sweeney is...

  9. The Stoller Hall

    Jasdeep Singh Degun’s Anomaly

    Thu 8 June 2023, 7:30pm

    Virtuoso sitarist and composer Jasdeep Singh Degun is joined by an eight-piece band in music from his acclaimed Real World...

  10. Carole Nash Hall

    Jim Moray

    Sat 10 June 2023, 7:30pm

    Over the past two decades of British folk music, Jim Moray has marked himself out as having a singular, idiosyncratic...

  11. The Stoller Hall

    Many Voices of Eve: The Printmakers + London Vocal Project

    Sun 11 June 2023, 6pm

    'Rooted in the gospel tradition, this is an outfit with exceptional potential — the hushed harmonizing was a delight… more...

  12. The Stoller Hall

    Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys

    Sun 16 July 2023, 7:30pm

    Gordie MacKeeman exemplifies the term natural showman. An ace fiddle player nicknamed “crazy legs” for his frenetic loose-limbed step- dancing,...

  13. The Stoller Hall

    Erland Cooper & Ensemble

    Wed 20 September 2023, 7:30pm

    Prolific Scottish composer Erland Cooper, who merges music with evocative storytelling and conceptual art, tours his ambitious fourth studio album...

  14. The Stoller Hall

    Eddi Reader

    Tue 26 September 2023, 8pm

    'Just perfect – Eddi Reader gets every song just right' – The Sunday Times  'One of my favourite singers of all...

  15. The Stoller Hall

    Ron Pope

    Thu 28 September 2023, 7pm

    Suitable for all Ages (U16 accompanied by an adult) Nashville-based singer-songwriter, Ron Pope, has been navigating a sea change as...

  16. The Stoller Hall

    The Canny Band

    Fri 29 September 2023, 7:30pm

    The Canny Band are a rare, award-winning fusion of piano, bodhran and diatonic button accordion. Sam Mabbett, Michael Biggins (BBC Young...

  17. Carole Nash Hall

    Luke Jackson Trio

    Sat 7 October 2023, 7:30pm

    Luke is a Singer-Songwriter from Canterbury, Kent, who at the start of his career was nominated in the BBC Radio...

  18. Carole Nash Hall

    Dan Whitehouse and Max ZT

    Sat 28 October 2023, 7:30pm

    Brooklyn’s celebrated hammered dulcimer player Max ZT (House of Waters), and Black Country/Tokyo’s dark, sophisticated gem - singer/songwriter/poet Dan Whitehouse...

  19. The Stoller Hall

    Tubular Bells + Extracts from Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon for the Moog Synthesizer

    Fri 3 November 2023, 7:30pm

    Live solo performance by Mark Jenkins with computer graphic projections. That spine-tingling theme from “The Exorcist” is Mike Oldfield’s “Tubular...

  20. The Stoller Hall

    Neil Brand presents Laurel and Hardy

    Sun 12 November 2023, 4pm

    After the national success of his long-running show Neil Brand Presents Buster Keaton, the composer/writer/broadcaster/musician returns with an all-new show...

  21. The Stoller Hall

    Art of Believing Special Edition – Flamenco

    Sat 25 November 2023, 7:30pm

    The award-winning Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company returns to Manchester with another spellbinding flamenco show full of emotion, passion and grit....

  22. The Stoller Hall

    Eliza Carthy & Jon Boden’s Wassail

    Fri 8 December 2023, 8pm

    Tickets on sale Friday 3 March, 4pm. Before there was carolling, there was wassailing, where seasonal songs were exchanged for...