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Touted as one of the finest banjo players in the UK as well as being a superb singer, songwriter and guitarist, Dan Walsh is described as 'the real deal' (UNCUT). He now has three critically acclaimed solo albums with new album Incidents and Accidents receiving excellent reviews. As well as many tours of the UK, he also has recent successful trips to Canada, Germany, India, Norway and New Zealand to his credit. Having made his name with duo Walsh and Pound and now a member of the award winning Urban Folk Quartet, as well as guest appearances on stage and on record with the Levellers and Seth Lakeman, this unique and eclectic musician has stunned audiences across the world.

Dan Walsh uses Deering banjos, D'addario strings and Freshman guitars

URBAN FOLK QUARTET ON TOUR - SPRING DATES

01/05 - The Greystones, Sheffield
http://www.wegottickets.com/event/304376
0114 266 5599

02/05 - Trinity Folk Festival, Guildford
www.trinityfolkfestival.co.uk/

08/05 - Hanger Farm Arts Centre, Southampton
http://www.totton.ac.uk/hanger-farm.aspx
02380 667683

09/05 - Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham
http://www.guildhallartscentre.com/
01476 406158

11/05 - Chesham Folk Club, Buckinghamshire
http://cheshamfolkclub.org.uk/
01494 785593

15/05 - The Forge, London
http://www.forgevenue.org/
020 7383 7808

16/05 - Maldon Town Hall, Essex
http://www.essex-live.co.uk/
…/the-…/maldon-maldon-town-hall/

17/05 - Dart Music Festival, Dartmouth
http://dartmusicfestival.co.uk/

21/05 - Alexander's, Chester
http://www.alexanderslive.com/
01244 340005

23/05 - Fishguard Folk Festival, South Wales
http://www.pembrokeshire-folk-music.co.uk/Festival.htm

29/05 - Bowerchalke Village Hall, Salisbury
http://www.wvha.org.uk/halls.php?hall_id=23
01980 672801

30/05 - Kington Langley Village Hall, Chippenham
www.klvh.org/
07864 981217

02/06 - Swaledale Festival, North Yorkshire
http://www.swaledale-festival.org.uk/
…/the-urban-folk-quart…
01748 880019

05-06/06 - Gate To Southwell Festival, Nottinghamshire
http://southwellfolkfestival.org.uk/
01636 816 678

07/06 - Wirral Folk Festival, Ellesmere Port
http://www.wirralfolkonthecoast.com/
0151 6789902


Latest Blog

  • Carefully planned touring...

    Dear all,


    The UFQ tour is in full swing and we're having a ball. After such a relentless solo tour, it's great to be back with the band for a while. People often ask me which I enjoy more and it genuinely is impossible to answer, I'm not just being a politician. There's a magic about being up there just on my own with total control over what happens both musically and in terms of the gig. Then there's that brilliant feeling when 4 musicians are playing really well together and bouncing off each other. Both are priceless and both are currently going rather well!


    So then to report on the latest...after my rather bizarre non-brush with the law, I had the rare experience of actually going to a gig on the night of my last blog and it was none other than my old chum Lucy Ward who played at the Gatehouse in Stafford. As ever, she gave a very entertaining show and showed her fine voice to typically compelling effect and even managed to Read more...