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Folkies Awards 2016 Winners

Folkies Awards 2016 Winners

 

 

The ‘Great Folking Community’ at folking.com have announced the winners of their 2016 Folkies Awards. Split into 8 categories, the voting was open to the public via a poll on the Folking website, with choices restricted to British acts apart from the one category. Nominations were as follows:

 

 Soloist Of The Year

Steve Tilston
Sam Carter
Kathryn Roberts
Steve Knightley
Ange Hardy

Best Duo 

Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin
India Electric Co.
Show Of Hands
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman
Clype

 Best Band

Blackbeard’s Tea Party
Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band
Tradarrr
False Lights
Merry Hell

 Best Live Act

The Demon Barbers XL
Blackbeard’s Tea Party
Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band
Tradarr
CC Smugglers

 Best Album

Layers Of Ages – Peter Knight’s Gigspanner
Head Heart Hand – Megan Henwood
The Girl I Left Behind Me – India Electric Co.
It’s Not Your Gold Shall Me Entice – Elle Osborne
Disco At The Tavern – The Demon Barbers

 Best Musician

Dan Walsh
Peter Knight
P.J. Wright
Chris Leslie
Kris Drever

 Folking’s Rising Star

Will Varley
Sam Kelly
Wes Finch
India Electric Co.
Chris Cleverley

 Best International Artist

Gretchen Peters
Tom Russell
Gandalf Murphy And The Slambovian Circus Of Dreams
Justin Townes Earle
Los Lobos

 

And here, are the winners (announced 1st March):

 

Soloist Of The Year – Steve Knightley

 

Best Duo – Show Of Hands

Best Band – Blackbeard’s Tea Party

Best Live Act – Blackbeard’s Tea Party

 

Best Album – Disco At The Tavern – The Demon Barbers

 

 Best Musician – Peter Knight

 

Rising Star – Will Varley

 

Best International Artist – Gretchen Peters

 

 
 Congratulations to all the winners and nominees!
 

See folking.com for more information. 
 
 
 
 
 

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