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Festive Folk Music

Mike presents his usual impeccable selection of the best in roots and acoustic music, including a selection of festive folk from the likes of Bella Hardy and The Valleyfolk.

Mike Harding presents an hour of the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music.

This week, Mike looks forward to Christmas with a selection of festive folk music from the likes of Bella Hardy, The Valleyfolk and Hanz Araki and Kathryn Claire.

There's also a seasonal song by the great Jake Thackray to mark ten years since his passing. Plus new music by Glasgow singer Maeve Mackinnon.

57 minutes

Last on

Wed 19 Dec 2012 19:00

Music Played

  • BeauSoleil

    Papa St. Nick

    • Christmas Gumbo.
    • Flambeau 3344.
  • Bella Hardy

    Joy Shall Be Yours (Carol Of The Field Mice)

    • Bright Morning Star.
    • Noe Records NOE5.
  • Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker & John Doyle

    Edinburgh Rock

    • Live.
    • Vertical Records.
  • Keith Christmas

    Fat Cat Big Fish

    • Fat Cat Big Fish EP.
    • BECN BECN002.
  • Maeve MacKinnon


    • Once Upon an Olive Branch.
    • Maeve MacKinnon MM02.
  • The House Devils

    Wearing the Britches

    • Crossing The Ocean.
    • The House Devils / The Living Tradition.
  • The Tin Sandwich Band

    The Pope's Visit / The Greencastle

    • By Hook or By Crook.
    • The Tin Sandwich Band.
  • Emma Black

    Lies They've Sold

    • Swimming In The Moon.
    • Cornflower Records.
  • Simple Gifts

    Ashokan Farewell

    • Down By The Sally Gardens.
    • Sticky Fingers.
  • The Valleyfolk

    Come All You True Good Christians

    • The Season Round.
    • Topic Records TSCD700.
  • Hanz Araki & Kathryn Claire

    Seven Joys Of Mary / Copper and Brass

    • A Winter Solistice Celebration.
    • The Celtic Conspiracy CELCON001.
  • Jonny Kearney & Lucy Farrell

    Peggy Gordon

    • Kite.
    • Rabble Rouser RRM007.
  • Jake Thackray


    • Jake In A Box.
    • EMI.
  • The Flatlanders

    Tonight I Think I'm Gonna Go Downtown

    • The Odessa Tapes.
    • New West Records NW6259.


  • Wed 19 Dec 2012 19:00