Late Night Folk



Late Night Folk


16 Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA
8 pm – 1 am

The Architect on Bristol’s historic harbour becomes home to Late Night Folk. The late festival hub for Bristol Folk Festival, showcasing the best local artists.

Friday 29 April:

>> 8:30 pm Michael McGregor Johnson – A solo set of alt-folk with hints from 60’s pop, the English countryside and Americana.

>> 9:30 pm Nuala Honan & Kit Hawes Finest rye-soaked Bluegrass, Folk & Americana from two of Bristol’s brightest artists. ‘She’s so cool’ Lauren Laverne, 6 Music on Nuala Honan

>> 11:00 pm – Gavin Osborn & The Comment Section
Mixing the personal with the political, expect a glorious set of lyrical loveliness from one of the best songwriters in the country.
‘Funny & touching. Osborn walks a similar tightrope to Loudon Wainwright III but remains perfectly balanced’ – Sunday Times.

>> Midnight – Around About Dusk
An adventurous musical troupe their influences range from European folk traditions to musette, New Orleans jazz & old time, with eclectic instrumentation & rich vocal harmonies.

*All times are correct at the time of listing.

Saturday 30 April:

>> 8:30 pm Charlie Stewart & Jo Boswell

>> 9:30 pm Emily Teague & Roberta Pia Acoustic folk, sun-kissed tunes & unexpected covers from these much-loved Bristolian & Scottish singer-songwriters.

>> 11:00 pm – Late Eastern Strings Klezmer
Expect a tapestry of rich colours, from dark to light, driving rhythms, haunting tunes and imaginative improvisations. Daphna Sadeh’s double bass and Knud Stüwe’s oud will be joined for this exclusive gig by Felix Gibbons on percussion and Jake McMurchie on Sax.

The repertoire includes Middle Eastern music, Klezmer and Ladino pieces as well as originals.

*All times are correct at the time of listing.

Free to all festival ticket holders.  Entry is first-come, first-served.