December 7, 2013 10:56

Jake Bugg, Frank Turner, Alt-J to feature in folk music documentary

'Get Folked: The Great Folk Revival' will be broadcast tonight (December 7) on More4

Jake Bugg, Frank Turner, Alt-J to feature in folk music documentary

Photo: Emilie Bailey/NME

Jake Bugg, Frank Turner and Alt-J are all set to feature in a new documentary about folk music which will be broadcast tonight (December 7) on More4.

Get Folked: The Great Folk Revival explores the resurgence in popularity of folk music amongst contemporary artists as well as featuring new performances recorded for the programme. Also contributing to the show are Richard Thompson, The Lumineers, Donovan, Martin Carthy, The Unthanks, Newton Faulkner, Seth Lakeman and Bob Geldof.

The show airs tonight on More4 at 10pm. Of the programme, Channel 4 states: "Something incredible has been happening in the music scene over the last few years. Folk - a musical tradition with roots in the pre-electric world - is now becoming the new 21st-century pop phenomenon... Is it the antidote to manufactured music, the new punk, or simply evidence of the enduring appeal of this age-old musical form?".

Currently on tour in North America, Frank Turner plays a special charity show with Billy Bragg for Shelter at London Wilton's Music Hall on December 18. The singer-songwriter will perform seven huge gigs in February 2014, starting in Cardiff on February 6 and ending in Portsmouth on February 13.

Frank Turner will play:

Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena (February 6 2014)
Nottingham, Capital FM Arena (7)
Edinburgh, Corn Exchange (8)
Manchester, Phones 4u Arena (9)
Plymouth, Pavilions (11)
London, The O2 (12)
Portsmouth, Guildhall (13)


To check the availability of Frank Turner tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0844 858 6765

Read More On This Artist

More News
Radiohead's Philip Selway unveils sci-fi video for first track from new solo album
Jenny Lewis launches her own wine
The Gaslight Anthem perform for gym team in 'Rollin' And Tumblin'' video - watch
Arcade Fire cover Creedence Clearwater Revival live - watch
The Cribs reveal Ric Ocasek of The Cars will produce their new album
Damon Albarn and The Courteeners - tickets on sale 9am Friday (August 1)
The Libertines say they 'rehearsed for one hour' before Hyde Park gig in London
Lorde to curate 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1' soundtrack
Brian Eno compares Israel to 'the Klan' in strongly-worded letter about...
Noel Gallagher's daughter asks owners of Oasis-inspired dog kennel to stop breeding pedigrees
Lily Allen says Miley Cyrus' live show is 'up there with Oasis or the Stone Roses'
Alice Cooper and Kiss pay tribute to late Lou Reed guitarist Dick Wagner
Ariel Pink recalls time he was maced in the face by 'a feminist'
BBC 6 Music overtakes Radio 3 for first time as 1Xtra falls below a million listeners
Justin Bieber posts picture of Orlando Bloom crying after Ibiza fight reports
Neon Jungle 'no comment' over claims they covered Banks song without artist's...
Lostprophets members could have been 'groomed' by Ian Watkins, says child abuse expert
Alt-Fest organisers are 'dealing with extremely challenging issues' amid cancellation...
Jamie T unveils five new songs on UK comeback tour
Foxygen announce 24-track new album, promising 'a gaggle of guest stars'
Kylie Minogue, Lulu and Deacon Blue to perform at Commonwealth Games closing ceremony
Beastie Boys' Mike D: 'Grunge was a death sentence to the rock that preceded it'

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today