Live Dates

  • 11
    Mar
    Port Fairy, Australia
    Port Fairy Folk Festival
  • 13
    Mar
    Adelaide, Australia
    WOMADelaide
  • 17
    Mar
    Brunswick, Australia
    Brunswick Music Festival
  • 18
    Mar
    New Plymouth, New Zealand
    WOMAD
  • 24
    Mar
    Canberra, Australia
    National Folk Festival

News

Vapourer Nominated for BBC Folk Award

BBCradio2logoWe’re delighted to hear that the Vapourer has been nominated in the category Best Original Track in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, along with the Rheingans Sisters, Marry Waterson & David A. Jaycock and Rufus & Martha Wainwright. The award ceremony takes place at the Royal Albert Hall on … more

Australia and New Zealand confirmed

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We’re excited to announce that we’ll be touring Australia and New Zealand this coming March.  See Live Dates for details. Pictured above: WOMAD New Zealand

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2015 Highlights

2015 has been our best year yet for gigs, not only with some great UK dates such as WOMAD and Sidmouth but also a string of international outings, some highlights of which were:
Tonder
Tonder, Denmark
Sunfest
Sunfest, Ontario
Madrid
Caixa Forum, Madrid
Prague
Prague
Boulogne 2
Chateau Hardelot, France
Fuerteventura
WOMAD, Fuerteventura
Dranouter
Dranouter, Belgium
Thanks so … more

New Album Out April 13th

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The new Spiro album Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow will be released on Real World Records on Monday 13 April.

Recorded at Real World Studios, Jane Harbour (violin/viola), Jon Hunt (acoustic guitar/cello), Alex Vann (mandolin) and Jason Sparkes (piano accordion/piano) continue to break through the boundaries of their instruments … more

Copper Family Centenary Celebration

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We’re very honoured to be taking part in the centenary celebration of Bob Copper’s life and work at Cecil Sharp House in London on 24th January. The event is already sold out, but those lucky enough to have secured tickets will see a fabulous array of performers from the world … more

Pole Star shines again

Pre-order Polestar

We’re pleased to report that our lovely label Real World are re-releasing the first Spiro album Pole Star on 8th September.  The album was recorded back in the winter of 1996-7 in the former BBC Studios Christchurch in Bristol by Portishead engineer Rik Dowding.  True to the Spiro tradition … more

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