Youth Music Award Concert
Todmorden Folk Festival’s Youth Music Award Concert was held of Sunday 11th February. The talent, confidence and variety of the performances made for some difficult decision making by our panel of judges. The winning duo will perform the opening slot at our saturday night concert in Todmorden Unitarian Church.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Todmorden Youth Music Award
Ursula and Sasha Glendinning
Todmorden Folk Festival 2018 commission
Stan Rogers: His Life & Songs. Presenter Roger Kennington.
Stan Rogers, hero of the Canadian folk scene, was killed in 1983 aged only 33. He wrote a catalogue of iconic songs (e.g. Mary Ellen Carter, Barratt’s Privateers, North West Passage) and performed acclaimed versions of other classics. Come and hear about his life and join festival favourites to enjoy (and sing along to) some of Stan Rogers’ most memorable songs. Performers will include Kimber’s Men including John Bromley, Ruth & Sadie Price (with friends from She Shanties), and Karina Knight.