Boat To Row The Castle and Falcon is undergoing something of a renaissance within the Birmingham music scene. Its industrial brick walled cavern of a gig room has played host to artists such as Cloud Nothings, Boy Azooga, Deap Vally and Yak, in the past year alone. The thought of heading down for my latest fix of music in one of Birmingham’s more intriguing venues really pulls me through an arduous day of work. Boat To Row will headline proceedings, with the undercard being Katherine Priddy and Faux Palms. I must say, I've not seen any of them live before but let’s see what I’m in for.


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The Waterboys Would Morrissey pop along for a quick guest appearance during Johnny Marr’s set (ahem...)? Would Richard Thompson ride onto the stage on a Vincent Black Lightening 1952? And would The Waterboys show us the whole of their moon...yes...it’s Moseley Folk Festival time again!


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Moseley Folk Festival 2013 Oh lordy, the OAPs are right you know. The older you get the faster the years fly by. It seems like only yesterday that we were singing along lustily to All Around My Hat (the degree of lustiness being in direct proportion to the quantity of cider consumed) and yet here we are again at another MoFo. I’m not complaining, it’s the bit between festivals that gets my goat... real life I think it’s called. Jolly silly idea.


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Boat To Row In a rather unassuming terraced house in Kings Heath, something very special is happening. Instead of the usual TV in the corner polluting the room with fake talent contests, there is a real singer and a real guitar player: and I don’t mean they are on the tele, no, they are right there in the room... this is infinitely more exciting than anything HD or HD ready can give you..


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Boat To Row In a rather unassuming terraced house in Kings Heath, something very special is happening. Instead of the usual TV in the corner polluting the room with fake talent contests, there is a real singer and a real guitar player: and I don’t mean they are on the tele, no, they are right there in the room... this is infinitely more exciting than anything HD or HD ready can give you..


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