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New video and press - 'in a Garden of Stones'

New video and press – ‘in a Garden of Stones’

/https://youtu.be/tx50eKLRB5M?si=G6peEo7tP0GTOYjD A lovely consideration of our new video from Alex Gallacher at Folk Radio https://www.folkradio.co.uk/2024/01/jonathan-day-collective-in-a-garden-of-stones/
Festival in the Desert  – playing to nomadic tribes-people and travellers, deep in the Sahara

Festival in the Desert – playing to nomadic tribes-people and travellers, deep in the Sahara

‘Tamarisk and the Raven’ – mainstage at Festival in the Desert – under a full moon and a lunar eclipse She moves through the fair – representing the music of these sea washed islands with fiddle, bagpipes and voice Press piece All photos courtesy of Jonathan Day Interviews & Guest Posts An archaeology of the...
Summer Festival Films '23

Summer Festival Films ’23

LANDED – lovely award winning festival in the Welsh mountains on the headwaters of the Wye. Trio playing the headline slot Saturday night on the Magus Stage. WORKHOUSE STEAMPUNK WELLNESS FESTIVAL Shrewsbury
Summer Tour Dates 2023 announced

Summer Tour Dates 2023 announced

'Sakura' new album release

‘Sakura’ new album release

Folk Radio review of Sakura by Thomas Blake  Sakura is an album recorded in the Welsh hills but rooted in Japanese and East Asian culture. This isn’t as contradictory as it sounds: the Japanese religious experience emphasises the primacy of nature. Shinto beliefs, in particular, are based on a subtle animism. In Shinto, everything is...
Camp Bestival performances '22 - Mainstage and Caravanserai

Camp Bestival performances ’22 – Mainstage and Caravanserai

Playing Camp Bestival mainstage - 19 August 2022

Playing Camp Bestival mainstage – 19 August 2022

We’re off to Weston in Shropshire to play at Camp Bestival : ) So happy to be invited by Sarah at Twisted Agency to play at this iconic – but most importantly fun – festival. We’re on Mainstage Friday early afternoon and at the Carvanserai stage on Sunday – at 3 40 in the afternoon....
New Single - out 19th August 2022 to coincide with our Bestival performances. The first release from forthcoming album 'Sakura'.

New Single – out 19th August 2022 to coincide with our Bestival performances. The first release from forthcoming album ‘Sakura’.

Listen here : ) https://jonathanday.bandcamp.com/track/isolde Isolde is a love story – it’s autobiographical (always a treacherous area of inspiration : ) and the story I lived has strong echoes and resonances with the Arthurian story of Isolde, Tristan and King Mark. But that’s enough said – I’ll let the song tell its story : )...
Summer Tour

Summer Tour

Delighted to be packing up the instruments loading the van and heading out to a bunch of festivals over the summer. They are all delightfully different: Bellan is a boutique festival in an American War of Independence era naval fort. Strange to think people were this afraid of an American/French invasion in the 1770s… I’m...
Summer tour 2021 – launch concert for Refugee Week

Summer tour 2021 – launch concert for Refugee Week

We’re launching our summer festival tour with a special intimate concert at the gorgeous IN GOOD HANDS in Frankwell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, supporting REFUGEE WEEK. Would love to see you there x