Folk Britannia: Folk Freestage and Joe Boyd & Friends

London, UK – Folk Britannia presents Folk Freestage, an afternoon of sessions and performances by a number of budding folk and
folk-inspired talents, including
Tunng, Fence Collective, The Eighteenth Day of May. the concerts will be held February
4th, 2006, at 14:00 at

Featuring the folktronica duo Tunng and the ever expanding and hugely creative
Fence Collective, presenting Barbarossa and Pictish Trail and hotly tipped neo
folk band The Eighteenth Day of May.Later that day, the program continues with
Joe Boyd & Friends at 16:00 at the
Garden Room. This free event is not ticketed, admission is on a first come first
serve basis,
subject to availability.

Legendary producer of Nick Drake, Vashti Bunyan and Fairport Convention, Joe
Boyd talks about his new book

White Bicycles
: Making Music in the 1960s and his
lifetime love affair with British folk music.

He will also be joined by a few friends for discussion and perhaps a song or

[Photo: The Eighteenth Day of May, courtesy of the band]