NEW TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED!

Hello Mawkinites!!

Good news! We are back in 2014 with a tour in March! We will be showcasing a new album with the release expected later that year.. So come along and get a sneaky preview!

Click on the gigs page above to see if we are coming anywhere close to you.. new dates will be added as they come in.

much love

Dave of Mawkin

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Vote for us and you could win tickets to WOMAD

We’re very pleased to announce that you could make our dreams come true! That wonderful magazine Songlines puts together the Songlines Music Awards, you vote for your favourite artist/band (ahem!) and then the top 4 in each catergory are nominated, then it goes over to the editorial team to vote for the winner. It’ll be a privelage to be nominated let alone win, so if you feel we deserve it please head over to

http://www.songlines.co.uk/music-awards/index.php

and follow the simple instructions to vote for us, we’re in the best group catergory. Thankyou in advance for voting!

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oooh new video! check it out!

Heres a vid taken from Bath Folk Festival back in August. Enjoy!

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New Video! – The Hornet

Hello All!

Its been a while since our last update, so we thought we’d give you a treat, here is The Hornet recorded a few months back before our April tour. Please share/retweet/show someone else, as we really like to get feedback from you all!

Hope you enjoy it!

 

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Watch Mawkin on BBC2 with Jools Holland!

We had the extreme honour of performing one of our songs from Crow on BBC 2 for a fantastic documentary called ‘London Calling’ its presented by Jools Holland the amazing Eliza Carthy joined us on guest vocals. You can watch the whole thing here-

and you can watch the entire song from the BBC iplayer website here-

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00tl5yr

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New Video of Andro/Lang Stayed Away

This tune set has been going down quite well this tour, so we thought we’d make a video for you all. Andro is a traditional french dance and we found it on the internet somewhere, the second tune Lang Stayed Away is a northumbrian hornpipe and we first heard it played by Nancy Kerr & James Fagan.Hope you like it!

 

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We’re going to be on ITV!

A few weeks back we had the pleasure of performing a few songs for the amazingly talented Adrian Edmondson. He’s got a show on ITV called ‘Ade in Britain’ and is currently filming the 2nd series. Ade moves around county to county in a caravan investigating local foods, recipes and cultures. When he came to Essex, he asked us to perform some local music for him near sounthend pier! Here’s a pic of all of us together! It was very cold!

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Check out our new video!

With a few weeks till we go on tour, we thought you guys would appreciate a video of what we do – hope you like it.

 

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For one night only! Mawkin with Eliza Carthy & Jim Causley

On the 21st of April, we’ll be putting together a special show with special guests live in concert at The Weston Auditorium in Hatfield.

In this special event we’ll collaborate with mercury prize nominee Eliza Carthy and devonshire folk singer Jim Causley. Supporting are Hannah James & Sam Sweeney – one of the finest young duos around – this promises to be an exciting evening of music and song.

We’re all really excited to be performing our new collaborations with Eliza and Jim at The Weston. It’s a brand new venue with a gorgeous acoustic and will make a beautiful setting for what looks to be a great night of music. There’ll be a few surprises for the audience too, and of course were delighted that Sam Sweeney and Hannah James can join us as support- we’ve got a huge amount of respect for what they do. Overall it should be an amazing night of folk music from some of the best musicians in the country.

Tickets from £8 can be booked by calling 01707 281127 or visiting http://www.ticketline.co.uk/mawkin.

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Pre-Order our NEW album Crow and get a FREE download!

We are now taking signed pre-orders for ‘Crow’ follow this link to order yours now http://mawkin.bandcamp.com/album/crow
After many months of writing, recording, editing, producing, mastering, designing, and deliberating we are delighted to announce we are now taking pre-orders of our forthcoming album ‘Crow’ – and to say thankyou to you we are offering an exclusive immediate download of the full album to those who pre-order our album. All that for only £12 – get them while they’re fresh!

 

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