Some nice photos from Ballymoney concert last month

Posted on: March 7th, 2013 by STFU

Check out these nice shots of STFU at Ballymoney Town Hall last month (13th Feb) taken by Roger O’Doherty…thanks again to everyone that came out to that show and the Irish tour in general (and thanks to Roger for these pics)…remember the STFU are back out on tour next week…

STFU on tour next week…Edinburgh, N. Yorks & Paisley…

Posted on: March 4th, 2013 by STFU

STFU are back on the road next week with three gigs – Edinburgh- The Canon’s Gait, Selby Town Hall (North Yorkshire – and almost sold out – get your ticket asap if you want to come along) and Paisley Arts Centre…Here’s the links and details…

Wed 13th – Downstairs @ Canons’ Gait, 232 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8DQ

£8 adv £10 on the door – Doors 7:30m  STFU onstage 8pm
Fri 15th – Selby Town Hall, York St, Selby, North Yorkshire YO8 4AH

£11 adv £13 on the door – Doors 7:30pm  STFU onstage 8pm  Box Office: 01757 708449
Sat 16th – Paisley Arts Centre, 15 New St, Town Centre, Paisley PA1 1EZ

£12 adv (£10 concs) – Doors 7pm  STFU onstage 7:30pm  Box Office: 0141 887 1010


STFU friend and banjo player Dan Walsh plays live in Edinburgh Sun 24th Feb

Posted on: February 23rd, 2013 by STFU

Virtuoso clawhammer banjo player and friend of the STFU (he covered our song ‘The New Farming Scene’ on his recent 2nd solo album ‘The Same But Different’) plays live in Edinburgh tomorrow evening (Sunday 24th Feb) at the Douglas House Concert – here’s the details and some links…


24 Feb 2013 
08:00 pm
Solo (email House Concert, Edinburgh


(and if you don’t know the Douglas House Concert it’s a brilliant night out in a lovely welcoming house venue -STFU have done it twice before)


Dan Walsh - 3 March


‘Eclectically inspired and consistently brilliant’ – FROOTS
‘If anyone succeeds in making the banjo cool it’ll be Dan Walsh, he can play it all’ – R2
‘Breathtaking’ – SONGLINES



‘The real deal, a demon picker’ – UNCUT

‘Eclectically inspired and consistently brilliant’ – FROOTS

‘Incredible, you must see him’ – JANICE LONG, BBC RADIO 2




Expect the unexpected from the truly extraordinary banjo player, singer and guitarist Dan Walsh. You’ll hear some bluegrass but you’ll also hear anything from funk, middle eastern, Irish, Latin and some fine songs from the man regarded by UNCUT magazine as ‘the real deal’.



Touted as one of the finest banjo players in the UK as well as being a superb singer, songwriter and guitarist, Dan Walsh is described as ‘the real deal’ (Uncut) and ‘taking the banjo into the stratosphere’ (Froots) with a unique and eclectic style taking in folk, funk, bluegrass, jazz, rock and even Arabic. After three years of touring the UK as one half of award nominated duo Walsh and Pound, Dan’s returning to his solo gigs as well as fronting an all-new Dan Walsh band made up of outstanding and award winning musicians including the Shee’s Rachel Newton and drummer Adam Sinclair whose credits range from the New York Dolls to the Unthanks. He is also performing with the legendary Alistair Anderson and has recently appeared on stage and in the studio with Seth Lakeman, the Levellers, Martin Simpson and numerous others. New album ‘The Same But Different’ is out now to fantastic reviews across the music press. The album follows on from the critically acclaimed (on both sides of the Atlantic) Walsh and Pound album and solo debut Tomorrow’s Still To Come.



After three years of touring theatres and arts centres with award winning duo Walsh and Pound and appearing at huge venues with Seth Lakeman and the Levellers, Dan returns to his roots to promote new album ‘The Same But Different’. See Dan up close and personal throughout the UK and Ireland through February, March and April (after he comes back from India!) as he tours pubs, village halls and even houses!


New STFU Poster from Jonny McClean

Posted on: February 21st, 2013 by STFU

STFU Tour Poster 2013 (3) Red

Check out our new tour poster from Jonny McClean (the artist responsible for our new album cover – he’s been getting a lot of compliments for his work on that)…we’ve got gigs in March and April that we’re sending this out to…come along if you can – details on the Tour page…

STFU Edinburgh Gig…Wed 13th March…

Posted on: February 20th, 2013 by STFU

Southern Tenant Folk Union are playing a special intimate gig in Edinburgh next month at The Canon’s Gait (it’s a nice real ale pub with a basement area)…it’s a concert to welcome new fiddle player Dirk Ronneburg and new mando player Danny Hart (of Johnny Rock Records labelmates Blueflint fame!) to the STFU and probably the last concert in Edinburgh for 2013…here’s the ticket link…hope to see some of you there…

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