Folk On Foot
Folk On Foot is a captivating podcast that weaves together enchanting conversations and soul-stirring folk music, set against the backdrop of breathtaking landscapes.
Host Matthew Bannister takes listeners on a journey through picturesque surroundings, delving into the heart of the arts through the medium of sound.
Walking alongside renowned international folk musicians, the episodes resonate with the calls of birds, the rhythmic crash of waves, and the gentle murmur of flowing rivers. Amidst these natural symphonies, artists share tales of historical and natural significance, intertwining them with the narratives of their own musical journeys. They serenade the audience with exclusive acoustic performances in these evocative locations.
With many episodes, including highlights from three “Folk on Foot Festivals” conducted during lockdowns to support struggling musicians, the podcast offers a sanctuary of respite from the tumult of daily life. Additionally, Folk On Foot presents the monthly Official Folk Albums Chart Show, ensuring listeners stay attuned to the vibrant tapestry of folk music flourishing across the UK, Ireland and the world.