Folk from Flanders 2016 compiled by Ian Anderson

contemporary folk from flanders 2016

On the occasion of the focus on Flanders during the English Folk Expo 2016, a compilation was put together by Ian Anderson.

The compilation features the three selected folk groups Surpluz, WÖR and Trio Dhoore, next to a range of musicians and bands of all sorts and styles.

The greater part of the compilation’s tracks was released on two renowned Belgian labels for folk and world music: Appel Rekords and homerecords.be. Both labels offer a wide selection of online audio material.

The compilation will be available as a free download with the October issue of fRoots, together with a focus article on the Flemish folk scene and additional information about the musicians and groups on the compilation.

The CD will also be used as a promotional tool at EFEX (English Folk Expo, from 15 until 17 October 2016) and at WOMEX (World Music Expo, from 19 until 23 October 2016).

Music professionals visiting WOMEX can obtain a copy of the CD at the Flanders Arts Institute booth (1.09) or order one via Katrien van Remortel. katrien@kunsten.be

article submitted by:Katrien van Remortel, Flanders Arts Institute

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