Louis Armstrong is reported to have once said that “All music is Folk music”. He could have been talking about The Met. From traditional to contemporary, English, celtic or international, Bury has become a place that live music fans know they can catch brilliant gigs from bands and artists who fall under the wide banner of ‘folk’.

Folk Music

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The Pitmen Poets

A celebration of north-east England's coal mining tradition in an evening of music, song and spoken word. Featuring Billy Mitchell, Bob Fox, Benny Graham, and Jez Lowe.

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Rachel Sermanni

Rachel Sermanni returns with songs from her new album So It Turns.

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The Albion Christmas Band

Traditional English Christmas songs, music and lighthearted fun from Ashley Hutchings, Simon Nicol, Kellie While and Simon Care.

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The Lock In “Christmas Carol”

Half gig, half dance show and half panto! Join the BBC Award Winning team of musicians and dancers for 150% of the very best festive live music, song and dance!

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Fara: Christmas Tour

Fara present a medley of Christmas music, and some original songs and tunes with a Christmas twist, providing you with a lot to celebrate this festive season.

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St Agnes Fountain

St Agnes Fountain come together for one month of the year to perform “rhythmed-up” carols and Christmas music, interspersed with laughter and spoken word.

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Edwina Hayes

Edwina Hayes’ beautifully written songs, charming stage presence and voice of an angel have won her a reputation as a true natural talent of gentle folk-Americana.

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Martyn Joseph

Intelligent and enlightened songs from a mesmerizing live performer who has been compared to Bruce Springsteen, John Mayer, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Matthews.

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Turin Brakes Acoustic

The estimable London four-piece Turin Brakes comes to The Met as part of their UK Acoustic Tour.

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Steve Knightley

Best known for his role in Show of Hands with Phil Beer, Steve Knightley returns to The Met to reveal his skills in song writing.

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Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle return with their own special blend of top class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie.

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Yorkston Thorne Khan

Folk meets jazz and Indian classical music in this remarkable collaboration between James Yorkston, Jon Thorne and Suhail Yusuf Khan.

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The Lancashire Hotpots: Beerhemian Rhapsody Tour

The kings of musical comedy are back to bring you another night of madcap music and laughs!

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Daoirí Farrell

Daoirí Farrell is one of most important folk singers to come out of Ireland in recent years.

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Rachael McShane and the Cartographers

Best known as a member of Bellowhead, singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player comes to The Met with her new band Rachael McShane and the Cartographers.

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Bernard Wrigley

Bernard Wrigley (known as The Bolton Bullfrog) comes to The Met to perform his unique blend of songs, stories, monologues, very silly one verse poems and guitar playing.

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Calan

Welsh folk supergroup Calan return with their trademark brand of high-energy routines, verve and raw excitement.

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Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

One of the most intriguing, uninhibited and popular duos on the British folk scene.

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Daphne’s Flight

Combining five of the finest singer-songwriters of their generation, Daphne’s Flight captivate with complex harmony arrangements, unbridled energy and the infectious joy of performing together.

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Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita with special guests Vishtèn

In September 2019, Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita travelled to Prince Edward Island on...

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Grace Petrie and The Resistance Band

Grace Petrie returns with her uniquely warm and witty take on life, love and politics.

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