Mudcat Café message #3185265 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #138735   Message #3185265
Posted By: theleveller
11-Jul-11 - 03:52 AM
Thread Name: Do purists really exist?
Subject: RE: Do purists really exist?
Just got back from a phenomenal weekend of folk, roots and acoustic at Moonbeams Wold Top Folk Festival high up in the Yorkshire Wolds. Here performers across a wide age spectrum played to a lively audience with a similar age profile. "Pure" folk it may not have been but it was pure enjoyment. Much of the audience and many of the performers were local and the "sense of place" was brilliant (even the beer was brewed on the premises).

This was certainly not folk that needed an iron lung to keep it alive as you can see if you have a listen to these 4 amazing teenagers:

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