Filkin's Drift

Debut EP Out Now!

Released November 2020 - Featuring "Arthur McBride (live at the Packhorse)"






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“Exquisite tune playing mixes effortlessly with irresistible grooves and an engaging chemistry”


Dan Walsh | BBC Folk Awards Musician of the Year Nominee, Urban Folk Quartet

“They were exactly what I was looking for: very musically accomplished and very personable. Their music is warm and engaging. A quality musical experience.”


Claire Marshall | Active Arts Castle Vale, Erdington Arts Forum Coordinator

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Tune Commission

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Filkin's Drift will write your friend or family member their very own tune!

You can include a personal message, tell us what sort of tune you think they would like, or just leave the details to us. Let us know whether you'd like an original tune, or even a cover of your favourite Christmas song! We're offering audio only recording or a video of Seth and Chris playing your tune live.

Hit 'Buy Now' and we will be in touch after you place your order so you can let us know exactly what sort of tune you'd like! Happy Christmas! x

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Filkin's Drift EP - £5.00

Buy a physical copy of our debut EP!

Birmingham-based contemporary folk duo “Filkin’s Drift” deftly combines original tunes and traditional songs. Across the EP, the pair draw influence from the Afro-Cuban bembé (Arr!), EDM (On the Shoulders of Giants), and their native folk traditions of Wales and England (Alaw/Arthur McBride).

About Us

The music of Filkin’s Drift takes inspiration from medieval monks, Africa, Cuba and their native folk traditions of Wales and Gloucestershire.

Seth Bye (fiddle) and Chris Roberts (guitar) began working together in 2018 and were quickly accepted onto the esteemed Live Music Now and Music in Hospitals and Care programs. Their unique writing style has rapidly seen them becoming one of the most sought after duos in the West Midlands.

The duo are currently recording an EP of self-penned tunes to be released in 2020.

They have been fortunate in receiving mentoring from folk greats including Joe Broughton (Urban Folk Quartet, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire) and Dylan Fowler (Alaw, Celtic Guitar Journeys, Taith).

Gigs

With venues beginning to reopen after lockdown, we’re thrilled to have a few public gigs coming up! Watch this space for more announcements…

Sep 20, 20Moseley ParkTickets
Oct 25, 20BirminghamTickets
Nov 25, 20LeedsTickets
Sep 20, 2020
Moseley Park

Oct 25, 2020
Birmingham

Nov 25, 2020
Leeds

'On the Shoulders of Giants' - Live

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Email: filkinsdrift@gmail.com Call: (+44)7899803362