12
Oct

Absent Minded Traveller

The new edition of Absent Minded Traveller is now available from Bandcamp! This CD includes an exclusive cover designed by Robert G.Fresson. Have a look here: timgraham.bandcamp.com

12
Oct

Steepletoes and Road to Dorchester video

A live video of a tune that I wrote about a black cat and Graham Moore’s terrific song about the walk that the Tolpuddle Martyrs took to Dorchester to face trial for forming a secret society and demand fair pay for their work. This was shot at Wednesday night’s gig at the Paper Dress Vintage Emporium. Thanks to Mike Watts for the camerawork

02
Oct
I’m jolly excited to announce that the second pressing of Absent Minded Traveller is nearing completion and will have a fantastic one off design by illustrator Robert Fresson as its cover. The disk will be available from next week, the bandcamp page will be updated as and when it comes out!

I’m jolly excited to announce that the second pressing of Absent Minded Traveller is nearing completion and will have a fantastic one off design by illustrator Robert Fresson as its cover. The disk will be available from next week, the bandcamp page will be updated as and when it comes out!

08
Sep

The Road to Dorchester

A song by Graham Moore about the route of the Tolpuddle Martyrs to Dorchester Jail. I grew up in Dorchester and the story of the Martyrs has always been very close to my heart. I will be performing this song as part of the show ‘Three Acres and a Cow’ in Oxford on September 14th

Three Acres and a Cow - Oxford

08
Sep

Pedal Folk Summer Tour

Robin, Katie and I climbed on our bikes again for a second cycling tour during the last week of August. Our route took us from Frome to Bath, Bristol, Stroud and finally Swindon and a triumphant return at the Central Library.

We rode 130 miles, climbed 10,000 feet (thanks to the Cotswolds) and played 7 gigs in 5 days! Not bad eh? 

On the road in Glouscestershire

The hills!!

The Prince Albert, Stroud

Raves From the Grave, Frome

Cotswold Water Park

Keep updated on our progress and future projects at www.pedalfolk.co.uk

08
Sep

Cold Haily Windy Night

A song of love gone wrong, with additional vocals by Chantelle Smith. 

26
Jul

Playing the Open mic at the Bell Inn Bath last night

13
Jul

Leigh Folk Festival

The last weekend in June seems such a long way away now but it now holds a special place in my heart as the Leigh on sea Folk Festival falls upon that weekend and in my opinion there is nothing like it! An entirely free festival that showcases some of the best talent in folk and all of its underground and more avant-garde forms. I met up with my good friends Robin Grey, Kate Denny, Rosemary Lippard and Jane South there and we spent a wonderful evening playing tunes (with both guitars as well!)

We then watched the incredible Blood on a Feather in a packed and stifling scout hut, a collaboration between folksinger Sarah Hepburn and Danish free-form guitarist Mikkel Elzer. They were incredible, pedals galore, bowed guitaring that sounded like a flock of birds, beautiful lo-fi vocals created a wonderful ambience to send us to sleep…

Sunday brought with it beautiful weather and great music. I finally got to see some of my favourite bands out there at the moment; Harp and a Monkey, Rapunzel and Sedayne, Stephanie Hladowski & C Joynes, Alasdair Roberts and Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker and during my set I was joined in my song Haymakers by Robin, Rose and Jane… I don’t think I’ve been happier on stage!

I’m very much looking forward to next year, thanks to the organisers  and to Steven Collins for the lovely photos above!

04
Jun

Green Note 3rd June

I just performed a very enjoyable support slot to Ewan McLennan on Monday with Rose Lippard, lovely crowd and some great shots from Steven Collins, click the link to see more: Ewan McLennan + Rosemary Lippard & Tim Graham

27
May

New Tune and Studying Economy

Good afternoon, I hope your bank holiday is a chilled out affair

I’ve recently popped up a couple of new demo tracks, the first is a tune that I wrote whilst noodling in C modal tuning, it is now working under the title “steepletoes”

The other new track is sung with the lovely Rose Lippard in preparation for our gig at the Green Note this coming Monday, this is a cracking song that we heard done by The Devil’s Interval a few years ago

See you down the road!

About

With guitar playing that has "shades of Bert Jansch and Martin Simpson" (Glastonbury Folk Club) and a love of the narrative traditions of the British Isles, Tim wins fans wherever his travels take him with his sensitive and honest arrangements. Since 2010 Tim has been building his identity as "one of the new generation of musicians who are breathing new life into the folk songs of Britain" (Loughton Folk Club) and has performed with some of the best young folk performers on the circuit including Gren Bartley, Gilmore & Roberts, Ewan Mclennan, Chris Sarjeant, Jackie Oates, Kate Denny, Sam Brookes and James Findlay.
As well as recording his E.P 'Tell Tale Signs' with by Paul James (Blowzabella) which is available on Bandcamp, Tim released the his latest E.P 'Absent Minded Traveller' in 50 hand printed editions. The run sold out and a second pressing is soon to be available

Tim also performs with the cycling group 'Pedal Folk' who tour the country by bike, spreading folk music and good times to all those they meet on their way www.pedalfolk.co.uk

For bookings please email [email protected] or visit Ticketselect.co.uk - the official ticket partner for Tim Graham concerts.

“overflow(ing) with power, poise and presence… I’ve not heard a better ‘live’ acoustic album in a long time” about the E.P ‘Tim Graham and Rachel Hall’ Folkwords

"Tim Graham understands the meaning of space and is not afraid to use it, which he does to glorious effect on Too Good To Burn. The song seems as built as much on anticipation and atmosphere as it does on vocal delivery and music and the overall effect is fantastic." - The Green Man

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