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Archive for the ‘theImaginedVillage’ Category

Imagined Village Tour 2012

Posted on: February 8th, 2012 by Craig Sparkes 2 Comments

Imagined Village are set to release their new album this May and have announced the first wave of tour dates, with more to follow

Jackie Oates Hits The Road

Posted on: September 2nd, 2011 by Craig Sparkes

Jackie Oates begins her Saturnine tour in Whitstable on September 3rd, make sure you catch her live! Check the events calendar for more details

Jackie Oates on Radio Devon

Posted on: August 30th, 2011 by Craig Sparkes

Jackie dropped into Judi Spiers’ show today for a chat and played a few tracks from her new album, out September 12th

Imagined Village Back Out On The Road!

Posted on: July 26th, 2011 by Craig Sparkes

The band are back over the next few weeks where they enjoy being the most – on stage. Catch them at:

28 August – Shrewsbury Folk Festival

4 September – Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre



Check our dates section for more info!


Imagined Village on Radio 2!

Posted on: June 22nd, 2011 by Craig Sparkes 1 Comment

Wednesday 22nd June saw the Imagined Village play live on Radio 2 at Maida Vale as part of the channel’s 2day celebrations, the band played a selection of new tracks, ending on the frenetic “Get Kalsi” and chatted about their upcoming plans


Simon Emmerson heads up Lush Spa CDs launch gig

Posted on: April 19th, 2011 by Craig Sparkes

May 5th sees the launch of a collaboration between Simon Emmerson and Lush Spas. Simon and various members of the Imagined Village have formed Walking With Ghosts, who will perform specially composed tracks from their album, From Source to Sea created for the Lush Spa at Cecil Sharp House in Camden, London. Support comes from the mysterious FLK (sound familiar?), tickets are £5!


Imagined Village at Regent’s Park

Posted on: April 5th, 2011 by Craig Sparkes

Sunday September 4th sees The Imagined Village arrive at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, tickets here

New Project From Simon Emmerson!

Posted on: March 25th, 2011 by Craig Sparkes

Simon Emmerson, leading light in both The Imagined Village and Afro Celt Sound System, teams up with Lush Cosmetics co-founder Mark Constantine for a set of four CDs that draw deeply on both a love of folk music traditions and bird song. The result is an innovative project, put together partly to act as a sound accompaniment to Lush’s various spa treatments and massages yet also a stand-alone musical pleasure.

Walking With Ghosts, a new band created by Simon especially for this collaboration, will be performing a selection of these spa tracks at Cecil Sharp House in London on Thursday May 5th!

On The Road Again

Posted on: January 11th, 2011 by Craig Sparkes

The Imagined Village, with support from Duotone, will be embarking on a new tour in February, calling at:

18.02.11 Assembly Rooms, Derby

19.02.11 Playhouse, Whitley

22.02.11 Buxton Opera House

24.02.11 The Octagon, Yeovil

25.02.11 Royal and Derngate, Northampton

26.02.11 Picturedome, Holfirth

27.02.11 The Assembly, Leamington

28.02.11 De La Waar Pavilion, East Sussex

Simon Emmerson’s Weirdy Birdy Mix

Posted on: October 12th, 2010 by Craig Sparkes 1 Comment

World premier and exclusive West Dorset mix of new tracks Simon’s been working on with various bands, bird song recordings and a sea shanty project done for the brilliant Folk Radio web site. Music from the hedge