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Two new festivals and dreams of a writing hut…

Writing from Towersey Festival about two new (to me) festivals last weekend. Past eerie Corfe castle and the picturesque town, I eventually arrived at Purbeck Valley Folk Festival last Friday. The location and the farm site is quaint and relaxing. My first … Continue reading

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Raising funds for the Faraway People of Sidmouth

i was thinking about deportees and refugees, the unknown and unnamed and the next thing i knew i’d written a song about it and i thought this could be a good song. then i played the song to katie and … Continue reading

Singer-songwriter Reg Meuross performs in Sidmouth in aid of homelessness charity

A lovely lead article was published in the Sidmouth Herald this week. Thank you Philippa Davies. It would be great to see you if you’re anywhere near Sidmouth on Thursday, and if you’re nowhere near, we’ve set up a link … Continue reading

REG MEUROSS new album review from Dutch music mag RootsTime

First review just in for REG MEUROSS’ eponymous release via Stockfish-Records, from Belgian music magazine Rootstime. Thank you Valsam.   UK Album Launch gig is Friday 13th July (limited copies of the CD will be available for sale at the gig). … Continue reading

Good With His Hands (from the Stockfisch recordings)

GOOD WITH HIS HANDS Track one of my new release via Stockfisch, this is a song I wrote for my Dad. I was talking to my wife this morning about his army days and how in spite of having fought … Continue reading

Reg Meuross – the Stockfisch Records recordings OUT 13 JULY

  REG MEUROSS is out on 13 JULY via stockfisch-records.de and amazon.de Limited copies of the CD available from Reg at the album launch JULY 13th at Holywell Music & Folk, Oxford.  TICKETS HERE You can also order the album … Continue reading

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Reg Meuross live at the Olympic Studios

You know you are doing something right in your musical career when you’re being paid to work with one of the greatest music producers who’s behind some of the seminal albums of the last 50 years. That’s what happened to … Continue reading

Reg Meuross with harpist Anna Tanvir – four dates

A series of four captivating musical evenings with multi-award winning Somerset singer-songwriter Reg Meuross, with very special guest the harpist Anna Tanvir. Anna will perform a solo opening set, and will join Reg for part of his headline set. The … Continue reading

Reg Meuross on Folk Festivals 2018

Reg Meuross on Playing Folk Festivals (written for Folk London Magazine April/May 2018) I love the cross pollination of ages and musical styles at festivals, the buzz and the camaraderie. They are such great places for any artist to expand … Continue reading

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“Songs that needed to be heard” – Maverick Magazine reviews Songs About A Train by Reg Meuross

Nick Dalton reviews Reg Meuross SONGS ABOUT A TRAIN Hatsongs Records  “Songs that needed to be heard”  Songs that needed to be heard. This set (hot on the heels of the impressive FARAWAY PEOPLE) is actually a bit of a scrapbook, a … Continue reading

Imagine This – A Songwriting Retreat with Reg Meuross Oct 26-28 2018

A weekend songwriting workshop with Reg Meuross at Halsway Manor, Somerset 4pm 26th October to 4pm 28th October 2018 ALL BOOKING DETAILS HERE Singer-songwriter Reg Meuross and his team will guide and support you in the art of expressing yourself … Continue reading

Fatea Magazine album review: Songs About A Train by Reg Meuross

FULL REVIEW ON FATEA WEBSITE What a time it is to be a Reg Meuross fan, with three albums released in just over a year. Two of these, December and Faraway People, are highly acclaimed parts of a trilogy, the … Continue reading

Maverick Magazine album review: Faraway People by Reg Meuross

Reg Meuross: FARAWAY PEOPLE Hatsongs Records HAT011 ***** Distinctive English voice sings songs of misery and pain. Maverick Magazine This is the sort of album that is like an invitation to an intimate acoustic gig in your own front room … Continue reading

Reg Meuross live session on BBC Radio 2 Folk Show – listen again here

Thank you so much all you gorgeous folk who listened and who’ve taken the time to comment on my appearance on the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show on 17 Jan. I’ve never been to Salford Quays before so that was … Continue reading

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Songs About A Train

SONGS ABOUT A TRAIN – 3 Album Launches 2 February Bridport Town Hall TICKETS  14 February The Old Cinema Launderette, Durham TICKETS 1 March Green Note London TICKETS Some songs don’t stay still long enough and scamper off, some are dazzled by … Continue reading

Reg Meuross BBC Radio 2 Folk Playlist

Mark Radcliffe asked me to pick a selection of folk, roots and acoustic music ahead of my live session on the Radio 2 Folk Show later tonight. I very rarely buy CDs or listen to music for recreation. If I listen … Continue reading

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The power of Triple Trawler Disaster song cycle 12 Silk Handkerchiefs by radical songwriter Reg Meuross brings a community to its feet.

UPDATE – this show is on tour this Autumn supported by public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England, visiting venues and cities closely linked to the fishing, shipping and maritime communities of England. All the dates and details HERE. More than 400 people in Hull … Continue reading

Reg Meuross Two Albums Tour 2018

Somerset singer-songwriter Reg Meuross represents contemporary folk writing at its best, with that rare gift of being able to touch people through his songs and performance, on a really human level. His words and music paint pictures that remain with … Continue reading

Last (but not least) Reg Meuross gigs of 2017 and news of the ‘Two Albums Tour’

I had a fantastic gig at The Great British Folk Festival at Butlins in Skegness. Thanks to a great organisation and to all those who came to see me and shared 45 minutes of musical embraces, and especially those who … Continue reading

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Songs About A Train – a new pre-Christmas compilation from Reg Meuross

I write songs constantly, so when it comes to releasing an album I always have more tracks than can possibly be squeezed in. In 2011 I talked to Stephen Jordan, then head of the Bodleian Music Library about this, and he immediately ordered … Continue reading

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Reg Meuross captures the spirit of London town: My Name Is London Town, live at Costa Del Folk 2017

“I really enjoyed returning to Costa Del Folk. It was good to hear the old Martin sounding like an old Martin.” www.regmeuross.com www.costadelfolk.co.uk 

Reg Meuross Scotland in September

4 Glen Farg Village Folk Club, Kinross Scotland 5 Craft Hotel, Wigtown, Scotland 6 Dunfermline Folk Club, Scotland 8 Galmisdale Bay Café & Bar, Isle of Eigg, Scotland 9 Eden Court Theatre, Inverness Scotland 10 Coldstream Community Centre, Scottish Borders … Continue reading

I Choose Love

I am sitting reading this Facebook post on tour in Cape Town, South Africa, where I’m to deliver a song warning of the consequences of racial hatred at The Cape Town Holocaust Centre. Seems even more poignant. I choose love … Continue reading

Faraway People album review by Mick Tems for Folk Wales

Verdict: every song from the gentle, enchanting genius is worth its weight in gold. Just buy it! I love and respect Reg Meuross for his crystal-clear honesty, his memorable hook-lines, his thought-provoking, quiet verses and his burning desire in taking … Continue reading

Faraway People album review by David Kidman for Fatea Magazine

Time and again, Reg proves himself one of the key songwriters of our age, and Faraway People is (even on the briefest of acquaintances) bound to be judged among his finest collections. I’ve been singing Reg’s praises for a number … Continue reading

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