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March 12, 2019

...and we are excited! Effra are coming to the following places starting this Friday:

Friday 15th March: 
The Lighthouse, Deal

Monday 18th March: 
The Slaughtered Lamb, London

Wednesday 20th March: 

February 3, 2019

We've got some exciting new shows coming up in March:

March 15th - The Lighthouse, Deal
March 18th - The Slaughtered Lamb, London
March 20th - Kingsdown Wine Vaults, Bristol
March 22nd - Pound Arts, Corsham

Hope you can make it along! Click the GIG tab above to RSVP and book your tickets...

August 31, 2018

We're thrilled to be supporting Shooglenifty and Sheelanagig on 8th December at Fiddler's in Bristol. Both bands are famed for their own brands of high energy folk music, so we're looking forward to performing alongside them, in what will be the last Effra gig of the year! We're shaping...

January 25, 2018

Do you need an injection of 100% original contemporary folk music in your life to kick start 2018?

Have a friend or relative who loves exploring underground and/or folk music?

Are you here by accident, but love to support new independent music?

Our brand spanking new album 'Below Ground' i...

September 2, 2017

We hope you'll be excited to hear the first trickles from our new album 'Below Ground'. The album explores our connection to the subterranean world, and features several field recordings from below the Thames, the depths of Box freestone mine and even the source of the Effra river itsel...

July 11, 2017

We'll be supporting the magnificent Rachel Newton (BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Musician of the Year, Furrow Collective) at the amazing Wardrobe Theatre in Bristol on 24th October. It's going to be a belter! Expect more dates around the country soon.

July 11, 2017

We'll be playing our only London show to date at Brockwell Community Gardens, road testing material from the new album. We'll be there Sunday August 20th. If you're not in London check out the gigs section to see where Effra will be in the next few months.

Tickets in advance here: http:/...

July 11, 2017

We had a great time touring in the south west last week. Effra enjoyed a magnificent time at Bradford-On-Avon Folk Club, St James Wine Vaults in Bath, El Rincon in Bristol, the Prince Albert in Stroud and finally a rousing set at Priddy Folk Festival. In no particular order, pics below....

July 11, 2017

We're excited to announce that Effra's "difficult second album" will be out in October. Mixing is almost finished and we've never been more proud of the new material, which we have spent more more than a year recording. Mostly the album was recorded by the band at Th...

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"Striking instrumental folk"
The Independent