Summer 2017

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Well, the summer is nearly here, and the double edition of the newsletter has just been sent out. You can read all the upcoming news here, with details of gigs, workshops and a summer school which is fast approaching! Following a truly fantastic tour with Frank in May, we have recently been working on (and…


Sixty Minutes an Hour ~ Album Launch

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Excitement levels are rising as we approach the album launch for Maddison’s Thread‘s new album, Sixty Minutes an Hour. Lee has done an amazing job with the songs and lots of fun was had adding the arrangements. Tonight is the first launch concert at Hartlepool Cricket Club and we are looking forward to a very…


Maddison’s Thread @ Beverley Folk Festival

Lee has finally been introduced to the crazy world of folk festivals. He could not have had a better introduction than Beverley where we played to a very enthusiastic and supportive crowd. The festival organisers, stage crew and sound crew all did an amazing job of making our life as easy as possible and making…


Maddison’s Thread – new album

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December’s gigs with Lee Maddison were lots of fun and very satisfying. If you haven’t heard him, Lee is a terrific songwriter from Hartlepool who combines wonderful insight with a great ear for melody. He has been writing some really interesting new material recently and we will play around with some of those songs in…