James Kerry



From Kent, and an established member of the modern English folk scene, James Kerry is well known for his passionate,rhythmic playing rooted in folk dance tradition.


Having begun his musical journey at a young age, fuelled by a local legend, he quickly progressed and has since played extensively in the Morris and ceilidh circuits and performed with many bands and groups including Foot Down, and the Hilltop Ceilidh Band, both of which he is a founding member of.



Album Press Release:


‘Source’ is the new album from English folk pioneer, composer and melodeon player James Kerry. Leading an energetic four-piece acoustic band, James showcases his passion for the music with stunning arrangements of English folk classics, pieces by contemporary artists and his own compositions.


Accompanying James is a group of friends who also happen to be among the UK’s leading folk instrumentalists: James Delarre (Mawkin, Topette!!) on fiddle, viola and mandolin; Tom Kitching (Pilgrim’s Way, Alberio) on fiddle and mandolin, and Danny Tonks (Foot Down, Hilltop Ceilidh Band) on acoustic guitar.


Source will be released on 1st April 2023. Pre-orders are now being taken and will be shipped one month before the release date.

For more information visit: www.jameskerrymusic.com




Supported by James Delarre, a set consisting of predominantly fiddle accompanied songs: www.jamesdelarre.co.uk