Nick Dow is an all round professional folk singer and folklorist. He has been singing and researching English and Irish traditional songs for over forty years and is an acknowledged expert on West Country folk song.
His vocal rendition is effortless and his guitar playing, impeccable.
Each of Nick's songs has a story attached to it. His stories and anecdotes are captivating and humorous. His gigs are as informative as they are entertaining.
Together with his wife Mally, he has collected over 300 songs in Dorset and discovered singers in Lancashire and Essex. He has also made recordings of gypsy singers, some of which have been included on Topic Records ’The Voice of the People’.
Nick also builds and restores gypsy wagons.
Nick has travelled half way around the world, living on the road with the Travelling Folk and learning their songs, working as a TV and film extra, broadcaster, narrowboat painter, writer, folklorist, guitar teacher.
Nick and Mally now live happily in East Lancashire surrounded by moorland and fells.
"As anticipated, we had another great evening with Nick" Burnley Folk Club
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