A not uncommon response when Fairport Convention is mentioned is to think of a band with regular line-up changes. However, that was really only the case in the first couple of decades of their existence. The remaining two and a half decades have been quite consistent, with the current band being the longest lasting at . . . → Read More: Fairport Convention, 4Play 76/79
1967-2012: Fairport Convention celebrates anniversary
45 years and still going strong!
Fairport Convention, one of the most enduring names in rock and pop, celebrates 45 years as a band this year.
Formed in north London during the ‘summer of love’, Fairport Convention played its first gig on 27 May 1967 in a Golders Green . . . → Read More: 1967-2012: Fairport Convention celebrates anniversary (Press Release)
The idea for an Australian Fairport Convention fanzine started in the far off days of 1985. There were quite a few ‘zines around then, lovingly put together on manual typewriters, utilising actual “cut and paste” techniques that involved scissors and glue. Hard copies of Fiddlestix were put together in this way and posted around the . . . → Read More: Fiddlestix