Magpie Lane is a five-piece folk band from Oxford, who specialise in traditional English songs and dance tunes.
They have been delighting audiences for over 25 years and released ten critically-acclaimed albums; each combining powerful vocals and vigorous dance tunes with performing inventive arrangements on acoustic instruments.
Unusually every band member is a fine singer but also an instrumentalist, which make them unique. The band comprises
- Ian Giles – vocals, percussion
- Andy Turner – vocals, anglo-concertina, one-row melodeon
- Mat Green – fiddle, vocals
- Sophie Thurman – vocals, cello
- Jon Fletcher – vocals, bouzouki, guitar