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James J Turner & Janice Long
James J Turner & Janice Long

James J Turner at the Folk Festival on the Dock, Albert Dock, Liverpool, August 2016

James J Turner #FolkDock2016
James J Turner #FolkDock2016

James J Turner at the Folk Festival on the Dock, Liverpool, August 2016

JAMES AT WITCHFEST
JAMES AT WITCHFEST

James J Turner & Janice Long
James J Turner & Janice Long

James J Turner at the Folk Festival on the Dock, Albert Dock, Liverpool, August 2016

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JAMES PHOTO ANDYS.jpg

Control Room Mersey City Music
Control Room Mersey City Music

Loft Mastering
Loft Mastering

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JAMES PHOTO ANDYS.jpg

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Recording "Spirit, Soul & a Handful of Mud"

 

James's new solo album, his third, was released on April 22nd 2016. Work started on this much awaited album back in 2013, and here's a few pictures of the journey, from demo-ing in Mersey City Music to recording in Ronnie Stone's Area 51, to mastering at Loft Studios.

 

Recent Gigs & Events 2016
Witchfest / OBOD / LEAMINGTON PEACE FESTIVAL / Narrowboat Session

Here's some photos of Witchfest, which is the biggest festival of it's type in the world. James was delighted to play a set here at Fairfield Halls, Croydon, London. There are also photos of James's return to OBOD in June 2016 and Leamington Peace Festival 2016;  James's Narrowboat Session and James with Janice Long on Liverpool's Folk Festival on the Dock, August 2016.

James J Turner, OBOD
James J Turner, OBOD

James J Turner with Dan Goodfellow on drums, performing at the OBOD Winter Gathering, in Glastonbury Town Hall, December 2015 Many thanks to Adriaan Kastelein for the fantastic photo

James J Turner, OBOD, Glastonbury
James J Turner, OBOD, Glastonbury

James J Turner with Dan Goodfellow on drums, performing at the OBOD Winter Gathering, in Glastonbury Town Hall, December 2015. Many thanks to Adriaan Kastelein for the fantastic photo

James J Turner at OBOD
James J Turner at OBOD

James J Turner with Dan Goodfellow on drums, performing at the OBOD Winter Gathering, in Glastonbury Town Hall, December 2015

James J Turner, OBOD
James J Turner, OBOD

James J Turner with Dan Goodfellow on drums, performing at the OBOD Winter Gathering, in Glastonbury Town Hall, December 2015 Many thanks to Adriaan Kastelein for the fantastic photo

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OBOD Winter Gathering

Glastonbury, Town Hall

December 2015

James was delighted to be invited back to play a set at the OBOD (Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids) Winter Gathering, held at Glastonbury Town Hall on December 5th. This time he performed with Dan Goodfellow on drums.

JAMES J TURNER AT CALICO ACOUSTIC
JAMES J TURNER AT CALICO ACOUSTIC

JAMES J TURNER AT CALICO ACOUSTIC
JAMES J TURNER AT CALICO ACOUSTIC

JAMES J TURNER AT WAKEFIELD
JAMES J TURNER AT WAKEFIELD

JAMES J TURNER AT CALICO ACOUSTIC
JAMES J TURNER AT CALICO ACOUSTIC

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Various Festivals

Summer / Autumn 2015

In addition to the OBOD Summer Gathering in Glastonbury, and the Summer Solstice Camp, both in June 2015; James played at several festivals around England in the Summer of 2015, from Wakefield in the North to Devon in the South. Here's some photos. 

Folk & Cider Festival 2015
Folk & Cider Festival 2015

James J Turner and Tracey Smith at Cleethorpes Folk & Cider Festival May 2015

Folk & Cider Festival 2015
Folk & Cider Festival 2015

James J Turner and Tracey Smith at Cleethorpes Folk & Cider Festival May 2015

Folk & Cider Festival 2015
Folk & Cider Festival 2015

James J Turner and the Green Man

Folk & Cider Festival 2015
Folk & Cider Festival 2015

James J Turner and Tracey Smith at Cleethorpes Folk & Cider Festival May 2015

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Folk & Cider Festival 2015

Cleethorpes, May 2015

James was pleased to be asked back to play at the very cool and brilliant Folk & Cider Festival on 24th May 2015 in Cleethorpes, where he was joined on stage by the fantastic Tracey Smith (on fiddle) and Joe Gray (on djembe and percussion) from Merlin's Keep, who played four songs with him. 

SUMMER SOLSTICE
SUMMER SOLSTICE

James J Turner playing at Nature's Way Summer Solstice event

SUMMER SOLSTICE
SUMMER SOLSTICE

James J Turner playing at Nature's Way Summer Solstice event

SUMMER SOLSTICE
SUMMER SOLSTICE

James J Turner playing at Nature's Way Summer Solstice event

SUMMER SOLSTICE
SUMMER SOLSTICE

James J Turner playing at Nature's Way Summer Solstice event

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Nature's Way Summer Solstice Camp

June 2015

 

 

 

JAMES J TURNER AT GLASTONBURY ABBEY
JAMES J TURNER AT GLASTONBURY ABBEY

James J Turner soaking in the vibes at Glastonbury Abbey.

JAMES J TURNER AT GLASTONBURY ABBEY
JAMES J TURNER AT GLASTONBURY ABBEY

James J Turner soaking in the vibes at Glastonbury Abbey.

JAMES J TURNER WITH DAMH THE BARD
JAMES J TURNER WITH DAMH THE BARD

James J Turner with Damh the Bard at the end of the event

JAMES J TURNER AT GLASTONBURY ABBEY
JAMES J TURNER AT GLASTONBURY ABBEY

James J Turner soaking in the vibes at Glastonbury Abbey.

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OBOD Summer Gathering

Glastonbury, Town Hall

June 2015

James was delighted to be invited to play a set at the OBOD (Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids) Summer Gathering, held at Glastonbury Town Hall on June 6th.

BBC LONDON
BBC LONDON

BBC LONDON
BBC LONDON

EUSTON STATION
EUSTON STATION

BBC LONDON
BBC LONDON

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BBC London


Pictures taken at BBC London just before the  recent interview and live two song session on the Simon Lederman show.

JAMES AT PAGAN PRIDE
JAMES AT PAGAN PRIDE

JAMES AT PAGAN PRIDE
JAMES AT PAGAN PRIDE

James by Belisana
James by Belisana

JAMES AT PAGAN PRIDE
JAMES AT PAGAN PRIDE

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PAGAN PRIDE UK
Nottingham, August 2014
Pagan Pride UK is the UK's biggest free Pagan event, and James was delighted to have been asked to perform there in August 2014. This was a day of community and celebration… beginning with a parade through the streets of the historic City of Nottingham to The Festival at the Arboretum. 
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JAMES J TURNER_©_Andrew_Lock

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JAMES_J_TURNER_LEAM_PEACE_FESTIVAL_2014_©_Andrew_Lock_(4)_(1).jpg

LEAMINGTON PEACE FESTIVAL
LEAMINGTON PEACE FESTIVAL

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JAMES J TURNER_©_Andrew_Lock

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LEAMINGTON PEACE FESTIVAL
June 2014
Leamington Peace Festival is one of the UK's longest running free festivals, and it takes Festival takes place each year on the weekend before the Summer Solstice. 

FOLK AND CIDER FESTIVAL, 

Cleethorpes
 
Cleethorpes Folk & Cider Festival is a brilliant eccentric event set in a Victorian Railway Station near the sea front. James loved playing there so much he went back there again in May 2015! 
 

 

 
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FOLK N CIDER 5.jpg

JAMES AT FOLK & CIDER FESTIVAL
JAMES AT FOLK & CIDER FESTIVAL

JAMES AT FOLK & CIDER FESTIVAL
JAMES AT FOLK & CIDER FESTIVAL

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FOLK N CIDER 5.jpg

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PHOTOS FROM OTHER GIGS
 

 

 
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BBC LANCS 7.jpg

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BBC LANCS 6.jpg

LIVE SESSION BBC LANCASHIRE
LIVE SESSION BBC LANCASHIRE

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BBC LANCS 7.jpg

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BBC Lancashire


A live performance of three songs, plus an interview, in front of a live studio audience on the Sally Naden Show.

 

JAMES J TURNER, BBC MERSEYSIDE
JAMES J TURNER, BBC MERSEYSIDE

James J Turner on the Spencer Leigh show, on BBC Radio Merseyside, May 2016

JAMES J TURNER, BBC RADIO MERSEYSIDE
JAMES J TURNER, BBC RADIO MERSEYSIDE

James J Turner talking to Spencer Leigh, live on BBC Radio Merseyside, May 2016

JAMES J TURNER, BBC RADIO MERSEYSIDE
JAMES J TURNER, BBC RADIO MERSEYSIDE

JAMES J TURNER, BBC MERSEYSIDE
JAMES J TURNER, BBC MERSEYSIDE

James J Turner on the Spencer Leigh show, on BBC Radio Merseyside, May 2016

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BBC RADIO MERSEYSIDE


James has done lots of different sessions for BBC Radio Merseyside, including for Billy Butler, Spencer Leigh and Dave Monks. Here's a selection of photos. 

James at Radical Liverpool
James at Radical Liverpool

JAMES AT FARNHAM MALTINGS
JAMES AT FARNHAM MALTINGS

JAMES AT PARR STREET
JAMES AT PARR STREET

James at Radical Liverpool
James at Radical Liverpool

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Photos from Other Gigs


 

James with his magic wand
James with his magic wand

Steve Rothwell and James
Steve Rothwell and James

Filming How Could promo video
Filming How Could promo video

James with his magic wand
James with his magic wand

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Other Photos