Upcoming Events

June 22 2024 – First Light Festival

Interstellar Ideas tent, Lowestoft NR33 0HY

Joe will be speaking about his new book And the Roots of Rhythm Remain in Lowestoft at First Light Festival on June 22nd.

August 9 2024 – Cropredy Festival

Cropredy, Banbury

Joe will be speaking about his new book And the Roots of Rhythm Remain at Cropredy Festival on August 9th.

August 27 2024 – Ropetackle Arts Centre

Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham, BN43 5EG

Joe will be speaking about his new book And the Roots of Rhythm Remain at the Ropetackle Arts Centre in Shoreham on August 27th.

August 30 2024 – End of the Road

Larmer Tree Gardens, near Blandford, in Dorset

Joe will be speaking about his new book And the Roots of Rhythm Remain at End of the Road on August 30th.

Past Events

June 8 2024 – Lyse Netter Festival

House of Foundation, Henrik Gerners gate 12, 1530 Moss, Norway

Joe will be speaking about his new book And the Roots of Rhythm Remain in Moss, Norway at Lyse Netter Festival on June 8th.

April 17 2018 – Q&A at Green Note for fRoots Magazine

Green Note, Camden

Joe will be doing his bit for the wonderful and long-enduring fRoots Magazine by donating an “Evening with Joe Boyd” at Green Note in Camden Town. The audience gets to ask him anything they like, be it about Nick Drake, Cuba, Taj Mahal, The Incredible String Band, R.E.M. or Saz’iso!

July 6 2017 – Walthamstow Rock ‘n’ Roll Book Club, Waterstones

Unit 30-31 Selbourne Walk Shopping Centre, Walthamstow, London, E17 7JR

Joe is heading to Walthamstow, London, to join the Rock ‘n’ Roll Book Club at Waterstones for conversations about White Bicycles and his current projects. Tickets are £6.96 and are available here

July 3 2017 – Screening of Jimi Hendrix (1973) and Q&A – SOLD OUT

Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, London SW7 2AP

1973 rocumentary Jimi Hendrix will be screened in the Elgar Room as part of the Hall’s Summer of Love: Revisited series. Made three years after the guitarist’s untimely death, this film contains concert footage spanning his Marquee appearance in 1967 to his last UK performance at the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival, and also features […]

November 6 2016 – You say you want a revolution?

V&A Lecture Hall, London SW7 2RL

As part of the You say you want a revolution? exhibit at the V&A Museum 12:00 Joe will be “in conversation with” Nigel Waymouth – UFO poster designer, Granny Takes A-Trip proprietor 14:00 Nigel and Joe introduce the film “Performance” starring Mick Jagger and James Fox See here for more details Admission is Free

Concerts Curated by Joe Boyd

Love Over and Over – The Songs of Kate McGarrigle

Massey Hall, Toronto Canada, 15 June 2012

Way to Blue Australia

Sydney Opera House, 11 November 2011
Melbourne Recital Hall, 13 – 15 November 2011

Review: The Sydney Morning Herald, 14 November 2011


A New York Celebration of Kate McGarrigle

Town Hall, New York 12 & 13 May 2011

Rolling Stone 13 May 2011
New York Times 15 May 2011


Way to Blue

UK lineup Vashti Bunyan, Green Gartside, Robyn Hitchcock, Scott Matthews, Karine Polwart, Teddy Thompson, Krystle Warren 

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, 14 October 2010
Usher Hall Edinburgh, 16 October 2010
Sage Gateshead, 17 October 2010
Bridgewater Hall Manchester, 18 October 2010


Way to Blue Italy

Italian lineup Roberto Angelini, Vashti Bunyan, Green Gartside, Robyn Hitchcock, Scott Matthews, Violante Placido, Teddy Thompson, Krystle Warren

Teatro Kursaal Santa Lucia, Bari, 10 October 2010
Auditorium Parco della Musica, Teatro Studio, Rome, 12 October 2010


A Celebration of Kate McGarrigle

Royal Festival Hall 12 June 10

Financial Times 14 June 2010
Daily Telegraph 14 June 2010
The Independent 16 June 2014


Way to Blue – The Songs of Nick Drake 

Birmingham Town Hall 16 May 2009

Review: BBC Radio 6 Music 18 May 2009

Concert Highlights:
Poor Boy with Martha Wainwright, Camille O’Sullivan, Beth Orton & Harper Simon
A Place to Be with Graham Coxon


Way to Blue – The Songs of Nick Drake

Celtic Connections – Glasgow 20 Jan 2010
Brighton Dome – 21 Jan 2010
London Barbican – 22 Jan 2010
Warwick Art Centre – 23 Jan 2010

Review: Music-New.com 23 Jan 2010


Witchseason Weekend: Barbican, London

An All Star Fairport Convention – 18 July 2009
Very Cellular Songs: The Music of the Incredible String Band – 19 July 2009

Review: Guardian 24 July 2009


Tribute to Syd Barrett: Madcap’s Last Laugh 

Barbican 10 May 2007

Concert Programme (http://www.joeboyd.co.uk/madcap_programme.pdf)

Independent (http://www.joeboyd.co.uk/press/concerts/independent_barrett.html) 14 May 2007
Guardian (http://www.joeboyd.co.uk/press/concerts/guardian_barrett.html) 16 May 2007