What Are You Going To Need To Start A Folk Band?

Are you thinking about starting a folk band? If you are, then there are multiple things that you are going to need in order for this to work out. It might not be an easy thing to do, especially seeing as folk music is such a niche subject, but that doesn’t mean it can’t work. In fact, if you are willing to put in the work, we are sure that you will be able to see success. In this article, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the things that you are going to need in order to start a folk band, so keep reading if you would like to find out more.

Falling In Love With You: John Grimes Of #Jedward Surprises Fans With Gorgeous Acoustic Cover Of The #ElvisPresley Classic

We all know the song as soon as we hear the title, or indeed, as soon as we hear those first lines, “Wise men say / Only fools rush in”. In our minds we can also instantly hear the resonating vocals of The King himself, Elvis Presley, who died this day, 44 years ago. It’s a hard act to follow, but we think John Grimes has got it in the bag with his acoustic guitar cover of ‘Can’t Help Falling In Love’.

Every Pure Intention Ends When The Good Times Start: John Grimes Of #Jedward Releases Exquisite Acoustic Cover Of #EdSheeran’s #BadHabits

It’s been a long time coming, but finally the ‘Bad Habits’ cover I’ve been waiting for has arrived! John Grimes, one half of Irish duo Jedward, has tonight released his acoustic guitar version of Ed Sheeran’s recent single – and it’s just awesome.

South African Artist, Jeremy Loops, Has Released Single ‘Postcards’ Along With Its Brilliant Video And Chats With EP About His Music, His Inspiration And How He Came By His Stage Name.

Following a series of popular releases in 2020, amassing 15 million streams and over 5.5million hits on YouTube, South-African singer, songwriter, and producer Jeremy Loops is back with a summery new single and music video, ‘Postcards’.

#Jedward’s John Grimes Releases Heartbreakingly Soulful Acoustic Guitar Cover Of Lewis Capaldi’s ‘Someone You Loved’

Ever since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, John Grimes of Jedward has been entertaining fans and followers with his gorgeous acoustic guitar covers, on an average of about 2 a month. His latest is a cover of Lewis Capaldi’s song, ‘Someone You Loved’, which the Scottish singer released in early 2019, probably best known for its music video featuring his distant relation, Peter Capaldi.

Some Peoplе Come In Your Life For A Reason: #Jedward’s John Grimes Releases Stunning Instagram Exclusive Cover Of Justin Bieber’s ‘Lifetime’

If you’ve listened to John Grimes’ acoustic covers over the years, you may have noticed that he’s covered Justin Bieber’s songs more than any other artist, with him appearing 3 times in the past year alone. We’re certainly not complaining; Justin’s songs fit well lyrically, and sonically they suit John’s vocals perfectly. So tonight, we were very pleased when John uploaded a new cover to the Jepicpics Instagram account, and it was another Bieber song – this time his new single, ‘Lifetime’, from his ‘Justice’ album.

‘Fast Car’: John Grimes Of Jedward Puts His Own Stamp On The Tracy Chapman Classic With Acoustic Guitar Cover

You’ll know the song, even if you don’t know who originally sang it. A fast song about getting away from it all, ‘Fast Car’ was written by Tracy Chapman and released way back in 1988. Since then it’s been covered no fewer than 15 times, by artists such as Birdy, Boyce Avenue, Justin Bieber, Jonas Blue, Sam Smith, Passenger…the list is seemingly endless, with each the track their own flavour. And now it’s John Grimes’s turn, with his acoustic guitar cover, which he’s released as an IGTV exclusive.

#Jedward Bask In The Afterglow With Ed Sheeran Gift And Acoustic Cover Duet

It’s a question a lot of us have to ask, when it comes to selecting Christmas gifts for others – what do you get that they can’t already get themselves? People in the entertainment industry are no different, but it would appear Ed Sheeran has hit the nail on the head this year when it came to choosing a present for his good friends John and Edward Grimes, aka Jedward.

Kenward Releases Debut Album ‘Safe And Sound’

Set for release on December 1, and inspired by his transition into fatherhood, ‘Safe And Sound’ is the debut album from singer-songwriter Kenward. The artist initially wanted to write a song for his son, and found that he instead wrote a concept album, which follows the story of a parent, who is determined to protect their child for the rest of their lives.

Darling Don’t Be Afraid: John Grimes Of Jedward Releases Emotional Acoustic Cover Of Christina Perri’s ‘A Thousand Years’

First released in 2011, for the film ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1’, Christina Perri’s song, ‘A Thousand Years’ has long been on the soundtrack of lovers all over the world. It’s also a favourite of John Grimes, one half of Irish duo Jedward, who has now released a gorgeously emotional acoustic cover of the song.

So Fucking Lonely: Jedward’s John Grimes Makes Justin Bieber’s Song His Own

John Grimes of Jedward has tonight released an acoustic cover of ‘Lonely’, originally by Justin Bieber and Benny Blanco. Singing as he plays his acoustic guitar, John faces the camera directly, making the verses and choruses his own. Like Justin Bieber, John and his twin brother Edward, started their music careers as teenagers, and know only too well how it feels to be a household name, trapped, as it were, in a gilded cage, always watched, and not knowing who to turn to, who to trust.

Maid In Manhattan, Covered In Dublin: Jedward’s John Grimes Records Stunning Cover Of Daniel Bedingfield’s ‘If You’re Not The One’

With a falsetto to die for, Jedward’s John Grimes today released a stunning cover of Daniel Bedingfield’s song, ‘If You’re Not The One’. The track was originally recorded for the 2002 film, ‘Maid In Manhattan, which starred Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, and Natasha Richardson.

The Year Flies By As Jedward’s John Grimes Covers Green Day’s ‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’

Covering the Green Day classic, ‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’, Jedward’s John Grimes adds a further poignancy to the already moving song.

It’s All About Feelings: John Grimes Covers Mazzy Star’s ‘Fade Into You’

No slouch when it comes to having a wide repertoire of songs up his sleeve, John Grimes of Jedward today dropped a very fine acoustic guitar cover of the Mazzy Star song, ‘Fade Into You’.

It’s Hard – John Grimes Covers Michele Morrone Song From Netflix 365 Days

John Grimes of Jedward has done it again, with a gorgeous acoustic interpretation of the hit song, ‘Hard For Me’, from Netflix’s ‘365 Days’.

John Grimes Encourages Us To Stop And Smell The Roses With Cover Of Louis Armstrong Classic ‘What A Wonderful World’

John Grimes of Jedward surprised fans and followers this afternoon with a deliciously laid back acoustic guitar cover of the Louis Armstrong Classic, ‘What A Wonderful World’.


Accompanied by guitar, Katy Perry gives a passionate, stripped-down performance of her anthemic new single on ‘Daisies’ (Acoustic), released by Capitol Records.

Larkin Poe Release New Album ‘Self Made Man’

The sister-duo Larkin Poe has recently dropped their brand-new album ‘Self Made Man’.

Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own: Jedward Cover Of U2 Classic Is The Perfect Song In These Times

John Grimes of duo Jedward paid homage to fellow Dubliners, U2, with a stunning acoustic guitar cover of ‘Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own’, the third song on their 11th album, ‘How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb’, which was released in 2004. 

Jordan Rome Releases Country Punk 7″ – With A Celtic Twist

Jordan Rome, from Hays, Kansas, grew up without any idea of a social or music scene, and consequently when it came to making music, he didn’t know he should “choose” between different styles. This isn’t of course, a bad thing, as it’s meant that he was able to pick and choose his sounds from a wide variety of genres, the result making his music a fluid combination of country and western, punk, and folk.

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