The busy crowd… is testament to Dunlop’s talents.  Dunlop brings an air of tenacity while displaying a fine repertoire of well-crafted songs spanning traditional and contemporary.  He’s determinedly taking the traditions of folk in his own direction”   The Independent


Blair Dunlop is an award-winning British singer-songwriter and guitarist, who has released 5 albums, 2 EPs and toured around the globe.

Blair burst onto the scene with his debut album ‘Blight & Blossom’ in 2012, showcasing virtuosic musicianship and lyrical maturity, and was awarded a prestigious BBC Folk Award in the wake of its release.   A string of critically acclaimed albums followed, along with headline tours and festival appearances in the UK, Europe, North America and Australia. ‘Gilded’ and ‘Notes from an Island’ were released on his own label and singles ‘The Egoist’ and ‘356’ received national playlist status on BBC Radio 2. Following this, ‘Trails: Queensland’ (2021), Blair’s first live album, documented a tour of rural Australia, playing for isolated communities.  From Glastonbury to Tuscany, Queensland to Palestine, Blair has brought his musicality and storytelling to audiences young and old. Album five is release 24th May 2024 and is available for pre-order HERE


“From the outside, when listening to the music of Blair Dunlop, you get the impression that though he’s something of a natural talent he continues to work hard to progress both his songwriting and musicianship…. you can hear the folk heritage coursing through his veins as well as the originality he brings to the genre.”  Songwriting Magazine


“A cult hero whose work is adored by those who come across it”

Clash Music


An adept guitarist whose epic songwriting instincts prevail on a personal-political fourth album



Blair Dunlop’s fourth album finds him fully ensconced as a singer-songwriter of maturity and sophistication…

Notes From An Island’ really ought to give Blair Dunlop the wider exposure he deserves

RnR Magazine


On his fourth full length LP, ‘Notes From An Island’, he develops a more mature sociopolitical undertone to his music

Blair Dunlop could help bring the genre back to the forefront of the UK music scene.

Guitarist Magazine


Blair is endorsed by Vintage Guitars

Blair is Published by SGO Music Publishing

Gilded Wings Records is distributed by Absolute Label Services

Contact info@blairdunlop.com