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Will Allen has been playing traditional dance music since he was a teenager when he began playing button accordion. Since then Will has become an excellent fiddle player along with playing the mandolin, 4 and 5 string banjo and bouzouki.

Will has become a highly sought after musician for ceilidhs and has performed at some of the best folk festivals in the UK such as Cambridge, Sidmouth, Warwick, Shrewsbury and Chippenham.

Will's primary projects are Brown Boots, a duo with Martin Clarke and Urban Folk Theory. 

Will Allen also performs with the Dexy's Midnight Runners violinist, Helen O'Hara. Their duo combines two stunning repertoires of tunes and can be found here.



"He's like a millennial Chris Wood"

- Danny Pedler

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