“There are few times when you discover a band and they stalk immediately to the heart of everything you love and hold dear.” Maxine Peake

Latest from The Unthanks


10 May 2024

New Album And Tour Announcement

New album and tour announced


10 May 2024

Singing Residentials : Handful of tickets left for this year



30 June 2023

The Unthanks In Winter - New tour and project

The Unthanks In Winter


25 November 2022

You can purchase our music and merchandise in our online shop.

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22 November 2022

The Unthanks announced for Celtic Connections. Tickets on sale now for 3rd Feb, City Halls, Glasgow.

Celtic Connections

23 November 2022

Rachel Unthank (The Unthanks) and Paul Smith (Maximo Park) announce new duo album and tour

Unthank : Smith Website

18 September 2022

The Limited Edition CD Book and standard CD versions of Sorrows Away have arrived! Don't they look great?! Pre-order the Limited Edition directly from us and get it signed and a download included!



29 June 2022

The Unthanks are back on the road this weekend with two sold out shows in Alnwick followed by a week in Scotland, before the final show of the tour in Cardiff for the Welsh Proms! These shows are 5-piece shows, except Cardiff which is the 11-piece ensemble.


12 April 2022

Coming to a show? Buy your merchandise from our online shop and pick-up at the show! Less time at the merch stand means safer shows, plus save yourself and the planet from postage!


12 April 2022

The Sorrows Away Tour starts today! We're on the road from April to July. Find a show near you.


12 April 2022

Pre-Order Sorrows Away as part of a bundle and have it shipped to you free of charge on release day, if you pick up the rest of your bundle goodies from a show.


Upcoming schedule

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Northern Stage, Newcastle

15 June 2024

A wraparound event for Northern Stages latest production, An Underdog: The Other Other Brontë. The Unthanks share some excerpts from the Emily Brontë song cycle, and in conversation about the process of making the album, their relationship with the Brontës, and their own collaboration as a family.

Emily Brontë: In Conversation and Song

The Auckland Project

28 June 2024

Auckland Castle Gardens, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham


The Arts at St Georges

29 June 2024

The Arts At St George's, Beckenham


Unitarian Church

30 June 2024

Unitarian Church, Todmorden


Ryedale Festival

23 July 2024


Warwick Folk Festival

25 July 2024

Warwick Folk Festival, Castle Park, Warwick CV34 6AH


Roisin Dubh

26 November 2024


The Unthanks In Winter


27 November 2024


The Unthanks In Winter

Liberty Hall

28 November 2024


The Unthanks In Winter

St Lukes

29 November 2024


The Unthanks In Winter

Sorrows Away

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About The Unthanks

The Unthanks exist to explore ideas, journey through music, share stories, to connect and participate, as well as to perform. Music is viewed as adventure, stories as learning, audience as friends and equals.

Self managed since they started in 2004, The Unthanks have journeyed though an extraordinarily range of musical forms, and lead the way in finding new ways to engage with audiences.

About The Unthanks