Risky Business - performing at Moira Furnace Folk Festival - 'Talk to me of Mendocino' 

Risky Business performing ' By the time it gets dark' at Moira Furnace Folk Festival 

The Tree  - Ruth and Ken Powell - Written by Dave Walmisley


 'Dont Worry about me' -  Ruth & Ken Powell - written by Rude Bloom & Ted Coehler


The Llanwddyn Folk and Acoustic Weekend 2014 - 

Ruth & Ken Powell in the background is our version of 'Talk to me of Mendocino'  written by Kate MacGarrigle

The lonely tree was also recorded live for BBC Radio Wales recently on the top of the hillside where the lonely tree lies.



The Woodman Folk Club - November 2015 -  Review by Les Jones

I know it’s been a while but I’m not sure how long it has been since Ruth and Ken visited the club. However long it’s been it was certainly a pleasure to have them back.  Read full review here

Gregson Lane Folk Club  - club review

Risky Business (Ruth & Ken Powell + Dave Walmisley) are the consummate choice for the informal setting of a folk club.  At Gregson Lane, our audience want to be entertained and we were not disappointed. The ‘Riskies’ have the perfect formula to appeal to any audience.  click and Read the full review 

Folk Roundabout - magazine review

Ruth Powell is blessed with a lovely voice and boy! does she use it well! 
Ken Powell is a brilliant guitarist who tends to keep his light under a bushel but some excellent playing can be heard on their latest recordings.

Spenborough Guardian - 'Folk stars shine at CLeckheaton Folk festival'

Ruth and Ken Powell provided the perfect partnership, with Ruth's staggering vocal abilities enhanced by Ken's guitar playing, all making for a fine evening of folk.

Wirral Folk Festival - Festival news 2014

Ruth remains one of most exceptional female vocalists in the UK. Her interpretation of the material they choose leaves one in no doubt of her abilities as a singer. Ken has been admired for his ability to enhance and strengthen the personal achievements of a singer and musician over the years with his competent, dedicated guitar playing... and if that's not enough, has now started to gain a huge reputation as a serious guitar maker. 

Woodman Folk Club - Kingswinford - club review 

All these wonderful songs would mean nothing without a voice to sing them, and what a voice. The husky Ruth Fuga just oozes quality. Every word crystal clear. With a delivery as strong as "Pete Coe", that holds you from the first note to the last.