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Louvat Bros

Louvat Bros

How can the American Bluegrass meet the oriental meditative music or the Funk of the 70’s? How do a 5-string banjo, a mandolin and a bass come into contact with the Irish folk and African rhythms…. flirt with the Rock or even the Baroque music? Three Belgian musicians propose a few answers.…

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Gaêlica

Gaêlica

Gaêlica is a folk/pop band and it has positioned as one of the most succesful bands in Venezuela. Formed by five members, the band blends Celtic and Latin American music. The band officially formed in 2001 after making a successful soundtrack for a theatre play, which required Celtic Music.…

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Goitse

Goitse

Irish Music with a Twist *Goitse Forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick University’s Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, the quintet have graduated with a musical maturity worthy of the greatest. They hade made a name for themselves as one of the most sought after bands…

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Will Pound and Eddy Jay

Will Pound & Eddy Jay

The dynamic and exhilarating duo of Will Pound and Eddy Jay leave audiences breathless. Will Pound is one of the finest harmonica players of his generation whose innovative style pushes the boundaries of his instrument and the folk genre. Three-time nominee for BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician Of The…

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Tom Lewis

Tom Lewis

“Widely acknowledged as North America's finest exponent of contemporary nautical songs” (it sez 'ere) (Canadian Society for Traditional Music), Tom Lewis brings to the stage wry humour, button accordion, ukulele, a great voice and his unique experience of more than 40 years bridging the…

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Jez Lowe

Jez Lowe

A double nomination in the 2015 BBC Folk Awards – for best singer and best new song – was a timely reminder of Jez Lowe’s standing in the UK folk and acoustic music scene. Not only he is one of the busiest live performers in the country, but his songs are among the most widely sung by other…

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Helena

Helena

Helena's unique acoustic style combines meaningful lyrics with tantalizing melodies and harmonies. Her songs are sure to draw the listener in, packed with stories and raw emotion, they are often described as “thought-provoking” and…

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Jack Blackman

Jack Blackman

Jack Blackman is fast developing into one the most accomplished and exciting young performers on the acoustic roots scene today. His guitar playing has been described as 'exquisite' and his songs have been generating a great deal of attention from many in the music…

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Granny's Attic

Granny’s Attic

Granny’s Attic – Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne (Melodeon, Concertina, Vocals), George Sansome (Guitar, Vocals) and Lewis Wood (Fiddle, Mandolin, Vocals) – are a folk trio who play the tradition with verve, energy and their own inimitable style. These three young men are all exceptional…

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Shooting Roots

Shooting Roots

Shooting Roots is an organisation run by and for young people, offering creative and participatory folk workshops at festivals and other events. In a nutshell it’s all about generating opportunities for young people to perform, develop friendships and access the folk arts. We are run entirely…

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Dan Gascoigne & Sarah Bennett

Dan Gascoigne & Sarah Bennett

Dan Gascoigne is a guitarist and songwriter from Coventry. He performs self-penned songs as well as covers arranged in his own style. He began performing at the age of 18 at open mics nights, and soon began to gain feature spots at local folk clubs, supports slots for touring artists at local…

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Urban Folk Theory

Urban Folk Theory

Urban Folk Theory have been emerging into the folk world since 2011 with a new approach to Folk and ceilidh; where excellent folk musicianship meets technology, sweeping you into the next generation of full tilt late night concert or dance extravaganzas. We are aimed at attracting the younger…

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Tautus Roks

Tautus Roks

Tautas Roks are a young and energetic band playing music from a range of genres. They play a variety of gigs ranging from village fetes and weddings to festivals. Whether you are looking for a chilled out evening or the opportunity to get up and dance, Tautas Roks can cater to your musical needs.…

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Exmouth Shanty Men

Exmouth Shanty Men

The Exmouth Shanty Men do it with gusto! Devon's 'original buoy band' first burst on to the folk scene in 2007 and their continually growing reputation has been founded on the authenticity and integrity of their performance. Committed to keeping alive their home town and their nation's rich…

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Hand to Mouth Theatre

Hand to Mouth Theatre

Hand To Mouth Theatre is Martin Bridle and Su Eaton. Together, they have been creating and performing high quality, intelligent and popular puppet and shadow puppet theatre for more than 30 years. They combine acting, music and puppets to create shows for family audiences. A must see. This year…

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Panic Circus 2016

Panic Circus

Panic Circus is the life work of Chris Panic and his family. Bringing his lifelong experience of work with children to a Circus outfit that brings the best workshops and performances to the festival scene. A full childrens festival in itself! Storytelling / Circus skills / puppet shows / bubble…

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MichCatt and Friends

MichCatt and Friends

MichCatt is a community artist working with her talented group of friends to provide family and kids crafting workshops and creative sessions following set themes. Using a variety of traditional crafts and recycled materials to encourage the creative flair in everyone. Workshops are: Wacky…

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Dan The Hat

Dan The Hat

Let Dan the Hat take you on a frenzied journey of amazing skills and top notch hilarity. His performances have taken him all over the world ,working in front of thousands of people at thousands of events. Dan the Hat provides Skill based Trickery & "On the Button" Improvisational Comedy , both…

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Ursula Holden Gill

Ursula Holden Gill

Ursula Holden Gill is a one woman tour de force; storyteller, comedienne, singer songwriter, curator and teacher. An award winning Actress and familiar face on screen, in recent years she has established herself as a unique and pertinent talent on the British Storytelling scene, working across the…

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Wyld Thyngz Forest School

A safe but fun forest school group with only nature and your child's education on our minds. Make wooden charcoal, wooden spinners and wooden fish, and…

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Matthew Hernandez 2016

Matthew Hernandez

Matthews musical roots began with playing electric and acoustic finger style folk blues... Later spent several years exploring his family roots living in the mountain region of the Sierra Nevada near Granada, Andalucía in Spain learning Flamenco Guitar - Folk music of gypsies and Southern…

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The Bromleys

The Bromleys

The Bromleys are John, Jenny and James (father, daughter and son), each gifted with a powerful voice. They sing a variety of folk songs in three part harmony. Together, they create a rich blend of voices that is unique to their kin. Singing runs through their…

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The Harvesters

The Harvesters

Americana, Old Time and Bluegrass songs, tunes and hard-shoe dancing. With that authentic atmosphere of the Appalachian Mountains and the sounds of the Southern States intimately intertwined with instrumental integrity, The Harvesters deliver a performance to savour. Blend the strong rhythms of…

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Wilson Wright

Wilson Wright

Warwickshire based Hilary Wilson and John Wright have been performing together since 2013 with a wide mix of music centred on Hilary's original material, but including carefully selected covers from traditional and contemporary folk through country, blues, americana and jazz influences.... pigeon…

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Quigley’s Favourites

Quigley's Favourites are based in Quigley's Bar, Rugby where they can be heard every Saturday night. Their performance is a lively mix of Irish, British and American songs and music with the occasional pop song thrown in for good measure. Let your hair down at Lloyds on Sunday…

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