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Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys

Gordie MacKeeman exemplifies the term natural showman. An ace fiddle player nicknamed “crazy legs” for his frenetic loose-limbed step- dancing, he just loves to perform. Combine that exuberance and onstage dynamism with the stellar musicianship of his multi-instrumentalist comrades His Rhythm…

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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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Gnoss

Gnoss

Gnoss are a dynamic four-piece of fiddle, flute, guitar and percussion, that tackle energetic tune sets and driving folk song with a ‘maturity of ability many of a greater age will envy’ (Living Tradition). All current students at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Graham Rorie, Aidan…

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Luke Daniels

Luke Daniels

Described by Songlines as “a future classic” and by Acoustic Magazine as “an enchanting delight” ★★★★ award-winning singer and composer brings his solo show which uses an original 19th century Polyphon machine as part of the performance. Live, clockwork and sampled sound beautifully…

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Moore Moss Rutter

Moore Moss Rutter

A series of remarkable gigs has heightened the sense of anticipation around the reunion of Tom Moore, Archie Churchill-Moss and Jack Rutter in the trio that won them the 2011 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award. Now seven years on, having toured with with some of the biggest and best acts in contemporary…

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Les Barker by Chris Radcliffe

Les Barker

Les Barker writes strange poems and comes from originally from Manchester, but he's now Welsh. He was an accountant before he became a professional idiot. He's written 85 books, which sell in large numbers at his gigs because people don't quite believe what they've just heard. His poems have…

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She Shanties

She Shanties

We are a women's shanty crew. We are women. We sing shanties. In 2011 we got together through a love of singing and shanties and we haven't stopped. Sally Gall Sadie Price Ruthie Boycott-Garnett Ruth Price Rachel Hamer Kate Gessey Jo Ellis Freyja Boycott-Garnett Esther…

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Kitty Macfarlane

Kitty Macfarlane

Kitty Macfarlane is a Somerset-based singer and songwriter. Her lyrics combine honest snapshots of everyday humanity with the bigger questions that have connected minds and voices for centuries, driven by her own fingerpicked guitar. As well as the release of her debut EP Tide & Time -…

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Steamchicken

Steamchicken

Ceilidh-swing swing veterans Steamchicken return to the concert circuit with a re-invented set, a new hard hitting sound and the fabulous Amy Kakoura on vocals. Folk with a twist, with huge dollop of blues and ska, the powerful four-piece horn section drives a set featuring mostly original material…

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The Exmouth Shanty Men

The Exmouth Shanty Men

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. They have played the 2012 Olympics in Weymouth & the Tall Ships Regatta in both Waterford (Eire) &…

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Keith Donnelly by John S Wright

Keith Donnelly

Keith can make you laugh, cry or do anything you may or may not want to do. He is an accomplished singer guitarist and writer of national fame. An incomparable funny man, as Jasper Carrot once said 'Keith could make sheep laugh'. There really is no-one else like Keith Donnelly. He tells the…

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Ian Bland

Ian Bland

My performances are packed with rhyme, rhythm, fun and interaction with children and families. Listening and interacting with my work acts as a great inspiration to children in writing workshops. The whole idea of my workshops is to give the children an opportunity to plan, write, edit and perform…

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Paul and Liz Davenport

Paul and Liz Davenport

Paul & Liz are singers, organisers and activists who are involved in a number of projects. These range from song performances to dance, music and publishing on many things in the folk tradition. Although involved in the folk scene since the 1960s, Paul and Liz both have singing connections…

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Lasair

Lasair

Lasair are a West based ceilidh band. They are one of the fastest rising English ceilidh bands on the folk scene at present. They have previously given showstopping ceilidhs at Warwick, Folk East, Towersey Festival and Bromyard Folk Festival they are very much on the map as one of the most…

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Panic Circus

Panic Circus

His flexible teams of versatile Performers and work shoppers are all committed to his people friendly and child centred style. Panic Circus is a new wave non-animal circus-clown-theatre outfit steeped in the continuously evolving tradition of travelling…

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Baby Bops and Toddle Bops

Baby Bops and Toddle Bops is a fun music group for babies (0-12 months), toddlers and their carers. Come and let yourself go with the…

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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 and "On the Button" Improvisational Comedy, both…

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