Lost lagonda

Lost Lagonda is a collaboration between singer and lyricist Dean Jones and producer and composer, Peter Thirlby. Dean is a well-known poet and writer who, for two years, was the ‘Bard of Buckingham producing a staggering 200+ poems and prose pieces during the challenging pandemic period. Peter’s musical heritage stretches back to New Wave London … Read More

Howlin’ Ric & the Rocketeers

Jive, Lindy Hop and Swing with Howlin’ Ric and The Rocketeers.  This Monday afternoon dance promises to be the perfect pick me up on the last day of the festival.  Grab a partner or just swing your hips solo. Leeds-based Howlin’ Ric & the Rocketeers play vibrant and authentic rock and roll, roving from raucous … Read More

Cock and Bull Band

The Cock & Bull Band are at the forefront of exciting and adventurous ceilidh experiences. They effortlessly fuse traditional instruments with cutting edge music technology. Original tunes and reworked traditional tunes are given a unique groove which is perfect for dancing and great to listen to. High energy mandola is complemented by keyboard, drum loops … Read More

Del Amitri

Almost two decades on from their last album, Del Amitri easily remember the good old days, when a Glasgow indie band “who never really cut it as Orange Juice and Josef K copyists, which is kinda what we were” became, in effect, overnight successes. Suddenly, after a still-born first album (1985’s Del Amitri), with 1989’s … Read More

Kris Drever

Kris Drever is a Glasgow based, Orkney born musician. He has won multiple awards including an incredible 7 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards; two shortlist nominations for Scottish Album of The Year (with his trio Lau) and much acclaim for his solo recordings and concerts, including glowing reviews from The Herald, The Guardian, Mojo and … Read More

Turin Brakes

Turin Brakes don’t hang about. The estimable London 4-piece release their eighth studio album through Cooking Vinyl on January 26th 2018, followed by a UK & European tour. The opening track “Would You Be Mine” is available as an ‘instant grat’ track from November 10th. You can listen to it here.  After seven studio albums and … Read More

Police Dog Hogan

Police Dog Hogan are a high-energy and eclectic eight-piece, combining fiddle, trumpet, mandolin, drums and guitars with four-part harmonies in an exuberant and genre-defying fusing of country, pop, folk, and rocking urban bluegrass. Much-loved Guardian columnist Tim Dowling adds his banjo to the musical mix. The Sunday Times has described them as “wonderful”; the Telegraph … Read More

The people versus

Formed in 2019, THE PEOPLE VERSUS borrow from a variety of genres and traditions. Their combined voices and instrumental lines swoop, circle and support the beguiling voice and personality of the lead singer Alice Edwards. Each song is taut with feeling and longing, with many inspired by Greek myth and tales from Shakespeare. With a … Read More

togmor

Togmor is an English folk-rock band based in Milton Keynes. Togmor combine originality and energy in a fast moving electric set that has a wide appeal to both fans of Celtic roots music and fans of contemporary folk rock. Their music is carefully crafted to combine a vibrant mix of powerful modern rhythms with a … Read More

Edward II

Edward II, are an English roots band that uniquely blend the rhythms of the Caribbean with traditional songs from the British Isles. Back in the nineties the band was signed to Cooking Vinyl Records and Rhythm Safari in the US. They worked extensively across the globe touring world music, reggae and folk festivals on almost … Read More