Artists

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ARTISTS CONFIRMED SO FAR…


The band Home Service - 8 members in a line

Home Service

A band that we’ve wanted to see and hear in the city for years! Featuring driving rhythms, soaring brass, and wonderful vocals, the band bring all of that and so much more to the stage. Their line up is full of first rate musicians and performers, and they are fronted by a double-edged powerhouse of John Kirkpatrick and our dear friend and patron, John Tams.

Visit their website: homeserviceband.co.uk


This is an image of the artists - India Electric Co

India Electric Co.

Sometimes folk, sometimes not. India Electric Company use traditional instruments in contemporary styles to explore diverse themes from Eastern Europe, Irish traditions and modern urban alienation.

Visit their website: indiaelectricco.com


This is an image of the artists - Kitty Macfarlane

Kitty Macfarlane

Nominated for the Horizon Award in the 2019 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards; her debut album Namer Of Clouds was one of The Guardian’s Best Folk Albums of 2018 ; airplay across BBC Radio 2, 3, 4 and 6 Music; FATEA’s Female Artist of the Year; nominated for Album Of The Year in the fRoots Critics Poll.

We’re very excited to have Kitty back with us, this year bringing a full band to provide a very special concert.

Visit their website: kittymacfarlane.com


This is an image of the artists - Ninebarrow

Ninebarrow

Exceptional singers and musicians, and great company. They mix original material with traditional folk songs, and come up with recordings and performances that have outstanding harmonies, delicate instrumentation and engaging songs.

Visit their website: ninebarrow.co.uk


This is an image of the artists - O Hooley and Tidow

O’Hooley & Tidow

Belinda and Heidi’s boundless songwriting has been described by The Guardian as ‘exceptional’ and The Independent as ‘defiant, robust, northern, poetical, political folk music for the times we live in.’ Their song ‘Gentleman Jack’ features as the closing theme song for BBC/HBO drama series Gentleman Jack. Quite simply, they are brilliant!

Visit their website: ohooleyandtidow.com