From bluegrass to blues, from folk to rock, from banjo to slide guitar, the music of Tony Furtado knows no boundaries. “Tony Furtado is a major musical force without a doubt. He has his black-belt in voice and bottleneck guitar and his banjo playing scares the crap out of me.” David Lindley, musical adventurer
Drawing on legends from Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn to Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris, to craft “true cryin’ and leavin’ country songs” combining her country soul with a seventh-generation Texas troubadour’s storytelling skill.
"Hawthorne's voice is a hybrid of Eddie Vedder's and Gordon Lightfoot's, his instrumentation spare like Townes Van Zandt, and his songs...are deliberate workaday tales reminiscent of Nebraska-era Springsteen or James McMurtry." No Depression
The veteran, banjo player and songwriter famed for his dynamic, often unhinged, performances has assembled a brutish, inelegant rock & roll ensemble to bring his historically evocative compositions to vivid life!
Three Michigan songbirds and multi-instrumentalists whose repertoire swings from gospel & bluegrass to soul and even joyful interpretations of pop... one of the hottest properties on the US roots music circuit!
“Winnipeg folk/roots duo The Small Glories weave through unpredictable harmonies and play off of one another with extremely impressive, breathtaking ease. Edwards and Luft are a perfect match – their voices together are magic in the making... together, they’re unstoppable.” The Manitoban
An intimate evening with three of Britain's most exciting songwriters performing a Writers' Round in the style of Nashville's Bluebird Cafe. Hosted by Jo Dudderidge of Manchester indie favourites The Travelling Band, and featuring Robbie Cavanagh + Anna Pancaldi
Unmissable double bill featuring Canadian songstress MacDougall "one of the greatest talents of this era” (Rootstime) + Irish rising star McNamara whose influences include Foy Vance, Damien Rice and Ben Howard.
Single launch for Aveline recording artist Ned Roberts (★★★★ The Guardian/ 'one to really watch out for' Lauren Laverne), with support from singer-songwriter Lucy Kitt, fresh from Glastonbury Festival 2017 Acoustic Stage.
"...voices that occasionally sound more like Carolina Chocolate Drops than sweet-natured California coast girls; other times belting into jazzy riffs, and then shifting gears to a Country & Western lament." - The Source Weekly
“To suggest that Melbourne’s the Mae Trio is too good to be true would be to ignore the empirical evidence provided by a simply superb sophomore album.” The Australian *****/ "spine-tingling harmonies" - The Scotsman
Acclaimed alt-folk artist and Bright Eyes/ Conor Oberst, Simone Felice and Mumford & Sons collaborator accompanied by his three piece band. 'Gorgeous' Uncut, “highly recommended” Independent on Sunday.
A night celebrating women in music by bringing the finest crop of rising female music artists to the forefront. Featuring... Michele Stodart + Xylaroo + Raevennan Husbandes + Newton Country + Rosered & The Butterflies + MIRI
Queen of sultry surf-noir and dynamic Americana touring in support of her new album - a collection of twelve rare and bold blues and R&B covers which add to her potent mix of classic country, folk, and early rock ’n roll inspired original music.