A night celebrating women in music by bringing the finest crop of rising female music artists to the forefront. Featuring... The Savannahs + Lanre + Bity Booker + Roisin McNeill + Rosered & The Butterflies + MIRI
"There are good fiddle players and there are good dancers, but I don’t know anybody in the United States who dances as well as she plays or plays as well as she dances" Jim Wood, five-time Tennessee State Fiddle Champion
Known on the American roots music scene for top-notch songwriting, and undeniably steeped in old-time music, bluegrass and country, The Honey Dewdrops manage to encompass both traditional and modern in their distinctive sound.
Alt-folk troubadour Elliott - 'one of the purest songwriting talents in music today' (For Folk's Sake) with support from Brighton artist Jinnwoo '..the most singular new folk talent in some time' The Independent.
A special one-off concert, celebrating the different ages and stages of being a woman. Featuring... Michele Stodart, Charlie Dore, Celestine, Kate St John, Angela Gannon, Margo Buchanan, The Rosellas + Connie Chatwin.
“Thunder and Rain finds themselves in a place somewhere between their bluegrass origins, and today’s somewhat undefined Americana market, mixing elements of folk and modern country into their sound.” Bluegrass Today... “The foot-tappingly infectious, often dreamy melodies and tumbling chorus hooks work to soothe and invigorate like clean mountain air.” Folk Radio UK
“Dessie Magee possesses that raw, poetic passion that few singer-songwriters can harness. His husky voice and powerful delivery and it’s absolutely addictive. For those tired of the man and a guitar formula, let Dessie lead you back in.” (Medium.com)... “A great mix of Irish sounds with an alt twist” (EarToTheGround)
A soul voice reminiscient of the greats, whether delivering soul, gospel or powerful political messages... "...wherever she plants her feet, she does so with righteous conviction and a strong sense of her own voice." NPR Music
Named as one of the Chicago Tribune's 50 Most Significant Songwriters in the Last 50 Years, Austin, TX-based singer/songwriter Danny Schmidt has amassed a cult following for his stunningly poetic, poignant imagery.