“A Priest of Song” – Anais Mitchell.
Jack Harris a South by South-West showcasing artist at 17, and the youngest person to win the Kerville Folk Festival’s New Folk Award (previous winners include Gillian Welch, Steve Earle and Devon Sproule). Those days are gone, but he still writes literate, critically-acclaimed songs featuring a host of characters and narratives.
Kirsty Merryn is a folk singer and songwriter fresh from the depths of the New Forest and transplanted in London. Her soulful vocals and dextrous piano playing lead you to a world of ancient pugilists, impoverished lovers and endless winters. She has been listed on Buzzfeed as a Brilliant British Singer Songwriters to Discover http://www.buzzfeed.com/danieldalton/sing-song
Americana UK described Ady Johnson’s debut as “Kitchen-sink romanticism worthy of Ray Davies and a bluesy sound filtered through the uniquely English lens of skiffle.” Ady’s new release ‘Thank you for the Good Things’ sees him expanding his sound further with the help of award winning producer/instrumentalist Gerry Diver (Tom Robinson, Sam Lee Lisa Knapp).