“young, exuberant & musically adept” (R2 Magazine) folk singer and multi-instrumentalist with “the stage assurance of a veteran … she is fast becoming one of the most in demand artists on the club and festival circuit.” Eastbourne Folk Club
“One of the most striking things about seeing Lenker perform is his relationship with his guitar. He doesn't just play it, he becomes it -- or, maybe, it becomes a part of him.” - No Depression / “Scintillating songwriting” - MOJO Magazine
"...an accomplished guitarist and an even better singer, distilling the soul of Ray Charles, the Southern boy roots charm of Delbert McClinton, and an uptown blues turn of phrase (à la Percy Mayfield) into his own distinct voice." - The Vinyl District
“In between the country-pop music of today and the gritty sound of yesterday you find The Honeycutters with a country-Americana sound that catches the ears of both the young and old. Musically, they make a traditional, honky-tonk-flavored sound bursting with driving rhythmic ambition, enchanting melodies and deeply poetic lyrics.” Maverick Magazine
“Young female quartet the Norfolk Broads are strong storytellers…Their close harmonies brought a witty feminist take to a well-curated set of tales of impotence, greedy landlords, and the joys of a single life.” The Guardian
Senegalese kora virtuoso/singer Kadialy Kouyate showcases his fleet-fingered skills on this mesmerizing instrument, complementing it with his hauntingly, darkly beautiful voice, to create a Toumani Diabate-meets-Youssou N’Dour sound." Time Out
Award-winning NY chronicler of American experience whose voice recalls the gritty baritone of Leonard Cohen and the wit of Guy Clark... he pens wise, big-hearted, occasionally whimsical, usually melancholic tunes about lonely souls and romantic dreamers.
BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner and the youngest person ever to be nominated for the prestigious BBC Folk Singer of the Year... Named ‘Brit-folks most forthright new young talent’ by MOJO and ‘inspiring’ by Billy Bragg
Rising stars in the UK alt-folk world Young Waters, winners of the New Shoots Competition, Bath Folk Festival 2016, supported by new-folk group Bird In The Belly (★★★★★ 'Folk album of the year so far' Sunday Express).
An exploration of the neshama (spirit) of Jewish music. With wit, joy, and sadness in equal measure, they take an audience on an odyssey through the Dobridens, Terkishers, Freylekhs, and Zhoks at the very core of the Klezmer repertoire.
Entertaining US family band playing everything from fiddle/banjo instrumentals to powerful solos & harmony vocals on blues, classic country, honky tonk, traditional bluegrass numbers, old timey ballads, originals, & mountain gospel songs.
A bold reimagining of Celtic sounds, and a meeting point between virtuosity and curiosity. Firmly rooted in tradition, the trio draw upon elements of classical, jazz and early music in their evocative and exhilarating arrangements.
Special singer-songwriter double bill featuring two outstanding talents from both sides of the pond... Mean Mary who has “the voice of a ragged Angel combined with the banjo playing of the Devil” + Rebecca Hollweg of whom Uncut said "Carole King couldn't have written a better pop song'"
Award winning veteran British bluesman Dave Peabody and classically trained violinist Regina Mudrich join with Green Note regular pianist Tim Penn to perform an entertaining selection of blues, early jazz songs and the odd oddity.
English singer-songwriter, whose music is influenced by the sounds and storytelling traditions of American and British Folk music, which he uniquely blends into his own distinct fusion of Folk and Americana.
Classically trained, this duo bring outstanding technical ability as well as an adventurous mix of folk, jazz and classical influences to their compositions and arrangements – blended with the folklore and inspirations of their respective Scottish Highland and Lowland upbringings.
“...They breathe music, they live music, they love music. Traditional Irish music is in a richer place for having these young genuine people carry it on to future generations.” Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh of Altan... presented by Return To Camden
An Irish raconteur with a voice bursting from the soul and the effortless, sensitive vocals of a Yorkshire troubadour. If Tom Yorke, Nick Drake and Van Morrison were to collaborate, this is what it would sound like. A London exclusive during their double header Irish UK Tour.
Acoustic free improvisation evening featuring some of the leading players on London’s thriving free jazz scene... Tonight featuring Kim Macari Stone-Lonergan ( trpt), Andrew Woodhead (piano) and Olie Brice (bass).
"Porter is a dazzling acoustic guitarist with a moody baritone..." (The Washington Post), "Willy plays rhythms that make me want to crawl inside his guitar and sleep there forever." (Tori Amos), “I found Willy on iTunes six years ago. Went to see him live and joined the converted.“ (Al Kooper - Bob Dylan/Blood, Sweat & Tears)