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
Named Best New Artist of the Year at the Swedish Folk & World Music Awards 2016. With their strong stage presence, and a magical combination of hurdy-gurdy and accordion, the duo performs in a way that you’ve never heard before, taking their audience on a moving and dreamy musical journey.
The New Roots Sessions... Three giants of UK roots music in solo guise – Danny Wilson (Danny & The Champs/ Grand Drive/ Bennet Wilson Poole), Michele Stodart (The Magic Numbers) and Trevor Moss (Trevor Moss & Hannah Lou) take to the stage for a superb, stripped back, intimate triple bill.
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.
With comparisons to Sandy Denny, Joni Mitchell and Feist, Hannah seamlessly weaves in her influences into her music from both sides of the Atlantic... described as one of "the finest singers of the day" in MOJO, she is a versatile multi-instrumentalist widely recognised on the International stage.
Superb jazz-Inflected folk-roots from exciting new artist Genevieve Dawson - 'not unlike that of Hejira-era Joni Mitchell- her songwriting knows no upper bounds…see her and her band at any opportunity you get’ (Bittersweet Symphonies).
"20 seconds in and I'm hooked! First, it was the voice, then the songs and then the guitar playing - superb stuff - if my show wasn't full this week I'd play the heck out of this - already in the folder for next week's show and contender for Album of The Week too! Love it!” Bishop FM Blues Show presenter Gary Grainger
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.