3 sweet old gals, 3 dirty harmonies, 3 stomping strings and a hell of a good old-time good time!
Brand new project from Nuala Honan (guitar), Glowglobes' Laura Pocket (double bass) and Claire Northey (violin)
Svelte-voiced singer Ruth Royall has an old-school jazz wisdom at the
heart of her songwriting and a soulfulness inspired by the likes of
Etta, Billie and Nina in her performance, whether fronting her 7-piece
band or in more intimate trio settings.
This inspiring duo is the meeting place for new ideas to meld with traditional song and dance tunes, the result being beautifully honed new works, breaking new ground yet routed within the tradition.
'Moving and thrilling. There aren't many who can sculpt music and song in this way…" - Verity Sharp, Late Junction, BBC Radio 3
Stripped down acoustic folk and blues from Kesty Morrison and Sam Garrard.
Harmony laden, melancholic, Country tinged Pop and Soul.
Best known as the virtuoso guitar and fiddle players from the band
Sheelanagig, Kit and Aaron have a combined 30 years of live touring with
many acts under their belt such as the Carnyvillans, Elephant Talk, Mad
Dog McCrea to name a few. They have played many traditional styles from
across the British Isles and beyond, but what unites them is a passion
for folk music.
They draw on their many influences to create unique arrangements of
traditional music, as well as their own compositions. The live show is a
musical journey through Europe, America and beyond; combining dazzling
playing with a fine
All it takes to lift Flamenco music from the tourist-trap clichés is to
find someone who can really do it, and Falmenco Loco really can. You
might not think to look north of Hadrian’s Wall, mind you, but guitarist
Cuffy long ago left his Glaswegian home to seek out the soul of
Andalucia and years of application and inspiration have made him one of
the finest flamenco guitarists hereabouts. Asturian guitarist, singer
and percussionist Jaime Cantera (aka Jimi Can), on the other hand,
brought his Spanish heritage to Bristol where he has become part of
numerous bands ranging from flamenco-rumba to reggae. As Flamenco Loco
the two musicians bring together guest singers and dancers to offer the
full range of musical drama that makes proper flamenco such a thrilling
The Railway Sleepers are a fast paced outfit of ragtags and second generation academics. Sounds similar to how you might expect punk, pickled swing, klezmer, gypsy, Balkan and spew blues to sound.