Ashcroft’s 30th Birthday with King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys
It’s 30 years since Dame Peggy Ashcroft opened Ashcroft and we are celebrating! Join us for an event headed up by King Pleasure & the Biscuit Boys , with live music from some of our local friends as...
Gigspanner
In the wake of his departure from Steeleye Span, multi award winning fiddle player Peter Knight has turned his full attention to his trio Gigspanner, and in the process established their reputation as...
Ma Bessie and her Blues Troupe
Nicknamed the “Empress of the Blues”, Bessie Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and was a major...
Ella Janes
Ella Janes is an independent folk musician, whose love for writing first took the form of short stories, later combining with her passion for music to become songwriting. Her sound draws faithfully...
Jack Lukeman
Despite the remorseless march of commercial forces, the magic of the Christmas season somehow prevails, buried under the schmaltz and commercial gimme. The Irish singer-songwriter Jack Lukeman , with...
Paul Lamb & The King Snakes
Paul Lamb is known by aficionados and music press around the world as a foremost blues harmonica exponent, forging himself a place in the history books as one of the greatest players of our time....
Stacy Mitchhart
Feel-good, warm southern music from Nashville’s classy blues man. A songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist, he plays a range of guitars, including lap steel and cigar box, but his main thing is...
Glymjack
Glymjack is the folk-roots project of songwriter Greg McDonald, described as “enough to remind you why you got into music in the first place” by BBC DJ Tom Robinson. Featuring Show of Hands legends...
Catfish Keith
World-touring acoustic blues pioneer Catfish Keith has established himself as one of the most exciting country blues performers of our time. Catfish's innovative style of foot-stomping, deep delta...
The Outside Track
Hailing from Scotland, Ireland and Cape Breton, the five members of The Outside Track are united by a love of traditional music and a commitment to creating new music on its foundation. Using fiddle,...