Claire Frances is a singer-songwriter who’s been playing and performing on piano and guitar since she was 15. Her songs are inspired by folk, country and pop artists and delivered with a soft and melodious voice. Her passion lies in writing creative and engaging lyrics that tell stories that tug at heartstrings. Over the last year her career has been progressing in leaps and bounds as she semi-finaled in the national music competition “Open Mic UK 2016” and started recording her EP in January.
Mica Jane is an Indie Folk singer songwriter. Her culturally mixed background has inspired her to write music that infuses these different walks of life. Though her core is Folk there are hints of Reggae in the charismatic bass lines played fantastically by Adrian Foulkes and some African and Indie Rock inspired beats and grooves from the exceptional drummer Reiss Hemming.
Beth Jones is an 18 year old London girl. Raised on 60s folk and disco, she began songwriting at 13 and has since found a love of old time blues and soul. Likened to Katie Melua, Laura Marling and Elliott Smith, her music is a kaleidoscope of encounters. At home in a pub with a few old blokes listening to tinny guitars and dirty harmonica lines, she is now well-established in singing the blues.
Songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist Dom Clark has been writing and playing music since 7 years old. Once described by Melody Maker as "like Portishead played by proper jazz musicians" Dom's songs incorporate a myriad of musical styles from folk to jazz all wrapped up in 3-4 minute old school pop sensibilities. His most recent album "The Amateur - For The Love Alone" has been featured on BBC Radio in both England and Northern Ireland.
Are a four-piece band of foot stomping, harmony singing swing folkers. They dragged themselves from their classical roots through the earth of folk, the dusts of country and the fires of gypsy swing- gathering them all to their breasts before entwining and weaving them into a new blaze of sound.
Sandtimer is a British folk-rock group formed in Hampshire by musicians Robert Sword and Simon Thomas. Featuring close vocal harmonies, percussive guitar rhythms and intricate, Appalachian-infused guitar textures, Sandtimer sing songs of reflection and escapism. They strive to combine innovative, leftfield ideas with classic songcraft to create something at once unique and familiar.
Milan André is here to inspire and impel towards positive change. Montréal born and raised, this Slovak, African American and Cuban artist brings linguistic and cultural diversity into a music industry set in its ways. His music is layered and complex; addressing meaningful topics ranging from self-growth, addiction, grief and the future of this world, to name a few. Milan André's music is born out of heavy introspection in hopes to inspire.
Now based in London, England, Milan André brings his message to Europe.
Reed are a three piece folk band with a light dusting of percussive guitar, viola, bass ukulele, flute, whistle and vocals. Alan (guitar/vox) and Sasha (flute,whistle and vox) first met on the Cambridge folk scene over a decade ago. They got back together to play in 2015 before Tom (Viola/bass) joined at the beginning of 2016. Reed combine their own take on traditional tunes with original penned material and songs.
Driven by a desire to create something lasting and beautiful, singer-songwriter Nick Byrne has created his 'Through The Tall Grass' EP. Various lyrical symbols work their way onto the 5-song offering, many based on distinct visual memories. With his live performance, the music takes on an emotive, intimate tone, as seen supporting the likes of Adam Barnes, Spring Offensive & The Lion & The Wolf.
New indie-rock eight piece from Liverpool called Elijah James and The Nightmares. Drawing influences from Elliott Smith, Joy Division and Pixies, Elijah James writes spellbinding melodies around thoughtful lyrics, that are brought to life with his dynamic baritone voice and band of accomplished musicians who weave the intricate instrumentation around his captivating stories.