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MARTYN JOSEPH

"A depth, resonance and emotional punch, which belies comparison ...
Singer songwriters don't get
better than this."


 




GRUPO LOKITO

Congolese Rumba / Salsa / Sebene / Soukous/ Cuban Son/  band

a contemporary cocktail of two great world musics: Congolese and Latin


ANDY CUTTING

- BBC Folk Awards
'Musician Of The Year 2011'

"A musician's musician: a soulful and technically outstanding melodeon practitioner, also a warm and emotive perfomer, modestly engaging his audiences with his self-deprecating wit."


 


CUT A SHINE
hoedown-ceilidh Band


a troupe of musicians, callers, dancers and singers spreading barn dance mayhem across the country.



ALEX ROBERTS


"a guitarist with graceful style and masterful technique, vocal lines ebb and flow around elegant instrumental work - an uplifting and wholesome union of voice and instrument". 









MEGAN HENWOOD

Definitely one of the finest young songwriters and most charismatic
performers on UK scene.

Was BBC Young Folk Award winner



 
 
FLATLAND WOLF
Young Southampton band with shades of Mumford shown right playing at Centre Stage
 



LES WILD
Les is a fine performer,
an interpreter of songs by such
songwriters as Mike Silver,
Clive Gregson and Dougie McLean

 


MALCOLM BISHOP
(on film >>)
Malcolm Bishop is one of the
great stars of the Bournemouth folk
scene, a fabulous interpreter of songs
from Lightfoot, McTell and others.
Malcolm performs with Frank Boyle
(lead guitar) and Bob Burke (bass)

 


ED MORTIMER
(Take Thackray)
Superb interpretations of Thackray

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HOLIKA
Intricate interplay of guitars,
intelligent lyrics and
a soulful jazz voice.
Fabulous young trio!

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TUNE SESSION
for part of Saturday afternoon in the Purbeck Lounge!

JIGFOOT
Five piece Southampton band
playing English tunes. Join members of Jigfoot playing some of the fantastic range of tunes from over 300 years of English dance traditions. Explore the range of styles on offer from stately triple hornpipes to sparkling jigs, and bring along your own favourites to share.

 
information here soon about other artists booked for the festival:
GLENN ROSS
THE PAPER SHADES
KIM LOWINGS