St Stephen’s Church
Bursting with bold and innovative folk, vocal trio Lady Maisery are gathering Folk Awards at a frightening pace. Featuring harp, accordion and violin, expect a feast of sound.
‘Some of the most exquisite, thrilling vocal harmony work in the English folk scene.’ The Guardian
***** Financial Times
Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith
One of the UK’s finest duos. Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith combine outstanding vocals, sensitive instrumentation and a powerful social conscience to widespread critical acclaim.
‘Impressive, rousing stuff.’ The Observer
Singer and Squeezebox master, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne’s talent was noticed in 2014 with a BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award nomination as one third of Granny’s Attic. This year he was shortlisted as a soloist in his own right for the influential Horizon Award at the 2018 Radio 2 Folk Awards.
Bristol Folk House
Grace Petrie is a folk singer, songwriter and activist from Leicester. She first exploded onto the national protest scene in 2010 capturing perfect the spirit of the new wave of dissent in austerity Britain.
‘A powerful new songwriting voice.’ The Guardian
Mike Dennis is a classically-trained violinist whose love of Run DMC, Beastie Boys and Gangstarr led him to create a unique kind of string-heavy hip hop music he refers to as Violinica.
Singer, dancer and accordionist, the multi-talented Hannah James must be seen live to appreciate her percussive skills.
‘An incredible musician – a beautiful singer, inventive accordionist and her dancing is out of this world.’ Jon Boden