Saturday (2019)

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 LINEUP: SATURDAY (2019)

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Amadou Diagne
9:30 pm

Multi instrumentalist Amadou Diagne from Senegal, West Africa, has a style that is uniquely his own. Afrobeat to Blues, Jazz funk to Mbalax with a Rock sensibility and some of the best African percussion you will hear.‘His musical landscape is unmistakably that of Senegal: gentle, breathy melodies over guitar rhythms that hint at restrained mbalax.’ Financial Times
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Grace Petrie
 4 pm

Grace Petrie is a folk singer, songwriter and activist from Leicester. She first exploded onto the national protest scene in 2010 capturing perfectly the spirit of the new wave of dissent in austerity Britain.

‘A powerful new songwriting voice.’ The Guardian[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″ content_alignment=”right” xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px”][vc_single_image image=”1987″ img_size=”300×300″ alignment=”right” onclick=”custom_link” link=”http://bristolfolkfestival.org/artist/rachael-dadd”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px” offset=”vc_col-lg-2/5 vc_col-md-2/5″][vc_column_text]

Rachael Dadd
8 pm

Contemporary folk multi-instrumentalist Rachael Dadd spends half her time as a travelling musician in Japan, witnessing how other people create things, connecting with other cultures and landscapes.

‘Brilliantly unusual, unexpected tracks, you never know what she`s going to do next.’ Lauren Laverne, BBC 6Music[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″ content_alignment=”right” xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px”][vc_single_image image=”921″ img_size=”300×300″ alignment=”right” onclick=”custom_link” link=”http://bristolfolkfestival.org/artist/hannah-james/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px” offset=”vc_col-lg-2/5 vc_col-md-2/5″][vc_column_text]

Hannah James
2 pm

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″ content_alignment=”right” xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px”][vc_single_image image=”929″ img_size=”300×300″ alignment=”right” onclick=”custom_link” link=”http://bristolfolkfestival.org/artist/mike-dennis/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px” offset=”vc_col-lg-2/5 vc_col-md-2/5″][vc_column_text]

Mike Dennis
3 pm

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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″ content_alignment=”right” xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px”][vc_single_image image=”1036″ img_size=”300×300″ alignment=”right” onclick=”custom_link” link=”http://bristolfolkfestival.org/artist/lady-maisery/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px” offset=”vc_col-lg-2/5 vc_col-md-2/5″][vc_column_text]

Lady Maisery
9:45 pm

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

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Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith
3:30 pm

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″ content_alignment=”right” xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px”][vc_single_image image=”954″ img_size=”300×300″ alignment=”right” onclick=”custom_link” link=”http://bristolfolkfestival.org/artist/cohen-braithwaite-kilcoyne/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px” offset=”vc_col-lg-2/5 vc_col-md-2/5″][vc_column_text]

Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne
2:30 pm

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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″ content_alignment=”right” xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px”][vc_single_image image=”1990″ img_size=”300×300″ alignment=”right” onclick=”custom_link” link=”http://bristolfolkfestival.org/artist/harri-endersby/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px” offset=”vc_col-lg-2/5 vc_col-md-2/5″][vc_column_text]

Harri Endersby
1:30 pm

Inspired by the music of County Durham and her love of Icelandic electro-folk, Harri Endersby’s EP ‘Ivy Crown’ rose to number 17 in the iTunes singer-songwriter charts.

‘Musically brilliant storytelling song-writing at its finest is what Endersby and her group deal in.’ The Bubble Magazine

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Intarsia
7:30 pm

Inspired by English songs, European dance tunes, West African rhythms and more, Intarsia will draw you in with lilting, hypnotic, and entrancing music. You can sway, sing or just soak in the sounds.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″ content_alignment=”right” xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px”][vc_single_image image=”1985″ img_size=”300×300″ alignment=”right” onclick=”custom_link” link=”http://bristolfolkfestival.org/artist/road-not-taken/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ xs_content_alignment=”center” max_width=”300px” offset=”vc_col-lg-2/5 vc_col-md-2/5″][vc_column_text]

Road Not Taken
8:30 pm

Road Not Taken are starting to make waves on the UK folk scene with their unique brand of melancholy songs and tunes. The band has seen a rapid rise since they began playing together in 2014, with one review hailing them as ‘the best folk band in Bristol.‘[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]