Extraterrestrial alt-folk has now landed on earth and is being shaped by guitars, bouzouki, violin, sonic harmonies and a few beeps and parps. The Idioms are (jazz/folk Gillie Nicholls, (Albion Band) Gary Hurlstone (aka Smiling Knives) and Jamie Parkes.
Live, our show borrows from traditional and nu folk spiced with the joie de vivre of pop and close harmony singing. Expect songs with themes spanning aliens, Zen, robots, breathing and dancing hares — music infused with emotion, excitement and fun.
Performing at The Festival — The Lord Combermere, Saturday 27th 9.30pm
Jeremiah Ferrari is a rocky roots, reggae and ska quartet that has been turning heads with its punk rock take on traditional Jamaican dancehall, reggae and dub. Currently working on their first album.
Kit and the Icefish — a four piece band bringing together a diverse group of musicians who present their varied musical experiences to give their audience an enjoyable pot-pourri of rock, blues and an occasional unstoppable penchant for funk. Their multitudinous influences include Neil Young, Stevi
The King's Pistol are a unique, acoustic-driven trio from Cheshire. Formed in late 2014, the band secured a number of plays of their demo tracks on BBC Introducing, which encouraged them to record their debut album 'Long was the Road, Dark was the Night.' The Album was recorded over 4 days, en
This week the Festival team met to discuss the new year of 2016. And to decide if we carry on with what is accepted generally as the biggest free such festival and event for miles. We will put on another fine show -- our 16th -- on the dates May 26th to May 30th. We are aiming to have the widest t