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CONFIRMED for #BevFest 2017: Bella Gaffney

Folk and acoustic singer Bella Gaffney is from Bradford. Northern grit, humour and beauty is a great combination, all of which Bella has in spades. She writes reality inspired songs which she performs along with her own original arrangements of (…)


At just 19, singer songwriter Abi Foster is already forging a name for herself across her native Mid Wales, along with Cheshire, Shropshire and the Midlands.With performances during 2016 at Shrewsbury Folk Festival, Hafren Theatre, Under The Bridge London and (…)

CONFIRMED for #BevFest 2017: Reg Meuross

A true modern troubadour, representing contemporary English folk writing at its best. “There’s something special about the way he writes and delivers a song” Townes Van Zandt. His appearances at folk clubs and festivals throughout the UK and abroad, and his highly acclaimed solo albums (…)

CONFIRMED for #BevFest 2017: Jaywalkers

Since reaching the finals of the BBC Young Folk Awards in 2008, Jaywalkers have cemented their place as one of the most exciting, virtuosic and entertaining young bands working on the British Folk scene. Effortlessly creating a unique sound based (…)

CONFIRMED for #BevFest 2017: Lauren Housley

Lauren’s unique blend of ‘Nashville’ flavoured soul marks out as very much the ‘one to watch’ this coming year, as evidenced by both Live Nation and Radio 2 support for this ‘overnight success’, some years in the making. Accompanied by (…)

CONFIRMED for #BevFest 2017: Andy Cutting

BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winner Best Musician 2008, 2011 & 2016   A soulful and technically outstanding melodeon practitioner with an ear for a fine tune. Many of his tunes have been purloined along the way: some considered contemporary (…)

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominees coming to #bevfest 2017

We’re delighted to congratulate the artists who are already scheduled to appear at #BevFest 2017, and have been nominated for the prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards!   Jim Moray (Best Album – Upcetra, Best Original Track – Sounds of (…)

CONFIRMED for #BevFest 2017: The Ale Marys

Back by popular demand!   Picking up plaudits from respected music industry professionals, festival and event organisers and peers alike, The Ale Marys jingly-jangly and sunny, ‘major key’ outlook on the things they experience are a welcome break in these (…)

CONFIRMED for #BevFest 2017: Ewan McLennan

Known as a guitarist at the very forefront of his generation; a troubadour, balladeer and storyteller cut in the old style; a singer that can move audiences with his passion and pathos; and a songwriter for whom social justice is still a (…)