Elfentale

Elfentale began as a practice project by two musicians separated by age difference but unified by their impeccable vocal harmonies.  Chris, the former lead vocalist and guitarist with Acoustic Rooster, created Elfentale after hearing Jess Yarham Baker sing a medley of Kate Rusby songs. Their repertoire of well worked arrangements have rightly earnt respect for […]

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Acoustic Rooster

Acoustic Rooster, Dorset based Folk Band. Wide repertoire of Traditional, Contemporary and Irish Folk songs. Festivals, Fund Raising and Private Events. https://www.facebook.com/Acoustic-Rooster-564075123720266/

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Mitchell and Vincent

Mitchell and Vincent’s sound is much deeper and richer than you would expect from an acoustic duo. Intricate instrumentalism and pulsing rhythms abound, with fiddle and guitar playing styles that span the ruggedness of session playing to the gentle virtuosity of lament and love song. They display a deep understanding and appreciation of their instruments, […]

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Kadia

Kadia are an acoustic trio from Bournemouth in Dorset performing a mix of traditional and contemporary folk songs, strongly rooted in the British folk tradition. They combine cello, fingerstyle guitar, 8-string ukulele and mandolin with three part harmony to create rich and uplifting music, interspersed with history and storytelling. http://kadiaband.co.uk/

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A Half of Murphy’s

‘A Half of Murphy’s’ consists of Noeleen and Alex who are literally half of the band ‘M urphy’s Lore’. In the band, Noeleen and Alex are the rhythm section, providing a driving force behind the tune players and Noeleen’s smooth, clear vocals provide the core of the band’s songs. They have been performing regularly as […]

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Tinderbox

Award winning contemporary folk group Tinderbox were originally formed in 1997 by Dublin born singer-songwriter Monique Houraghan and guitarist/songwriter Dan Tucker.  Since 2007, talented multi-instrumentalist and session musician Bob Burke has completed the dynamic trio line-up.  BBC 6 Music’s Tom Robinson has described the music as “Gorgeous”. R2 Magazine’s Dai Jeffries branded the music “Outstanding […]

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Festival Fundraisers

  BBC Folk Award winners ‘Ninebarrow’                                                      ‘Ninebarrow’ have been described by Mike Harding as ” Damn Fine! ”  and rated by EFDSS as ‘ one of the fastest rising duos in the country’. ‘ Ninebarrow’ will return for the Bridport Folk Festival in Aug following a ‘warm up’  promotional gig at Bridport Town […]

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BRIDPORT FOLK FESTIVAL AUG 11th 12th and 13th 2017

Welcome to the First Bridport Folk Festival  Bridport has a proud heritage of music and the arts. Aug 11th 2017  heralds  a new and vibrant addition to it’s vibrant local culture. With three days of music and dance hosting in excess of 50 acts plus a wealth of Morris and Rapper sides, this ‘Free’ Festival […]

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