2018's Americana Acts

Clockwork Carousel

Comprising of five kittens from the New Forest, Clockwork Carousel draw from the influence of classic Americana, but present their music with a stylistically British sensibility. Performing very much as a tight-knit collective of friends, the band have gained a… Read More ►


A fantastic blend of contemporary and traditional songs and tunes from the Appalachian Mountains via the bluegrass state of Kentucky to the UK, featuring 5 string banjo, mandolin, fiddle and guitar, with two and three part harmony vocals. Contraband formed in Southampton in the early… Read More ►

Plaitford Common

Eclectic mix of talented and journeymen musicians playing a wide variety of ‘folk’ songs from across the UK and America and even Sweden (‘folk’ really doesn’t cover it though, anything goes but with mandolin!). “If you don’t like this one,… Read More ►

Second Time Around

Second Time Around from the Isle of Wight, are a trio performing a wide variety of music including traditional and contemporary Folk, Blues and Americana, with a liberal smattering of roots music from around the world. Throw some original compositions… Read More ►

Stomping Boondocks

Professional UK Folk Band Stomping Boondocks are an increasingly popular, high energy band based in South West of the UK. Influenced heavily by bands such as Bellowhead, Levellers, 3 Daft Monkeys an Flogging Molly the music is always bouncy, energetic… Read More ►

The Red Flags

The Red Flags are a bunch of veteran musicians and songwriters playing original songs with a sort of americana / country blues vibe, done the acoustic way. facebook.com/The-Red-Flags-248273572311820 soundcloud.com/htb-1

Tin Angel

American roots: blues, old-time, swing, ragtime, just about anything for a good-time. The songs are traditional (mostly) while the driving string band music rocks. Favourite comment: great set list! facebook.com/tinangelband