2018's Folk Acts

Antoine and Owena

Traditional. Modern. Inspirational. Inspired by traditional and contemporary folk music, Antoine & Owena create their own original blend of folk music that provides a feast for the ears, the heart and the feet. Combining original material with their own take… Read More ►

Beggar’s Belief

Treat yourself to a relaxing, entertaining and harmony-rich break from the hurly-burly! Beggar’s Belief offer you songs old, new, borrowed and blue (well, the colour blue anyway!) with light-hearted moments aplenty and the occasional thought-provoking lyric thrown in for good… Read More ►

Contraband

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 ►

Court Rogue

Court Rogue are a 4 piece Indie folk band based in Winchester and are pleased to be back performing at the Romsey Beggars Fair. Court Rogue have a fast paced edgy sound and perform their own written songs and tunes…. Read More ►

Cuckoo Pint

Cuckoo Pint are local musicians playing traditional and contemporary folk music. Their name derives from the Cuckoo Inn at Hamptworth where they met playing in sessions. Their repertoire includes many songs about soldiers, sailors and the sea plus a sprinkling… Read More ►

Home Folk

The Old House at Home Music Session brings together musicians from far and wide with a shared passion for English, Irish and Scottish folk music, and more besides. If you’re interested, and want to come and play, or sing a… Read More ►

Jigfoot

Jigfoot play traditional dance tunes with energy, inventiveness and, above all, swing. This is music that defies you to stay still, whether it’s at a dance or in a concert performance. Come and join the ceilidh in the street with… Read More ►