2018's Roots Acts


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 ►


The MeloDaemons play what you might call off-beat celtic fusion. Or you might not! Whatever, you can be amazed by their musical dexterity, charmed by their odd-ball personalities or even sing along to a few songs you might know. www.melodaemons.co.uk… 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 ►

The Mantic Muddlers

The Mantic Muddlers combine a rich influence of sonic stylings and serve up their stories on a foundation of infectious grooves and raucous melodies… For lack of a legitimate genre, you’ll be hearing Roots, Rattle & Roll! www.manticmuddlers.co.uk facebook.com/themanticmuddlers instagram.com/themanticmuddlers… Read More ►

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