Ross Ainslie and Jarlath Henderson with Mattheu Watson

Possibly one of the most enigmatic trio’s to emerge from Scotland, these young musicians are not only vastly talented but have created a sound that is bursting with energy. Dubbed the new stars of Celtic music Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson first started playing together back in 2003 at the William Kennedy Piping Festival, and have since joined forces to …

Treacherous Orchestra

Emerging from the vibrant melting-pot of Glasgow’s 21st-century folk scene, Treacherous Orchestra take Scottish dance music into a thrilling new dimension. Comprising ten of Scotland’s, and two of Ireland’s, finest young instrumentalists (or should that just be mentalists?), this truly turbocharged collective have incited merry mayhem at every one of their previous appearances, from remote Hebridean islands to Rudolstadt’s World …

Tyde

Tyde first came to public attention when their remarkable musicianship captivated the audience at the 2009 final of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Awards. Hailing from the North of England and Scottish Borders, the three musicians took the name Tyde as a nod to their origins – Seth lives below the River Tyne, Andrew above the River Tweed and …

Ushti Baba

Accordion, cello and beatbox join the violin, guitar and darabouka of erstwhile Priddy performers ‘Tatterdemalion’ to create a unique and explosive act. Ushti, or ‘Wake Up!’ in Roma, sums up this Bristol band’s infectious spirit and vitality which has been getting crowds up and dancing at festivals and venues across the UK. Songs inspired by Celtic, Gypsy, Balkan and European folk traditions forge stories …

ZZ Birmingham

In a career embracing Cajun, Folk and the Blues, Z.Z.Birmingham has enjoyed top billing at some of the nation’s major festivals, and has appeared on national T.V. and radio. His R.Cajun & the Zydeco Brothers introduced this popular musical form to the nation, while his credentials as support for such as Muddy Waters, Larry Johnson and Honeyboy Edwards are second …

Ross Coupar & Tom Oaks

Shetland fiddle firebrand Ross Couper (Peatbog Faeries, Bodega) and power-house Devonian guitarist and flautist Tom Oakes (Auvo Quartet, Zor) come to Priddy! following 2011’s critically acclaimed show. With a 1500 sellout at this years Celtic Connections, crowds of over 5000 at Denmarks Tonder Folk Festival and an ongoing schedule of hectic global touring; Expect rocket powered reels, heart breaking airs …

Paul and David Garner

Paul and David Garner “Brilliant” (Michael McGoldrick) “A fantastic raw and wild sound” (Mike Wilson) “Amazing. What energy and kick! The best band I’ve heard” (Phamie Gow) “Don’t know why I bother listening to Rock music” (A new fan after a gig at Sidmouth) Brothers David (fiddle) and Paul (whistles) are originally from Co. Durham, a noted hotbed of traditional …

Crioch Quartet

Crioch Quartet are: Niopha Keegan (The Unthanks), Will Lang (Park Bench Social Club, Mabon), Colin Nicholson (The Tea pad Orchestra) and Andy Watt (Alistair Anderson and Chris Newman Trio). Combining Vocals, Fiddle, Bodhran, Guitars and Accordion – Crioch Quartet draw inspiration from the traditions of Ireland, Scotland and England. Having gained invaluable experience as individuals, these four award-winning musicians come …

Gilmore & Roberts

‘FIVE STARS *****’ Rock’n’Reel / R2 ‘FIVE STARS *****’ Maverick  2013 BBC Radio Folk Awards ‘Best Duo’ – Nomination 2012 UK Songwriting Contest, Acoustic/Folk category – WINNER (‘Doctor James’) 2012 Fatea Awards ‘Song of The Year’ – WINNER (‘Doctor James’) 2012 fRoots Critics Poll, Album of the Year – Runner Up BBC Radio 2 ‘Best Duo’ 2013 nominees Katriona Gilmore …