Imar

There are many reasons to be excited about new Glasgow-based five-piece Ímar – not least a line-up featuring current and former members of Mànran, RURA, Talisk, Barrule, Cara, Mabon and The Lowground, whose collectively crammed trophy-cabinet includes a BBC Young Folk Award and several All-Britain/All-Ireland titles. By far the best and biggest reason, however, is how excited the band are …

Blue Rose Code

Ross Wilson has spent most of his musical life curating; he sculpts his band to every mood and temperament in order to create the perfect happening. As the man at the helm of Blue Rose Code, he is, part director, part sculptor…total chameleon. A nomad both geographically and musically, Ross writes from the heart eschewing any specific genre and the …

Anxo Lorenzo

Well how to describe Anxo – when you hear his mastery of Galician Gaita (Bagpipe) and Whistle we guarantee you will be blown away. His band combine an absolute mastery of their instruments and provide a show full of power passion and aural delight. In the UK Anxo and band have played WOMAD and Trowbridge in 2010, Celtic Connections, Cambridge, …

Sam Kelly

Sam Kelly is one of the hottest names in English folk at moment and we are absolutely delighted to have signed him up for Priddy 2018. As a boy, the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winning Bristol-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist was enraptured, listening to his Irish grandfather tell folk tales, sing folk songs, and play folk tunes on his …

The Young ‘Uns

Teesside trio The Young’uns have always had the human touch. In the space of little more than a decade-and just three years after giving up their day jobs -they have become one of UK folk music’s hottest properties and best-loved acts. Stockton Folk Club’s star graduates clinched the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ‘Best Group’ title two years running (2015 …

Tannara

Tannara – a young exciting four-piece from Scotland – Owen Sinclair (guitars and vocals), Becca Skeoch (harp), Joseph Peach (accordion) and Robbie Greig (fiddle). They mix moving melodies with exciting dance tunes, all delivered with a contemporary folk feel – traditional and original tunes delivered with high intensity. It was largely their electrifying live act which earned them a nomination …

Jim Causley Trio

ive times BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee Jim Causley is a singer/musician who is passionate about traditional song and particularly that of his native Westcountry. He became involved with traditional music from a young age via his family, the local folk scene and an historical tradition of wassailing in his home village of Whimple, East Devon. After studying Jazz …

Mr Tea and the Minions

Originally a dictatorship formed by the cunning Mr Tea, the Minions have since overthrown him and their chaos has brought forth a musical democracy where cheekiness, fun and love bind the band together into one massive colourful explosion! The Minions play their own unique take on high energy Balkan party music – combining Gypsy flavoured Ska, Dub and Swing with …

Medicine Creek

Medicine Creek have been plying their whisky-soaked brand of bluegrass and americana since getting together in Bristol in 2010. They have gained a cult following for their adrenaline-fuelled live act and gospel-flavoured harmonies, and have been invited to play at several major UK festivals, including Glastonbury, Beach Break and Shambala. Medicine Creek released a 5 Track EP in 2011, and …