Music Tent

Our Music Tent will once again by curated by the wonderful Fanny Hatstand  this year.

Her line up is as quirky, eclectic and high quality as ever, with band names vying with each other for their originality!

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11.30–13.00   Open Mic 
13.00–14.00   Whiskey Moon Face 
16.00–17.00   Nick Hart part of his UK album tour 
17.00–18.00   James Patrick Gavin Trio - Part of their UK album Tour 

19.00–21.00   Celidhi - Nick Hart calling with James Patrick Gavin Trio playing jigs and reels
21.30–23.00   The Gin Bowlers 

11.30- 13.00 open Mic

13.00-14.00 Whiskey Moon Face

Led by the superb vocals and hallucinatory lyrics of singer Louisa Jones, capable of being both ear-to-ear-grinningly entertaining and profoundly moving, they combine elements of Eastern European traditional & klezmer music, old-time New Orleans jazz and the baroque/ chamber folk styles of Sufjan Stevens and Beirut with their own unique take on contemporary folk music to make for a superbly realised, truly beautiful, and utterly original sound. There is simply no-one in the UK making music like Whiskey Moon Face.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


16.00-17.00: Nick Hart part of his UK album tour

Nick Hart is an award-winning singer and multi-instrumentalist whose work with English folk song is rapidly gaining him a reputation as one of the most acclaimed performers of his generation.

'Nick’s effortless phrasing, the clarity and simplicity of the song, the voice, the guitar, that entrap the listener and pulls us into the timeless – then and now – world of the folk song.'

On the 29th of April 2022 Nick starters touring with his third album – Nick Hart Sings Ten English Folk Songs. The album was recorded during the 2020 lockdown,
The album’s press notes that: Deprived of a sound engineer and locked away in a house full of strange instruments, he was afforded the time and space to explore different approaches to the accompaniment of traditional songs

17.00-18.00 James Patrick Gavin Trio - Part of their UK album Tour

London Irish fiddle player James Patrick Gavin (Teyr, Chewing The Fat) gathers jazz bassist/composer Tim Fairhall (Yasmin Levy, John Martin’s ‘The Hidden Notes’) and folk guitarist/vocalist Adrian Lever (Alma, Arhai) to explore pathways between tradition, creation and improvisation – weaving fresh and dynamic sounds from their diverse roots.

19.00-21.00 Celidhi - Nick Hart calling with James Patrick Gavin Trio playing jigs and reels

21.30-23.00 The Gin Bowlers

The Gin Bowlers are a rowdy and exciting swing band. Their dynamic stage shows have gained them a reputation as purveyors of the finest, funnest swing. Sleazy horns, original arrangements and sultry rich harmonies make up their unique sound.