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four-piece nu-folk band featuring Keith Thompson, Sarah Kelly, Mark Cole and Martin Fitzgibbon, performing a genre-defying mix of roots, blues, trad, country and Americana, including such songs as Lakes Of The Pontchartrain
Budapest Café Orchestra
led by jazz violinist Christian Garrick the band play traditional folk and gypsy flavoured music from across the Balkans and Russia, evoking vivid images of Tzigane fiddle maestros, Budapest café life and gypsy campfires
Kate Ferguson
Plymouth-based soprano singer and songwriter offers some covers and a few traditional folk songs, along with her own compositions
Sarah Millican
South Shields born stand-up and former civil servant who in 2008 won the award for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Festival telling tales about divorcing her first husband
James Billington
Bublé tribute outfit featuring a 12-piece big band fronted by vocalist James Billington
Chris Cleverley
Birmingham-based alt-folk songwriter, performer and fingerstyle guitarist who won the Bristol Folk Festival’s 2014 ‘Isambard Folk Award’
Old Dogs R&B Band
three-member traditional and modern blues covers band
Gildas Quartet
violinists Christopher Jones and Gemma Sharples, cellist Anna Menzies and Kay Stephen who plays viola were City Music Foundation Artists 2015 and Junior Fellows at the Birmingham Conservatoire
Michael Portillo
former Conservative cabinet minister now better known as a TV presenter, political pundit and railway enthusiast
Canoryon Lowen
a mixed choir of 35 singers, based in the village of St Neot, but with members drawn from both Devon and Cornwall
Mac and Laura Johnston
Cornwall based indie duo Mac and Laura Johnston blend American and British alternative folk with rich and dynamic harmonies
Magic Bus
psychedelic rock band from Totnes boasting former Oasis and Kula Shaker keyboard player Jay Darlington, guitarist Terence Waldstradt who can be seen elsewhere as the solo Rock against the Machine, Paul Evans, Wihll Mellorz and Billy Burls
Deirdre Dee
Sidmouth-based life coach and public speaker who also runs workshops for small groups who want to explore retirement options in a supportive environment with similar minded people
Jon Culshaw
impressionist, comedian, actor, presenter and astronomy enthusiast, best known for his work on the radio comedy Dead Ringers
Moscow Drug Company
self-billed transcendent troubadours of Gypsy cabaret and swing