A group of seven musicians with a passion for playing music that tells a story. They build on an acoustic song-writing foundation by layering warming tones from the horn section, with Muse inspired guitar lines, set to a creative rhythmic backdrop. They defy categorisation, creating a unique fusion of rock, jazz, folk and soul.
THE RIVER AND I
Americana-Alt-Folk based in Dewsbury. The songs wrote from wandering the roads of Europe & US collecting stories and sounds. with members from Nowhere Brothers and Adore/Repel, the band take a unique approach to the American country sound. With their debut album to be released in the winter, festival slots and EU dates throughout the year, the band are definitely a must see.
“A unique talent with a voice and an ability to tell the most personal stories that you can relate to” – Even The Stars
An independent country-pop, singer-songwriter from Leeds, based in Manchester.
Since moving to Manchester in 2014, she’s performed at some of the city’s best venues making a name for herself on that scene.
Inspired by early Taylor Swift, FINOLA blends her soft country tone and personal songwriting with support from her band of fantastic musicians, to create a modern Nashville sound that is new yet relatable for every listener.
“Has a story to tell and a voice that needs to be heard. Amazing vocal melodies with raw energy and passion.” – Assembly Point
Sometimes in life, we just have to start again.
After recovering from an operation in 2016, Jack had to learn how to speak and sing again. Whilst the six hour operation was a success, months of rehabilitation with voice expert followed, to mould whatever was left back into something that could hold a tune.
Slowly, the voice re-emerged. It was time to go back to the forge, to hammer out something new.
£6 Adv Crash Records, Skiddle, from bands. £7.50 OTD. 18+
(Friday) 7:30 pm