The duo that is Cambridge and Walker was the result of a mutual interest in traditional songs, especially harmony singing, arising from individual performances at Black Fen Folk Club. David (Cambridge) sings and plays guitar/guzouki ; Jenna (Walker) sings and plays melodeon/piano. During the festival season of 2016, David and Jenna decided to actually try singing as a duo and have appeared at Ely, Cambridge & Bury Folk Festivals .
Tim Mellor is equally at home with Northumbrian smallpipes, guitar, melodeon or singing ‘acapella’. Most of his songs and tunes are based on Traditional Folk songs from the British Isles but include a few of his own compositions reflecting contemporary issues and themes.
27th January 2019 Katie Doherty and the Navigators
Heart warming, life affirming songs by award winning musicians led by the brilliant Teeside singer Katie Doherty and elevated by shone Mooney ( The Shees, BBC Scotland Young Traditional musician of the year) on fiddle & Dave Gray on melodeon.
24th February Sarah Jane Scouten
With flavours of Nanci Griffith, Iris Dement and a wealth of early country music the three time Canadian Folk Music award nominee’s songwritng showcases a flair for the roots of roots music. She is joined by James McEleney on double bass
10th March Megan Wisdom, Saul Bailey
Both unaccompanied and with table harmonium, Megan Wisdom’s performances are full of warmth, simplicity and a deep love of traditional music.
Having supported Leveret and John Kirkpatrick, New Roots finalist Saul Bailey is a diatonic accordion ace who delights in blending new and old tunes
14th April Kelly Oliver
Winner of the Best Female artist in the 2016 FATEA awards, Kelly is well known as an inspired songwriter, guitarist and harmonicist. He most recent album ‘Botany Bay’ is made up entirely of songs collected in her home county of Hertfordshire.
12th May Dovetail Trio
With infectious energy & passion for musical heritage, the Dovetail Trio present English songs with a bold and fresh approach. Vocalist Rosie Hood is joined by Jamie Roberts (Gilmore-Roberts) on guitar/vocals and Matt Quinn (Eliza Carthy Band) on melodeon/vocals.
2nd June Nick Hart
An engaging performer with a repertoire of songs drawn from his native East Anglia. “Uncluttered, great singing that reminds me of the very best English roots singers - the real deal” – Mike Harding
“A cult classic in the making” - Grizzly Folk.