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Nell and Jim Band

Genre-busting artists and joyful music infused with folk, bluegrass, Americana, roots, swing, jazz, and blues.

With Nell Robinson on flute and vocals, Jim Nunally on guitar and vocals, Jim Kerwin on bass fiddle, Alex Aspinall on percussion and Rob Reich on accordion and keyboards.

WHY? Supported by The Allen Family band, playing real bluegrass, swing, old time and country

Studio
£14 | £12 conc

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Iota

A very special show!

IOTA are BBC's The Voice finalist and Poozies vocalist - Sally Barker, musical dynamo and Fairport Convention collaborator - Anna Ryder and TRADarrr multi-instrumentalist and singer songwriter - Marion Fleetwood.

All members of the Sandy Denny Project, their voices seamlessly combine in rich, fulfilling harmonies with a wealth of instruments - fiddle, cello, guitars, keyboards and banjo.

'When the planets align, great things happen. Now three stars have!' Simon Nicol (Fairport Convention)

'Three witty, intelligent and above all superbly musical women. All great solo performers in their own right. Together, beautiful harmonies and quality songwriting by classy multi-instrumentalists' Phil Beer (Show Of Hands)

'I’m so excited that three of my favourite singer/songwriters and performers have formed this great new trio. They are fab!' Dave Pegg (Fairport Convention)

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Midsummer Ceilidh

You’ll be in safe hands with the expert calling and playing from our band Nedron’s Jig.

Between them they play squeezebox, fiddle, mandola and bass. The four musicians consist of two from the folk super-group Feast of Fiddles and two from the band Phungus.

WHY? A social evening of dance in our atmospheric 18th century Long Barn - no experience necessary!

Long Barn
£15 | £13 RBWM Advantage Card

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The Ladies of Nettlebed

A unique evening as four outstanding local female performers take the stage, sharing songs especially chosen and arranged for the occasion.

This impressive line-up comprising Jackie Oates, Charlie Dore, Megan Henwood and Rowan Godel will perform both individually and together. The Norden Farm audience is in for a treat as these four highly regarded performers bring very individual talents to this rare show.

Jackie Oates is a much loved and in demand award winning folk singer with seven albums under her belt plus music featured on CBeebies, ITV's Midsomer Murders and BBC2's Michael Wood’s Britain: A Peoples’ History.

Charlie Dore is one of the UK's most respected songwriters. Her songs have been covered by many artists including George Harrison, Tina Turner and Celine Dion. A multi award winner, her songs have reached UK No 1 and US No 4, while her own Dark Matter album won 2017’s Best Album and Best Lyrics from the US Indie Acoustic Project.

Megan Henwood is an award winning songwriter, guitarist and vocalist on the acoustic scene and has also written for many other artists and projects. She's performed solo and with a full band all over Europe and toured with the likes of Show Of Hands and Eric Bibb.

Rowan Godel is a former Oysterband and Levellers collaborator who earlier this year played the chainmaker Bird in Townsend Productions touring folk opera Rouse Ye Women with music by John Kirkpatrick.

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Moonrakers Folk Orchestra Workshop

The four piece band play harp, cello, stringed instruments, whistles with female and male vocals.

They perform traditional Celtic and contemporary folk music.

Join the band for a whole day workshop, working through acoustic arrangements of folk tunes.

WHY? ‘Uplifting, sensitively crafted songs and tunes’ FATEA magazine

Studio
£40 workshop (includes ticket for gig)
£15 gig

Click here to book for the gig.

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Moonrakers Folk Orchestra

The four piece band play harp, cello, stringed instruments, whistles with female and male vocals.

They perform traditional Celtic and contemporary folk music.

Join the band for a whole day workshop, working through acoustic arrangements of folk tunes.

WHY? ‘Uplifting, sensitively crafted songs and tunes’ FATEA magazine

Studio
£15 gig | £40 workshop (includes ticket for gig)

Click here to book for the workshop.

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Siobhan Miller

One of Scotland’s foremost folk singers, Siobhan Miller is an exceptional talent.

She is renowned for her unique vocal style paired with evocative song-writing, and a fusion of indie and alternative music with her strong folk roots. She is backed by three musicians on guitar, bass and fiddle.

WHY? Alongside a 2018 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award, she is the only ever three-time winner of Scots Singer of the Year at the BBC Alba Scots Trad Music Awards

Studio
£16.50

Siobhan Miller's Website

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Kris Drever

Kris Drever is a Scottish folk singer songwriter.

He has won multiple awards including an incredible seven BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, two shortlist nominations for Scottish Album of The Year (with his trio Lau) and much acclaim for his solo recordings and concerts including glowing reviews from The Herald, The Guardian, Mojo and Q Magazine.

His recent single Scapa Flow 1919 was nominated for Best Original Track by BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards whilst his (John Parish produced) album with Lau Midnight and Closedown was released in 2019 by Reveal Records to wild acclaim including being chosen in The Best Albums of The Year feature by The Guardian.

Drever’s voice and guitar form a part of the backbone of today’s contemporary roots and folk scene. Hugely admired as a solo artist, collaborator, a phenomenal and prolific artist. Kris has collaborated with Cream’s Jack Bruce, Bela Fleck, Tinariwen, Joan As Police Woman, Jerry Douglas, Danny Thompson, Tim O’Brien, Sarah Jarosz, Shawn Colvin, Phil Cunningham, Rosanne Cash, Roddy Woomble, Eddi Reader, Adem, Kate Rusby, Julie Fowlis, Karine Polwart, Seckou Keita and many more. One of Scotland’s finest and most in demand musicians.

'The folk revival has a new standard bearer' Q

'Folk Singer of The Year & Best Original Track Award Winner' BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017

'Completely infectious' ★★★★★ BBC Music

'Utterly stunning' fRoots

'Immense yet ultra-supple sophistication, musicianship of the first order...a breath of fresh air' Songlines

'Guitarist with that bravely experimental trio Lau, Kris Drever has all the makings of a solo celebrity' ★★★★ The Guardian

'Kris Drever is a serious talent' Mojo

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