This is what the line up looked like in 2018
Their songs range from soulful ballads to uptempo tunes – and cater for a wide range of musical genres and tastes.
They have produced 2 studio EPs of their original songs – “Fairytales” in 2016 and “Strong Ones” in 2017. They perform a mix of these as well as acoustic covers that are imaginatively arranged and beautifully performed.
Hanna*h* is a collaborative project between UK musicians Hanna Knight and Tim Haines.
The duo have produced a fantastic set of memorable songs that can not only get the hairs on your neck to stand on end, but also have you singing along to memorable melodies.
Midlands based three piece English Jones are singer/songwriter Stewart Jones, Lead guitarist Andy Davis and bass guitar and vocals Muriel Halpin. EJ’s original blend of acoustic pop and warm vocal harmonies find favour with gig goers and venues alike.
Midlands renown artist ‘Answer Back’ are a one-of-a-kind, feel-good pop/rock crossover music group satisfying dance-eager audiences with an ear-friendly combination of vocal harmonies and an electrifying live show experience you won’t forget. Now collaborating with celebrated music producer Gavin Monaghan (Editors, Robert Plant, Ocean Colour Scene, The Twang) and Sobel Nation re-mixers in the USA. Their songs offer a positive message of inspiration and deep emotions. They have performed in countless live venues and at many music festivals across the UK.
The Hatstand Band
Performing a fusion of “Americana/folk/blues with a hint of slease”, The Hatstand Band hail from Rugby. Originally a band of one (Mr Stinksi) – he now performs with the brilliant Kate and Richard, with the luxury of guitar, cajon and harmonies.
Chris Bicknell Music
Chris Bicknell is a singer-songwriter from Birmingham. He has been writing songs and performing them since he was 15 years old. Chris regularly gigs all over the Midlands and has, to date, released four albums and an EP. Beautiful ballads and foot-thumping tunes that tell a story of his lifes experiences.
Carrick are a modern acoustic duo comprised of Caroline and Rick.
Using a wide variety of instruments to perform acoustic versions of well known songs from the 70’s to the present day. Their arrangements include their own unique twist on familiar numbers so you will hear songs like you’ve never heard them before. Playing a range of sets from upbeat to chilled out.
A singer / songwriter based in the English Midlands I play an eclectic mix of obscure and unusual covers with dark, moody yet quirky originals, with a twist of folk, rock and 60s & 70s pop sensibilities.
Musician, nice guy, photographer, husband, father, temporary World citizen, and unwilling future corpse.
An acoustic indie/folk rock singer / songwriter based in Birmingham (UK) with a deep rooted and long standing appreciation of music in its many forms, performing around the UK since the summer of 2012. Specialises in thought-provoking original material and the occasional quirky cover.
Act of the Risen
Local band, made up of band members Dylan and Conor. Their home town is Redditch.
Act of the Risen is an energetic acoustic trio from redditch and Wolverhampton we do a wide range of covers and original and always looking to push.
Smokin’ Ashes is an acoustic blues and bluegrass project hailing from Redditch. The two founding members are Alan Sheward and Patrick who have been performing together for almost 4 years, regularly playing pubs and clubs around Birmingham, Redditch and Worcestershire where they have gained a following. The sound compromises vocals, acoustic guitar, bass, cajon, harmonica, stompbox and cigarbox guitar.
Red Tails are a five-piece outfit that have been established for over two years and enjoy performing at local festivals, pubs and music venues.
We take some of the best, but not always the most obvious, music from the last five decades and add an amped up edge that appeals to all generations.
Warwick acoustic three piece merging blues, pop, folk, rock and anything else that takes our fancy.
Dan McEwan – Vocals and groin thrusting. Neil “Machine Gun” Hutton – Drums and saucepans. Gary Bennett – Bass & BV’s, Roadie and General Dogs body. Rob Oliver – Guitar& BV’s – The cool one.
Formed way back just after the great flood that saw a bearded bloke build a massive Ark.There have been many members come and go, some left, some disappeared and some stayed.
Wolfskin are three West Midlands based lads that love the acoustic side of music and like to keep it simple. Wolfskin is Carl Masters (Guitar) Ed Grigg (Percussion & backing vocals) and Ron Wienand (Lead vocal). Wolfskin are a cover band that do anything from Aha, Bruno Mars, Led Zepplin, Queen and many more. Who knows you may hear an original song at some time.
The Shakes are a professional rock n roll covers band, offering high quality musical services across the Midlands region.
We specialise in rock n roll music from the 50’s & 60’s and all songs are carefully chosen with an upbeat tempo in mind, to ensure the dance floor is always full.
This unique approach has seen The Shakes become the leading rock n roll covers band in the area.
Tarmac & Pete came together through their love of Lindisfarne, performing ‘Old Peculiar Feeling’ as their first song together. Both have played with Rod Clements! David Rees-Jones has added percussion and, Paul Mobey on bass and more fun. A range of Lindisfarne songs mixed with some ‘cheesey’ tunes and some self-penned originals.
Our aim is fun, variety and putting smiles on faces.
A Redditch artist, performing original tracks from his own song bag. An acoustic alternative singer songwriter who has been gigging and playing guitar for 2 years, and writing for 4.
I write about my life experiences, after being left homeless in 2016 that led me to move to a YMCA. I have performed at various festivals and can’t wait to entertain an audience at some more!