Performers

The Organic Lawn Management

Biography: The Organic Lawn Management are a three-piece folk/rock band from the rural fields of West Worcestershire. Wes, Matt and Josh have been writing and recording together since 2009, and in 2013 released their debut album, Folk’s Reason for Living. The band have played numerous gigs as well as a festival or two, and have… Read more »

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The Herbert Spliffington Allstars

Biography: The Herbert Spliffington Allstars have been together in various combinations for over 20 years. They specialise in reggae with a strong jazz flavour. The band features: Tony Peers – trumpet and vocal, Dave Alexander – guitar, Niall Ross – saxophones, Kevin Willoughby – bass guitar, Gary Foote – drums, and Pete Beresford –keyboard. Members… Read more »

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The Cavern Club

Biography: The Cavern Club opened its doors in 1957, originally as a jazz club, and now stands as ‘The Most Famous Club in the World”. Undoubtedly, without the 292 gigs that The Beatles played there between February 1961 and August 1963, the Cavern’s story would be a very different one. But they did put the… Read more »

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North Wales Owl Sanctuary

Biography: Throughout the year, members of Owlrescue visit country and agricultural fairs, societies, clubs, schools, fetes and similar events for the dual purpose of education and fund raising. They have a number of Education Birds which are handled by the public daily. They were delighted from the response they had last year with their new… Read more »

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Suzanne Mott Quintet

Biography: The vocals led Suzanne Mott Quintet brings together five leading musicians, including one of the finest young trumpet players on the scene and winner in the Rising Star category at the 2012 British Jazz Awards, Jamie Brownfield, plus virtuoso keyboardist Tom Kincaid. With swing, ballads and Latin sounds all featured, the Suzanne Mott Quintet… Read more »

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Music in Hospitals & Care (MiHC)

Biography: Music in Hospitals & Care (MiHC) brings interactive live music sessions to people who are receiving care or treatment in healthcare settings across the UK. They aim to make people feel good, one tune at a time. MiHC is a UK charity, founded in 1948. Their live musical sessions are designed to humanise clinical… Read more »

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Luke Gallagher

Biography: Luke Gallagher is a Wrexham based singer/songwriter who proudly wears his musical influence and his home town roots firmly on his parka sleeve. His musical goal has never been to reinvent the wheel, only keep the fires burning on the dreams his idols set out to achieve before him. This he achieves by bringing… Read more »

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Lucy Mayhew

Biography: Raised on Aretha Franklin, Fleetwood Mac and a single Eagles cassette (played on repeat to drown out next door’s TV), Lucy taught herself to play while at university. In 2013 she began playing at open mics, before turning her hand to writing. Inspired by most genres, her influences include John Martyn, Sandy Denny, Lisa… Read more »

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Karamba Samba

Biography: Karamba Samba! (originally Chester’s School of Samba) are a community band of around 25 players from all walks of life and have been performing and spreading the word about samba in the region for many years playing at events, fetes and festivals. They are always a part of the Chester’s Midsummer and the Winter… Read more »

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Jack Found

Biography: Jack Found. Jack has developed a unique style, “I’ve been working to develop a distinctive sound, something a little different, a sound that people will recognize as me, even if they don’t like it they will definitely know it’s me” Bright and energetic a kaleidoscope; complex percussion supports strong melodies, trombone riffs interplay with… Read more »

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