Les Barker

Les Barker

Les Barker writes strange poems and comes from originally from Manchester, but he’s now Welsh. He was an accountant before he became a professional idiot. He’s written 85 books, which sell in large numbers at his gigs because people don’t quite...
Two Coats Colder

Two Coats Colder

This superb four-piece, acoustic folk band have now well and truly arrived on the folk club/ festival scene and come very highly recommended. They are guaranted to get you singing along with their melodic and lay-back mix of original and traditional songs featuring...
Melody Causton

Melody Causton

Melody was the winner of our 2018 Band Competition and we’re delighted to invite her back to perform again this year. The distinctive sound of Melody’s voice gives great spirit to her soulful songs of love and life.  Side stage, sleeping in guitar cases...
Opaque

Opaque

The six-piece band Opaque performed as part of our Friday Night Showcase in 2018 and we loved them so much we invited them back to play again in 2019. The band is an eclectic and genre-defying act who fuse elements of folk, swing and gypsy into their impassioned and...
Andy Wall

Andy Wall

Local Ely troubadour Andy is a well-respected singer, guitarist and performer active on the UK folk scene for more than four decades now. He has a large and varied repertoire which is continually growing with influences which range from the likes of Nic Jones, Richard...