Harbottle & Jonas

Partners in life and music, dynamic Devon based folk duo Harbottle & Jonas are one of the most exciting acts on the UK circuit today, combining a love of the richness of traditional folk with their own original and powerful songwriting. Dave and Freya have developed a distinct and compelling …

Lucid Acoustic

In 2007 chance encounters on the Isle of Wight brought together pianist Blue Brown, guitarist Sunny Brown, bass player Ollie Ducie and violin player Nik Potts to form the folk rock band Lucid. Four albums and over a thousand concerts later, Lucid’s musical journey continues. Combining their individual writing and …

Kiera Osment

Kiera Osment, who hales from Devon has been compared to the likes of Lana Del Rey, Kate Bush and Natalie Merchant. Honest and unique. Deep dark melodies scattered amongst metaphors about global and personal strife; emotive and imaginative songs placed in a blend of genres.  

Keith Christmas

Between 1969 and 1974 Keith Christmas recorded 5 vinyl albums, played 3 tracks on David Bowie’s first album and was booked for the first ever Glastonbury festival. He released his ground-breaking CD ‘Crazy Dancing Days’ in December 2016 and is having a resurgence in popularity.  A legendary live performer, this …

Ben Morgan-Brown

Ben Morgan-Brown is a singer/songwriter and fingerstyle guitarist – described by Tom Robinson of BBC6 Music as ‘the brilliant Ben Morgan-Brown’, and called ‘as good as minimalist folk gets’ by louderthanwar, his songs and performances have drawn comparisons to Bert Jansch, John Smith & Nick Drake.  

Hannah Scott

Hannah Scott draws much of the inspiration for her music from her affinity with Italy. A year living and working on an olive press in rural Tuscany in her late teens provided the backdrop to her early work and she has found her musical home with creative partner Stefano Della …

Ma Polaine’s Great Decline

Described as “like a young Billie Holiday gate-crashing a Tom Waits Swordfishtrombones recording session”, or “a moody Mary Margaret O’Hara”, blues and roots duo Ma Polaine’s Great Decline continue to build a reputation as an intriguing and hard to pigeon-hole act. 2018 album release The Outsider has had wide-spread radio …

The Kingsmen

The Kingsmen chorus was formed in 1991 by Roy Hann, who is also their Musical Director. The Kingsmen came from humble beginnings in a loft above a Kingsbridge public house, with only eight men attending the first meeting. The membership has grown to nearly 60 today. The Kingsmen have toured …

4. Bayards Cove Fort

MAIN VENUE: Situated at the end of Bayards Cove, this historic Tudor fort provides a unique and atmospheric location for our performers. The Fort is open-air, seating not provided. This Tudor fort, built by the borough of Dartmouth between 1522 and 1536, contained heavy guns to protect the prosperous harbour …

The Harry Browns

The origins of the Harry Browns can be traced back to the late sixties. John Broomhead & Nobby Dye first sang together at the Nova Scotia Folk Tradition Club in Bristol, after hearing shanties being sung by that wonderful old Bristol seaman, Eric Illot. The two began singing together just …