Martin Dale & Julian Marc Stringle

Martin Dale is one of the busiest and most popular saxophonists in the South West. He has recorded for the BBC on radio and television sound tracks. To date he has released 8CDs which have been played on both Radio 2,3 and Jazz FM and makes regular appearances at UK Jazz …

Julu Irvine & Heg Brignall

After less than a year playing music together, Julu Irvine & Heg Brignall have taken the folk scene by storm with their unusual and fresh approach to folk music. Their songs, which are a mixture of traditional and original, follow themes of love and loss; dreams and reflections and struggle …

Eliza Acty Duo

Eliza Acty is a singer and musician based in Devon, UK. With her unique vocal style, Eliza performs a wide range of folk, Americana, old-time, original and contemporary songs that span over a century of music. Born in Oxford with creative and musical parents, Eliza developed a love for singing …

The Drat Pack

River Dart Pleasure Boat Castle Hotel River Trip – Tickets available from Royal Castle Hotel The Drat Pack are a collection of the finest musicians and singers based in the South West of the UK. Having performed throughout the UK for over a decade, The Drat Pack have provided high-quality …

Marshes

Marshes is the new incarnation of Beth Porter and the Availables. We hope you don’t mind the name change but I’ve been thinking about it for a good year now and it seems to suit the new album that will be releasing and the songs that I tend to write. …

Urban Voodoo Machine

We know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking: “’should I care about The Urban Voodoo Machine? They’ve been around for ages, haven’t they? Aren’t they a novelty band who wears funny make-up? Don’t they sometimes play jazz? Aren’t half of them dead or something?’ The story starts with Paul-Ronney Angel. Paul-Ronney …

Hannah Capstick with Alex Wilson

Hannah Capstick DipABRSM (1999-present) is a young flautist from Torquay, studying at the Purcell School in London under renowned flautists Anna Pope and Abigail Burrows. Having begun her studies at the Torbay and South Devon Music Centre, she went on to lead the Devon Youth Wind Orchestra and tour Europe, …

Jonathan Storer

Jonathan Storer was born in London and received his musical education at the Royal Academy of Music, as a scholar to Chetham’s School of Music, the Royal Northern College of Music and the Freiburger Hochschule for Darstellende Kunst, from which he holds the esteemed Solistendiplom. Jonathan has held permanent posts …

The Darting Trout Quintet

Formed especially for the Dart Music Festival, Kathy Kenny, Holly Molyneux, Nicola Smith, Michael Allnatt and Sara Evans are The Darting Trout Quintet. Not surprisingly part of their repertoire will be the Trout Quintet by Schubert. Kathy Kenny studied her music degree at Goldsmiths College and then did a post …

Woodwose

Woodwose (O.E. wuduwasa, ‘wildman of the woods’) are a band of like-minded musicians who share a passion for ancient, wild and exotic instruments – including hurdy gurdy, bagpipes, shawm, cittern, percussion, recorders and whistles – drawing their inspiration from the dark gothic era, European Folk music traditions and the voices …