Little’Glaston’Bury Acoustic Music Festival

June 26, 2016

Sunday 26th June
Doors open at 13.30
Get on the ‘Guest List’ now!

Entarnce £10 for Adults, £6 for under 16 and £30 for all the family!
Call Jean Cowell on 01799 524072 or email cowelljean@aol.com

Fred’s House
Fred’s House are an award winning band based in Cambridge. Mixing elements of Folk, Pop, Country, Classic Rock and West Coast with a definite vintage feel to their music, echoing the 70’s but creating a fresh new sound that is very much part of now.  Among their many influences are bands such as Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles, The Swell Season and C.S.N.Y.

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With over 500 gigs under their belt, the band are creating quite a stir on the live circuit and gaining a reputation for their stunning and energetic shows across the UK. Fred’s House recently scooped two awards at the Annual NMG Awards 2013; ‘Best Folk/Roots Band’ and ‘Audience Choice Award’ as voted for by the public. Gaining a following wherever they go, their fans or ‘Housemates’, claim their music is addictive and come to show after show. It’s easy to fall in love with their uplifting harmonies and infectious melodies. They released their much anticipated debut album Bonnie and Clyde in April 2014 to critical acclaim grabbing 4 and 5 star reviews across the board as well as emphatic press.

fredshousemusic.co.uk


Jack Harris
Jack Harris was a South by South-West showcasing artist at 17. He was also the youngest, as well as the only non-American person ever to win the New Folk song writing award at the Kerrville Folk Festival, Texas. Previous winners included Gillian Welch, Steve Earle and Devon Sproule.

Those days are gone, along with most of Jack’s youth and vigour, but he’s still pleased to find himself in such company. And he still writes literate, compassionate songs, about subjects as disparate as Caribbean drinking festivals, the colour of a potato flower and the lives of great poets like Elizabeth Bishop.

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These have won him considerable acclaim. The Telegraph voted his album ‘The Flame and the Pelican’ #5 in their top 10 Roots/Folk albums of 2012. Q magazine praised his ‘unique lyrical mind’, and Maverick UK awarded the record its full 10/10 rating. His writing and performance has also led to a great relationship with the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS), through whom he has been the recipient of a creative bursary award to write new songs in the old Folk idiom.

His New album, The Wide Afternoon, will be released in September 2016.

jackharrismusic.com


Cara Winter
Cara Winter, a singer/song-writer from Saffron Walden (originally Littlebury!).

Her debut album ‘Butterfly’, recorded at 18 years old, was greatly recieved, with the title track ‘Butterfly’ being picked as a favourite by judges of a BBC Singer/Songwriter competition.  PRS Magazine also hailed Cara Winter ‘An artist to watch out for’.

‘Peter And The Whale’, Cara’s sophomore album saw a more mature voice emerge which inspired this acclaim from Grammy winning Producer/Mixer Simon Gogerly,: “Cara’s music is haunting and elemental, evoking images of the sea and ghostly carnivals as her warm voice drifts over pulsating piano and strings.”

Cara’s most recent release, ‘Do You Have A Heart?’, is a collaborative album with cellist and string arranger, Nick Cooper.  Songs ‘Butterfly’ and ‘She’ll Go’ were featured on Tom Robinson’s BBC Radio 6 Mixtape and Ollie Winiberg’s BBC Introducing.

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Cara is currently working on new material, due to be released later on in 2016.

Live, Cara weaves an intimate web around her audience skilfully weighting the pure musicality of performance with a natural and honest audience rapport.

Butterfly‘ recorded live at High Barn


Marina Florance
Marina is a singer/songwriter, originally from London, now living in Norfolk, her latest album This, That & The Other is receiving great reviews including 4* in R2 Magazine ! ‘Little Black Cloud’ a track from the album has been played on BBC6Music and other tracks have featured on BBC Introducing and BBC regional radio.

A singer/songwriter originally from London, Marina’s music crosses a few musical genres, coming up with a unique style all her own, her music has been described as Acoustic, Americana, Blues, Country, Folk…

She has been compared to some of the best vocalists in the world, from Stevie Nicks to Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash to Nanci Griffiths, come along, have a listen, decide for yourself.

This, That & The Other, her third full album, is available now.

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“After a couple of listens to This, That & The Other, you’ll find yourself nodding your head as her clever storytelling tunes wash over you…” Steve Taylor R2 Mag ISS 57

 “a wonderful singer songwriter, Marina’s original version of ‘Cry’ was beautiful, she has got an amazing voice.” Anthony Head (Buffy/Merlin Actor)

Her song ‘Cry’ sung by the actor Anthony Head and performed on ITVs This Morning can be seen here www.youtube.com/watch?v=usvDowoZ7Bw

She has a voice like chocolate” Sue Marchant BBC Radio

She has played a number of festivals including the famous Cambridge Folk Festival and was invited by Brian McNeill to be part of his famous Saturday Session on Stage 2.

The EP ‘my own little piece of the sky’ was released 2013, it includes five beautifully intense tracks recorded live at the atmospheric Norwich Puppet Theatre, The Moon has been played on BBC6Music

… I saw her perform at the London Folk and Roots Festival…she’s incredible”  Alex Gallacher Folk Radio UK

Marina can turn her voice from an almost deep south growl to torch singer, flooding a song with a real sense of personality as though each song has a voice of its ownNeil King FATEA.

marinaflorance.com


 Kevin Pearce
” A keening vocal reminiscent of Cat Stevens ” – The Independent

“Stunning” – Dermot O’Leary, BBC Radio 2

“Absolutely Beautiful” – Frank Skinner, Absolute Radio

“The Finest Songs” – Mojo

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www.kevinpearcemusic.com or www.facebook.om/kevinpearcemelodies


Tom Jarvis

Tom Jarvis is an emerging Singer/Songwriter originally from Cambridge but currently based in Chester. 

Having received iTunes success from his debut EP ‘Make your own luck’ back in 2013, Tom, accompanied by his lead guitarist Tom Thorley-Fox followed this up with a second EP and single, both of which received huge support from BBC Introducing.

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With this solid foundation behind him, 2014 saw Tom embark on his first UK tour playing a massive 26 universities across the UK, as well as playing along side a number of chart topping acts such as ‘Scouting for Girls’, Example, John Newman, Stu Larsen and John Murry.

In 2015 Tom has continued making waves after landing support sets with more huge names such as Toploader, Nina Nesbitt and Howie Day. He performed live at Jamie Olivers ‘Big Feastival’ and was also featured on ITV’s Lorraine Kelly show, the Daily Mail and The Sun Newspaper. Tom has recentlybeen signed to London based Management team Yellow Brick Music and is currently working on a new release.

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