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The Akibas

Female-fronted acoustic/electric country/folk/pop/rock/soul band.

Location: Exeter

Contact details: None

More info

 

 

Atlantic Bridge

A duo, (2 brothers), who, according to their website), play Indie, Acoustic & Alternative Rock.

 

As ALL the tracks we have heard are definitely folk-based, we are putting them in this category.

 

If the band wishes to contact us with mp3s/links that show otherwise, please do so.

Location: Cornwall

Contact: No name

Tel/Mob: None

E-mail: None, but can be e-mailed via their website

Website

 

 

Black Friday

7-piece electric Folk/Rock featuring original songs and covers by the likes of Flogging Molly, The Pogues and The Clash plus traditional Celtic music

None

MySpace

 

 

Castletown

5-piece folk band. Sing folky, punky, rocky, happy music that makes you want to dance. Sea shanties, Irish, English, Scottish, American.

Theme nights available & festivals a speciality. Can be acoustic or electric.

Location: Bradninch

Contact: Penny Bloomfield

Tel: 01392 882191

Mob: 07805 857502

 

 

 

Cider Fecks

See The Mechanical String Band

       

The Mechanical String Band

The Mechanical String Band is 5-piece previously know as Cider Fecks. They play a mixture of Folk, Bluegrass, Roots & Skiffle featuring Guitar, Violin, Ukulele, Banjo, Bass & Drums.

Location: Exeter
Contact: None
Tel: None
Mob: None

E-mail: None

     

The Moulton Brothers

3-piece band who play popular Scottish/Irish folk music, including classics such as The Black Velvet Band, Tell Me Ma, The Irish Washerwoman, The Wild Rover, The Fields of Athenry, The Star of County Down & The Leaving of Liverpool.

 

Between the tree brothers they play violin, mandolin, banjo, melodeon, (diatonic button accordion), bagpipes & bodhran.

Location: Exeter
Contact:
Mac
Tel:
01363 776539
E-mail:
mwandcamoulton@btinternet.com

 

 

 

The O’Marley's

A 3-piece band that between them play guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bagpipes & bodhran.

They play & sing traditional Irish songs; however, they may not be the purists’ choice as they sometimes give their own interpretation by adding a jazz or reggae beat.

Location: Exeter
Contact:
Mac or John
Tel:
01363 776539
Mob:
07837 370710
E-mail:
fitzsimons1@hotmail.com

 

 

 

Paddy's Whiskers

4-piece who play Irish, Celtic & American folk music in the style of The Dubliners The Chieftains & The Pogues.

Location: Paignton
Contact:
Andrew or Jules
Tel:
01803 520798
Mob:
07514 064558
E-mail:
info@paddyswhiskers.co.uk

Website

 

 

Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin

Phillip is a lap slide guitarist who is generally accompanied by Hannah Martin on the fiddle. However, between them they play various other instruments according to the songs’ requirements but their music remains invariably traditional English folk-orientated with haunting melodies and accomplished musicianship.

Location: Exeter
Contact name:
None
Mob:
None
E-mail:
(bookings) info@grapevinemusicagency.co.uk
E-mail:(other enquiries) info@philliphenryandhannahmartin.co.uk

Website

   

Pyrates

4-piece originally from the Netherlands; consisting Guitar, Bass, Drums & Fiddle, they play “pirate-themed” folk music, dressed in full pirate costume.

Location: Bridport (?)
Contact:
Bart
Mob:
None
E-mail:
bart@pyrates.nl

Website

   

The Raggle Taggle Band

A 6-piece folk band that plays traditional & contemporary Celtic, English, American & European folk music and songs.

 

Depending on what is required, they are flexible and can sing/play high tempo songs/reels or slower reels & ballads.

Location: Kingsbridge
Contact:
The Raggle Taggle Band
Mob:
None
E-mail:
info@raggletaggleband.co.uk

Website

 

 

Spin 2

Contemporary folk/country band playing traditional Irish folk tunes as well as original songs with pop, rock, punk and folk genres.

No contact details available.

     
 

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