Warwickshire based Dr Teeth Big Band play music from the halcyon days of Swing. A brilliant band for dancing to, their music is infectious.
Leo Abrahams & Leafcutter John
Experimental music from composer, guitarist and producer Leo Abrahams and electronic folk music maker, Leafcutter John.
Open Souls is a new collaboration with Seb Rochford of Polar Bear on drums, beatboxer and artist Jason Singh and Indian vocals by Ranjana Ghatak.
Smiles Guthrie is the solo project of 20-year-old American songwriter and ukulele aficionado Miles Guthrie Robbins.
Mike Westbrook Band: Off Abbey Road
The acclaimed jazz composer and his Band turn their attention to the music of The Beatles and the classic Abbey Road album.
The award-winning Trinidadian steelpan band was founded in 1969 by a group of dedicated men and women who shared one principle – “the love of steelpan”.
Parisian indie / electro duo The Penelopes bring exuberant, multi-layered indie-pop to ROAD SHOW.
Royal College of Music Brass Quintet
The RCM Brass Quintet are experienced musicians who have played with some of London's most distinguished ensembles.
William Tennent High School Choir
A capella choir offering a mix of eclectic contemporary, whimsical choral music and folk songs from around the world.
Monterey Peninsula Choral Society
Direct from the city of Monterey, the Monterey Peninsula Choral Society bring a thrilling repertoire of choral music to the Road.
Howard Payne University: Winds of Triumph jazz band
Winds of Triumph is an instrumental music ensemble established in 1990 by the School of Music at Howard Payne, Texas.
Eliza Carthy and Band
Hailed as 'the saviour of British folk' by the Independent, Eliza Carthy has twice been nominated for the Mercury Prize.
Described by the Sunday Times as ‘one of the hottest talents in Britain today', Bishi is an artist with a reputation for presenting the unexpected.
Sam Lee and Friends
“One of the most promising folk singers to emerge from the London scene this decade” The Independent
Britain’s finest folk fiddler, Dave Swarbrick, has inspired audiences and musicians alike over five decades of live performance.
The Roving Crows
Formed in early 2009, The Roving Crows boast fiery fiddle playing, trumpet, guitar, bass and vocals.
Beatboxer, vocal sculptor, sound artist, DJ, poet, percussionist and composer: introducing the creative polymath Jason Singh.
The London Banqueting Ensemble
A group of talented musicians, specialising in providing music for formal functions, events and weddings.
The Burning Leaves
The Burning Leaves are a girl/boy duo from the North of England who write and record their music at home on an 8-track recorder and various vintage equipment.
One of Britain’s most respected songwriters, Chris Difford has written some of the most enduring and best-loved songs of our time.
Singer, ground-breaking acoustic and electric-guitarist, and authoritative interpreter of newly composed material, M. Carthy is one of music's greatest innovators.
Kämmer Klang is curated by cellist Lucy Railton, and explores the boundaries of modern classical, electronic and improvised music.
The first artists worldwide to compose and perform improvisations with ancient Greek instruments.
Clemson University Jazz Ensemble
Directed by Tim Hurlburt the Clemson University Jazz Ensemble is a big band known for crowd-pleasing concerts.
Hart High School Show Choir
Hart High School show choir are in their 15th year under the direction of Gail Hart and have become one of the top show choirs in Southern California.
A “star in the making,” folk singer songwriter Olivia Chaney will melt your bones with her songs, her voice, guitar, Indian harmonium & Wurlitzer.
The Swing Commanders
Vintage festival favourites, The Swing Commanders are the cats with the cream of 1940s Swing - and so much more!
G I Jive
20 years ago Ian and Sheilagh Hartley got the swing bug and have been dancing all it's forms since: they are GI Jive. Join in the dancing!
An inspired coupling of Mancunian and West African heritage, Josephine Oniyama’s distinctive music is attracting nationwide critical attention.
Kate Daisy Grant
Brighton-based recording artist Kate Daisy Grant specialises in twisted pop lullabies and bittersweet fairy tales straight from "the junk shop of her heart".
From Madame JoJo’s to Exhibition Road, Auburn’s decade long journey has taken founder Liz Lenten’s husky vocals across Europe and the UK.
Kidnap Kid, a rising star in the bass music scene, will be DJing for our Silent Disco, bringing massive basslines to an audibly silent street.
Considered one of Quebec’s most beautiful voices, Lynda Thalie offers a musical tapestry, a harmonious interweaving of World Music instruments and tones.
From Bach to Barbara Streisand, via Thin Lizzy, guitarist Max Gilkes’ fragmented musical upbringing was transformed by the discovery of the Motown sound.
Near Jazz Experience
The Near Jazz Experience was formed out of a love of making improvised music that was experimental and accessible.
Renowned pianist and avid cyclist Anthony Hewitt is the Olympianist. This year he will cycle the length of Britain with his piano trailing in a van, in aid of charity.
Patrick Wolf and Band - CANCELLED
Important: Unfortunately Patrick Wolf will not be able to play at ROAD SHOW. Click for further details.
Samba Sene & Diwan
Samba Sene & Diwan are an exuberant fusion of funky mbalax / Afrobeat grooves, with undercurrents of ska, rock and Senegalese soul.
The Savage Nomads
The Savage Nomads, a newly expanded 5-piece band from South London, have been hailed as the “saviours of contemporary music”.
Sense of Sound Singers
Sense of Sound Singers are an exceptional a cappella vocal ensemble, whose funky contemporary style brings a celebratory spirit to any occasion.
Simon Fisher Turner: The Great White Silence
Composer, musician and artist, Simon Fisher Turner is known for his varied and multi-faceted output.
The Sonic Manipulator
Claude Woodward AKA The Sonic Manipulator has dual passions: to make great music and to invent great new gadgets.
Soothsayers & Cornell Campbell
Partnering up with Cornell's iconic falsetto style, Soothsayers have a unique and universally appealing sound, born out of the traditions of Afro-beat, Reggae and Jazz.
Formed in 2006 to explore repertoire for three voices, including a blend of early music, world folk song arrangements and contemporary compositions.