Drawn together by their love of The Jam, Ghosts deliver their thunderous versions of the songs of one of Britain’s greatest bands! Realising early on that advancing years and receding hairlines would mean that the Boys would never look like the Woking Wonders, they knew that they could capture the spirit and passion of the Jam as a live band. Close your eyes because you won’t believe your ears.
Anouska Assisi is a sixteen year old singer song writer, who has won the young folk musician 2016 for South East Engand and 2018 Music Works solo artist . Her music is a combination of folk rhythms and soulful vocals with lyrics that show maturity beyond her years. Anouska is developing a growing on-line following and has released three singles and an EP on iTunes and Spotify. Recently, her single ‘Dark of the night’ has been selected twice as BBC introducing’s track of the day, and played on BBC surrey Radio!
Straight Circles is a young band (ages range from 14-18) based near and around Guildford. Their music ranges from 50s rock n roll along with many other genres, all the way up until present day. They have been playing all together for several years now, with a few members only recently joining. They play at pubs, clubs, weddings, parties with a few appearances on local radio stations along with some big festivals such as Ripley rocks and Weyfest!
THE JACKIE LYNTON BAND
Jackie Lynton is a100% home grown blues rock legend. Having fronted Savoy Brown in the USA, to penning hits for Status Quo, Jackie has a unique comic genius coupled with a great voice, and always accompanied by top notch musicians. In December 2018 he was singing on stage with Eric Clapton, Albert Lee, Joe Brown, and Dave Peacock to name but a few. Jackie never fails to entertain and at 80 years old is a must see.
Zach Johnson is a singer-songwriter from South-East England, writing lyrically-driven indie folk tunes featuring his intricate guitar playing and powerful vocals. He was voted the best newcomer at the ‘Graham Steel Music Awards 2017’ and has supported artists such as Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar (BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award winners), Luke Jackson (BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee) and The Black Feathers at sold out shows. Zach has performed at a number of festivals, including Trinity Folk Festival, The Big Feastival and Walton Folk Festival, after which he was featured in a Folk Radio article.
THE RON GREEN BIG BAND
The Band was formed 13 years ago by a like minded group of musicians getting together informally to produce the Big Band sound they enjoyed both playing and listening to. They soon found themselves booked for gigs under the leadership of Ron Green and the Big Band was formed. Since then various gigs have included the Cranleigh Arts Centre, the Amex Stadium Brighton, Wentworth Golf Club plus many private functions. The Band is currently under the musical direction of Xav Riley a musician from Ewhurst.
Arx Vanitas are an independent, five-piece band formed in 2018 and based in Surrey. Their name loosely translates to ‘Fortress of Vanity’ - a vanitas being a symbolic artwork depicting the transience of life and its ultimate futility. The band play mainly rock and pop covers and have appeared at a number of charity fundraising events in the Guildford and Godalming area.
THE SARAH JANE EVELEIGH TRIO
Renowned jazz vocalist Sarah Jane Eveleigh will be bringing a chilled summery vibe to the Albury Music Festival. Together with guitarist Xavier Riley and percussionist Andrew Eveleigh, the trio will be delivering fabulous renditions of some great Jazz standards and popular songs with a Latin twist.
Katy Hurt has rapidly become a leading light on the UK Country/Americana scene. 2018 has seen her nominated for “Best Country/Folk Act” at the Unsigned Music. BBC Radio 2’s Paul Sexton described Katy as “One of the most exciting prospects on the burgeoning country scene…Check her out now whilst you can still get to the front row”. Katy’s performance at The Pilton Party, highly praised by Michael Eavis, introduced crowds to her latest singles displaying great crossover potential into the rock, pop and blues genres. “Truly a diverse artist”.
Matt Dunning is a local DJ and co-producer of his own record labels. He has a passion for collecting obscure music, rare grooves, funky jazz, disco, soul and dance music. He also runs a pro-mobile DJ sound & lighting outfit for hire. Matt has played music across the decades for many private parties, corporate events and nightclubs. Matt currently runs Melodic DJ, based in Peaslake. If you would like to hire Matt then click on some of his links above.
THE FABULOUS NOBODIES
The Fabulous Nobodies (aka The Fabnobs!) are a six-piece Party band based in Surrey playing some of the biggest Top 40 Hits of all time. Whether you like to Move Like Jagger, Dance On The Ceiling or just Shut Up & Dance, their our aim is simply: to play great music & give you a great time. Formed in Ewhurst in 2012, The Fabnobs have been playing regularly around the traps but feel they have now made the ‘Big Time’ appearing at the Albury Music Festival & will make sure it’s a night to remember!