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!
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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.
Ingenious singer songwriter multi-instrumentalist George Montague is an exceptional musician with immense energy and countless contagious original songs. Playing piano and guitar, George is known for entertaining and rousing enthusiastic audiences in uplifting song with his versatile vocals. George enhances his phenomenal live shows by featuring live looping vocal harmonies and beatboxing, creating remarkable hooks to accompany his abiding melodies producing dynamic performances, solo or with his not-so-big-band.
THE SOUTHERN COMPANION
Darren Hodson, (The Southern Companion) and his band have gone from strength to strength since recording an Under The Apple Tree session for Bob Harris in early 2016. A coveted pop up stage appearance at Country 2 Country festival in London soon followed and appearances at a string of festivals brought them firmly into the hearts of fans all over the country. Over the last few years they’ve toured the UK and Europe supporting “Rumer” and “Lulu”, and picked up three British CMA awards. 2018 started with their first national radio play on BBC Radio2, and the boys are now finishing up their third album “Shine A Little Light” to be released late summer 2018.
Colin Giffin toured with The Beatles and The Rolling Stones in the heyday of the 60s music scene as a member of Mike Berry & The Innocents and The End. The End’s album ‘Introspection’ produced by Bill Wyman and released in 1969 has been listed in the top 100 best psychedelic albums and is now a serious collectors’ item. Today Colin plays an eclectic mix of country, country-rock, rock ‘n roll and original songs reflecting the many influences, interests and observations from his experiences both at the heart of the music scene when everything was new and revolutionary and today when music is at the heart of everyone’s lives. And he’s still out there.