Aiken's Drum, based
in West Yorkshire, has been playing in pubs and clubs since 1977 and has
a strong following in the north of England. They play a wide variety of
traditional and contemporary folk music, blending John Birkby's powerful
and melodious voice with skilful and creative accompaniments and harmonies
from the other two members Ian Fairbairn (ex Hedgehog Pie and Jack the
Lad) and Paul Flannery.
Rua and Sans Souci
Midgie Club Ceilidh Band
A Folk and Ceildh band who play in the Western Isles tradition. Incorporating
both sing and dance music. Established over 10 years agothey have achived
an internation reputation reputation for fast and furious Scottish and
Runs the guest ngiht at the Gross Keys, for musicans and singers.
Bros - Flaithri & Eoghan Neff
Pipes) & Eoghan (Fiddle) from Cork, Ireland, "are an exciting
new force in traditional Irish music. Their debut CD 'Soundpost and Bridle'
confirmed their status as two of the most proficient and exciting young
talents on the scene today".