Artists, Bands and Performers

This is a list of all the wonderful artists we have worked with over the years - from back when we were called The Magpie's Nest, with Global Local, and now with Fire in the Mountain Festival and other events.
This list is not exhaustive.

Steve Tilston

Steve Tilston" writes Dirty Linen magazine, "can stand shoulder to shoulder with any singer/... [More info]

Stompin' Dave

Dorset-based Stompin' Dave Allen is the man when it comes to American roots music. He performs on... [More info]

Stompin' Dave and his Bluegrass Band

Described as “One of the world’s greatest performers.” by Maverick Magazine,... [More info]


 Bringing our own brand of Electro-Klezmer to the world music stage, Tantz deliver a hard... [More info]

The Angry Wasps

The Angry Wasps beautiful playing and lyrically exciting songs have meant a string of tours around... [More info]

The Barker Band

Over the last 5 years The Barker Band has evolved from a band featuring twins Jake & Sam Barker... [More info]

The Belles Of London City

The Belles of London City are London's very own all dancing corseted female morris troupe,... [More info]

The Bucking Mules

Some serious well played and well researched authentic old time Appalachian Music fresh from the... [More info]

The Coal Porters

  Ladies and gentlemen, meet The Coal Porters, the world's first “alt bluegrass” act.   [More info]

The Cubical

The Cubical are based in Liverpool and have spent the last few years building up an amazing... [More info]

The Long Finger Bandits

 With a solid 7 cat line-up, the Long Finger Bandits look ready to jive their... [More info]

The Moulettes

The moulettes are an as yet little known folk-stomping barn-storming cider-swilling quintet of... [More info]

The Old Dance School

The Old Dance School formed in 2006 and rehearsed in the garden of the old Betty Fox School of... [More info]

The Relatives

THE RELATIVES   Hosts of Resonance 104.4 FMs 'The Relatively Good Radio Show, where they 'Turn... [More info]

The Schmoozenbergs

 The Schmoozenbergs are a Bristol based trio, playing happy, hip-swinging gypsy jazz, with a... [More info]

The Sneaky Fourth

The Sneaky Fourth play singing poems put to fingerpicking guitar, cello and double bass. Jimmy... [More info]

The Staves

“These girls are surely one of the best undiscovered acts of 2010. They currently have an E.P.... [More info]

The Stray Birds

The Stray Birds When The Stray Birds take the stage, the spotlight falls on three voices raised in... [More info]

The Triangulators

In the summer of 2010, in a dark and damp triangle room in Bristol, The Triangulators were born.... [More info]

The Turbans

 The Turbans is an international musical collective travelling the world on a quest to... [More info]

The Wagon Tales

The Wagon Tales - hot picking UK based Bluegrass and Americana band - with a cast of musicians that... [More info]

The Water Tower Bucket Boys

The Water Tower Bucket Boys, traditional musicians from Portland, Oregon, render a fusion of... [More info]

The Whitetop Mountain Band

The Whitetop Mountain Band is a family-based band from the highest mountains of Virginia. Whitetop... [More info]

Theo Bard

Ominous, deep, brooding songs poured straight from a dark heart. Old folk hits a new groove, with a... [More info]


Thinker are a folk-indie band from the south... playing original music with traditonal influences... [More info]

This is the Kit

This Is The Kit is a Bristol and Paris based band formed by Kate Stables and Jesse Vernon.  ... [More info]

Three Cane Whale

Bristol Experimental Folk pioneers Three Cane Whale from the Spiro dynasty as made famous on Peter... [More info]

Tim Van Eyken

Those who saw Tim van Eyken win the 1998 BBC Young Folk Award knew there would be a glittering... [More info]

Tiny Ruins

Tiny Ruins is the project of Bristol-born, New Zealand-raised musician and songwriter Hollie... [More info]

Tir Eolas

Eclectic alternative-folk group Tir Eolas was formed 3 years ago at the Royal College of Music. The... [More info]

Tom Paley

Born and raised in New York City, Tom Paley fell in love, long ago, with traditional folk-music. He... [More info]

Trailer Trash Orchestra

Trashville is a little shop window for a bunch of lo-fi, DIY, outsider and wonderfully warped... [More info]

Troubadour Rose

Troubadour Rose is a London based five-piece indie folk band with members drawn from across England... [More info]

Under the Driftwood Tree

Formed In Febuary 2009, Under The Driftwood Tree Are A Unique Group Of Talented Musicians. They... [More info]

Urban Folk Quartet

The Urban Folk Quartet Joe Broughton - Fiddle, Guitar, MandolinPaloma Trigas - Fiddle Frank Moon... [More info]


Urusen are a fresh and original five-piece, recently highlighted as 'British breakthrough talent' (... [More info]


Sweden’s leading roots music ambassadors Väsen, have enthralled audiences around the... [More info]

Vera van Heeringen

 Vera is originally from Holland, but now settled in the hills of northern Powys, Wales.... [More info]

Victor Menace

Sporting an undeniable all-star cast, led by Fiddle and Soprano Sax, and backed by Guitars, Bass,... [More info]

Viper Central

Two For Joy Says : "Stonking Bluegrass with a Canadian Twist" Viper Central are a... [More info]


 Wara have concocted an epic new musical genre of their own with strong Cuban roots. A hot... [More info]

Whiskey Moonface

 original rag and bones jazz blues folk tuuunes! this ensemble takes on different forms.... [More info]

White Blacula

 what d'ya wanna know? They're the hottest band outta Liverpool right this minute... [More info]


yoB (with a capital B) A Songer Singwriter from Hackney. His debut E.P 'Mess Is Lore'... [More info]

Young Coppers

The Young Coppers are the seventh generation of a family of harmony singers from Rottingdean,... [More info]


The YuYa are Constance Dalrymple and Eliseo Soardi, formed in 2008 after a chance meeting at a... [More info]

Zong Zing All Stars

Zong Zing are a 9 piece band playing uplifting dance music called 'Cavacha'. 'Cavacha' is the core... [More info]