Yammerer

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Growing From Improvisational Roots Yammerer Have Developed Their Psychedelic Post-Punk Sound Into A Multi-Limbed Monster; Captivating Audiences With A Raw And Earnest Approach.

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Vulpes Urbana

Vulpes Urbana are a collective of poet’s, musician’s and singers based in North Wales, England and Scotland.
Likened to Aiden Moffat from Arab Strap and Ivor Cutlor with a prog soundscape and a solid folk heritage which marries acoustic instruments to synths drums and 4 part harmonies.
They have had multiple plays commercially and regionally with Tom Robinson championing their debut E.P. tracks Giro Liono and Culture leading to shows across Gwdihw, Festival No.6 and Leith Depot.
Their debut album is being recorded at Roc 2 and is due to be released spring 2020.

The Columbians

We are The Columbians, a four piece indie rock band from Wrexham. We are very passionate about playing live shows and it is what we pride ourselves upon. We want and believe that this band can be our career in the near future. We are always trying to expand and develop our sound and our live performances to improve our band as a whole. We have enjoyed playing at focus for the past four years and are really looking forward to playing there again and hope that it will present new opportunities for us to improve upon our live performances.

Shao Dow

ShaoDow (pronounced Sha-Ow-Dough) is an independent rapper, manga author and occasional ninja he trained in Shaolin Kung Fu in China.

Winner of the Hardest Working Artist Award at the AIM Awards 2017 he has opened for artists including Tech N9ne, KRS-One, Stormzy, Skepta and Wiley, released his own manga comic book and made it to the semi finals on ITV’s Ninja Warrior UK.

An unparalleled performer his stage show mixes razor sharp lyricism with infectious beats and Kung Fu to create a totally unique live experience.

Attend a show to learn The Way Of Shao.

Sarah Jane Scouten (BC, Canada)

Three-time Canadian Folk Music Award nominee, Sarah Jane Scouten’s music delivers a signature mix of vintage folk and country, with modern sounds and subjects. Sarah Jane is steeped in North American and British folk music from years of finding folk music at its source, from the folklorists of Vancouver Island to all-night old time jams in West Virginia, Sacred Harp singing in Kentucky, the song craft of Nashville, two-stepping in Louisiana and her Glasgow roots. Touring throughout North America and Europe, this seasoned performer boasts a top-notch live band and considerable acclaim for her last three full length albums.

Rona Mac

I’m an indie singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from West Wales. I write songs about things that feel real to me, in hope that they’ll feel real to other people. If I can talk about things we’ve been told we shouldn’t, and help people connect to feelings they tucked away in their teens, then I’ll be happy when I’m old. So I’m giving it a go.
I’m 26, I’m gay, and I live in a caravan. With music, I’d love to help break down walls of pretence: to question the comfortable boxes we put ourselves in and cut straight through to something more real. In 2019 I settled back home on the most western tip of Wales. I collected second hand and borrowed equipment produced an album in the corner of my caravan. Learning as I went along, I recorded songs that I’d written and gigged over the previous year and mixed and mastered them myself. I released my debut album, ‘Sheelah’, in June.
I’m now working on two new E.P’s, collaborating with local artists for media and visuals, and gigging around the Wales and the UK (while we can, anyway!). Looking forward to meet you all, whoever you be <3

Reuben’s Daughters

Conceived in Barton Creek, TX, USA (after missing a plane home…) Reuben’s Daughters is the musical brain-child of Bath-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Reuben Myles Tyghe.

The self-recorded/produced debut LP Mami Wata will be released Spring 2022 – label tba.

Reuben has began touring with his 6 piece band featuring the musicians who appeared on the record and additional special guests.

PINT+BLISTER

We are a three-piece Chester based band called PINT+BLISTER. We play punk driven hard rock originals taking inspiration from the likes of Slaves, MC5 and Fontaines DC. We play heavy yet intricate guitar music with poetic lyrics with dark realism humor.

If you enjoy the raw power and spirit of the punk movement of 1976 and the pure rock n’ roll blues-rooted hard rock, then we’re the band for you.

*Photo credit Conor Spencer www.conorspencer.com

Jofish Swimming

In the midst of the UK lockdown, Jofish Swimming, the North Wales based electronic producer, decided to combat the inevitable boredom through creating short mundane videos for social media, soundtracked by his short and sweet beats filled with samples from films and video games that surrounded him, later releasing extended versions of these beats as an EP. Bringing these tracks to the stage for the first time as well as some unreleased material featuring collaborations from local artists, Jofish Swimming isn’t to be missed for your dose of glitchy nighttime beats.

Ennio the Little Brother

Tucked away up in North Wales, a remarkable lyricist and self-taught producer blended soulful dream pop with homemade hip-hop to create a unique soundscape.
“I can’t think of anyone that sounds like Ennio the Little Brother. What an achievement; to create music in 2019 that you can say has an original air to it. It’s something else. A real singular vision.” – Adam Walton (BBC Radio Wales).
Ennio has received radio play on Cerys Matthew’s Sunday Morning BBC Radio 6 show and will be embarking on a UK tour in April 2020 for the release of his new album.

Delta Radio

Delta Radio are a five piece psychedelic blues rock band from Wrexham in North Wales. They are: Matt Nicholls on vocals and harmonica Steve Nicholls on guitar Steve Jones on guitar Jamie Owens on bass and Ben Jones on drums. The group met a few years ago playing in various indie rock bands around North Wales. Over the years in various bands they have all recorded and released records on a variety of labels and toured in numerous countries.

Darren Eedens & The Slim Pickin’s

Darren Eedens is a Honky Tonkin’ Americana inspired Banjo and Guitar player. Hailing from Ontario Canada he now calls Cardiff Wales home. Together with his band of Slim Pickin’s, he uses his unique and powerful voice to captivate anyone within earshot. With an unmatched live energy, they share his views on life and more often death, shedding a beautiful light on the tragic tale. Darren Eedens and the Slim Pickin’s have been bringing fun energetic Americana to festival stages all around Europe and the UK, they have people up on their feet from the first note picked.

Colonel Dax

Colonel Dax is a 4-piece alternative rock project from Wrexham based around the songwriting of drummer/vocalist/keyboardist Tom Hughes. Formed in 2016 to play songs written as far back as 2001, Tom, bass player/vocalist/keyboardist Anna Silver and guitarists Billy Evans and Alex Hunt hail from the Funk end of the local pub-rock spectrum – incorporating into their live sound flavours of alternative and progressive-rock inspired by the likes of Prefab Sprout, Pink Floyd, Genesis, Kate Bush, Talking Heads, Frank Zappa, Death Cab for Cutie, and several hundred others.

Alffa

Blues Rock duo from north wales now based in Liverpool. The first ever band to hit over a millions streams with a welsh song. Was a part of the horizons project 2018 which led us to play at sound city and the great escape. Releasing our debut album ‘Rhyddid or gysgodion gwenwynig/freedome from the poisonous shadows’ on November 29th 2019.

All Divided Selves

All Divided Selves began as a studio project for two musicians from Wrexham; combining influences from dub post-punk krautrock shoegaze, ambient industrial and more to create their own brand of beautiful ugly music – a mix of warm fuzz and cold electronics equal parts noisy, melodic, surreal and psychedelic. In early 2019 they recorded a live session for Glyndwr TV and followed this with sets at Undegun in Wrexham as part of Focus Wales. Following this the duo made the decision to expand to a three piece with the inclusion of live bass from long time friend and collaborator Hendo.

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