Tan Hill Americana, Folk & Roots Weekend – Programme

We have an amazing weekend of live music lined up from August 4th – 6th 2017, with 9 acts and endless sessions – all for £30 for a weekend ticket, and free camping! Email: penninesky@aol.com for tickets before its too late……

The running order is planned as follows: 

Friday evening:

SAM GLEAVES – on a UK tour including Cambridge Folk Festival, this Appalachian singer, multi-instrumentalist and song writer will open our weekend. www.samgleaves.com

JESTER B – this duo perform finely honed vocals and accurate renditions of  classic songs from the songbooks of stars such as Simon & Garfunkel, Neil Young, James Taylor et al and this together with their witty stage presence will provide great entertainment. www.jesterbduo.com

The HALEY SISTERS – Sisters Becky & Jo-Ann are joined by award winning slide guitar & flat picker Brian and perform original songs plus well known  Americana, Country, Folk & Blues with stunning harmonies. www.cometrecords.net

HIGH on HARMONY:CALIFORNIA DREAMING – to end the evening, Jester B & The Haley Sisters will come together to complete the show with outstanding, spine tingling, hair raising harmonies of popular songs from West Coast America.

Saturday afternoon:

Mrs SLOCOMBE’s PUSSY – a duo as witty as its name suggests, singing a range of well known folky and Americana songs to entertain.

The TEGGS NOSE PICKAS – a three piece from Cheshire, named after a local beauty spot and playing a mixture of Americana, bluegrass, country and folk.

Saturday evening:

MULHOLLAND – a duo from York who bring their own take on acoustic, rootsy Americana, with close harmonies backed by guitar and fiddle. www.mulhollandband.com

The DAN WEBSTER BAND – Dan has been described as “the missing link, the joining point, where folk fuses with country. As good as you’ll hear on any record out of Austin or Nashville. A beautiful, malleable mash of folk, country and Alt. rock. www.danwebstermusic.com

DAN DONNELLY – a singer songwriter born in Belfast, Dan has played in bands such as the Levellers & the Oysterband and is currently a member of alternative rock band The Wonderstuff. We will enjoy his highly entertaining, top of the bill solo performance at Tan Hill. www.sonovagun.com

Sunday afternoon :

ELIAS, SMITH & ERRINGTON – Long established blues singer and guitarist Chris Smith, is joined by gifted jazz style singer Cheryl Elias and this year supported by double bassist Margie Errington in the Sunday afternoon spot which by popular demand, they have made their own.

The organisers reserve the right to change or substitute this programme should unavoidable circumstances apply.