Lexie Green is a singer-songwriter from Cambridgeshire. Performances for BBC Introducing, Bob Harris with 5 Star reviews nationally and iTunes top 100 charts internationally. Describing her influences as Americana, Vintage Blues and good ole Rock 'n' Roll.
MAVERICK MAGAZINE - 5 * review & The Maverick 'seal of approval' - ‘Expressive and powerful… a very capable and beautiful singer… talented and charismatic’
Over the past few years Lexie has built up a strong reputation for her live performances being recognised and respected by venues, promoters, radio presenters and audiences as a crowd loving and excellent live act. Whether performing solo or with her band of friends (Steve, Sam, John and Kat) her fun filled and happy presence shines through, winning over venues and audiences alike. Loving nothing more than to write and perform great music, bring a smile, raise an audience to their dancing feet and make you feel like you are a huge part of that moment.
'BOB HARRIS / BBC INTRODUCING' - Chosen by Bob Harris, the BBC Radio 2 production team and The Long Road Festival organisers to perform on the BBC Introducing stage at the first Long Road Festival.
Cambridgeshire singer songwriter Solomon Smith writes and performs folk songs flavoured with soul, jazz, funk, country and more. Over the years he's played up and down the country on the Folk and Roots circuit and shared stages with the likes of Bert Jansch, Kate Rusby and Show of Hands to name a few and he has appeared on numerous national and local radio stations.
“Solomon has a soulful voice and heart of conscience that are easy on the ear. His songs relate to the moment, yet there is an essence of romance and a ‘dunk’ of jazz” Sue Marchant BBC East Regional Radio
Jo Ash is a critically-acclaimed and award-nominated songwriter. Her original and immersive music is instantly recognisable, full of strong melodies and drama. The Musician’s Union says of her debut album ‘Constellations’:
“Singer-songwriter Jo Ash’s debut demands that we take notice. Jo’s balladry is unapologetically dramatic with swooping vocals perfectly suited to her gothic tales”.
As well as performing solo and with her full band Derecho, she is frequently joined by the talents of Nigel Turner on bass guitar and Mike Wheatley to form her equally entrancing trio.
Known as one of the busiest bass players on the Cambridgeshire band circuit, Claudia currently plays bass for her recently signed contemporary rock band ‘Fourth Labyrinth’ as well as two smaller pop bands and is a popular dep for anyone lucky enough to pin her down.
And, she is no less captivating as a solo artist performing her own beautifully crafted original material.
“Claudia seems to be more enjoyable every time I've seen her by not being afraid to experiment with songs covering a variety of subjects delivered with wit, great musical skill and one of the most engaging personalities around."
(Michael Judkins - Float Like A Butterfly project)
Romy Gensale with Vic Lennard
Romy is an award nominated singer songwriter with a soulful voice who writes straight from the heart regardless of genre, producing beautifully crafted, thought provoking songs.
“I’ve always been a fan of songwriters who can take a step back from life, really look at it in detail, make sense of it, and then turn that perspective into something beautiful. A modern and feistily independent example of such is Romy Gensale.”
Helen Robinson, Sounds Magazine.
Her live performance will be enhanced by smooth guitar player and friend Vic Lennard
Rich is a singer songwriter/musician and producer based near Cambridge. He’s had a diverse career including performing and recording with the likes of Iron Maiden and Bad Company, Eurythmic’s Dave Stewart and key members of Dire Straits..
Just about to release his sixth album, he tours solo in the US twice a year in addition to playing over a hundred gigs a year around the UK and Europe. His original material can be described as acoustic based Americana, Rock, Roots and Blues.
The Gravy Train Trio
A high energy, Jazz, Funk, Soul Organ Trio hailing from Cambridge; with grooves similar to The Average White Band, Soulive, John Scholfield, Maceo Parker & Grant Green as well as touching on some old school vibes straight out of New Orleans; adeptly consolidated by the incredible talents of Justin Dwyer on guitar, Hugh Birkenhead on organ and Ian Griffith on drums.