Performing at Musicport 16-18 October, 2015

Terry Hall

Great tunes hand-picked by the main man of The Specials himself.

Duke Special

With a cult following that borders on mainstream (his new album is verging on Top40) this...

Fanfara Tirana meets Transglobal Underground

The legends that are Transglobal Underground combine forces to magnificent effect with Balkan...

Afrikan Boy

Grime, rap and afrobeat combine  with a love for a good hook by high profile young Nigerian/...

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band are to headline the Sunday night of Musicport Festival 2015.

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band are to headline the Sunday night of Musicport Festival 2015...

Dub Colossus

Ethiopian grooves from the full band version of the dub band we had at Musicport 2012.

Attila The Stockbroker

After 35 years and 3400 gigs Attila has published his autobiography and its title was inspired...

Blue Rose Code/Ross Wilson

Extraordinary Scottish singer songwriter Ross Wilson here with his band

Demon Barbers XL

Winners of ‘Best Live Act’ @ BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

Yorkshire Gig Guide Grassroots Awards Ceremony 2015

Yorkshire Gig Guide Awards Ceremony; Celebrating Grassroots Music.

Jess Morgan (with Hut People)

Festival favourites join forces with singer songwriter Jess Morgan, who "could be the best kept...

O'Hooley & Tidow

Lionhearted trailblazers of contemporary music and songwriting.

A subversive double-decker of creativity and joy comprising Bob and his comic/anarchist team, a bar, a venue and an all encompassing experience.

A subversive double-decker of creativity and joy comprising Bob and his comic/anarchist team, a...

The Gentle Good

Can enchant an audience with just a guitar, weaving dark stories amongst tragic folk songs as he...

FRIGG  (Finland)

Hot fiddles from cool Scandinavia
Songlines’ Top Of The World choice

Ben Rogers is a folk artist and classic storyteller.

Världens Band

Världens Band performs folk and roots music from their native countries in a collision of...

Emily Portman

Emily Portman is a singer, writer and concertina player hailed as ‘one of the new British folk...

Paul Armfield

Singer and songwriter of lilting, lovelorn, literate songs.

A Firm Of Poets

The People's Republic of Poetry tour 2015

Will McNicol & Luke Selby

UK Acoustic Guitarist of the Year (2011) Will McNicol with special collaboration from ace ...


Jon Lewis and Jah-man Aggrey are festival favourites with their feel good African vibes

Marry Waterson

New album launch gig. Maria Gilhooley also known as Marry Waterson

Avital Raz

Jerusalem-born Avital Raz has recently gained notoriety for her


Frumptarn are the leaders of Guggen music in the UK.

Joe Solo

Joe Solo has an ever growing reputation as both a performer and raconteur, being thought-...

Project Jam Sandwich

Whirlwind global journey from increasingly high profile group formed at Northern College Of...

Naomi Bedford & Paul Simmonds

Naomi is a British folk and country style singer with a "dreamy, fantastic voice".

Suzy Condrad

Quirky, tight alternative loopstation pop.


Folk/Soul acoustic singer/songwriter groove duo George Husband & Miles Pascall from Whitby...

The Cajun Roosters

The finest European cajun & zydeco players brought together in this great band

Yussef Ahmed

Poet, musician and cultural activist who has been on the cutting edge of literature & music...


Frances Watt (flutes/vocals) & Jo May (percussion) (you may have learned to play spoons with...

Lula & the BeBops

Rock 'n' Roll at its best is the spirit and rebel yell of working people.

The Kora Band

Jazz based original Kora & piano music

The Hub

A place meet up and eat, drink, dance or just chill out, co-ordinated by Mister Tooley and DJ...

Grupo Lokito

A fusion of contemporary Congolese and Latin music creating a modern day cocktail of two of the...

Runaway Samba

Fast-paced, high-energy, foot-stomping musical fun!

Jon Sterckx

Drumscapes is an exciting and original solo performance by world music percussionist Jon Sterckx...


Born & bred in Rossendale, Lancashire, Blanty set off travelling with

Najma Akhtar

Steeped in the classical and popular music of India her collaborations with Jah Wobble, Robert...

Sura Susso & Jess Wright

Our commissioned opening performance by renowned Gambian Kora player Sura Susso working...

Whiskey Dogs

Authentic, good time Americana.

King Courgette

A five-piece self-styled "vegetable string band" described by Americana

African Roots Fusion Band

Collaboration of African British Caribbean & Irish players often with Juldeh Camara up front...


Fabulous musicians with more than a hint of Celtic sensibility in the songs and tunes they play...

Emma and the Professor

Full throttle performances, weaving a journey through tales of lusty

Ribbon Road

Powerful understated and beautifully arranged political and social songwriting from this family...


Acoustic guitar trio from Whitby. Tapsalteerie is Gaelic for 'Topsy

Hattie Hatstar

"Descended from a long line of theatricals, I have been writing and performing my unique brand...

Ngawang Lodup

Uncovered by BBC Introducing, Lodup performs traditional nomadic ballads and contemporary...

Keith James: The Songs of Nick Drake

Keith James’ unique concert. Haunting and hugely dedicated.

The Oxley-Meier Guitar Project

A diverse blend of Turkish, African, latin, jazz and folk influences from internationally...


Arcanum is a local alternative folk band made up of four talented teenagers from St.

For your diary

Open Mic


Whitby Pavilion Cafe



4 Oct 2015 - 13:00
4 Oct 2015 - 16:00

Musicport 2015

Musicport weekend


Whitby Pavilion


01947 603475 or EventBrite

16 Oct 2015 - 18:00
18 Oct 2015 - 23:00

The Carrivick Sisters

New! House Concert, the first of many we hope. (7/9 note the date's changed)


Whitby, tbc



5 Feb 2016 - 18:00
5 Feb 2016 - 23:00