Performing at Musicport 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...


The pure essence of salsa from this independent orchestra from Barcelona

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.

Blue Rose Code/Ross Wilson

Extraordinary Scottish singer songwriter Ross Wilson here with his band

Richard De Soussa

Fusing Latin inspired guitar riffs with more traditional pop melodies, to great effect.

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 ...

Avital Raz

Jerusalem-born Avital Raz has recently gained notoriety for her


Big brass band from Barnsley - highly entertaining street entertainers

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".

George Husband & Miles Pascall

Folk/Soul acoustic singer/songwriter groove duo from Whitby & London

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...

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

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...

Whiskey Dogs

Authentic, good time 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

Hattie Hatstar

"Descended from a long line of theatricals, I have been writing and

Ngawang Lodup

Ngawang Lodup comes from long line of well-known folk singers from the Amdo region of Tibet - a...

Keith James: The Songs of Nick Drake

Keith James’ unique concert. Haunting and hugely dedicated.

The Oxley-Meier Guitar Project

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