The Spooky Men's Chorale are announced for Sunday afternoon. Australia's Spooky Men can be uproariously funny. They can also move you to tears. Such is the power of these 17 sublime voices and stunning a cappella arrangements.
"It takes a rare skill to be very silly, thoughtful, and sing in perfect harmony, but the Spooky Men's Chorale manage to achieve just that.” Guardian live review
"a show I didn’t know I needed to see, until I had."
What's On Sydney
The Daniel Smith Blues Band has been confirmed for Thursday. "A serious challenger to Jools Holland as the UK's Number One boogie pianist." Blues In Britain.
"Dazzlingly accomplished boogie-woogie and blues piano." The Guardian.
Filkin's Ensemble: Birmingham’s new young supergroup, brings together 15 of the UK’s finest young folk musicians in an adventurous collaboration producing contemporary arrangements of a traditional folk repertoire, fronted by Ellie Gowers.
Already announced are:
Peat & Diesel: Stornoway 3-piece confirmed for Friday! This band are on a supersonic trajectory, selling out everywhere they play in hours. Tongue-in-cheek stories of island life belted out with riotous joy.
Ian Siegal: “Awash with wit, lust and distraction…..the cleverest writer and most magnetic performer of Blues in the UK ” MOJO
Chris While & Julie Matthews: with more than 25 years of unrivalled musical partnership and gathering numerous nominations, awards and critical acclaim along the way.
Dervish: one of the biggest names in Irish music internationally. They’re renowned for live performances, which match dazzling sets of tunes with stunning interpretations of traditional songs.
Blackbeard's Tea Party: will ramp up the festivities on Saturday, fantastic musicianship, playful choreography and an unstoppable urge to move your body!
Field & Dyke: Greg Russell and Danny Pedler, bring their Field & Dyke project to GTSF - it should have been here in 2020: a cracking project combining traditional music with the sounds of industry.
Keith Donnelly, stalwart of GTSF, brings his multiple talents to delight young and young-at-heart alike: comedian, singer-songwriter and all-round entertainer.
Anthony John Clarke is one of the best and most engaging performers in the country: a world travelled troubadour, "the man is a lyrical feast with just a dash of Viking!"