Bella Gaffney is another emerging talent from the vibrant folk and acoustic scene of West Yorkshire. In January, Bella won a Danny Kyle newcomer award at Celtic Connections 2016, and she is fast becoming a well recognised and respected musician on the UK folk scene.
Emma Stevens is a British singer-songwriter who fuses catchy pop melodies with folk instrumentation. A favourite of BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans and the late Sir Terry Wogan, she is heading to Teesside to perform self-penned tracks from her latest album.
Said The Maiden are Jess Distill, Hannah Elizabeth and Kathy Pilkinton, three friends who discovered a mutual love of folk music when they reunited several years after spending their school years together in St. Albans, Hertfordshire.