Music Acts 2018

Half Cut and Friends

(Friday evening only)

Now a firm Crick favourite, local band Half Cut and Friends will be playing on Friday evening. They are well known to the locals of Crick, and popular with the crowd in the marina. The singer/songwriters will be bringing their own unique blend of canal-boat boogie, rhythm and blues to the boat show.

Swing Gitan

Swing Gitan

(Saturday)

Established Crick favourites Swing Gitan will be closing the show on Saturday night with a brand of gypsy jazz that’s guaranteed to get your toes tapping – expect energetic manouche guitar and breezy Latin grooves.

Serious Sam Barret

Serious Sam Barrett

(Saturday)

Sam has twice been 'Pick of the Week' in The Guardian, which describe him as an “old before his years country-folk fellow”. Performing since 2004, Sam has already played at the renowned South by Southwest festival in Texas, received airplay from the BBC and played with some of the most prominent international names in contemporary roots/country/folk.

Joel Gardner

Joel Gardner

(Saturday)

Guitarist and songwriter Joel Gardner is making his Crick debut, showcasing his catchy original music with powerful, thought-provoking lyrics.

Old Grey Dogs

The Old Grey Dogs

(Saturday)

The Old Grey Dogs have been a familiar sight on the Crick stage as a trio, but return this year as a foursome. Their mixture of newgrass, bluegrass and Americana music now features the sweet, and sometimes explosive, sounds of the dobro guitar..

Wilf & the Hullabaloo

(Saturday)

Wilf & the Hullabaloo’s original, foot-tapping songs are all accompanied by guitar and harmonica. Their set also features bluesy versions of some familiar songs.

Damsel

Damsel

(Saturday)

Quirky acoustic pop covers.

Rythn n Roots

Rhythm ’n’ Roots

(Sunday)

In their third appearance at Crick, Rhythm ’n’ Roots’ rousing reggae sound will close the Show on Sunday evening.

 

Acoustic Cool

(Sunday)

 

Cherry Lee Mewis

Cherry Lee Mewis

(Sunday)

Singer-songwriter Cherry Lee Mewis is a budding international act who promises a unique blend of country-style music influenced by ragtime, bluegrass and Americana.

The Kevin ORegan Band

The Kevin O’Regan Band

(Sunday)

The Kevin O’Regan Band takes to the stage at Crick for the fourth time performing a range of blues and country inspired original folk tunes. This year the group will be joined by Irish dancers.

Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll

(Sunday)

Hailing from Mansfield is solo artist Jim Carroll, has quietly honed his craft on the folk circuit. He’ll be performing unique acoustic versions of some classic hits.

Derek Meyer

Derrick Meyer

(Sunday and Monday)

You don't get much more local than Crick-based Blues-acoustic musician/guitarist Derrick Meyer, regular performer at The Wheatsheaf Pub. A veteran of Crick Boat Show as part of Half Cut’s warm-up act in previous years, this year we’re delighted to have Derrick performing for us independently.

 

Bon Accord

Bon Accord

(Monday)

Bon Accord will bring French-style accordion music and latin numbers, alongside renditions of some familiar tunes by such artists as Edith Piaf and Serge Gainsbourg, to the Show.

Canals of Old-England

Bonnet & Belt Theatre Co

(Monday)

Bonnet & Belt Theatre Co will be performing Canals of Old England, a celebration of the heritage of our waterways in music sound and verse. Penned by boater Phil Underwood, the show tells the stories of working boaters and features original tunes on melodeon, concertina and fiddle.

 

See 2018 music schedule »

See headline acts »

 

Waterways World

Waterways World is the biggest selling and longest-established inland waterways magazine.

Every month, we explore the waterway system, test the latest boats and equipment, and look into the history and heritage of our canals – and our news coverage is unrivalled.

Canal & River Trust

In an increasingly fast-paced and crowded world, the Canal & River Trust’s historic canals and rivers provide a local haven for people and nature.

We're the charity entrusted with the care of 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales

Crick Marina

Since opening in 1996, Crick Marina has become one of the most sought-after marinas in the country.

Crick marina has a great location on a 21-mile lock-free pound, ideal for relaxed weekends afloat, yet handy for all major cruising routes.

BUY TICKETS >

CRICK BOAT SHOW
is organised by the publishers of Waterways World magazine

Waterways World  magazine

 

crickboatshow.com sets first-party and third-party cookies so we can monitor and improve the effectiveness of our website. You can control this using your browser settings.