(Saturday, 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. Now a veteran of Crick Boat Show, this year we’re delighted to have Derrick performing for us independently and also, on Friday and Saturday evening, with fellow Crick resident keyboard player and song writer Mike Roberts.
Dangerous Derrick & Mike Roberts
(Friday and Saturday)
Crick welcomes back Acoustic Cool - the duo made up of Mansfield-based Jim and Huthwaite-based Rob. Their unique sound has been developed over the years and blends Jim's incredible voice with both acoustic and electric guitars. The talented pair have also created their own backing tracks of bass and drums.
Charity Stow is an upcoming singer-songwriter based in Nottingham. Charity comes from a musical family and has worked with her father to create her own sound. She has taken influences from Carole King, Bob Dylan and The Beatles to inspire her songwriting but is constantly learning from new artists such as Billie Marten, Daughter and Lucy Rose to find her own niche.
The Scutters are a happy foot-tapping band of seasoned musicians playing a mixture of well known songs with some folk and Irish music thrown in.
Frontman, vocalist and guitarist Des Fraser, Steve Redshaw (vocals, guitar, mandolin, banjo) and Richard Noton, (cajon and percussion) formed the band in 2021 after connecting with each other on the Rugby and Midlands music circuit.
A firm Crick favourite, and one of the most accomplished Irish and roots music bands around. Bringing an original and infectious style to the Celtic scene, they are charismatic, humorous and encourage audience participation. On Sunday night, the band are joined by Seån Cannon, member of the legendary Irish folk superstars, The Dubliners.
Dusty 4 Track
Will Jeffery and Ben James are Dusty 4 Track, a blues/folk act from Nottingham.
The mixture of Ben's blues and soul influences and Will's alternative folk influences create a wonderful eclectic mix of tunes with melodies that will stick in your head and music that wlll make you tap your foot.
Dusty 4 Track were recently in the studio recording their first EP. Keep your ear to the ground for their first release.
The Herron Brothers
The Herron Brothers are Paul and Steven Herron from Derby. Being actual brothers, they have played and sung together for a lifetime. The duo write and record harmony-based pop music and have just released their third studio album.
Rolling Stock are a four-piece band playing country-inspired rock and blues music covers ranging from the 1930s to the ‘noughties’ and have a broad appeal to a wide-ranging audience.
The original members, Nick and Guy have played and performed together for nearly 15 years, with Adrian joining in 2015 and Bill in 2020. Together they have an interesting variety of musical backgrounds, experiences, influences and tastes…