Category Archives: Spotlight Artist
John Deery and The Heads are a band from Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Formed in 2010 by singer-songwriter, John Deery, 'The Heads' quickly recorded and released their debut album 'Smoke and Mirrors' with renowned Irish producer David Odlum in France. Following the success of their debut, John Deery and The Heads set about a hectic touring schedule around Ireland and the UK. The band released their second full studio album 'Horizon' in December 2012 to critical acclaim with the single 'The Raven' described as one of the finest songs to be written by any Irish singer songwriter that year.
Jeanne, Mathias, Serge and Tom met during a concert of the Hazardous Purple Oysters Band in Vesoul (East of France). They immediately bonded in a shared interest for this Scottish psyche-folk-blues band from the sixties, specialized in Mothers of Oysters’ covers (and also because they were the only four people attending the concert). The four decided to start a project around traditional Caucasian folk songs but...
Annemarie Borg Antara is a composer, a singer, a writer-lyricist, and a tutor, and is concerned essentially with environmental issues and the conservation of our natural world. All her recorded work is freely available on request for schools and any organisations or individuals involved with education/ecology/raising awareness of climate change and animal preservation. She is also the founder of the Antara Project: a community of like minded artists/musicians/writers, supported by Artists Project Earth, which is now in its third phase.
Generation Jones is a British acoustic duo comprising singer songwriters Geoff Carr and Jon Beynon. Based in the North Cotswolds, they perform to great acclaim at a variety of venues and events, mixing their own material with sensitive renditions of classic favourites. Drawing inspiration from songwriting and musicianship in the 1960s and 1970s, Generation Jones occupies that intriguing space where folk, blues, rock and country meet together. Their music is dominated by the clean, bright picking of acoustic guitars, enriched by the addition of other instruments: mandolin, dulcimer, double bass, harmonica. Their vocal sound is marked by tight harmonies and a distinctive smoothness.