Performing Saturday 27th May 2017
Steve Pledger has an enviable reputation as a talented and dynamic performer. BBC Introducing have called his music, “beautiful, authentic, unblemished and wonderful”. With writing that ranges from fragile reflections on love and loss to blistering commentaries on present circumstances, his songs pack an emotional punch, both on record and in a live performance.
His musical influences are many and varied and include Graham Parker, Cat Stevens/ Yusuf Islam, Martyn Joseph, Van Morrison, Ryan Adams, Don McLean, Springsteen and others.
Following on from his 2012 debut album – ’14 Good Intentions’ – April 2015 saw Steve release its follow-up, ‘Striking Matches In The Wind’, which according to R2 Magazine’s 4* review is “Authentically expressed in a voice with genuine appeal… a direct route to the heart.”
Steve will be forming on Saturday 27th May 2017 at The Bushcraft Show 2017
For more information visit www.stevepledger.co.uk
Journey Home (formerly Acoustic Journey) are a multi-award nominated Country band from the heart of the United Kingdom. They have been gathering swift momentum since bursting onto the UK Country scene in early 2015, following a successful performance at C2C Country to Country. Their attitude to playing upbeat shows and sharing a beer or twelve with fans afterwards has allowed them to develop a truly loyal fan base.
Between Jonesy and Ben, the pair have developed a formidable songwriting team and have collaborated on every song since they originally formed as a duo in 2009. The band are known for writing and performing upbeat, feel good tracks that reflect the lifestyles they have lived through their teens and 20’s.
The band have been playing shows alongside some of the best Country artists in the UK including Jess & The Bandits, Sasha McVeigh, Luke & Mel, The Southern Companion and Holloway Road. Their EP “Get Back Up: Get Back On It” released in October 2015 reached the Top 10 in the iTunes Country chart. Their efforts have been recognised with multiple award nominations at the British Country Music Association Awards (Horizon Act) and the UKCountryRadio.com awards (Group and Artist).
The guys are working with Nashville producer Tommy Harden on their brand new EP which will be released in 2017.
Journey Home will be performing on the main stage on Saturday 23rd May.
Clansman Fire are a group of fire performers based in Edinburgh, whose performances are influenced by Scottish Culture and History. They use a variety of fire props including poi, fans and charcoal based effect props to deliver highly energetic and spectacular performances.