Line UpWe’re kind of particular about our music, which is why we’ve only got the finest R&B, Americana, Soul, Blues, Roots and Country musicians on our bill. Scroll down and click on their lovely faces to check them out in action..
“The contours of Pokey LaFarge’s music have always evoked a time before he was born, but the here-and-now is center — Rolling Stone
Eli Paperboy Reed with The High & Mighty Brass Band
Red Rooster is pleased to announce the powerhouse that is Eli Paperboy Reed, together with his 10-piece High and Mighty Band!, as Saturday night headliners. Based in Brooklyn, this will be the collaboration’s first ever UK festival performance. His powerful vocals and stage persona are sure to impress but in conjunction with this fantastic 10-piece […]
Former member of Old Crow Medicine Show – the Louisiana born Gill Landry, will be bringing his incredible song-writing to our Little Red Rooster stage. He’s been on our target list for a while and we’re very proud to have him join us, and lead us on a romantic journey through the dark and into the […]
Daddy Long Legs
New York City’s most beloved blues bashers have been huffing and puffing and blowing houses down on a nightly basis on their infinite world tour and always bring an elevated level of rough and ready intensity to contemporary lo-fi blues.
Yola Carter, winner of the Americana Music Association’s UK Artist of the Year 2017, is a powerhouse of a voice. Her Country-Soul sounds, larger-than-life stage presence and superb songs prove completely irresistible. “It’s hard to choose standout moments from Carter — who may well have the best voice at the festival” – Nashville Scene “Stole […]
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club
The legendary Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, originally from Denver, Colorado, will be bringing their experimental and enthralling country genius to the party. Their appearance follows a European tour with Nathaniel Ratecliff & The Night Sweats that included three nights at Shepherd Bush Empire. WE CAN’T WAIT !
Martin Harley is a supremely talented acoustic roots and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter with a burgeoning global reputation.
Jonathan Toubin – New York Night Train Soul Clap & Dance Off
We’re bringing over NYC’s hottest late-night underground night – Jonathan Toubin and his New York Night Train Soul Clap & Dance Off. Culled from an endless array of long-forgotten Sixties soul singles, Soul Clap is pure musical dynamite and will keep the records spinning and the boys & girls swingin’ at Red Rooster till the […]
Headlining the Little Red Rooster stage are Ida Mae. They come to Red Rooster fresh from recording their debut album with Ethan Johns and touring the American South through March and April.
Northern Ireland’s The Bonnevilles will be bringing their heavy licks and head-knockin’ back beats to Euston Hall. They don’t so much play punk blues as use it as a spring board to create a completely new genre.
Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton
Jerron ‘Blind Boy” Paxton transports us back to the 1920’s – a hugely exciting star of the future, that has already played Carnegie Hall with Buddy Guy, amongst many others. Although still in his 20s, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton has earned a reputation for transporting audiences back to the 1920’s and making them wish they could […]
Jake La Botz
Effortlessly blending authentic blues, rock, country, and gospel, he’s created a sound and style that is original and yet instantly familiar.
Bennett Wilson Poole
As the new year gets underway and we long for light and warmth like a breath of fresh airborne on a shaft of sunlight, the sensation-rich sounds of Bennett, Wilson, Poole are unveiled. A colourful, magical, cosmic English music conjured in rural Oxfordshire by an exceptional trio whose multi-faceted creative capabilities and personalities are alchemised into […]
GospelbeacH continue to deftly honor the grand tradition of West Coast rock and roll. Their second album is more 70’s FM rock than 60’s AM gold, more cosmo than country with a theme of timeless love.
Infamous London DJ, Ross Allen will be spinning the best in country and soul till the early hours. Former A&R at Island Records and a presenter on Radio One and BBC London Live, Ross believes you should stay on your toes and make sure no music passes under your radar.
Brennen Leigh and Noel McKay
Austin, Texas based songwriters Brennen Leigh and Noel McKay are coming along with their craft story songs with equal measures of heart. The Austin-based songwriters’ debut collaboration spotlights these celebrated troubadours in peak form (“Before We Come to Our Senses”). “These are modern day country duets à la George Jones and Melba Montgomery.”
London’s brilliantly quirky duo Worry Dolls, having supported Joan Armatrading and received praise from Paul McCartney, will be serenading us with their sublime harmonies and tongue-in-cheek, honest lyrics.
A timeless enchantress, Sampson combines a 70s folk-rock aesthetic and sound, which draws on a California country and classic Laurel Canyon, quickly garnered ﬂattering comparisons to giants such as Nicks, Ronstadt and Bonnie Raitt as well as cult heroes such as Barbara Keith, Jim Croce and Bobbie Gentry. Sampson is not afraid to wear her […]
With heartfelt lyrics and Country undertones, Lucy focuses on telling you the unadulterated truth about a girl who was born and raised in a town not built for Country music. Inspired by the likes of Johnny Cash, Lucy’s understated guitar rhythms and trilled vocal melodies hark back to tried and tested traditional Country song writing, […]
Spain’s Los Chicos bring their country-punk-rock-soul-garage-gospel machine to the main stage. They have worked regularly with one of the Godfather’s of rauncho garage punk, Lord Mike Mariconda and shared stages with The Sonics, Radio Birdman, Roy Loney, Johnny Casino, Paul Collins, Southern Culture On The Skids, The New Christs, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Eddie & the […]
The Hanging Stars
London-based psych-folk-country quintet The Hanging Stars take cues from both sides of the Atlantic, mainlining the dying embers of the early 70s psychedelic folk and cosmic country scenes, with nods to The Byrds, Big Star and The Flying Burrito Brothers, as well as hints of Mojave 3 and The Allah Las. The band is comprised of songwriter, singer and guitarist Richard Olson (The […]
Johnny Cage & The Voodoogroove
Dirty Cubana, Garage Punk Soul, Junkabilly Vamp Trash Voodoo, Electrified Swampy Stomp Box Rock & Rolling Shake a Hip Bone Boogie Blues…
4D Jones are checking in at Euston Hall, tearing up the Rhythm & Blues rule book for many decades and showing no sign of settling down anytime soon.
Big Steve Arlene
BiG Steve Arlene ‘learned to work hard in California, and took his work to Tennessee’, before moving back to Norwich! After a 20 year stint heading up the Arlenes with wife Stephanie, more recently with the Shooting Stars, Steve’s been jamming with these two exceptional musicians and brings a cool little rockin’ roots band to […]
Lil & Ollie
London- based country/blues duo ‘Lil & Ollie’ started working together back in 2014 and have been performing and writing together since then. After returning from a three week Road trip from Atlanta to New Orleans then up to Nashville along the Mississippi they wrote and their debut album ‘Confessional’. The album was recorded at Eastcote Studios and produced by […]
With an insatiable ability to craft a modern day classic, Howard Rose launches into 2018 with an array of new material inspired by the likes of Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley, and the new soul sound currently dominating the US. Favourably compared to Alabama Shakes, Father John Misty and Wilco, Rose offers a unique and refreshing take […]
From South London, Tommy Hare presents his newest project Ask Sally – bringing a brand new melding of soul, rock n roll, Western swing and outlaw country in a string band formation. These Gentlemen rock n rollers will be delivering good old southern grooves with a distinctive British cock of the hat.
Lunch Special is a London-based bluegrass and Americana band. Members Neala Hickey, Vivian Li, and Luca Serino have roots spreading across three continents. In 2016, the three met at a bluegrass picking session at a London pub, where they bonded over a passion for stringed instruments, harmony singing, murder ballads, chicken, beer, and all things […]
London born Adrian Stranik’s first ever solo acoustic performance was at Café Vivaldi’s in New York City ten years ago. Since then, fronting the bands The Silver Brazilians and The Broadway Twisters have taken priority, and it’s only now that he’s gotten back to stripping overloaded favourites and unleashed secrets down to the chassis. Expect […]
Ash Gray & The Burners
The very definition of a Texas Troubadour, Ash Gray was raised in Austin and since then has laid his hat in various locations, including New York and London, before retracing his family roots to Yorkshire. Founder of notorious punkgrass band The High-Class Family Butchers, he’s collaborated with numerous fellow-travellers along the way and will be […]
Foreign Affairs are a Country-Rock duo from Bristol, comprising of brothers Adam and Lawrence Purnell. The powerful, passionate vocal of younger brother Lawrence turns heads instantly but it is the carefully crafted songs and energetic performance that keeps them facing that way.
Ben Smith & Jimmy Brewer
Ben Smith and Jimmy Brewer met in 2015 when they were both supporting Joan Armatrading on her first solo tour. They started writing together and their first duo gig saw them opening for Joan in front of a thousand-strong audience in Blackpool. They have been performing together regularly since then, playing at St Pancras Old […]
Lauren’s fusion of Soul, Country and Blues music has been play-listed on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio London. Her songs have also been featured amongst Robert Elm’s “favourite tracks of the year”. She was invited to be a headliner at Bluesfest at the O2 Arena last year and has opened the stage for artists […]
Ruby Jean Rose
A US Born and UK raised Berlin street performer, passionately sings and performs her original brand of Americana tunes. Prepare yourself for some serious badassery in cowboy boots…
Little Folk will bring their own unique style of upbeat foot stomping Americana music to this years Red Rooster Festival. With a traditional set-up, tight harmonies and great stage presence their original songs will create a fantastic festival experience. So make sure to bring your dancing shoes and enjoy Little Folk at Red Rooster 2018.
Sheffield-based performer Banjo Jen is the all-singin’, all-dancin’, badass banjo-pickin’ girl! A relative new-comer to the Americana scene, highlights of her music career so far have included playing in Austin during SXSW 2017, opening the Honey Bee Blues stage at Peace in the Park festival and supporting the Everly Pregnant Brothers at the 100 Club […]
Amani & Captain Future
Hold on to your your hats, Amani & Captain Future are taking a little holiday from their main 10 piece shakedown Gospel project, The Future Shape Of Sound, to bring you a red hot rhythm and blues repertoire of 20’s and 30’s dirty ditties found from ‘below the belt’ of the deep south and ‘round […]
Food & Drink
Soulshakers live and breathe good ol’ southern style hospitality and have created some of the most renowned cocktails around. They have worked closely with the best American whiskey brands throughout the years and concocted some magic recipes for our good roosters.
The Mac Factory
“The Mac Daddy of Mac n Cheese places” – MTV UK This is serious Mac n Cheese like no other. Need we say more?
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