The Portlands formed in 2009 and have toured extensively with their distinct brand of Folk-Rock n’ Roll.
After sharing studio time with Elbow only three months into their formation whilst at Blueprint Studios in Manchester, they went on to play some of the most prestigious venues in the country on their first UK Tour and finished with a 10,000 capacity crowd festival date at the end of summer 2010. The Portlands have recently recorded a new EP for release at this gig entitled ‘Noctilucent’.
The Lottery Winners were Live & Unsigned winners 2010. Born in Salford and raised on romance, The Lottery Winners claim to have found the triumphant medium between the suffering of the Smiths and the blithe of the Beach Boys.
Jeremiah Ferrari are a four piece reggae band from Manchester with influences such as Bob Marley and Steel Pulse. They are currently working on their first album.
Ford and the Shouts hail from Manchester. This Female fronted Blues/Pop band are building a roster of covers & originals. With influences like Amy Winehouse, Paulo Nutini & John Mayer ‘Ford & The Shouts’ are branching between modern pop & classic blues with the soulful voice of Kirsty Ford.