Rich Somers
Playing: Centre Stage Satuday (Time 11:00)

Brighton based Rich Somers slick, soulful acoustic blue tunes are often described as music to feed the soul. . “Rich Somers’s distinctive soulful voice sits comfortably amongst some exquisite acoustic blues licks, dirty keyboard riffs and a groove to seduce.All complimented by some stunning backing vocals, Back on Bourbon Street will have you believing every word, and feeling each emotion expressed in this collection of very well written songs."

The Old Country Crows
Playing: Grassy Stage Sunday (Time 12:00)

First time Cider Festival players The Old Country Crows bring original light country folk rock music to the festival. A 2007 road trip across the USA & Route 66 inspired Crows to tell a story of realism in life and that “the road” is there for us all.  A mix of Country, bluegrass, folk, rock, rock’n'roll and rockabilly all find their way into the melting pot of the Crows. 

UNDERtheWOOD
Playing: Barn Stage Saturday (Time 12:15)

UNDERtheWOOD are a Faversham based covers band who have recently been leaving their amps behind and playing some very well received gigs with a more acoustic and rootsy sound. For the Cider Festival they will be combining acoustic guitars, mandolin, banjo, drums, bass, vocals and harmonica to delicious sonic effect. They spin Folk, Country & Americana music that they all love and listen to with reverence!

Rudy Warman
Playing: Barn Stage Sunday (Time 15:15)

Rudy Warman & the Heavy Weather played a fantastic set at last year's Cider Festival so we are delighted to welcome them back to the stage for another go! Original songs and sound, this band are not to be missed!
Gone Country
Playing: Grassy Stage Saturday (Time 14:45)

Stu Edwards & his band Gone Country are the UK’s favourite live award winning Country band, for Best Southern Country Band and the British Country Music Award. They play a huge range of Country music from contemporary Nashville Country to Classic Country! 
Fred Clark
Playing: Barn Stage Sunday (Time 10:00)

Fred Clark is an exciting acoustic singer/songwriter from Maidstone, Kent who performs with incredible energy and writes with an upbeat, vibrant style. With over 400 gigs and 5 album releases under his belt already he is certainly one to watch!
Rhonda and the Great Unknown
Playing: Saturday Barne Stage (Time 15:15) & Centre Stage Sunday (Time 14:00)

Soulful & funky, Rhonda and The Great Unknown are laid-back with attitude, this band’s tunes are awash with razor-sharp riffs and tight, joyful grooves - when you hear them you’ll swear you’ve heard these songs before in some perfect former-life.
Jumbo Gumbo
Playing: Barn Stage Sunday (Time 12:15)

Regulars at the Brogdale Festivals, it just wouldn't be the same without them so make sure you bring your dancing boots and get your groove on to the funky sounds of this wonderful band!




Carters Alibi
Playing: Grassy Stage Sunday (Time 2:45)

Carter's Alibi FUNked up Blues has a style of rhythm and boogie blues that rocks and entertains across the spectrum. Sets gleaned from artists across the world and a little independent record in Faversham mean there’s a fantastic variety of funky tunes. Carter Alibi covers have their roots in Blues but all are chosen for dance rhythm and lyrics. Standards are covered when good arrangements make them exciting.


Celler 39
Playing: Grassy Stage Saturday (Time 12:00)
Cellar39 formed in August in the small town of Sittingbourne in the garden of England. After many hours of practice in the cellar, they finally came out and saw the light of day (or darkness of night) Although they have achieved worldwide fame, their recording contract is still not forthcoming.

Arcelia
Playing: Centre Stage Sunday (Time 11:00)
Soulful folk trio Arcelia, formed in 2012, have a reputation for beautiful songwriting and stunning harmony. They create a subtle and soulful folk-tinted sound filled with richness and intensity. This trio has supported and collaborated with a number of artists including Chris Difford, (Squeeze)  Mark Nevin (Fairground Attraction) Scott Matthews, Maddy Prior,  Coope Booyes & Simpson,  Mawkin and Oysterband.
Phoebe Warden
Playing: Centre StageSaturday (time:14:00)
19 year old Phoebe is a Singer/Songwriter from a small village near Canterbury. Her writing draws on her eclectic influences, from classic Motown, through Cat Stevens to Joni Mitchell. Producing songs of a maturity that belie her years and captivate audiences with their lyrics and melody. Listen out for some well known numbers covered in her individual and sympathetic style.

Nagasaki 3
Playing: Barn Stage Saturday (Time 10am)
The Nagasaki 3 are a Kent based 50's Rock and Roll, Surf Rock and Rockabilly band playing a varity of up-beat music ranging from Eddie Cochran, Dick Dale, The Surfaris, Jonny Cash, The Lively Ones, Jonny Kidd and the Pirates, The Cramps, Chuck Berry, Link Wray and Elvis Presley.