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Jaccals are Paul Connop, Jonah Jones and Phil Guest. They hail from the West Midlands and have all been adoring and playing music for years. Their paths crossed in early 2009 and a sound they had all been longing for was born. They've been locked awa ...

Jack Bruce & The Blues Experience

Bassist & Vocalist Jack Bruce was a founding member of the British psychedelic rock power trio, Cream. Hailed as one of the most powerful vocalists and greatest bassists of his time, Jack Bruce's improvisational skill and utterly unique, free-s ...

Jack Lawrence

from USA

Jack Savoretti

Jack was previosly special guest on Corinne Bailey Rae's UK tour

Jackie Oates

Jackie won two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2009, after going solo and her album Hyperboreans reached number 5 on the Mojo Folk Album of the Year Chart. She's played the main stage at Cambridge Folk Festival, headlined her own tours and is a permanent ...

JACKIE the live show

Christopher Nott presents JACKIE the live show - The music of David Essex, David Cassidy, Donny Osmond, Rod Stewart...


We are a British 3-piece dark rock band, from Birmingham, in the UK. We play around the city on a regular basis. We also studied at The Birmingham Music Academy for two years and then The London Academy of Music for a year, learning about the music b ...

Jacks Legacy

Jack's Legacy are a 4-piece rock/metal outfit from Wombourne. After taking some time off for exams and holidays, they are back on the circuit and ready to rock! It's members include: Ben Hunt: Guitars Kate Saunders: Vocals Matt Dooner: Bass Ste ...

Jacks Wasted Life

alternative/rock/punk 3-piece from Halesowen.

Jacquie Williams

Jacquie Williams is an experienced and much-in-demand stellar vocalist, having performed backing vocals for many artists including Michael Buble, Thelma Houston, Blue, Ultravox, Tony Christie, Jason Donovan and Edwin Starr to name but a few. Jacqu ...


Jaded is a Rock Tribute band that performs many of the best "classic rock" songs of the last forty years. It has evolved around the partnership of drummer Phil Smart and bass guitarist John Matthews. Both musicians share a wealth of experience in the ...

Jaffa Rose

"Jazz and funk influences, coupled with playful compositions that hint at real possibilities for the future" - Jazz Coventry "They truly startle the ear with their ability to meld each member's individual output into some cohesive and deeply cool ...

Jah Shaka Sound

JAH SHAKA SOUND is the legendary UK JA sound system. Known as the Zulu Warrior Shaka is King of Dub and celebrates over 40 years in the world of roots rock reggae Sounds - he is the Master. JAH SHAKA welcomes each and everyone to be part of his music ...

Jah Wobbles Invaders of the Heart

A true Maverick! Bass player, singer, composer, poet, and one-time London Tube driver, over a 36-year career in music John Wardle AKA Jah Wobble has carved a reputation as "a true maverick" (The Guardian), "wildly eclectic" (Uncut), and one of the fi ...

Jake Flowers

Based in South Shropshire I've played at festivals including Homegame, Glastonbury, Green Man, Summer Sundae, Wychwood, Secret Garden, Twisted Folk and Birmingham Arts Festival and at venues across the UK. Over the past couple of years I've performed ...

Jake Henry

Young pianist/guitarist/singer songwriter. Also expect covers from Bob Dylan, Hendrix, Bruce hornsby, Oasis, The Zutons, Coldplay, etc.

Jake Leg Jug Band

20's and 30's music with a mix of Country Blues, Ragtime, Vaudeville, Jazz and Gospel... using an assortment of instruments true to the period entertainment is guaranteed!

Jake Stigers

After a successful solo acoustic tour of the UK at the end of last year taking in venues like Barfly and POP!, Jake returned in May with his full band and stormed the UK live music scene once again at venues like Live on the Park, The Cavern and The ...

Jake Stigers and the Velvet Roots

Jake grew up in Idaho, singing in church choirs, absorbing his older brother's diverse record collection and learning the drums before setting out for New York to get involved in the rock n roll scene. He built up a strong fanbase gigging with band t ...


Old School Rock

Jaki Graham

Jaki Graham is a unique vocalist and one of the most appealing Soul entertainers to emerge from the UK, who rose to prominence in the UK charts back in the 'eighties with solo & duet releases, such as 'Could it Be I'm Falling In Love?', 'Mated', ...


Minus the actual drummer; still a fun, sing-along five piece whos music is impossible not to get along with.


James are a Manchester bandwho formed in 1982 and were most successful during the 1990s with well know for the songs "Sit Down", "She's a Star", "Come Home" and "Laid".

James Acoustic

Acoustic covers including The Killers, Kings of Leon, The Jam, Newton Faulkner, Leo Sayer & Snow Patrol - to name but a few!

James Arthur

2012 X Factor champion..

James Blunt

He's 'beautiful' - if you dont know who this guy is or you have managed to miss his latest release tell me how!? I may use your methods in the future.

James Chadwick

Hailing from a sleepy village on the Lincolnshire , Cambridgeshire border, James is an accomplished singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Although comparisons have been made to many artists, such as Nick Drake, Jeff Buckley and Jimi Hendrix ...

James Deans Car

A West Midlands four piece band with plenty of festival, gig and TV experience. Featuring electro/accoustic guitars, bass and a variety of drum sets, James Deans Car can play pub or larger hall venues and with over 100 years of playing experience bet ...

James Delarre & Saul Rose

James Delarre and Saul Rose bring a thrilling fiddle performance with some of the finest melodeon playing, harnessing all the subtleties of traditional music while producing an exciting and energetic display of musicianship. James Delarre's work incl ...

James Rea

Birmingham boy, singer/songwriter just finishing his first album,starting to get out and about

James Skelly & the Intenders

James Skelly of the Coral..

James Summerfield

MOJO- "Sutton Coldfield is not best known for its lonely prairies but, but they're beautifully evoked on these 10 songs" UNCUT- "Paced like Gillian Welch at her Bible-black best" AMERICANA UK- "Lovely delicate dark brooding Americana" ...

James Vincent McMorrow

Dublin's James Vincent McMorrow released his second single, the stirring 'Sparrow & The Wolf', in July 2011. This comes off the back of a stunning performance on 'Later...With Jools Holland', where James joined the likes of Friendly Fires and Blo ...

James Wilkes

James is a solos acoustic artist that performs cover versions of songs from various artits including Paul Weller, Damien Rice, Radiohead, Snow Patrol, The killers, Simon & Garfunkel, Oasis, Beatles and many more.

Jameson Raid

Midland Godfathers of heavy metal

Jami Sheriff Trio

Jamil Sheriff is Head of Jazz at Leeds College of Music. He is known throughout the UK Jazz scene for his lyrical and rhythmic approach to original music, and this latest project is no exception. The group features Dave Walsh (drums) and Pete Turner ...

Jan Garbarek Group

Jan Garbarek is the defining voice in European Jazz, with his intensely atmospheric playing that is both timeless and modern; ethereal and earthy; austere and warm.

Jane Taylor

BBC Radio 2 presenters Johnnie Walker and Bob Harris are real fans. She's opened for Jools Holland, recorded with Massive Attack guitarist Angelo Bruschini and her album 'Compass' won 'BEST Singer Songwriter ALBUM' at last year's Independent Music Aw ...

Janelle Monae

Janelle Monáe Robinson, known as Janelle Monáe, is an American R&B and soul musician, composer and record producer signed to Wondaland Art Society, Bad Boy Records and Atlantic Records.

Jasmine Moon Ensemble

Traditional Chinese Music....Made in Birmingham. Forged in the vibrant Midlands world music scene and with a background steeped in the music and culture of China, comes the authentic and original Jasmine Moon Ensemble (Dizi:flute, Guzheng:harp, Yang ...

Jason Derülo

With global sales of over 12 million singles, 1.3 million of them in the UK with current single 'What If?', the #1 smash 'In My Head', 'Ridin' Solo' and his debut 'Whatcha Say', which also topped the Billboard chart, Jason Derülo now announces a 9-da ...

Jason Kester & the Believers

We've played for royalty, we've played all over the world. We've played at the Dorchester, we've played at the local pub. We've rocked out for celebrities at big charity balls and busked for passers by. But in the end one thing remains - we ...

Jason Manns

His musical career was jumpstarted when a friend submitted his acoustic cover of Van Morrison's "Crazy Love" to a local radio contest in California. It was the winning entry. Manns made the move to Los Angeles, California with his brother Matt who, a ...

Jason Pegg

Birmingham based singer songwriter specialising in acoustic performances


Jay Northall

solo artist

Jay Percival

Jay has been playing guitar and writing music for 13 years and has dabbled in many different styles from indie rock in GeeK through the late nineties to Drum and Bass production in the early 2000's. He has settled back where he started and also wher ...

Jay Phelps

Trumpeter Jay Phelps is at the forefront of the young and creative generation of jazz musicians in the UK, with an instantly recognizable warm and projecting tone. A Vancouver-born Canadian, Jay was tutored by the city's top jazz and classical trumpe ...

Jayce Lewis

Jayce Lewis´s solo career erupted following his first ever single release - Icon. Music channel giants -VH1 and MTV soon playlisted the welshmans video some months later, and after a sucession of media interest VH1 named Jayce 'Artist of the Month', ...

Jayne Powell

Beautiful vocals weaving into rich harmonies, intricate guitar melodies, and skillfully thoughtful percussion - it can only be Jayne Powell and her band of talented musicians. Jayne has established herself as one of Birmingham's leading songwriting t ...

Jay-Z & Kanye West

Hot on the heels of their huge success at the 2012 Grammy Awards, winning the award for 'Best Rap Performance' (for their track 'Otis'), Jay-Z and Kanye West will be doing their first tour as 'The Throne', the name for their joint collaboration. H ...

Jazz Alive

An ensemble comprising some of London's up and coming Jazz musicians aged 14-25, created by Jazz Entrepreneur, Clive Powell. The Jazz Alive project nurtures the raw talent of its young members by developing their compositional and performance skills ...

Jazz Duo

A vocal and piano duet covering classic pop, jazz and swing numbers. Attractive and upbeat, the performance from Zara Phillips and Harwood Shing is perfect for corporate, private and charity events throughout the year.

Jazz Meets Jive (feat Kenny Ball)

Jazz meets Jive - Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen with The Jive Aces - two band spectacular! Kenny Ball is a legend. Probably the greatest test of an artist's success is his durability. Kenny is now a national institution and the most successful ...

Jazz Thrash Assassin

"Have to be seen to be believed..." - Stephen Hudyba, Surface Festival "A montage of musical musings, barrages of unsculpted noise" - Kevyn Gammond, MAS records "you guys are totally psycho, your sound is f!@$!@$#@%#$!^#Y^%$&@#$&$^*@# ...

Jazzie B

L E G E N D !

Jean Genie

Jean Genie perform an incredible tribute to David Bowie, complete with dazzling, flamboyant costumes and stunning effects. Critically acclaimed as the UK's top Bowie tribute, you'd be forgiven for thinking you are seeing the man himself.

Jeff Ballard

Jazz drummer Jeff Ballard is part of two of the most important small bands working in the jazz industry today: the Brad Mehldau Trio and the group led by Kurt Rosenwinkel and Mark Turner.

Jeff Chapmans Roosters

Essex based r&b trio playing in the style of Dr Feelgood,Pirates,Wilko Johnson

Jeff Williams/Clark Tracey Project

Jeff and Clark are two internationally revered performers and band leaders, very much part of the jazz tradition and today's scene - as well as committed teachers on the jazz programme at Birmingham Conservatoire. Their choice of material and conc ...

Jefferson Starship

JEFFERSON STARSHIP ('The Next Generation' as it has colloquially come to be described, since JEFFERSON AIRPLANE co-founder PAUL KANTNER re-launched his vehicle for music & science fiction in January 1992)

Jeffree Star

Jeffree Star is an American model, fashion designer, make-up artist, DJ, and singer-songwriter residing in the Los Angeles area. He is an Internet celebrity known for his popularity on MySpace as well as his fashion line and from his transgressive, g ...


Jenn Bostic

American singer songwriter

Jennifer Batten

Guitarist with Michael Jackson's touring band in the'90's.


describe themselves as melodic, metalcore, rock and southern rock

Jerry Dammers Spatial AKA Orchestra

"One of the best things I have seen and heard" Mr Scruff "Go and see them!" Mojo "Puts the joy back into live jazz" Jazzwise "Triumphant, glorious, exhilarating" Uncut "Now this is really special" The Observer

Jersey Budd

Jersey Budd....supported Kasabian on tour and at the albert hall Sets at Glastonbury and Isle of white rave reviews in Q mag, NME, Observer, the Fly

Jess Jones

Alternative , experimental music . No consistant genre due to lack of patience.

Jess Puri

Jess is a guitarist who performs strumming and fingerstyle material with a unique style of playing bass lines,chords,melody and percussion. Jess is composing and performing her own material as well as arrangements of artists material as a solo guitar ...

Jess Silk

Jess Silk is a guitarist, singer and songwriter from Kingswinford, near Dudley, who has been penning songs since her early teens. Over the past few years her style has developed into a husky, shouty brand of folk music that often has her being likene ...

Jess Vincent

Jess Vincent's unique mix of "...accessible, tuneful folksiness, with dashes of Americana of the light-textured Appalachian variety" (Folk n Roots) is "Soulful, strong and utterly engrossing" (Folk Wales) and "uniquely and obliquely original" (Rock'n ...

Jesse Malin & The St Marks Social

After three critically acclaimed solo records, dozens of world tours and TV appearances, Jesse Malin found himself back in New York City questioning his next move. From his days fronting seminal hardcore trio Heart Attack and infamous glam punks D G ...

Jesus Jones

The first three Jesus Jones albums, Liquidiser, Doubt and band / fan favourite Perverse (1993) were followed by Already , released in 1998 in the US and 1997 in the rest of the world. Almost totally ignored by the press it failed to do as well as hop ...

Jewellers Eye

Superb folk / roots band featuring Graham Summers, Noel Sheehan, Jenny Carter. Fiddle driven song based folk & Roots. New album 'Rocks Of France' just out.


Female rock originals music. Singer song writer - check out the mp3s on www.jewelsband.co.uk gigged all over + festivals soulful rock singer

Jez Lowe

Jez Lowe and The Bad Pennies have been playing their songs and music of Northern England for a decade and a half around the folk festivals, clubs and concert stages of the world. "Acoustic simplicity coupled with electric vitality" was how they were ...


Jill and Kate

Jill and Kate are a country pop duo from Nashville, Tennessee with lyrics inspired by real life, seasoned with the simplicity of youthful energy and a timelessness that is rarely seen in today's pop music.

Jilted Generation

The Jilted Generation: the world's ONLY Live (Full Band) tribute to The Prodigy! Since their inception in early 2005, the energy and madness of the Jilted Generation has torn up venues and festivals across the UK and Europe. 2008 has seen the band ...

Jim Bob(Carter USM)

Born at the end of the last century in London to his two parents Frank and Jenny. He had 14 top 40 singles and a number one album and played over 800 gigs all over the world as lead singer with Carter USM. Since Carter Jim has released two al ...

Jim Hammond

If bottle neck slide guitar and barrel house boogie woogie piano floats your boat then the talents of Jim Hammond and his new trio are a must see, with a rhythm section featuring two of the finest within this genre: `Drugstore Cowboy´ 'Nick Whitfield ...

Jim Jones Revue

The Jim Jones Revue is an English garage rock band comprising Jim Jones (formerly of Thee Hypnotics), Rupert Orton, Gavin Jay, Nick Jones and Henri Herbert. The band compare their sound to artists such as The Birthday Party, MC5, Johnny Thunders, The ...

Jim Lauderdale

Jim Lauderdale is a multi-talented performer and songwriter, with successes in both country and bluegrass music. His roots stem from the Carolinas, yet his career has taken him all over the United States and abroad, making him an international record ...

Jim McAllister

Sinatra trib

Jim Moray

At the age of 21 Jim Moray was described as "the greatest leap forward in folk for 30 years." His debut album, Sweet England, won the Album Of the Year award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2004 and his latest work, Low Culture, was fRoots magazin ...

Jimmy Cliff

The Honorable Jimmy Cliff, OM (born James Chambers; 1 April 1948) is a Jamaican ska and reggae singer, musician, and actor. He is the only currently living musician to hold the Order of Merit, the highest honour that can be granted by the Jamaican go ...

Jimmy Coup

Jimmy Coup , of Coup De Grace and Andrew WK fame, hails from Los Angeles. Jimmy has shared the stage with a remarkable who's who of rock legend including Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, System of a Down, and Motley Crue.

Jimmy Griswold

Jimmy Griswold captures the style of the artist in any type of music he attacks, from the warm tones of T-Bone Walker & BB King to the screaming sounds of Roy Buchanan, Jeff Beck & Stevie Ray Vaughn. Jimmy projects unparalleled energy and ...


The much acclaimed: Jinder has released albums on Sony / Bmg, One Little Indian and boutique label Folkwit Recorsd. He has achieved airplay on many National and Regional stations including BBC Radio 2. His touring has brought him into contact with th ...


Jinja hail from Birmingham, England. The city which has been home to many rock greats such as "Black Sabbath" & "Led Zeppelin". Despite only forming in 2002, Jinja have performed at no less than 15 festivals, supported 'Thin Lizzy' on a leg o ...


JJK are a pop/punk band from the UK, that play music and love to have fun!



Jo Hamilton

Came down from bonnie scotland in hired car to study viola (and sing in secret) at thebirmingham conservatoire. Studied a lot of viola and sang a bit. Gave first public recital at hare and hounds pub in 1999 - first review: 'charming'. First ...

Jo Harman

Jo Harman's evocative voice, and exciting stagecraft, has seen her dubbed one of the most compelling singers of her generation. From initial attention grabbing performances at The Great Escape (music industry) Festival and headlining prestigious Lon ...

Jo Harman and Company

Jo Harman's evocative voice, and compelling stagecraft, has seen her dubbed one of the most exciting new performers on the scene, drawing high praise from critics and peers alike. From initial attention grabbing performances last year at The Gre ...

Joan Armatrading

Joan Armatrading, whose unique voice has deservedly built her a huge following, takes to the road again to play a selection of UK dates in 2010. Joan's strong rhythmic acoustic guitar playing and her melodic electric solos help to make her the consum ...

Joanne Louise Parker

Joanne Louise Parker's forte is a cappella where she has been known to silence a chattering room in seconds with a voice which fans say "makes the hairs stand up on the back of your neck". Bought up against the harsh, yet beautiful landscape of the C ...

Joanne Shaw Taylor

Born and raised in the Black Country, Joanne was originally discovered by Eurythmics' Dave Stewart as a 16 year old guitar prodigy. Through hard work and near-constant touring, she is now one of the hottest young names on the British Blues circuit. S ...


JOANovARC all female Rock n Roll at it's finest! First all female Uk rock band to have their songs featured on the ROCKBAND Xbox 360 and recently supported by Gibson!

Jocelyn Brown

With an illustrious career spanning from the mid-seventies, this legendary American dance Diva, Jocelyn Brown is well known for her powerful soul-shaking voice. The unforgettable line "I've Got the Power" from the Snap! hit and the sentiment and stre ...

Jodi Lee Parker

Jodi Lee Parker are a four-piece guitar band, playing a style currently known as 'Indie-Disco Funkcore', due to lying somewhere in between indie, disco, funk and hardcore. Obviously. All band members score highly on the sexiness scale, and if thi ...

Jodie And The Jet Plane

Jodie and The Jet Plane are a journey through beauty. Uplifting and at the same time thought provoking. Consisting of Jodie Lawrence on Vocals, Adam Goldsmith - Bass, Chris Jones - Guitar, Jeremy Jeffrey - Drums and Will Ollis - Guitar, they will ...


Joe Brown

LEGEND, innit!!!!

Joe Gideon & The Shark

London thoroughbred brother and sister duo Joe Gideon and The Shark are a sight and sound to behold. Joe Gideon pounds bass and guitar whilst narrating his autobiographical tales of misadventure, and little sister Viva (The Shark) drives the whole th ...

Joe Longthorne

This talented artist began his career over three decades ago with appearances on Junior Showtime, followed by a grounding on the tough Northern club circuit. His big break came in 1981 when he was a finalist on London Weekend Television's Search ...

Joe McElderry

X Factor winner, apparently..

Joe Morton

Solo singer songwriter from Birmingham. Influenced by the likes of Dave McPherson (InMe), Jeff Buckley, City and Colour and more. Joe has been writing and recording music since the demise of his band 'Beyond Dreams Of Grandeur' at the end of 2011. ...

Joe Public

Formed in 2002 as a year-eight school band, the lads soon out-grew the confines of their school hall, and have now played over fifty gigs, including three times at Bristol University. They were the youngest ever band to play at Pilton Working Men's ...

Joe Satriani


Joe’s Gun

Three piece punk indie rock band, play regular, Midlands, Bristol, manchester, Liverpool. Matt McCamphill, Guitar/Vocals, Adam Raybone, Bass, Tom Flanagan, Drums

Joel Owen & The Antoine Band

Formed in 2010, Joel Owen & The Antoine Band are an original blues and boogie band from Leicester, UK. Having released solo albums "One of Those Days" and "Love and Music" in 2006 and 2009 respectively, Joel Owen found that his song writing le ...

Johanna Juhola

Eccentric, eclectic and very cheeky: Accordion Finnish style Charismatic and playful accordionista Johanna Juhola conjures a magical world that blends Buenos Aires tango halls with forest-dark Finnish landscapes. An original blend of contemporary ...

John Brocklesby

John Brocklesby has been performing live for many years. He recorded with Bob Lamb during the late 70s and early 80s. His life has been varied, including acting for 18 yrs. John returned to music 5 yrs ago as a guest on an open mic event in ...

John Butler

www.dieselparkwest.com/john-butler A rare solo performance from the lead singer and lyricist of Diesel Park West. Expect many highlights from the back catalogue of this increasingly well regarded singer and songwriter, along with spiritual wit, dark ...

John Caswell

Rock and blues guitarist, plays Eric Clapton and plays Bass with Steve Gibbons. Been on the circuit for many years. Well known, well respected. Former bands, The Dog That Bit People, Locomotive, The Johnny Caswell Band...to name but few, loves roc ...

John Coghlans Quo

Original Quo drummer John Coghlan with his great band bring you a night of vintage Quo from the period he performed with Quo 1969 - 1980

John Cubbin Band

Original blues rock numbers along with some rock classics. If you like Gary Moore, Carlos Santana and Eric Clapton - you will love this band! Their pounding rhythm insists you keep dancing and their jaw dropping playing leaves you breathless.

John Dale

been a pro singer/guitarist for over 4 years now but has sang for over 40 years. has a short video film permanently on bbc hereford & worcester video nation. my web-site is www.johndale.tv

John Egdell

A prolific writer, Egdell's songs are small tender pictures of life, some just touching on a minute long. He describes his songs as "diary entries and unsent letters", not really written with public performance in mind. He carries the idea of capturi ...

John Fullbright

John Fullbright is one of the most exciting singer-songwriters to emerge this decade. His astonishing debut (Grammy-nominated) album 'From The Ground Up' features original songs bursting with a musical and lyrical prowess. His songs capture an Americ ...

John Holden

Professional Solo Vocalist

John Holt

John Holt was born in Kingston in 1947. By the age of 12, he was a regular entrant in talent contests run at Jamaican theatres. He recorded his first single in 1963 with "I Cried a Tear", and also recorded duets with Alton Ellis. He achieved prominen ...

John Kirkpatrick

From the late 1960s John Kirkpatrick has been at the very forefront of innovative folk in Britain and has played witth the Albion Band, Steeleye Span, the Richard Thompson Band, Brass Monkey and Band of Hope, as well as establishing himself as a bril ...

John Laine


John Lester

Whether you regard San Francisco Bay Area export John Lester as an acoustic singer-songwriter, a soulful vocalist, or a superb and innovative bassist, his talent is undeniable. John's music has drawn comparisons to many of his influences - Paul Simon ...

John Mayall


John Otway

John Otway John first became notorious in 1977 after an appearance on the Old Grey Whistle Test with his former partner Wild Willy Barrett, when he unwittingly wrecked the stage on live TV. He was subsequently rewarded with a recording contract, his ...

John Otway & Wild Willy Barrett

John Otway is a witty and insightful songwriter and is only now beginning to achieve the recognition he has always deserved. As a duo Otway and Barrett are best known for their somewhat bizarre two-man rock numbers, with Otway's vocals fronting Barre ...

John Q Public

John Q Public is the brand new name for the established Cardiff punk rock band May Contain Nuts. To date the band have played 350+ shows including festivals, a tour of Germany and have played along side many established acts such as The Misfits, T ...

John Renbourn and Wizz Jones

From Beatnik busking on the road to St Ives to genre-busting mix-ups with skiffle, jazz and the ancestors of freaky folk, guitarists John Renbourn and Wizz Jones have helped to define the sound of British acoustic music for half a century. With Penta ...

John Richards Band

Fine songs, fine singing, umbilical harmonies, and outstanding musical interplay add up to one of the most exciting bands around. You will know John Richards from Desperate Men. Honour & Praise, The Deserter, Shine On and Roaring Water Bay are ...

John Walker of The Walker Brothers

Legendary pop star John Walker of The Walker Brothers is back touring the UK during November and December. With his fellow 'brothers' Scott and Gary, John had several hits including 'Make It Easy On Yourself' and 'The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore' ...

Johnnie Walker

Radio 2 DJ

Johnny 2 Bad

Johnny 2 Bad are a World class UB40 tribute band featuring musicians who have had top ten hits, many MTV and Top Of The Pops appearances and performed from the Sydney Opera House to Womad with stars like 'Sting', Pato Banton, Apache Indian, Musical Y ...

Johnny Butten & Telegraph Road

Americana and bluegrass from the multi-instrumentalist and Guinness World Records's fastest banjo player.

Johnny Casino And The Gamblers

Johnny Casino and The Gamblers With influences from Gene Vincent and Jerry Lee Lewis to The Stray Cats, Johnny and the boys whip up a storm with their dynamite and slick delivery of some of the greatest Rock and Roll and Rockabilly numbers eve ...

Johnny Dickinson

"The Most Potent Slide Player in the UK" Johnny Dickinson's music career got off to a dream start with his Northumbrian band Splitcrow when Kerrang magazine said that their first album Rockstorm, which reached no. 19 in the Gallup Rock Charts, was ...

Johnny Dickinson & Paul Lamb

www.johnnydickinson.com www.paullamb.com Johnny Dickinson has been called the most potent slide player in the UK. A founder member of Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes, Johnny was nominated Best Musician in the 2006 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. "I'd go a l ...

Johnny Foreigner

johnny foreigner is alexei, kelly and junior. we listen to both loud and quiet music and live in warehouse country, digbeth birmingham. we are sometimes drunk. have our songs from www.myspace.com/johnnyforeigner

Johnny Marr

mancunian guitar legend!!!

Johnny Mathis


Johnny Normal

Johnny NOrmal writes and performs original Electronic music with a real 1980s feel....Imagine getting a mincer and feeding in Gary Numan, Soft Cell, Jarvis Cocker, Depeche Mode and Adam & The Ants...that's what you get...Johnny NOrmal.


American singer, songwriter, and actress.

Jon Baz

Electro Pop artist. Hailing from Birmingham. With releases such as I Won't Let You Down, State of your Arm EP and Physical Attraction Album. Available on iTunes, Yahoo Music, AOL Music Now, Virgin Digital and much more. Gig Info: Check out www. ...

Jon Boden

Best known as the lead singer of the progressive folk juggernaut Bellowhead. Now Jon tours solo for the first time, presenting self-penned songs, alongside material from Bellowhead, Spiers & Boden, and his A Folk Song A Day project

Jon Fratelli

One of Scotland's most prolific and talented songwriters, Jon Fratelli first came to fame as frontman of The Fratellis, a trio of unruly Glaswegians whose 2006 debut album Costello Music, featuring the monster hits Chelsea Dagger, Henrietta and Creep ...

Jon Hicks & Cornelia Keating

Jon Hicks is a well known guitarist in his native England & Ireland, and he has a unique synthesis of folk forms & world rhythms. Cornelia Keating is a vocalist from Cork city Ireland. Her singing style incorporates a lifetime love of Folk ...

Jon Hughes

Jon Hughes is an acoustic guitarist/ harmonica player offering vast foot tapping music for all of his audiences

Jon Lloyd Group

The personnel: Jon Lloyd, soprano saxophone; John Law, keyboards, Rob Palmer, electric guitar; Tom Farmer, double bass and Dave Hamblett, drums.

Jon Strong

As a solo performer, Jon Strong has toured with Ry Cooder, Van Morrison, Robert Palmer, Talk Talk, Danny Thompson and Clannad. He has played at numerous major festivals including Cambridge, Cropredy, and San Bernardino Folk Festival.

Jonatha Brooke

The music of Jonatha Brooke is probably best described by one of her lyrics "I feel the steady pull of things that I can't see and I like it." Her music draws you in, an irresistible combination of intelligent arrangements and eloquent lyrics deliver ...

Jonathan Kalb

Jonathan Kalb is an expressive multi-instrumentalist singer songwriter. The list of artists he has worked with, or has headlined with, is both indicative of the quality of Jonathan as a performer and the respect he commands


Jones has been around for about the years under various name and musicians but finaly have got a great line up and are starting to gig.

Jonny Cole

Black Country legend, ay e

Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

The current 20-piece Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra consists of pianist, organist, drummer, three female vocals, guitar, bass guitar, two tenor saxophones, two alto saxophones, baritone saxophone, three trumpets, and four trombone ...

Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

The current 19-piece Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra consists of pianist, organist, drummer, three female vocals, guitar, bass guitar, two tenor saxophones, two alto saxophones, baritone saxophone, three trumpets, and three trombon ...

Joseph Whelan

X Factor 'star' from Wolverhampton


Bryan Josh, The Heart & Guitar of Mostly Autumn


Featuring Paul Beadle


A 5 piece rock covers band with a difference which includes alto sax soprano sax and baritone clarinet as well as electric double bass. Covering rock songs from the 60's to present day. A bunch of lads who are great friends and love playing music to ...


Hailing from three sides of Birmingham (and two of Wolverhampton), we are Joyous. We push to make sounds that make the muscles in your head move. Formed in early 2009, bound by an obscene tendency to overexert, we have since been steaming up practice ...

Juan Martin & His Musica Alhambra

Juan Martín's exciting journey exploring the roots of flamenco in the Middle East, India and the gypsy influence through to modern day harmonies. Accompanied by brilliant Middle Eastern musicians and the wonderful flamenco dancer Raquel de Luna direc ...

Juan Zelada

Since touring with Amy Winehouse and making some famous friends such as Paloma Faith, Zelada is gearing up to release his debut Album. Juan Zelada's first single was Radio 2 record of the week... After leaving Spain with his guitar in tow, Juan Ze ...

Judas Johnson

Today's Judas Johnson formed in January 2007 as a down to the core three piece - though it is strictly a reformation with Ev, Chris and Mark coming together from the original line up formed in 1993. A split in '95 saw the members go their separate w ...

Judie Tzuke

Judie Tzuke is one of the UK's finest Singer/Songwriters and is known all over the world for her timeless song Stay With Me Till Dawn, with many top 10 albums including the revered classic Welcome to the Cruise and her exquisite live shows.

Judy's House

Fronted by talented composer and vocalist Laura Douglas, Judy's House pulses with uplifting faith-inspired lyrics and a driving keyboard based sound. Presented as part of Soweto Kinch's Live Box - The 2009 TOUR

Juicy Lucy

In the beginning there was a band called The Misunderstood. Hailed in the late sixties as pioneers of the psychedelic movement by the likes of Pink Floyd, their cause had been championed by John Peel who discovered them whilst he was working as a DJ ...

Julia Coles

Julia Coles is a 20 year old Singer/Songwriter based in South Wales.Gigging currently in London,Birmingham and Cardiff areas...contact at www.myspace.com/juliacolesmusic

Julian Cope

Julian Cope is a singer, poet, occultist and photographer who has enjoyed a 30-year career, and is described by his Bloomsbury book publishers as a 'visionary rock musician and musicologist, hip archaeologist and one-time front man of the Teardrop Ex ...

Juliana Down

The Juliana Down, a four piece alternative rock band, which originated from Nuneaton, Coventry in the summer of 2004. With an ever-changing style and drive The Juliana Down are a cut above the rest, with original material showing the bands di ...

Jump The Shark

Jump the Shark - A young band with big ideas, Jump the Shark are a five-piece indie rock outfit who are starting to make a name for themselves on the West Midlands music scene and are creating acclaimed attention for themselves. Despite an average ag ...


Based in Birmingham, Jumpp are five guys with shiny gear and loads of tunes... Say no more!


top indie rock covers band killers ,oasis, stereophonics , razorlight,kings of leon and many more .

Junction 7


Junior Murvin

Jah Legend!!!!


Junkhousedog mixes steamy shuffles and eclectic swing, with true vintage Chicago style grit. For them, the usual 'Blues standard' and 'formulae' does not apply. Imagine if you will, catching a night out to watch a live band and walking into a joint w ...

Junkyard Morning

Junkyard Morning: Formed 15th August 2007 and the result of a desire to form a band capable of taking acoustic ideas to where they needed to be and bringing them to the world. Stefan knew that his songs needed something else...they needed drums (Dave ...

Just Morale

Tipped by many to be the next big thing to come from West Midlands. Winners of Godiva Unsigned Competition they played the main stage of Godiva Festival 2009.

Just Norris

Just Norris, are an indie/acoustic/hiphop/ partially reggae band from Leicester, UK. 5 young members with broad minds. any music we listen to is inputted into the writing of our songs somehow heres a review from our summer sundae gig: "Midday a ...

Justin Willis

Early Years: Justin Willis is a Midlands based songwriter, singer, performer and musician and plays a variety of instruments. He is an accomplished guitarist, bassist, pianist and drummer as well as being an experienced Producer and Engineer

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