Pete Coe has been a professional musician since 1971, playing at festivals concerts and clubs throughout the world. During the ‘70s he toured and recorded with Chris Coe, was a member of the legendary New Victory Band, & with Nic Jones, Tony Rose and Chris Coe was a member of Bandoggs. More recently as a soloist he has earned an enviable reputation. His strong, distinctive voice is enhanced by his instrumental versatility – bouzouki, dulcimer, banjo, and melodeon.
Laura Smyth is a talented singer and musician specialising in repertoire from her home region of Manchester. With clear strong vocals accompanied by English concertina and ‘cello, she delivers stripped-down, uncompromising and heartfelt songs. Usually performing as part of a duo with Ted Kemp, their EP and subsequent album, The Poacher’s Fate, received high praise from fRoots, RockNReel Mag, and The Living Tradition magazine alike.
Brian Peters is a true all-rounder; a passionate singer of ballads and a multi-instrumentalist acknowledged as one of England’s leading exponents of the anglo concertina and melodeon (button accordion), and a skilled guitarist and fiddle player as well. He regularly tours in America, Europe and Australia, but always retains a deep commitment to the musical traditions of his native country.