Eliza Carthy is one of the most engaging performers of he rgeneration. Twice nominated for the Mercury Prize and winner of innumerable other accolades over a 30 year career, Eliza has performed and recorded with adiverse array of artists including, Paul Weller, Richard Hawley, John Smith and Van Dyke Parks, Patrick Wolf and Peggy Seeger. More than most, Eliza Carthy has revitalised folk music and captured the most hardened of dissenters with intelligent, charismatic and boundary-crossing performance. Recently Eliza was honoured with a MBE for her amazing services to folk music.
David Delarre is a musician and composer. Through his work with three times BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominees Mawkin, David has toured theUK and Europe, performed for BBC Radio 2, 3 & 4 and has most recently recorded a live session for Jools Holland for BBC 2 and ITV. He is very much indemand as session guitarist and has worked with several pop artists across Scandinavia for Universal Music Group. David has a degree in Music Commercial Composition and Technology from the University of Hertfordshire and is also an ABRSM Grade 8 Classical guitarist. He teaches guitar, mandolin and banjo and is currently working on his second solo record.