Roots Fest – London
20th November 2021 - 5:00 pm
229. London
16+ with over 18 adult

Modern Age Music Roots Presents

Roots Fest  live at 229 venue 2, London 

Date: November 20th 2021 

Tickets: Early bird £15 (limited) …. final release £20 

Venue location: 1 minute walk from Portland street  

Age restriction: 16+ with over 18 adult 

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Jack and Tim 

Hailing from Norwich, The “Golden buzzer” Father and Son Songwriting Duo Jack & Tim have shown they are much more than a moment on a TV show, Now 16 , young Jack is Rockstar in the making , and with support from Guitar legends Gibson ? they seem to think so too !Having performed all over the world from New York and throughout Europe, Jack & Tim head out to Nashville this September to finally lay down their debut album, postponed due to Covid.
Several Singles later and over 250 million views , the boys have just begun.

“ WOW – Thats really Incredible.. really powerful “ Gaby Roslyn – BBC Radio London
“ Great Voices & songs , Just what the UK Country scene needs ! “ – Chris Country
“ Absolutely Brilliant “ Chris Evans – Virgin Radio
“ Sublime Brilliantly written songs “ Matt Spracklen – Country Hits Radio

Izzie Walsh 

Manchester singer songwriter Izzie Walsh has a unique sound that blends country, bluegrass, folk and Americana, Izzie Walsh has built an impressive organic fanbase over the last couple of years. Not only does she have two BCMA Awards and an Indie Week UK award under her belt, Izzie is also a former BBC Introducing Artist of the Week and has even performed on ITV’s Cold Feet.

Izzie Walsh has performed across the UK and internationally, turning heads with her unique style and sound with Sold Out Shows at Manchester’s Deaf Institute and London’s Slaughtered Lamb. Her powerful vocals and honest lyrics captivate a range of audiences and make a bold statement. Previous festival appearances include Bluedot, The Long Road, Buckle & Boots, AmericanaFest UK and SummerTyne Americana Festival.

The Orange Circus Band 

The Orange Circus Band appear to have been lifted from another time. They’ve attracted favourable attention from the likes of Bob Harris and Roger Daltrey, and the plaudits from such greats of themusic world are wholly justified.”

Americana UK

“Rooted in Bluegrass and UK Folk Music, they’re a wonderful bridge across the Atlantic. ”

Whispering Bob Harris, OBE BBC 2 Country

The Orange Circus Band are a Bluegrass/Americana collective based in the UK, with roots in Virginia, USA.

Whilst having a hand in roots, rock and gospel music, and updating traditional songs taken from The Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia -The Orange Circus Band produces original music that has a wholly unique, fresh sound. You can expect wild playing, beautiful harmonies and boundless energy guaranteed to raise the roof and warm the heats. 

Isabella Coulstock

From playing a live session for Bob Harris at just 13 to performing at iconic venues such as The Troubadour London and The Bedford in Balham, to The Black Deer Festival and the historic Hever Castle, and more recently opening for Jools Holland, Isabella has had a wealth of experience already at the age of 19.
She makes regular appearances on the live festival scene, BBC Radio Kent and Chris Country Radio, and has many songwriting collaborations and credits to her name.

Kate Ellis 

is an Americana singer /songwriter born in Louisiana, raised in New York, and now based in London.

Kate’s southern country-folk roots come from her father who was an important early musical influence – he once played guitar with Hank Williams on the famous Louisiana Hayride, where Elvis and Johnny Cash started out.

Kate’s emotional and seductive vocals take you into a world of private beauty, reflection and feelings. The music is always intimate and evocative – you listen and want to be there.

Kate says. “I hope that whatever people get from the music, they’ll be moved. I hope that they’ll find something that is beautiful and truthful. I don’t think that you can connect with any real emotion without truth.”

A journalist for the UK Observer newspaper said: “Kate Ellis writes hauntingly beautiful songs and has an amazing voice, I’m a fan!”

“Wryly reflective, sweetly melodic, touchingly compassionate, warm-hearted.” MAVERICK ★★★★

“Delicate, melodic music with the ring of truth to her words. Highly recommended.” R2 MAGAZINE ★★★★

“Quite simply a superb debut album – a new Americana star of real potential.” AMERICANA UK (8/10)

“Kate Ellis put down her law degree to pick up a guitar – thank god she did!.” BBC RADIO ULSTER


has been described as one of the brightest stars on the UK country scene. Born and raised in County Tyrone, country music has been in Máiréad’s blood since she was born. With an incredible and unique voice, honed from singing up and down the length of Ireland from the age of 7, the now London based singer has captured the hearts of many loyal fans, earning comparisons to US country stars such as Leann Rimes and Faith Hill.

Máiréad’s past releases, ‘If you loved me once’ and ‘Crying on the Dancefloor’, have gained fantastic radio play in England and Northern Ireland including Country Hits UK, Chris Country, Downtown Country and Downtown Radio NI and have amassed over 75,000 streams across streaming platforms to date.


229. London 229 Great Portland St
London W1W 5PN
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