and business professionals from across the pond in one stop. It’s paradise for
Anglophiles” – Austin Music Source
Siôn Russell Jones has a unique and infectious vocal backed up by intricate guitar melodies. Siôn released his debut album And Suddenly in 2011, he signed to BDi Music, played many UK festivals, opened for a sold out Newton Faulkner gig, showcased at Music Week’s BREAKOUT gig and is sponsored by Stonebridge Guitars.
UK Sibling trio Named as a Guardian ‘New Band of The Day’ with the site raving the three women “Can reduce an audience to awed silence…Prepare to be blown away by beautiful female harmonies, acoustic gentleness and a sound that is nothing less than flawless.” Be sure to see them live in US!
The acclaimed English folk/punk singer-songwriter has released four solo albums, two rarities compilation albums and four EPs. NPR notes he “combines rock with poetry, juxtaposing gorgeous melodies and an aggressive stage presence…Turner’s latest album, England Keep My Bones, offers a compelling assortment of acoustic ballads, hard-rock ragers and an a cappella account of the Norman Conquest.”
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Within two weeks of the UK quintet’s formation its song ‘Music That My Dad Likes’ received BBC Radio 1 unsigned track of the week and was featured in Kerrang’s ‘Ten Songs You Should Hear Now.’ The band consists of ex-members of Gallows, Haunts and Cry For Silence and has toured with the Get-Up Kids, Walter Schreifels, Funeral For A Friend, We Are The Ocean, and more.
Turbogeist is a latter day garage punk band fronted by Jimmy Jagger, the son of Mick Jagger and Jeri Hall. They play a high speed twist on The Replacements and The Misfits, singing furiously about addiction, girls and beer primarily, although “shout” might be a more accurate description.
Aberdeen born and Brighton based, The Xcerts released critically acclaimed debut album In The Cold Wind We Smile in 2009. Follow up “Scatterbrain” (2010) saw them team up with US producer Mike Sapone resulting in incredible reviews (Big Cheese 5/5 / Rock Sound 8/10 / Kerrang 4/5) and an amazing run of supports across Europe with the likes of Manchester Orchestra, Biffy Clyro, Taking Back Sunday, Frank Turner, I am the Avalanche and Brand New. With a growing international fanbase, they play SXSW for the first time in 2012.