Bluegrass and Old-Time Bands and Duos, and Appalachian Clog-Teams in South East England
(not exclusive - please advise me of any omissions!)

Band Based in Type Contact Tel/Email/Website
A Band Like Alice London/Hants Bluegrass Alan Ward
The Allen Fam-ly Band E Kent Bluegrass Pete Allen
Betty Davila & her Acoustic Astronauts S.London Bluegrass/Acoustic Country Mike Hartes
Biggin Hill-Billies S.London Bluegrass/Irish/Jazz John MacDonagh 020 8309 5735/
Blackwater String Band Brighton Bluegrass Malcolm
The Bow Creek Ramblers London BluegrassOld-Time Paul Warner 0799 0737 539
Chequered Flag Portsmouth Appalachian Clogging Team Jo & Simon Harmer
The Coal Porters London Bluegrass Sid Griffin
Cut the Shuffle Sussex Old-Time Gerry Williams

Dartford Ramblers

Dartford area Old-Time/Folk Alan Colls 01322 222553
Deep River Band Sussex/Norfolk Bluegrass Gerry Williams / 01892 782947
Diamond Back London Bluegrass/Country Cedric Thorose 020 7281 1170
Foghorn Leghorn London Bluegrass Tim Kent
Ghost Town Showdown Surrey Old-Time/Bluegrass Phil Attrill
Glorification (the) London Old-Time Philip Alexander 07986 285584
Grass-Roots Kent/Sussex Bluegrass Terry McCarthy 01435 830793
Grinch Mountain N London Bluegrass Philip Alexander 07986 285584
Hemingrass N.London Bluegrass Caspar Cronk 020 8340 4683
The Henry Bros London Old-Time
High Weald Ridge Medway Bluegrass/original acoustic music Peter Jennings PcJen nings@blueyonde [nb please delete the spaces when using this email address]
Hi Jinx W.Sussex Appalachian Clogging Team
The Jolenes W London Bluegrass/Country/Old-Time Angie Boothroyd
The Long Hill Ramblers Brighton Old-Time Ben Paley
Mardi Grass Camberley Bluegrass Jason French
Monroe's Revenge S.London Bluegrass Dave Plane 020 8291 2746,
Moonhill E Sussex Progressive Bluegrass Paul Bishop
The Mounthoolies S.London Bluegrass/Country Roots Richard Partridge
Native Grass East/North Kent Bluegrass/Old-Time George/Lesley 01227 770840/
The New Deal String Band London/Sussex Old-Time Tom Paley


The New Rebels without Applause S.London Bluegrass Trevor Hyett 07771 893379
Occasional String band London Old-Time/Bluegrass Neil Rogers
Old Faded Glory E.Sussex Old-Time Barry/Mary Murphy 01323 832388 or ba rry.m.mur phy@btinte [nb please delete the spaces when using this email address]
Old Yeller Dog Surrey/Hants Old-Time Dave Marshall

Orange Blossom S.London Bluegrass Mike Hartes sutton-ac oustic@blueyo [nb please delete the spaces when using this email address]
The Pineapple Pickers London Bluegrass/Old-Time Pete Stanley 020 7916 4178
The Ragged StringBand London Old-Time/Blues
Rattle-on-the-stovepipe London/Kent/S.Wales Old-Time Dave Arthur 077653 77441,
The Rosinators London Old-Time/Country Roots
The Rustic Ramblers Maidstone Old-Time, Bluegrass Christopher Moon

07889 993418 /

Sea Change East Kent Old-Time, Bluegrass, Folk Roger Everatt [nb please delete the space when using this email address]
Second Hand String Band Brighton Bluegrass/Old-Time Amy Harrison
Silver Moon Pickle London Bluegrass Ben Tippen
Slim Pickings Portsmouth area Bluegrass Pat Saunders
Smokey Mountain Echoes West Kent Bluegrass/Old-Time Tony Cole 01732 833584
The So Last Century String Band E Sussex Old Time Michi Matthias 01273 471431 /
The Southdown Ramblers W.Sussex Bluegrass Reg Daniel 01903 717962 /
Southern Tenant Folk Union London Bluegrass Pat McGarvey
Tanglefoot N.Kent Appalachian Clogging Team
Taproots N.Kent Appalachian Clogging Team
The Union Canal String Band W London Bluegrass/Old-Time
The Wagon Tales London Bluegrass Ben Somers / 07811 447486
Wild Sarsaparilla E.Kent Old-Time George/Lesley 01227 770840/ abbottho [nb please delete the space when using this email address]
Wood, Wire & Words Hayling Island Bluegrass/Old-Time Pat Francis
Woody's Kitchen Kent/London Bluegrass/Country Ron Jacobs Wood 01892 784714