Archive: IMBOLC 2018

When Eilidh Patterson sings, she touches the soul and captures the imagination. Her insightful, tender songs have established her as one of N. Ireland’s best-loved songwriters. An accomplished finger-style guitarist, Eilidh seamlessly blends folk and bluegrass with her crystalline voice remaining the focus throughout.

"Eilidh Patterson's voice is velvet and air. The richness of her sound and her songs is something beautiful to behold and she is definitely an artist to watch!" - Beth Nielsen Chapman

Yvonne Lyon is among the UK's brightest and best emerging singer/songwriters. Her new album, Metanoia combines poignant lyrics with strong, creative melodies, demonstrating a voice that can be both fragile and intense. Having supported Eddi Reader throughout the UK, performed with Beth Nielsen Chapman and co-written with Boo Hewerdine, Yvonne continues to establish herself as an artist of considerable significance.

“just stunning music” - Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2

Greenshine is a family trio comprising Noel Shine, Mary Greene and their daughter Ellie. Their material straddles the boundaries of contemporary, folk and roots and includes many self-penned songs. Their fast picking and close harmonies are a treat to the ear.