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Mark's Shed, Cowes, PO31 7RA

Friday 24 May 2024, 7.30-11.30pm

noun: hootenanny; plural noun: hootenannies

an informal gathering with folk music

the evening's Running order:


DOORS OPEN: 7.00 pm

Tori Hunter

7.30 - 7.55pm
Recently returning to a music career, Tori Hunter has hit the ground running as a noticeably prolific and profound songwriter! We're hoping to help her gear up for performances in front of large crowds at The Isle of Wight Festival later this year.


Edges First Music

7.55 - 8.30pm

Young people working with Chris Quinton's Edges First Music, present their original material with the support of each other the very first time. These wonders have a bright future ahead of them!


8.30 - 9.00pm
Set to be a massive hit, Ophelia invokes a low-fi/90's grunge sound. Amazing songwriting and incredible talent.

Fools Errand

9.00 - 9.25pm
Your host Chris Quinton, brings you a newly formed act performing his original songs. Think folky, think chirpy, think Summer time.

Toca Latino

9.30 - 10.10pm
Local Latino music extraordinaire Jose Lito presents his favourite grooves.

Baron Fortitude

10.10 - 10.40pm
The Isle of Wight's award winning gentleman rapper! Guaranteed to get you shouting TEA!

Baron Strange and The Blackbyrds

10.40 - 11.20pm

Awesome local rockers with immense charisma and excellent original songs. Get ready for a THE BIG sound!

Hosted by Chris Quinton

Chris is a well known singer songwriter from Cowes, working in the community on a number of projects. As well as performing himself as both a solo artist and in a number of projects based around original music, he works as an agent for venues, he is heavily involved in the IOW Acoustic Originals event at Quay Arts each month and, along with his business partner Maria Woodford, he is enjoying a great deal of success working on a myriad of projects under the banner of Starling Songwriters.

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