Entertainment & Singers

Over the August bank holiday weekend, the Craft and Food Festival will host a number of acts performing, read more about some of them here…..

The Mothers Acoustic Duo

The Mothers Acoustic Duo is made up of Rob Wilson and Rob Hughes who are one of York’s finest cover bands. The Acoustic Duo perform classic rock and funk hits to a packed house when they perform in some of the bars and hotels in York and are a popular choice for weddings and parties.

The Mothers demo can be found on www.themothersband.co.uk

Eddie Huntley:

Eddie is the front man and guitarist for Scarborough’s rock covers band, Aftermath and plays an excellent acoustic set. He recently performed at the Katie Rough Memorial Concert in Acomb, York and plays some classic hits with his own twist.

Listen to Eddie perform King of the Swingers – acoustic set:

Keegan Snaize

The talents of Dave Keegan and Simon Snaize make up the Keegan Snaize duo who have performed at many festivals and bars over the years. They play a mixture of covers from their favourite artists such as The Beatles as well as some of their own compositions.

Watch Keegan Snaize at the Beverley Folk Festival below:


Simon Snaize

Simon is a multi-talented musician from York who can perform many genres of music from folk to rock. He recently supported Scott Matthews performing an acoustic set of songs by his band – Van Der Neer.

More about Simon and his work http://www.simonjsnaize.com


Tom Silcox and Chris Kramer

Tom and Chris are a popular duo from York who play a number of gigs in the York and Selby area. They love playing blues, indie and country style music and add an interesting slant to popular songs.

Check out Tom Silcox’s Arctic Monkeys mash-up below:


Lucienne de Ville

Lucienne de Ville specialises in beautiful French chansons, cabaret and Jazz standards.  Accompanied by her excellent pianist, they have performed in many wine bars and French restaurants and in 2016 performed their special style of entertainment in Switzerland. With some regular fixtures in restaurants across Yorkshire, Lucienne has proven that people love her style and entertainment.

Lucienne performing at La Mer Cafe J’s, Ilkley


David Ward MacLean

David is a hugely talented musician originally from Scotland but has lived and performed in York for 25 years. In the past, he has supported acts such as John Martyn and Ralph McTell and more recently has supported Jethro Tull, Chris Helme and Edwina Hayes. David has regular fixtures in bars in York and played at the Arts Barge Festival in 2016.

David’s songs can be heard on https://davidwardmaclean.bandzoogle.com/home