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Folk band

The Jamestown Brothers

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About The Jamestown Brothers

Soul stirring, foot-stomping, original songs drawn from the well of country, blues and folk.
Folk band

The Jamestown Brothers are a 9-piece band from Somerset. We play original songs influenced by folk, country and blues with lyrics that mine the rich history and social tapestry of Great Britain and Ireland. With a unique line-up of guitars and banjo, piano, bass, drums, fiddle, recorders and trombone, the band creates a really full sound with intricate instrumental interplay taking the audience through a lively set of foot-tapping songs.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Folk, Country, Folk rock
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Recording session
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Song list

All our songs are originals, not covers:
I Ride Alone
Jukebox Band
Please Let Me Go
Take Your Medicine
Love Comes Around
Down In The Valley
Lovers Eyes
Sweet Lazy Jane (possibly)
Long Walk Home
The One
Lie Lie Lie
Singing For Our Supper
Everybody Take A Drink
Warm Whiskey Man
Headful Of Hope
Back To The Ocean
If You Can’t Have A Drink
Jimmy James
Cut 'Em Down
Roll River Roll
Lower Us Down
Salvation Alley
Don’t Tell Me I’m No Good
Rebel Rousing Few
Heels And Dust
Haul Away
Gunner Boy
Whitley Girl
Bring Your Moma Down
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our unique, original sets of upbeat, ‘danceable’ material.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our nine piece line up presents our unique sound and we would not do our material justice by performing with less than the full complement.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We stand by our reputation of being flexible and fair with clients.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Yes. We consult with clients before the event to determine their musical preferences, and prepare an appropriate playlist which is played through our PA system.

How much time do you need to set up?

Around an hour to complete set-up, and do line and sound checks.

Can you roam around while you perform?

No. We perform on stage.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Clients who have previously heard us perform live can of course choose favourite songs from our set list.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?


Can you learn song requests before the event?

No, but the disco option usually resolves this.


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

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