Paul is a singer songwriter from Chinnor who plays finger picking style guitar. He has been around the open mic and Festival scene in this area for many years and has played mainly in a duo as well as solo. As well as his own music, Paul takes acoustic style covers and gives them his own twist.
Mr Paul Adams
Raised in leafy Buckinghamshire, England, “Mr” Paul Adams is a Texas born singer/ songwriter and entertainer. Followers of his music define his sound as unique! A subtle, yet soulful blend of the generations. His influences stem from early American Rock ‘n’ Roll and ‘Swinging’ Sixties, to 60s American Soul, Britpop 90s and Contemporary Country Music. Paul has played some famous stages, including London’s Troubadour and Nashville’s Bluebird Café. Raw, alternative, and acoustic, Paul brings us something we’ve long forgotten, but have always missed.
Anne-Marie is a BBC Introducing singer-songwriter with a distinct vocal tone which captivates audiences who enjoy soul, blues and folk with a hint of punk & psychedelic! Anne-Marie Allen brings authenticity and audience connection that is rarely seen in emerging artists. Her addictive hooks, melodies and sing-along original songs make audiences want to dance and wake up the next day singing the songs. Her lyrics are honest about the human condition, yet her music has an upbeat vibe to keep audiences smiling.
Restless Oceans is 3-piece acoustic act from Oxfordshire and Bucks, playing upbeat rock/folk-inspired originals.
The group thrives on bringing together their voices, guitars and violin to create a unique blend of catchy riffs and intricate vocal and instrumental harmonies.
Andy Robbins is a singer/songwriter from Oxfordshire. He has performed in almost every major city in the UK as well as touring around Europe and the USA. Andy has performed at renowned venues such as Oxford’s O2 Academy, London’s Troubadour, The Half Moon in Putney and the world famous Pinewood Studios. Andy has released 5 Studio EP’s and had multiple hit singles. Known as being an engaging and entertaining performer, Andy's energy along with his passionate lyrics and story telling make his performances standout. With his own unique raw and edgy acoustic sound, Andy Robbins is a performer you'll want to see over and over again.
Five Guys, five voices, five shadows, loads of fun, umpteen instruments!
Guitars, bass, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, harmonica, banana peel, comb and
paper... Featuring five part harmonies, compact, bijou and unrepeatable.. only joking!
No strangers to the stage, played at festivals, clubs, bars, large and small.
Impossible to pigeonhole, flavours of beer and sunshine!
Shades of Americana, a rumour of Folk, a whisper of Country.
"The sound of songwriter Meg Lawrenson has been best described as catchy, ardent, and powerful. With uplifting melodies and memorable hooks, Meg writes about issues close to the heart, such as depression, heartbreak, and growing up. She seeks to break the taboo of including mental health problems within lyrics and a part of her ethos is to write with truth and honesty. With songs that are sure to stick in your mind, Meg Lawrenson is taking pop a further step, and bringing back its meaning.
Based in Southampton, UK, Meg’s mixture of country/pop music and bold lyrics are unique and often referred to Taylor Swift and Alanis Morrisette."
2am Blue are a five piece local band fronted by Johnnie Littler and Jimmy Greenhough with three amazing musicians. Nick Dutton, lead guitar; Pete Sherman, base and Phil Heard, Drums.
This is an exciting mixture of strong song writing and vocal harmonies.
Sometimes mellow and soulful and other times searing guitars and driving rhythm.
First Thursday Music Club - 7- 12 mn
A relaxed open mic night in Thame in a great room, set up and run by local musicians to allow everybody a chance to perform in front of a supportive audience.
Matt Edwards Band
Matt Edwards is a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist from the south of England. His original material is influenced by Blues, Rock, Funk and Soul, which can be heard across the three studio albums he has released to date. Matt is back in 2022 with brand new material and a new album on the way. He is touring the new songs alongside his back catalogue with his exciting live band 'Matt Edwards Band'. A truly original songwriter with a distinctive guitar style and something to say.
Loose Connection are a Henley-based covers band. They play a wide range of high energy rock covers providing plenty of opportunity for dancing and having a good time. They have played in and around the Henley and Watlington areas at parties, village shows and charity events (as well as at a number of pub gigs) for the last 10 years.