Laura is a singer songwriter from St Albans. Her unique style & quirky insight into subjects such as having a midlife crisis, being addicted to chocolate, and a love of romantic stories, makes for entertaining listening. When she’s not writing songs Laura enjoys playing the drums and has a highly regarded drummer series on YouTube called Drum Quest where she chats to top players in the industry. She has interviewed some of the best, including Steve Gadd, Simon Philips, Steve White, Richard Bailey & Andy Gangadeen to name a few.
She is also founder and host of The Flying Squirrels Club that promotes local singer songwriters & original artists.
The Peace Lilies
Indie folk/pop duo – Jacqui Dee and Gary Sanford. Gary was the original guitarist with Joe Jackson, and combining Jacqui’s writing and Gary’s feel for rhythms and emotionally charged guitar melodies, they create a unique sound. Not to be missed!
Gabz is a singer/songwriter from St Albans who loves performing and writing original music. She recently impressed with her set at the Jersey Farm Woodland Park Jubilee Festival, and is looking forward to playing at St Saviour’s and at other gigs this summer.
Pronounced Veek, Vik is the creative output of singer/songwriter Jess Distill and guitarist Nick Losse. Described as ‘Norse Gothic’, Vik is born of wanderlust and a love for the Icelandic landscape. Jess’ spellbinding words weave around Nick’s ethereal guitars, resulting in a haunting modern take on classic folk themes. Expect murder, love, witchcraft, and a few surprises along the way!
Ed is an award-winning songwriter who’s been penning his own songs since he was a teenager. That was some time ago! His style rangers from the lovelorn troubadour of old, to modern jazz-based tunes and narrative lyrics drawing on influences such as James Taylor and Bruce Springsteen. He is often asked “What somes first – the tune or the words?” and his answer is invariably “Either and/or both!” To find out what on earth he means, come along and hear him…..
Formed by a group of school friends in 2016, Kick Pistol take their influences from groups such as Muse and Radiohead. They made their first public debut in the summer of 2016 at the acclaimed annual M-Festival in St Albans and have gone on to perform locally both in St Albans and Hemel Hempstead. Their Self-Titled Debut EP is out now on YouTube, SoundCloud and BandCamp. The band members are Robert, Ernie and Nate.
A stalwart acoustic artist on the Milton Keynes/Watford music scene, having toured California amongst gigs throughout the UK and Europe from the age of 21, Tom continues to steadily make his mark with his “ability to blend acoustics and rock in a unique way; creating a perfect blend of music for all ages”. From sing-alongs to heartfelt ballads, he has an intense emotion to his vocals & his music has subtle elements towards indie & folk – but his real strength lies in his storytelling, confidence and presence onstage. An honest & bold acoustic troubadour!
An uplifting and eclectic mix of covers by the likes of Lily Allen, Adele, Imelda May, Mama Cass, The Shirelles, Fleetwood Mac, KT Tunstall, Tom Petty, 10cc, Aztec Camera, and many more, spanning over three decades of music!
St Albans Beer & Fizz Festival.
St Saviour’s Church
25 Sandpit Lane
St Albans AL1 4DF