Coming to the Musician for the first time are renowned Roots/World /Americana multi-instrumental band the DELTA LADIES. Signed to Busy B records (www.busybrecords.com) and with several big festival bookings and major venue bookings this year the DELTAS are becoming one of the most noted acts on the circuit. Their hypnotic & rhythmic fusion of music styles was captured in their recent album 'Hillbilly Trance', and a new vinyl album will be available for this gig. The DELTA LADIES are – Vicky Martin – Guitar / Banjo / Kandela/ Bouzouki; Dee Stone – violin / Synth Keys / Tin whistle – Danny Bryan (Bex Marshall, Barry White)– world percussion. Their fusion of Roots, World, Folk and Blues rhythms was described by Rory Carlile of New Roots Promotions as 'Where old-time Americana meets the Velvet Underground' And by the late BARRY MARSHALL EVERITT of House of Mercy Radio‘ wise man of roots and Americana radio as, 'Unique and brilliant’. The colorful keyboard sounds are often said to reference to THE DOORS, and the exotic sound textures also draw comparison to THE INCREDIBLE STRING BAND. The DELTAS are noted for the social and political edge of their music. In particular the song 'Money's All Gone' from their recent album, and their films - for the title track of their ‘Refugee’ album and the short film ‘Redcar Blues’ both of which can be found on the video section of their website.
The Hillbilly Trance album was produced by Tali Trow (Bonnie Dobson, John Murry Coal Porters) who often joins the band for gigs. The band is described as ‘Very good indeed’ by Steeleye Span who were entranced by the Deltas at a recent major festival. Among several positive reviews; one the UK’s leading folk magazines AROUND KENT FOLK said ‘Mesmerizing and brilliant -you can almost smell the incense’. DELTA LADIES are regular performers at London's world famous 100 Club and have appeared at the Famous Eel Pie Club (home of British Blues), Bulls Head Barnes, Cambridge Folk Club, The Troubadour, Islington & Dartford Folk Clubs. Festivals include Broadstairs Folk Week, Ealing Blues, Great British Folk Festival in Skegness, Tenterden Folk Fest, South London Folk Blues, Harpenden World Folk & Roots, Cambridge Rock Fest, Upton Acoustic.