Billy spent much of the 70s touring Europe with much-missed folk-rockers Jack the Lad before becoming 50% of the hilarious Maxie & Mitch. When Lindisfarne knocked on his door in 1996, he fronted the band until they retired in 2003. Continuing to perform solo and with his band, he has more recently been touring The Lindisfarne Story with his pal Ray Laidlaw.
Bob has twice been nominated as Folk Singer of the Year at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Through his masterful interpretation of traditional and contemporary songs he's become a favourite on the national and international folk circuit. Recently he's played the role of SONGMAN in The National Theatre’s West End production of WARHORSE and the UK, Ireland and South Africa touring production.
From Easington Colliery in County Durham, Jez is a much-covered and much-travelled songwriter and singer, with around twenty albums to his name, as well as a long-running role as a principle writer for the award-winning BBC series, The Radio Ballads. His latest album, The Ballad Beyond, was released last year, to much acclaim.
Benny served his musical apprenticeship in the folksong clubs of The North East, developing a love of rural songs, and the music which grew from the heavy industries of coal, steel and ship building. Following years working in the UK and Europe as a solo performer, he's recently been working as an actor & songwriter.