North American double bill: STEVE DAN MILLS (USA): powerful vocals with acoustic guitar and harmonica/ REID JAMIESON (Canada): acoustic soul with a dazzling voice + Carolyn Victoria Mill

Date/Time Sun 23 Nov 2014 7:45 PM

Price Online - £9; On The Door - £10

Reid Jamieson 1Described as a male k.d. Lang, or Roy Orbison’s long lost son, Vancouver’s Reid Jamieson has an incredible voice, sings therapeutic lyrics, and has a magical way with melodies.

Reid will perform at TwickFolk alongside his songwriting partner (and wife) Carolyn Victoria Mill. They won the grand prize for folk in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and wrote their way into the Vancouver Folk Music Festival by winning 1st prize in the Pickin’ a Folk Star Contest.

For the country-flavoured Juniper’s Kitchen they wrote and sang every song together, including “Not Making History“:

Steve Dan MillsLondon-based American singer-songwriter Steve Dan Mills, who combines powerful vocals with acoustic guitar and harmonica, co-founded Speed Limit 35, one of the American South’s first folk rock bands. He’s enjoyed a solo career since the 1970s, performing at the Kerrville Folk, London Folk and Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festivals. His music has been described as “the real thing, sensitive, moving, cathartic and healing”.

He sang “Angels of Mercy” at TwickFolk in July 2014:

Neal Coty, Mel MacDaniel and Benita Hill have recorded Steve’s songs. “Dream On Texas Ladies” went to number 18 on the Billboard charts for Rex Allen Jr and sold 4 million copies for John Michael Montgomery. Tommy Emmanuel covered the title cut from the CD, Inside Out Lookin’ In.