BIG FREE – ‘Shimai’ Duo

Shimai are sisters Angharad and Rhiannon based in Newport, South Wales. Shimai offer a wealth of self penned songs and beautifully reconstructed covers. Haunting harmonies backed by subtle guitar playing.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Bewelian 21st Century Folk Rock Mix Up

‘21st Century Folk Rock Mix Up’ Bewelian are best described as being from rock to jazz to ska. They are a foot-stomping, arm waving, ‘dancing like you just don't care’ celebration of life and folk in the 21st Century

Find out more

BIG FREE – Jawahir Middle Eastern Dance Group

Jawahir Middle Eastern Dancers Jawahir perform all styles of Middle Eastern Dance – fusing North African, Egyptian, Turkish and even European rhythms using traditional and modern movement, in bright, colourful costumes which vary from full tribal to light and airy.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Keith Christmas

Keith Christmas, British Folk Blues, guitarist, singer/songwriter is a widely experienced musician who has played and been associated with magical names such as David Bowie, working with him on his first album

Find out more

BIG FREE – Morfa

MORFA with Meg Eliza Cox, Osian Gruffydd and Rhys Morris This group is an exciting new young Welsh trio, soon to be hitting the UK festival circuit. Playing traditional tunes, songs and clog!

Find out more

BIG FREE – Society Rock

Society Rock - A local Chepstow based band that plays rock music from the Beatles, Guns ‘n Roses, Green Day, Bryan Adams, Killers, & Stereophonics.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Loungin’ About

Based out of Monmouthshire, South Wales, Lounging About are a Jazz and Blues sextet focused upon performing popular jazz and blues numbers in their own highly original and indomitable style.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Healey, Rowlands & Haywood

Healey, Rowlands & Haywood play a range of rhythmic blues songs which will get your feet tapping. They comprise two contrasting guitar styles plus some gutsy harmonica playing - not to be missed!'

Find out more

BIG FREE – Rob Barratt Comic Poet & Singer

Rob Barratt, Comic Poet & Singer is a Dudley-born and Cornwall-based comic poet and singer who combines clever word play, verse and song with satire, parody and audience participation. Rob deals with such important topics as squid, the weather in Scotland, distressed furniture and tuk-tuks.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Silurian, Country Rock & Blues Duo

Silurian - An Usk-based dynamic acoustic duo who play a wide range of country, rock and blues covers together with original songs. Fronted by Jez Bosanquet they bring a unique, gritty, vocal style with a punchy rhythm guitar

Find out more

BIG FREE – 3MPH

3MPH - Original Acoustic Folk & Blues Band. Their songs have been described as an eclectic mix of styles and genre covering anything from Blues to Rock, Country to Folk and anything in between.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Kings of Caerleon

Kings of Caerleon - Rock & Roll Cover Band that give you the music of Jimi Hendrix to Oasis. The group is sure to offer something that gets you rocking...

Find out more

The BIG FREE Livvyanarchy

Livvyanarchy is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and singer with a varied musical orientation. Many of her songs have political and social themes, are highly contemporary and delivered with energy and humour. Last time she performed at Caerleon Festival she played a heavy metal banjo composition followed by a Simon and Garfunkle cover.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Peel Your Own Spuds

Peel Your Own Spuds, Celtic/Irish Folk Band that "rattle out" Irish music, which has an uplifting, influence on an audience. This genre of music gets hands clapping and feet tapping, which is a unique style of music and performance found in Wales.

Find out more

The BIG FREE Ian Luther

Ian Luther - Acoustic guitarist, singer, songwriter. His music is extremely diverse from lamenting songs of love, plucking Flamenco styled instrumentals or just letting his hair down and rocking out.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Delta Breaks, Blues, Rock & Soul Band

DELTA BREAKS is a covers band based in Cardiff, and play classic songs from artists such as The Black Crowes; Cream; BB King; Stevie Wonder; Jimi Hendrix; Fleetwood Mac; The Doors; Eric Clapton; The Beatles; Wilson Pickett and many more.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Georgia Monaghan

Georgia Monaghan is an exciting new teenage singer from Newport, Wales. She is now aged only sixteen and has been performing on the live music scene since she was fourteen! Included in her repertoire are many genres of music including, Pop, Country, R & B and Soul.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Jawahir Middle Eastern Dance Group

Jawahir Middle Eastern Dancers Jawahir perform all styles of Middle Eastern Dance – fusing North African, Egyptian, Turkish and even European rhythms using traditional and modern movement, in bright, colourful costumes which vary from full tribal to light and airy.

Find out more

BIG FREE – FolkLaw

FolkLaw - Folk Rock Band - acrobatic fiddling & earthly vocals from the heart of the Cotswold

Find out more

The BIG FREE iShine Performing Arts

iShine Performing Arts - songs from musical theatre & contemporary pop. If you are aged 3 or over, iShine Performing Arts might be just what you are looking for. We put together at least one main show a year but also love to get involved with various community events. Our main aim is to provide a fun and safe environment for our young cast members to work on their confidence by getting involved in not only performing but also by giving them the opportunity to teach, write and design.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Scott Alexander Howells

Scott Alexander a classically trained singer who sings many styles of music. He has a number of current songs that feature in the top UK charts and plans to perform at the Big Sing the music of Pop, R&B, Soul, Musical Theatre and Rock.

Find out more

BIG FREE – TaffyWasAThief

TaffyWasAThief is a quirky trio who play the blues of the world - wrapped in the dirt of the valleys. It's a random blend of country-blues, reggae and Afro-Latino rhythms & grooves.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Susan Warren

Sue Warren has been entertaining people for over 20 years and is very proud that this will be the first time she will be performing as a solo artist, playing the ukulele and performing her own compositions, in a style that has been called "Acoustic Pop".

Find out more

BIG FREE – Rogora Khart

Rogora Khart brings Black Sea Punk to Newportograd they are a fantastic, crazy, deeply amusing Eastern European-influenced punky, folky rock'n'roll with a beautiful bonkers dancer who makes Bez look like Nick Clegg - and delivered with an off the scale energy that makes the Sex Pistols look like Kraftwerk. Imagine the Pogues fronted by Dracula. Rogora Khart are UKIP's worst nightmare. For no other reason than that, see this wonderful band NOW!

Find out more

BIG FREE – Keith Christmas

Keith Christmas, British Folk Blues, guitarist, singer/songwriter is a widely experienced musician who has played and been associated with magical names such as David Bowie, working with him on his first album. Was booked to appear at the first ever Glastonbury Festival in 1978 and been a support act to The Who, King Crimson, Ten Years After, Argent, Captain Beefheart, Frank Zappa, The Kinks and Roxy Music.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Thomas Rhys Music

Thomas Rhys Acoustic guitar & vocals A versatile performer RHYS sings in a variety of differing styles, modern pop classics, Motown and old school roc

Find out more

BIG FREE – Scuffed up Boots

Scuffed Up Boots, Acoustic Jazz, Funk & Swing Trio who bring you a mixture of jazzy, funky & bluesy groove based melodies that makes you ‘wanna’ get up & dance. The band consists of a vocalist /double bass, acoustic guitar & percussion

Find out more

BIG FREE – Jawahir Middle Eastern Dancers

Jawahir perform all styles of Middle Eastern Dance – fusing North African, Egyptian, Turkish and even European rhythms using traditional and modern movement, in bright, colourful costumes which vary from full tribal to light and airy.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Ragsy

Ragsy, Acoustic Singer/Songwriter performed last year at the Ship, Aberdare’s RAGSY from BBC's The Voice in 2013, mentored by Tom J is making a return to the Festival.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Jack Perrett & Indie Rock & Roll

Jack Perrett pens indestructible youth tunes that will leave you feeling ten foot tall with your chest out and your chin up. Combining the best of Oasis’s unapologetic confidence with the timeless style of acts like The Jam and The Stone Roses. The singer songwriter from Newport wears his influences on his sleeve. Jack does something that no other artist in Britain has done in a long time. He makes your blood pump just a little bit faster. Not short on ambition Jack’s flagship song says everything you need to know. He’s got it all but he wants more.

Find out more

BIG FREE – Gwent Accordion Club

The young musical director, Dan Bailey’s much favoured style of music is ‘SWING’. So the sounds of ‘There’s No Business Like Show Business’, ‘Give My Regards to Broadway’, ‘Pasadena’, ‘Jealousy’ ‘Delilah’ & many more will drift across the Festival Field

Find out more

BIG FREE – Shoostring – Appalachian Dancing

Shoostring are sure to amaze you with their synchronised and unique approach to Appalachian dancing, bringing to life the toe tapping rhythms of American Bluegrass music performed by the fantastic

Find out more