The Pindrop Band [x2] (support: Polly Paulusma)
- Wonderful intimate Bristol-based acoustic band, led by guitarist/songwriter Piers Partridge, featuring singer Phoebe Partridge (with her gorgeous voice), more beautiful singers, and a host of wonderful acoustic instruments (see http://www.pindropclub.co.uk).
- Polly Paulusma also impressed live, solo on her Martin acoustic. I actually preferred her live performance over her recording Scissors in my Pocket, ('twas more magical and intimate).
Kathryn Williams [x2] (support: Magnet)
- The first time I saw her was at the Regents Park Open Air Theatre, on a warm summer's night; it was absolutely magical. Wonderful performance, sung from the heart. The second time she was again charming, her soft voice blending with guitars, cello and backing vocals to create a beautifully lush sound.