Craic Bands

The team at CudhamCraic is very grateful to all our lovely performers who give up their time for next to nothing. Even though they are all busy, professional acts. Really talented people have taken part throughout the years, and a great mix of music – something for absolutely everyone!

CudhamCraic is proud to book only the very best acts to perform for you, and the below previous performers all come very highly recommended. Their links are below so feel free to contact them directly and let them know how you heard of them.


2019:- Planet3 Duo

James McMaster is a singer/ songwriter from Kent. He’s part of the four piece band Planet 3. Drawing influences from Counting Crows, Fleetwood Mac, Pearl Jam and the Beatles, the music is melodic and heartfelt. James and his band have performed at many venues across the country including Brixton Academy and V festival.


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2019:- The Kristian Baker Band

Hugely popular in the area, Kristian and his versatile band bring you familiar soul, funk, blues and rock favourites. With his larger than life vocals, and personality to match, one thing this man knows how to do is entertain a crowd.

Sweet Home Alabama / Play That Funky Music / Hard To Handle / Superstition / Alright Now / Summer of 69 etc.

2019:- Lovin’ The 90s – The Ultimate 90s Party

Recreating the sights and sounds of 1990s chart music – LIVE!
Bringing 90s nostalgia and a packed dancefloor!

Think: Rhythm is a Dancer / Show me Love / Mr Vain / Insomnia / Let Me Be Your Fantasy / Ultra Nate – along with your favourite Britpop anthems and you’re well on your way!

2018:- “Ukelear Fallout”

Combining harmonies and a mix of instruments – mandolin, guitar, ukulele & trumpet – they’ve developed their own distinctive style based on Americana. The band is a regular at festivals, and many other events

2018:- BluesBrothersLittleBrother – HEADLINE ACT

“With their 12 piece backing band, playing tribute to one of the best known and most popular acts in the world.
Let’s hope the boys remember to have a full tank of gas, half a packet of cigarettes and those sunglasses.
Ladies and Gentlemen, will you welcome….
Jake and Elwood Blues – The Blues Brothers!”

2018:- The Britpop Collective

These lads are stopping by to rock out all your 90s Britpop winners – Oasis, Blur, Paul Weller, James, The Charlatans, and many more.
They’re Loud and they’re Proud – you’re guaranteed a great time!!

2018:- StoneThief

Bringing their melodic alternative rock, guts and feeling to the 100 club, Water Rats, Dublin Castle, Proud Camden, O2 Islington Academy2, and now the Cudham Craic. With their second album now available on Spotify, expect uplifting rhythms, big choruses & plenty of feel good guitar shenanigans!

2018:- Captain Patch & the Mermaid Mollies

Kent based folk-rock band Captain Patch draw on the history, tradition and folklore of their local area telling tales of smuggling, press gangs and strange travellers. Get your dance shoes on as their music will have you tapping your feet from the start!

2018:- Band Of The Underhand

Soulful Rock ‘n’Roll from The Old Kent Road, Band Of The Underhand 5 piece from South London. Their live promo album is out to critical aclaim. Playing at StrummerCamp a live session on RT ‘Going Underground’ and their belting song ‘Angels Cry’ recently featuring in the British Gangster movie ‘Who Needs Enemies’ this band are a must see live

2018:- The Belles

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The BELLES are ringing out for the good the bad and the great!

Classic Indie / Alternative rock covers.

2018:- Zara

Alternative Rock band from South London featuring sweet melodies and dirty guitars. Female-fronted band with sounds reminiscent of Sonic Youth, The Pixies, the Killers, Garbage..…. Stunning original songs and some innovative covers.

2018 Sunday Swing Headliner:- The Mike Richards Big Band, with Kevin Hill Jnr

Our headline act on Sunday is a 20 piece big band taking to the stage to perform all your swing favourites. What could be a more wonderful way to finish off an amazing weekend?!

2018 Sunday Swing:- The Tidy Street Striders – OPENING AT 3pm

New Orleans jazz and blues, played with spirit!
The most untraditional trad-jazz band you will ever find, comprised of metal guitarists, klezmer punks, bluegrass banjo players and latin trumpets, these disparate musos met and bonded over a shared love of 1920’s hot Jazz. Taking inspiration from the New Orleans scene, they play this traditional music with the spirit and energy that encapsulated the era.

2018 Sunday Swing:- Bad Girls Groove Band

4 funky female singers, a 5 piece band & an original twist on funk, R&B and blues.
Aretha / Chic / Jill Scott / Joss Stone / Snarky Puppy.
Expect sultry smooth harmonies, percussion breakdowns and impressive solos!

2018 Sunday Swing:- B.B. Slim’s Band

B.B.Slims Band performing 50s and 60s Classic hits, Rock n Roll, Blues, Latin, Irish and a good old Knees Up.