Some of my bands are below - 


422 are a folk band and ceilidh band based in the North East of England. They play music from all over the world with a Northern English Bias. 

Since winning the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award in 1999, they have released 3 Albums on Fellside Records, with a new one on the way "Go Forth" available from July 2010.



The Hut People

We are an accordion/percussion duo playing  tunes from around the world. Sam Pirt, on accordion and Gary Hammond, on percussion began playing together in 2008 after jamming in Sam's hut (studio), hence the name.


Forro Porro

FORRO PORRO are four English musicians coming together to specialise in South American fiesta sounds - Brazilian Forró and Colombian Vallenato and Cumbia - driving accordion and drum music that raises the spirits and fills up dancefloors right across the continent.



Sam and Graham Pirt

A Father and Son duo that mainly specialise in songs and tunes from the North of England. They now have an album out on Fellside Records called 'Dance to thee Daddy'.