Wknd 1: Rachael Dadd & Friends

“Rachael Dadd is one of the most talented, wise, prolific and important women of our times” -Kate Stables of This is the Kit

Living half her time as a traveling musician in Japan, witnessing how other people create things, connecting with other cultures and landscapes; all this is a furnace for innovative song writing. C​ontemporary folk multi-instrumentalist Rachael Dadd is on a strong path with so much interest and support from DJs, tastemakers, her contemporaries and key people in the music industry. She has been gaining the reputation as a pioneering and thought provoking artist unafraid to push the boundaries of folk and pop.

In 2016 her solo Piano and Projection show received an E​merging Excellence Award.​ She has toured this formation as well as full band and solo across venues and festivals in the UK, Europe, Australia and Asia.

Her countless festival performances include E​nd Of the Road, G​reen Man, G​lastonbury​, ​Truck,​ ​ ​Wilderness and so many more. 

Rachael co-curated B​ristols SHHH festival​ (a celebration of quiet & diverse music), instigated the group exhibition ‘D​IY is all you need​’ with fellow musicians and artists, and curated and hosted ‘Rachael Dadd and Friends’​ at ​Kings Place,​ London.

In Japan she has written for some top names such as U​ A​ and ​Gontiti​, and performed to an audience of 4000 at Tokyo’s famous N​HK Hall.​

Rachael puts great attention into the conceptual and visual through her music videos, album artwork, hand-made merchandise and exhibitions.