David Baird       Anna Bass  .    

Ray Taylor              Chris Bullen 


This Superb four-piece, acoustic folk band”, have now well and truly arrived on the folk club/ festival scene and come very highly recommended. They are guarantee’d to get you singing along with their melodic and lay-back mix of original and traditional songs featuring guitars, bass, mandolin and Indian Harmonium. “Anna Bass's voice is really quite amazing” Mike Harding. R2 magazine 4 stars

It’s hard to believe that Two Coats Colder have only been playing together since 2011, but it is true. These musican/singers, each with their own extensive individual careers going back over
decades, came together at High Barn, the renowned beautiful period venue in Great Bardfield.  


"Folk that has a jaunty, almost quirky edge to it and makes you feel you might have been there; good songwriting tends to do that to you" - (FATEA Showcase.)

This four-person band has been rapidly making a lasting impression amongst the folk clubs, music venues and Folk Festivals around the country (including Swanage, Shrewsbury, Moira Furnace, Boar’s Bridge, Wimborne, Ely, Folkstock, Banbury, Oxjam, Milkmaid, Cambridge, Royston, Bournemouth, Wessex, Wirral, Southwell, Bromyard , Devizes, Waveney, North Shields, Nottingham, Bournemouth, Byfleet and Colchester).

The band enjoys an excellent reputation as headliners in their own right, but also have supported  a wonderful array of popular performers including Bob Fox, Emily McGuire, Jim Moray, John Conolly, Elbow Jane, Rory McLeod, Sara Grey & Kieron Means, Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, Winter Wilson, The Bounty Hounds, and others.


"Two Coats Colder deliver the warmth of every story within their songs and performance"  (Sue Marchant’s Big NIGHT In BBC Radio)


What does their public make of them?:


"No two songs are alike in their set list."


"Two Coats Colder are entertaining, thoughtful, and musicality oozes from every pore."  (Sheila Abrams)

Their diary is constantly filling with reinvitations, as they continue to forge new friendships around the folk circuit and accept new invitations to play their extensive repertoire of original songs salt ‘n peppered with their own quirky take on traditional and contemporary songs.

"Two Coats Colder are just What the folk scene needs, something a little different" -  (Brian Kew/ Milkmaid Folk Club).

House Concerts