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

How about a concert in your own home, garden or small village hall?


It's simple.  


You decide on the space you would like to use. You sell, let's say 20 tickets to friends and relatives who you think might be interested in attending a live, up close and personal concert with Two Coats Colder.  (The numbers would be dictated by the space you have available).


We will supply : ourselves, minimal sound gear to make us heard and a copy of our CD for everyone to take home with them at the end of the evening.

The cost?  This would depend on your circumstances but we reckon that in your home or garden*, with a minimum of say 20 people with tickets at £15 which includes a copy of our CD, folks would be getting a good deal :-) as the CD is worth £10 on its own.


*Garden Concerts*  =  we would require to be under some sort of cover owing to the uncertainty with the British weather