Today’s new music spotlight is on Bess Atwell

Location: Brighton

Line-up: Bess Atwell, Guitar & Vocals

About: Bess Atwell is a poetic singer songwriter from Brighton, she has developed a sound that merges new indie-rock influences with a more traditional folk sound.

What Hidden Herd say: The tender opening to ‘Harvested’ has us instantly transported; Atwell’s sincere heartsong captures in an instant and carries listeners to places unknown. Even with sombre undertones, Atwell manages to deliver a sense of overcoming and inner strength amongst the darkness.

For fans of: SOAK, Sharon Van Etten, Fleet Foxes, and Carole King

Next shows:‪

26th July – Deer Shed Festival, Yorks

27th July – Farm Fest, Bruton

4th August – Underneath The Stars Festival, Barnsley

15th August – Green Man Festival, Glanusk Park

7th October – Bodega, Nottingham

8th October – Broadcast, Glasgow

10th October – Omeara, London

11th October – Soup Kitchen, Manchester

12th October – Louisiana, Bristol

13th October – Hope and Ruin, Brighton

20th October – Swn Festival, Cardiff


Latest track: ‘Harvested’