Acclaimed indie-folk quintet Patch are a dynamic troupe of musicians who have fast become a genuine force within the UK alt-folk scene, since releasing their debut EP ‘The Boatswain’s Refuge’. National radio support has come from BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 6 and Amazing Radio and the band have been showcased by BBC Introducing as a featured artist. They’ve also had loyal support from the blog community and have recorded live sessions for the BBC’s legendary ‘Whispering’ Bob Harris, Bandstand Busking, Songs From The Shed, Sofar Sounds and many more. They’ve been winning over crowds on the festival circuit, playing everywhere from Green Man Festival, Secret Garden Party, Cambridge Folk Festival and Larmer Tree Festival, to Wilderness, Deershed, BoomTown Fair and Standon Calling.
Patch have an eclectic take on folk music, effectively harnessing elements of indie, rock and blues and fuses them with inviting story-telling, courtesy of lead singer Luke Owen’s rich and tender vocals alongside ever-unique instrumentation.
Patchs’ line-up features, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, ukulele, bass guitar, double bass, accordion, trumpet, harmonica, accordion, violin, cello, drums and often more, and can vary from 4 to 7 musicians for each event.