Watchet Festival news: Guess I’ll Never Know – Nick Parker – Feat. Saoirse Casey

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Our 40th Line-Up artist is a Glastonbury based artist who started gigging in his early teens playing mandolin and singing in folk/rock/skiffle band ‘Why?’, and spent the next 10 years bouncing around on stages at hundreds of venues and festivals around the UK and Europe.

In 1998 he called it a day with Why? and started guitar band ‘Tobermory’. After various false starts, a few flirtations with industry ‘big’ boys and a few tours in Germany, Tobermory played their last gig in 2004.

In 2010 he embarked on a solo career and has since released three full-length albums, 2010’s ‘The King of False Alarms’ and 2014’s ‘Angry Pork and the Occasional Bird’ and last year’s ‘Besta Venya’, tracks from which have been played on various BBC6Music shows.

Over the years he has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with The Wedding Present, Bright Eyes, Ben Marwood, Frank Turner, Mike Peters and Mike Scott among others, and he regularly tours with Bristol based Gaz Brookfield (as a separate act, but also playing mandolin in his band).

His songs are often tongue-in-cheek and cheerful, and on the rare occasion when fun IS poked it is always with a wry smile and an element of satire.

Although primarily a solo effort he often plays with his band ‘the False Alarms’ which is a folky/rocky/country affair using guitars, fiddle, pedal steel, mandolin, bass and drums.

Over the last few years they have played at many festivals including Farmer Phil’s, Chagstock, Glastonbury and Lakefest among many others.

Ladies & Gentlemen please welcome ……. Nick Parker rather lovely animation by Rich Kingston of Young Rascal Features the gorgeous voice of Saoirse Casey…

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Farmer Phil is off on his holidays....
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Farmer Phil is off on his holidays....
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Looks like he's being held up by a highway man

Oh my god have you seen the price of the beer get me back on moi land xxxxxx

Shit! He's awake! Where's the tranquilizer???

Arghh!! "Me passports in the feckin digger"🚜💨🎶

I found some cake left over from the festival..... Did not know I had a couple of dragons? Must make sure they don't spot the sheep....

He looks like he's been kidnapped going by his expression!!!


OK, OK, dont shoot! I promise I'll put my seatbelt on

No no no no no yes.

'How feckin much???'

Not Wentnor again?

What do you mean we're not stopping for a pint at the Bridges? 🍻

Are we nearly there yet yet!?

What do you mean this isn’t a fancy portaloo

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Boris flashing again

Not a tent in someone else's bloody field ???!!!! 😳

Turn back....... I think I left the oven on

OMG it’s bloody Butlins rave weekend.

WHAT....... they dont let tractors on the aeroplane...........

Ferocious Phil.

"Woofing!" Said Phil "F!#* off?"

Arrived safely in Thailand and just Seen the price of the lady boys !

No,! No! No! Who'll look after the coos while I'm away?

"Oh my God ! Not beyond the hills. Don't take me beyond the hills. NOT BEYOND THE HILLS OH MY GOD NO!!!"

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Who else is watching the rugby? Could we really have an England v Wales final?! ...

Who else is watching the rugby? Could we really have an England v Wales final?!

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Hard luck Wales, matched South Africa all the way until the very end. Tough one to take.

We wuz robbed😭😭😭

Hope so, looking forward to it and hopefully a bit of banter with our Welsh friends

🦁 v 🐑 yes please

I’m glued to tv !! I support wales and don’t want wales England final but....

Oh yes!

Hopefully yes! Two great teams!

No because hopefully SA will win 😛


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Farmer Phil's Festival did it! Hide and Hair named best album in the Radio 2 Folk Awards! Thanks to everyone who voted - we have the best fans in the world ❤️ ...

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Farmer Phil's Festival always books quality!

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