Describing the band as “a cross between The Pogues and Bruce Springsteen’s Seeger Session Band – with a bit of Waterboys and Saw Doctors thrown in for good measure”, Leeds Music Scene said the Jon Palmer Acoustic Band left them “spellbound and desperate for more!” Jon is a former winner of the Grolsch UK Songwriter of the Year, and a published songwriter with Sony.

The Jon Palmer Acoustic Band are:

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Jon Palmer – vocals and guitar

Wendy Ross – violin and vocals

Tom Palmer – drums

Andy Cook – mandolin, guitar, and vocals

Eddy Green – bass and vocals

Iain Cunningham – keys and vocals


What everyone’s saying about the Jon Palmer Acoustic Band:

a cracking new album” – Mike Harding

Should there be any justice, ‘The Silences In Between’, will be the album that raises Jon Palmer Acoustic Band from Yorkshire’s ‘best kept secret’ to wider recognition.” – FolkWords.com

The bottom line is that this is a superb album of 21st century folk-rock. Go out and buy it in thousands and make the Jon Palmer Acoustic Band rich and famous.” – Folking.com

A stunning collection of tracks which should be in everyone’s CD collection” – Keep Music Live

Excellent title song…. well written and performed. A CD that simply makes you feel better – and that is definitely a GOOD THING!” –  Joe Grint, Tykes News

Genuinely well-written songs…..sung with honesty and feeling. A talented singer-songwriter” – Maverick Magazine

Oh my God, what a band!” – Keep Music Live

Well crafted original songs, delivered with passion and vigour”– Topic Folk Club

Stunning… fine original songs. Their stage presence and charisma win them new friends wherever they go” – Aire Do Festival

A blur of hedonistic delight!”Fatea Showcases

One of the finest singer-songwriters plying his trade at present.” – Tykes News

The best upbeat folk band around” – Yorkshire Gig Guide

“Working For The Gangmaster is one of those songs that should enter the standard repertoire and fully justifies Jon’s reputation as a songwriter, as does Brown Eyed Northern Girl” – R2 Magazine