Jed Grimes

Singer/songwriter and guitarist Jed’s musical discoveries on Tyneside, helped reveal his own family roots along the way, via the Irish songs, jigs and reels reverberating from the family home of the late John Doonan and his sons Kevin and Mick. Jed soon joined with the Doonan boys, and acoustic bassist Phil Murray in Hedgehog Pie.

He was also in respected band The Hush with Bob Fox on vocals that gained a couple of BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominations along the way.

His first solo CD, Head On showcased arrangements of traditional and self-penned songs drawing critical acclaim.

Jed’s signature vocal style on songs from Ireland, Northumberland and Appalachia has many fans in Kent.

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