CROYDE VIEW FESTIVAL
SATURDAY 6 AUGUST 2016
Since 2001 Douglas has lived in North Devon, having started his musical career in his hometown of Portsmouth, England.
Douglas E. Powell is a UK based songwriter, lyricist and performer of folk, alt-folk, alt-country, Americana and acoustic music.
With three publicly released albums The Still and West in 2001 The Iron Coast in 2005 and Good Men Get Lost at Sea released on the Twister Valley Records in August 2015. From his home recording studio in North Devon he writes records and produces his own music making Douglas is a key figure on the South West UK music scene. His intensely-charged live performances lie at the heart of his passion for live music, deeply personal lyrics are laid over beautifully simplistic acoustic guitar work. Audiences are held captive by Douglas’ beautiful melodies and the real-life experiences that often lie behind his poetic lyrics, and as such he has built up a loyal base of fans across the UK and worldwide.
Douglas also performs alongside his talented band The Rising Spirit; Del Skinner on electric bass, Jason Pratt on fiddle and Simon Partridge on the drums.