A folk pop group based in the West Midlands headed by Bethan Morgan who is from a small town Llangollen in Wales but moved to Birmingham and started the group with fellow musician David Ross.
After practicing and writing at Rock School based in Oldbury, they decided to take it further and set about acquiring a full band who are, Lauren Bennett on double bass, Steve Sheldon on electric guitar and Robert Mcintosh on drums.
Their influences include Laura Marling, Paul Simons, Cat Stevens, and Scott Matthews to name a few. W
Moving to the UK at the age of 17, Zimbabwean born Blessing Magore is one of Nottingham’s rising singer-songwriters who has created his own unique fusion of Afro-funk/Reggae with hints of samba and zouk. He also sings in his mother tongue of Shona. Blessing’s passion for music started at the age of five. Whilst growing up, he learnt various instruments from guitar, piano and drums to marimba and mbira. He gained his music experience over the years as a session musician playing for different artistes and bands at various events around Zimbabwe. His influences are Lucky Dube, Oliver Mtukudzi, Mokoomba and Bob Marley.
Cited as ‘world shakers’ by Gibson Guitars, Xander and the Peace Pirates are creating a storm on both sides of the Atlantic and across the world with their unique brand of soulful, blues-based, acoustic rock 'n roll.