Joining Jools is Plan B, who returns to the studio to showcase tunes from his Ill Manors album and his directorial debut film.
Making their TV debut on this show are eclectic London-based four-piece Django Django, with numbers from their acclaimed self-titled debut. Also new to the studio is Ren Harvieu, who has been described as Salford's answer to Patsy Cline. Melody Gardot returns to the show with titles from her brand new The Absence album.
Taking a break from his current role as coach on The Voice, Tom Jones is back on the day job with tunes from his new album Spirit In The Room, which sees him take on songs by the likes of Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits and Odetta. US progressive bluegrass types Punch Brothers are also on hand with a track from their new Who's Feeling Young Now album.