Ben Holder (Violin), Stuart Carter Smith (Guitar), Ben Travers (Guitar) and Paul 'Lozenge' Geffereys (Double Bass) are the Midlands' quartet Gypsy Fire.Gypsy Fire's website
This year the band has played at some great venues including The Royal Albert Hall and Colston Hall and 2013 looks even busier with more great venues planned for the tour!
They are in the South West to play in Dorset this evening and at The Barnfield in Exeter next month and will be popping in to join the Saturday morning shenanigans and perform live on the show.
Joanne Graham is a local author who lives in rural mid-Devon with her two children and six cats.Joanne's website
She worked in a prison and a school for teenagers displaying challenging behaviour before turning to inclusive education in a mainstream school.
Joanne has been writing since the tender age of 11, when her mother bought her a typewriter for her birthday.
Her debut novel, Lacey’s House, has recently won the 2012 Luke Bitmead Award.
We'll meet her on this morning's show.
Exmouth singer songwriter Roni Perry makes a welcome return to the Saturday show today.Roni on Facebook
She's been singing in bands since she was 16 years old and playing guitar and writing her own material for two years.
Roni is currently in the process of recording an EP of original material and also an album of favourite covers.
She'll be performing and chatting on today's show.
State of Undress
State of Undress is a rocky, rootsy, fiddlesome, five-piece band from Dorset.State of Undress's website
They’ve been described as 'overflowing with spirit and a compelling energy' with music that’s 'a blend of roots, rock country, Celtic flavourings and a full bodied melodic musical assault.'
They travel all over the country to play. In the last year, they've performed in Devon at the Tuckers Maltings Beer Festival in Newton Abbot; The Devon County Show in Exeter; and Sidmouth FolkWeek where they played on the Anchor Garden Stage.
They'll be performing live on today's show.
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It's Panto time! And two of the stars of Dick Whittington - at the Theatre Royal in Plymouth - will be popping in for a chat.Dick Whittington - Plymouth Theatre Royal
Impresssionist Hilary O'Neil (Fairy Bow Bells) and local comedian Ben Nickless (Winkle) will be slapping a thigh or two and telling us about this year's performance.