Who are Billy in the Lowground?
Chris Hibberd on vocals and guitar; Ruth Behan on fiddle; Nick Woods on drums; Ian Simpson on bass; and Nigel Lloyd on mandolin and guitar
Where in Somerset are you from?
When did you form?
The current line-up has been together since September 2005.
How did you get together?
Chris and Ruth were looking for musicians to reform their previous band, and placed ads in Trade It. The rest of us auditioned and got the job (not very exciting is it?).
How would you describe your music?
An eclectic mix of Celtic, rock and alternative country.
How did the band gets its name?
It's from an American bluegrass tune.
Who are your musical influences?
Everything from old-time string bands (eg The Skillet Lickers) through to contemporary roots artists such as The Waterboys and Levellers, as well as blues, country and heavy rock.
Too many influences to list really.
What is your most memorable gig so far?
Larmer Tree Festival last year.
Where would you most like to play?
Cambridge and Trowbridge Festivals.
Finally, tell us some interesting facts about yourself
Please see the website for further details - the link's at the top of this page.