Gareth Davies - Jones comes from Northern Ireland but has lived in Tynedale for many years. He is a singer - songwriter of rare talent who has composed much of his work having studied the history of the region is some detail. Gareth's latest album, The Beauty and The Trouble, is on sale now and will feature prominently in his performance at the Vault. Bob Harris is a fan who described him as a 'gifted and perceptive songwriter'. Others have likened his work to that of Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan. Gareth plays a variety of instruments and sings with a rich distinctive voice.