- 'Fucking Great' - Frank Turner

- 'Fucking Awesome!' - Crazy Arm

- 'Rather Excellent' - Adam Walton, BBC Radio Wales

- What a beautiful voice, truly gorgeous songs' - Austin Lucas

- Outstanding' - Soundscape Magazine

- A Dark Star Rising' - The Globe at Hay



Ellen Cox is a Swing and Blues influenced Folk-Punk Singer-Songwriter from Rhayader in the Cambrian Mountains of mid Wales, UK.

Since starting her career in late 2008, she has been cutting her teeth in and around clubs, bars and festivals in Wales and England.

Initially Ellen began by supporting American touring artists like AJ Roach, Kate Campbell, Eliza Gilkyson and Eric Taylor. 

She then moved on to playing with and supporting bands in and around the punk, rock and metal scene, honing her style and taking influence from the strong rhythms and attitudes found in these genres.

More recently she has shared the stage with great contemporary artists like New Model Army, David Rovics, Beans On Toast, Vinnie Caruana, Crazy Arm, Emily Barker, Oxygen Thief, Prosperina, Hermitage Green, Exit International, Glossary, Jim Lockey and The Solemn Sun, Austin Lucas, Walter Schreifels, Exit International, Tim Barry, Sam Russo and Gaz Brookfield.

This year Ellen has had radio play on BBC Radio Wales, Radio Cardiff and Radio Bronglais to name a few and has been featured in both Front and Soundscape magazines.

Among other smaller festivals in England and Wales, she played at Hit the Deck Festival in Bristol this year, alongside bands like Sonic Boom Six, done Broco, Pure Love, Max Raptor, Feed The Rhino, Bleeding Through and Gnarwolves.

Ellen has 3 self-produced EP’s and a few compilation CDs under her belt and a strong, hardworking, DIY ethic.