SMOKED & UNCUT 2020 LINE UP

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Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs

Formed in Leeds in 2000, Kaiser Chiefs are one of the leading bands of their generation. Fronted by charismatic Ricky Wilson with Simon Rix on bass, Andrew 'Whitey' White on guitar, Nick 'Peanut' Baines on keyboards and drummer Vijay Mistry, the band have had a string of anthemic hits such as 'Oh My God', 'I Predict A Riot', 'Everyday I Love You Less and Less', 'Never Miss A Beat' and 'Hole In My Soul'.

The band have released 6 original studio albums which includes their Mercury nominated debut, 'Employment' which sold over 2 million copies, its number 1 follow up 'Yours Truly, Angry Mob', which went twice-platinum in the UK alone and 'Education Education Education and War' which entered the UK Album charts at Number 1.

They have achieved, top ten singles including the infamous number 1 hit 'Ruby', 3 Brit Awards, an Ivor Novello award for Album of the Year, toured with U, Foo Fighters and Green Day and sold 8 million albums.  

The band have returned to their original label home, Polydor, with whom they released their first 4 albums with and continue to be considered one of Britain's most treasured bands. 

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Imelda May

Imelda May

Imelda May has found a new groove, exploring blues, soul, gospel, folk, rock, sensitive acoustica, cinematic drama and explosive balladry on a set of the boldest, most personal and intimately autobiographical songs she has ever written. Her most recent album “Life Love Flesh Blood” was produced by the legendary T Bone Burnett and features a band of some of the finest musicians in America with guest appearances by guitar hero Jeff Beck and piano maestro Jools Holland.

Imelda knew before she had even begun work on Life Love Flesh Blood that it was time for a change of musical direction from her 2014 chart topping album "Tribal", going to number one in Ireland, and top three in the UK.

Imelda's reputation as a vocalist can be deduced from the company she keeps, performing over the years with Lou Reed, Smokey Robinson, Tom Jones, Meat Loaf, David Gilmore, Sinead O'Connor, Wanda Jackson, Lulu, Paolo Nutini, The Dubliners, The Chieftains, U2, Robert Plant and many more.

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Freddie & the Freeloaders

Freddie & the Freeloaders

For over 5 years, Freddie & The Freeloaders have been entertaining audiences with their take on classic soul and motown. From the fields of the Glastonbury Festival to the Harrods Wine Shop, Student Graduations to Marquee weddings up and down the country; We supply the energy and the music for truly unforgettable occasions.

"One of the most authentic sounding modern soul bands I've seen" - Eddie Pillar, Founder of Acid Jazz Records.

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Park Hotel

Park Hotel

London based dance band, Park Hotel, are centered on the creative duo of Tim Abbey and Rebeca Marcos-Roca. They explore mirrorball-noir territory between alternative arena electronica and wired downtown songwriting. Rebeca is originally from Barcelona; Tim from London were tipped by NME as one of the best new bands in 2018. The duo played a packed summer of 14 festivals across the UK, mainland Europe and Indonesia included highlights Standon Calling, Bestival, La Route Du Rock and La Magnifique Society, with a 10,000 person headline set at Wilkstock festival in Bavaria, Germany. Since they are back in the studio with producer Tommaso recording their debut 5 track EP, due to be released in 2019.

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Hardwicke Circus

Hardwicke Circus

Hardwicke Circus are fast building a reputation as the most exciting band to emerge from the UK in recent years. Having gained a large internet following, and fans all over the UK through playing countless live shows, this band is set
to take over the music industry. Their sound brings comparisons with the brio of the E Street Band and the dark passion of classic Doors, but with plenty of British authenticity and perhaps even a hint of Dexy's in their horn-laden attack.

Proudly based in the border town of Carlisle, they have been on tour with the Alabama 3 & Bob Geldof’s Boomtown Rats, played at Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds festivals, released three EPs, and have just finished a residency at the
legendary Hope & Anchor in London. Their ever expanding army shows no sign of stopping. So Get on the Bus.
Hardwicke Circus are ready to show you what’s real.

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Eastertown

Eastertown

Having already added airplay on Radio 1 and MTV alongside supporting major signed acts to their extensive resume, the South West based Eastertown have the opinion that they're just getting started. Consisting of Mark Ely, Gavin Cox, Paul Newton and Pete Roe, the band have spent decades honing their craft, the result being faultless driving indie pop rock with real lyrical depth and more hooks than a fisherman's tackle box.

The band come to us fresh from the studio with their latest offering, the album 'Utopian' which was produced by Romesh Dodangoda (Bring Me The Horizon/Bullet For My Valentine/Motorhead) and mastered by Frank Arkright at Abbey Road Studios. Eastertown provide intricate, anthemic, melodic and intelligent uplifting and occasionally haunting music that even upon first listen feels instantly familiar. 

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The Vaccines

The Vaccines

The Vaccines are an English indie rock band, formed in West London in 2010 by Justin Young, Freddie Cowan, Árni Árnason and Pete Robertson. After Robertson's departure in 2016, keyboardist Timothy Lanham and drummer Yoann Intonti were promoted from touring musicians to official band members. 

The band have released four studio albums and have sold nearly 2 million records worldwide.
They have toured extensively, playing with and opening up for acts such as The Rolling Stones, Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, The Stone Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Muse amongst others.

Combat Sports is the sound of The Vaccines at their best. Their fourth album is the sound of one of the defining British rock and roll bands of their generation at full throttle, setting aside pop experiments and concentrating on what caused the rabid excitement at their arrival in 2010. Combat Sports is a record of guitars, of brevity, of speed, of breathless excitement. 

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Samm Henshaw

Samm Henshaw

Tipped as One To Watch in 2019 by YouTube, The Independent, Metro and Blues & Soul amongst others, fast-rising talent Samm Henshaw now delivers the official lyric video for his new single, ‘Church’. The track features EarthGang, the Atlanta-based duo signed to J. Cole’s Dreamville imprint.

With Samm already amassing radio support from heavyweights such as BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, Beats 1, and Capital Xtra, ‘Church’ follows his sold-out headline show at Scala in October.

After touring with the Chance The Rapper and Rag’n’Bone Man, Samm spent the year on the road working on new material. Studio sessions with Pharrell Williams, Josh Grant and collaborating with visual creative Mason London, saw Samm’s music reach new highs.

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Stevie Appleton

Stevie Appleton

Stevie Appleton combines a duel love of singer-songwriters with the production value of dance to mine an entirely new sound altogether. His new single, Supposed To Do, falls right in the sweet spot of organic and electronic – a three-minute pop record that announces the young musician as a force to be reckoned with in 2018. 

The Surrey-born producer/songwriter is a musician in the truest sense. An accomplished pianist from the age of six, he describes feeling pumped during the writing process, and talks passionately of a love of travel that’s seen him perform with salsa bands in Cuba, classical musicians on the Amalfi Coast of Italy and a hip hop group in Colombia. “Playing around the world like that has given give me a chance to explore some of the things that might be too much for the record. I started as a live musician and performing reminds me why this is the only job I ever want.” 

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Gizmo Varillas

Gizmo Varillas

The dominant mood of Varillas' music could be described as ‘feel-good’, which leans heavily on an encyclopaedic knowledge of colourful rhythms drawn from across the globe. His homeland’s rumbas and flamenco; Latin American Salsas, Tangos and Bossa Novas; African Highlife and Mali Blues; Calypso and Soca lay the foundation of his sound, accompanied with an extensive array of percussion instruments. But these joyful tempos are often undercut by wistful melodies or recognitions of life’s grimmer elements.

Varillas' El Dorado was ranked one of 2017’s Top Ten Albums by the UK’s Classic Pop magazine, with the bright, airy sound of Dreaming of Better Days – which took a year to record, incorporates instruments he’s never employed before, including piano, harp, didgeridoo, steel pans, marimbas, a xylophone, and Taiko drums.

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Timothy Truman

Timothy Truman

Timothy ‘Truman’ is an Australian pianist deriving his sound from the likes of Elton John and Todd Rundgren still keeping both feet planted firmly in the present. With tongue in cheek lyrics ranging from backhanded love songs to elegies for the golden eras his music attempts to create a nostalgia for piano driven rock'n'roll.

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The Dead Freights

The Dead Freights

Formed in 2015, The Dead Freights are an indie rock’n’roll band from Southampton, UK.
Consisting of frontmen Charlie James and Robert Franklin, bassist Robby Spencer and
drummer Louis Duarte.

Dual harmonies, with a redolence of a Lennon/McCartney partnering, strut over crunchy,
melodic guitars twinned with a powerfully tight rhythm section. The Dead Freights prowl any
stage with a classic, contagious rock’n’roll attitude and a strong arsenal of suggestive, driving
anthems.

After playing in and around the UK for three years, the band signed to indie label Mi7 Records in
mid-2018. They recorded at Abbey Road studios in late-2018 and released their debut single
“Reason & Walls”. They were named “Big In 2019” by This Feeling.

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Frankie Knight

Frankie Knight

Hailing from the South Coast of the UK, Frankie Knight delves into a dreamworld of haunting melodies and waves of lush tones. Disjointed, hip hop infused beats allow her vocals to drift elegantly overhead as the she delivers her brand of beautifully crafted electronic pop. She's shared line ups with Young Fathers, Flamingods and Anchorsong with comparisons made to Zero 7, Morcheeba and Massive Attack.

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Sister Sledge

Sister Sledge

Sister Sledge was an American disco music group, formed in 1971. A multi-faceted, multi-lead-vocal group, Sister Sledge consisted of sisters Debbie, Joni, Kim and Kathy Sledge, who together, achieved international success at the height of the 1970’s disco-dancing era! Their artistic triumphs encompass chart-topping hits, platinum albums and successful forays into several genres of popular music.


In 1989, one of the Sledge sisters, Kathy Sledge, embarked on a solo career and since has had several international musical hits of her own. To this day, Kathy continues to tour worldwide and spread the manta of Sister Sledge, “Nothing is greater than love!” Headlining at Smoked & Uncut 2019 at Lime Wood, Kathy Sledge will be performing Sister Sledge’s greatest disco hits that have inspired countless generations and uplifting all!
Sister Sledge’s breakthrough album, We Are Family, produced by Nile Rogers and Bernard Edwards of the band Chic, debuted in 1979 and featured the much-loved tunes, “He’s the Greatest Dancer” and “We Are Family”. The album was a huge success for the sisters and peaked at number three on the US Album Chart. Performing jazz, soul, disco and R&B, the sisters flourished both in-studio and onstage, building an outstanding reputation by dazzling audiences and singing from the soul!

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The Wailers

The Wailers

The Wailers

Roots Rasta Reggae Rebels

The legendary Wailers continue their quest to bring reggae to the forefront of the world's stage.  Led by renowned bassist and founder Aston "Familyman" Barrett, and joined by original Wailers guitarist Donald Kinsey, The Wailers give audiences around the globe the opportunity to experience their unique and innovative sound. From 1972 to 1980, Bob Marley & The Wailers recorded, toured, and performed before countless millions worldwide. Since 1981, Familyman has carried on the mission to "keep The Wailers together" - just as Bob requested.

In tribute to the late co-founder and drummer Carlton “Carly” Barrett, The Wailers present Familyman’s multi-talented son, Aston Barrett Jr. It’s startling to witness how the young powerhouse delivers with his uncle’s inspiring landmark “one drop” drumming style. Also on stage is polished background singer Shema McGregor, daughter of I Three singer Judy Mowatt and Reggae pioneer Freddie McGregor.

Accompanying the legends and children-of-legends on stage are many other talented musicians: bass guitarist Owen “Dreadie” Reid, a former student of Familyman who also plays bass with Julian Marley’s Uprising band; front man Joshua David Barrett, Rastaman by lifestyle and culture, who delivers Bob’s powerful message of Jah love and unity through his performance and interaction with the audience; Andres Lopez on keyboards, who has performed with artists such as Alborosie, Lutan Fyah, and Anthony B.; and Anne-Marie Thompson, an experienced gospel singer. FOH/Sound engineer is Christian Cowlin, a Wailers Band veteran who has traveled the world with The Wailers for more than 20 years and who is responsible for the band’s live sound.

Since Bob Marley’s untimely passing in 1981, Familyman vowed to keep a promise he made to his leader and friend – that he would hold the band together and maintain the music’s quality, to “keep me [Bob Marley] alive through music.” The message is still Burnin’, the Exodus of Jah people continues, Uprising and Survival remain the call to fans. The incomparable Wailers are coming to Babylon by Bus, to rock the stage, to bring the magic and message of Roots Rasta Reggae. It’s a Rastaman Vibration: a slice of music history you must not miss. Legend.

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Judi Jackson

Judi Jackson

Judi Jackson was introduced to the world of music through the Jefferson Centre’s Music Lab in her hometown of Roanoke, Virginia. It was here she met Wynton Marsalis, and opened for Mavis Staples, which sparked her development as a jazz vocalist and performer. Before graduating from the University of Mary Washington with a BA in Musical Theatre, Judi recorded her original song, Only Love with Grammy award-winning band Snarky Puppy under the direction of friend and mentor Michael League. Judi is currently based between NYC and London. Following her critically acclaimed debut EP 'Blame It On My Youth' she recorded her debut live album Judi Jackson Live In London which was recently released on October 5th 2018.

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Quiet Man

Quiet Man

Born in London to a family of musicians and classically trained from a young age, Quiet Man has spent the last few years dreaming up sounds and honing his craft, learning what he can from the experiences of life and the talented circle of musicians around him. He has now emerged with his debut record, the self-titled ‘Quiet Man’. The project is a collaboration with acclaimed producer Courage, whose musical identity and production style have merged with Quiet Man’s own to create a symbiosis of jazz-drenched grooviness - this EP speaks to the heart and the hips in equal measure. QM is also readying for another series of live shows across London and the UK in 2019, alongside fellow artists such as mercurial vocalist MADDY and From Concentrate label-mate Joy Anonymous.

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Soul Grenades

Soul Grenades

Based in London, hailing from Montenegro, Moscow, Hackney, Sydney and beyond, Soul Grenades have established themselves as one of the most exciting acts on the live scene and festival circuit. Fusing their many influences, encompassing crate-digging rarities to contemporary dance floor fillers, Soul Grenades deliver no-nonsense, hard-hitting funk and soul music. The band have performed at some of the UK’s most prestigious venues including The Jazz Cafe, The 100 Club and The Blues Kitchen, alongside playing notable festivals including Green Man, Kendal Calling, Manchester Jazz Festival, Elderflower Fields and The Great Estate. Soul Grenades have also supported several internationally renowned recording artists including The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show, Brooklyn Funk Essentials, The Mighty Mocambos and more.

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Calum Lintott

Calum Lintott

Southampton's indie-rock singer Calum Lintott is a name that has been flying around the south coast of the UK for some time now. After releasing his official debut EP, ‘The Way It Is’, on the 4th November 2016, which features fan favourite and his debut single ' Pin-Up', Lintott has been hard at work. Non-stop writing, creating and releasing bigger anthems, including ‘This World Is Not For Turning’, ‘The One That Got Away’ and ‘Wonderland’! He has also released the much-anticipated emotional acoustic track ‘I Don’t Mind’, in early 2018. Lintott has been championed by the likes of BBC Introducing and become accustomed to selling out Hometown venues such as the 250 cap, The Joiners. Lintott has toured along the likes of Frank Turner, Starsailor, Delays, King Charles and Tom Clarke (The Enemy), as well as playing The Isle Of Wight Festival on the Common People’s main stage.

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The 2019 Bulleit Big Top Stage Line-Up

Holiday Oscar

Holiday Oscar

Following the demise of his previous musical incarnation and adopting the Holiday Oscar non de plume, guitarist Charlie has embarked on a new journey. Displaying an uncanny knack of writing topical, somewhat tongue-in cheek lyrics he has created an intriguing catalogue of tracks that have already picked plenty of love from blogs and Spotify.

Newly signed to Sunday Best Recordings, the I Can’t Keep Checking My Phone EP is his debut recording for label, accompanying video for the title track that portrays an amusing visual montage of life since the advent of the mobile.

Wry observations gleaned from everyday life from a personal perspective and more extensive standpoint come enveloped in a warm 70’s folk sound. Self reflective narrative combined with beautifully composed arrangements is the world of Holiday Oscar.

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Laucan

Laucan

Laucan is a musical project formed by Sussex born composer, songwriter and producer Laurence Galpin. Encompassing both natural and synthetic textures, Laucan uses organic and digital instrumentation to explore relationships between the tangible and the spiritual, the mundane and the extraordinary.

In 2017, BBC Radio’s Rob Da Bank put out Laucan’s first release, the four-track Up Tomorrow EP, through his Sunday Best label. Poised between spectral folk and immersive soundscapes, Up Tomorrow quickly drew comparisons with amongst others, Bibio, Nick Drake, and Jeff Buckley, and prompted enthusiastic support from 6music’s Lauren Laverne and Bob Harris.

Later that year came Frames Per Second, a debut album nearly 6 years in the making, showcasing further exploration into Galpin’s remarkable songwriting and vocal talent alongside production by the Emmy nominated television and film composer, Andrew Phillips (Grasscut). Phillips’ list of previous collaborators includes the likes of Robert Wyatt, Leo Abrahams, Passenger and Emma Smith (Elysium Quartet, Jon Hopkins, Polar Bear).

Laucan has toured throughout the UK and Europe, sharing stages with artists such as Sam Amidon, Nico Muhly, Jon Hopkins, Fairport Convention, Syd Arthur, Jose Gonzalez, & Mutual Benefit.

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Joshu

Joshu

Raised in Antigua, West Indies on a potent mixture of Bob Dylan, calypso, and the ocean, Joshu is bringing a new island sound to the world. With notes of Jack Johnson and Jose Gonzalez, his songs resonate with the laid back lyricist in all of us. His Caribbean childhood was steeped in the eclectic musical tastes of his father and mother, from Mozart to Belafonte, which has inspired a beautiful combination of groove and folk.

 

2019 marks the release of his debut EP 'Lines of Time' (available at music.joshu.art) which has seen widespread praise from fans and critics alike. On the heels of this record, Joshu has upcoming plans for Caribbean and European tours this year, performing and busking in his signature open, impromptu style.

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Xylaroo

Xylaroo

Xylaroo are a duo born out of the late 2000’s and formed by sisters Holly, 28 and Coco Chant, 26. They released their debut album “Sweetooth” in 2016 after signing to the independent label Sunday Best, with their music garnering airtime and attention from the likes of Steve Lamacq, John Kennedy, Edith Bowman and Zoe Ball. They have been fortunate enough to have toured across Europe and the UK with such legends as Mika, Pup, Matt Berry and the Maypoles and Will Varley, with 2018 culminating in a 26-date tour supporting Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls across Europe.

Holly and Coco grew up in Maidstone, England via Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and the Philippines and along their travels picked up and honed a uniquely “beachy” West Coast Pop-Folk sound. At times of performance the band might swell into a full and vibrant 5-piece ensemble (Dan Johnson on bass, Keir Adamson on Drums) or a three-piece accompanied by the swirling guitar sounds of Electric guitarist Joe Singleton. However, they are most notably and usually found, around their current home city of London as an acoustic duo; raw and honest.

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Alice Jemima

Alice Jemima

Alice Jemima’s self -titled debut  album  was released last year to a receptive audience and now stands at over 18 million streams with several of the tracks being placed in adverts Ralph Lauren, Simple Skincare, Macy’s and Topshop and also achieving Radio 1 playlisting.

Jemima’s new album is expected this year and has been co-written with Sophie Ellis Bextor.

Since releasing her debut album she has appeared live at Boardmasters, Bestival Lattitude, The Great Escape and SXSW.

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Rob da Bank DJ Set

Rob da Bank DJ Set

Sunday Best

Sunday Best

Sunday Best began life as a leftfield club night - founded in 1995 by Radio 1 DJ and Bestival co-creator Rob da Bank. Frequented by Dance music’s future heavyweights – Fatboy Slim, Groove Armada, Basement Jaxx, Harvey and Andy Weatherall - Sunday Best the club soon evolved into Sunday Best the label, initially showcasing the wider community of artists coming through the decks, before launching fully in 2000 with addition of new partners Sarah Bolshi and Ben Turner - beginning the unique journey building the eclectic roster that exists today. 

Part known for its early history releasing artists such as Grand National, Max Sedgely & Dan le sac vs Scroobius Pip, and for its more recent releases from Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, David Lynch and Alice Jemima, the label still celebrates the ‘anything goes’ policy that underpinned those first club nights. 

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Bridges

Bridges

For fans of The National, Manchester Orchestra, Frightened Rabbit, Kings of Leon, BRIDGES create transatlantic, guitar driven music. A fresh line up and a news start in 2019 after years of relentlessly touring, supporting not able artists such as We Were Promised Jetpacks, Airways, All Tvvins, and performing at key festivals including Leeds, Glastonbury, 2000 Trees, Isle of Wight to name just a few. Their debut EP “on and on like this” was released late 2018 through Rose Coloured Records, touring again twice since it’s release, with multiple sell outs. The band will support The Slow Readers Club across April before digging heels into summer festivals.

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Daniel Kemish

Daniel Kemish

Daniel Kemish is a British Born Country/Folk Singer. His songs and stage presence is head-turning, commanding the attention of his audience, a voice that flows effortlessly from country smooth to husky rock, and melodic tunes you'll be humming for days.Daniel is a touring artist at heart and lives life on the road, having released 2 EP’s, two albums and has a lot of stories to tell. He released “Fools & Money” his debut full length album in 2016 which was recorded at Ocean Way Studios, Nashville USA. He then started his touring career off and since he has performed over 300 shows and driven over 150,000 km. 

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Matt Owens

Matt Owens

British born singer-songwriter and musician Matt Owens first came to prominence as a founder member of indie-folk band Noah and the Whale. Releasing four albums, Noah and the Whale achieved huge success in the UK and overseas, selling over one million albums in the UK alone. The band toured the world between 2006 and 2015, playing hundreds of festivals, including Austin City Limits, Fuji Rocks and Lollapalooza, as well as touring with the likes of Arcade Fire, Bahamas, and Laura Marling

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Joanna Cooke

Joanna Cooke

With a voice dripping with soul and the songs to match, Joanna Cooke is the real deal."..soulful and epic..", Joanna's voice will stop you in your tracks and she's got the songs to match.

Her track record points to an artist on the up. 120 gigs a year, support slots with chart toppers Paloma Faith, Rag'n'Bone Man and Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, plus quality acts JP Cooper, Beth Rowley, Jo Harman and Ben Ottewell (Gomez). Joanna has had #1 Club Chart hits in Australia and South Africa, alongside appearances on southwest BBC TV + radio plus national airplay of her BBC Introducing work. 

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Steve Weston

Steve Weston

Steve Weston is a singer-songwriter born and raised in Liverpool where he took influences from the legendary mersey beat bands of the day. He has played all over the world from San Francisco to the South West of France and cites Neil Young, David Byrne and John Lennon as his major influences.

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Professor Green DJ Set

Professor Green DJ Set

Firmly established as one of the crossover superstars of British music, the Hackney born and raised rapper otherwise known as Stephen Manderson has released two Top 3 albums and amassed a career tally of over 2.5 million combined sales in the UK alone.  He has completed four headline tours and performed on the main stages of countless festivals such as Glastonbury, V Festival and Wireless.  Signed to Relentless/Sony his new new single “Unruly” dropped Feb 16th.

Over the past couple of years Professor Green has presented five critically acclaimed BBC documentaries and has just finished his first documentary series for Channel 4 called “Working Class White Men” which tx’s Jan 2018.  He’s also published his autobiography 'Lucky' and continues his ongoing work as Patron’s of anti-suicide charity CALM and trauma charity TRANSFORM TRAUMA.

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Duo

Duo

Ben Bruant and Will Cashel met and formed duo while studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London. 

Ben was born in Le Havre in France and studied at the National Conservatory in Paris before moving to London. Will, born in Bath, England, won a scholarship to the Purcell School of Music at 14 before gaining a place at the Royal Northern College of Music.

Together the band has recorded three albums and performed its electrifying flamenco fusion around the world to audiences including British and European royalty and at the Liverpool Philharmonic, BBC Good Food Festival and F1 Grand Prix. Its album, ‘Covered’, has just been released.

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St Luna

St Luna

Known by his stage name 'ST LUNA', Luke Adams is producer/singer/songwriter from the South Coast. A bedroom producer at heart, Luke blends electronic and hip-hop inspired beats with soulful vocals and infectious songwriting to create his individual sound.

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Total Hip Replacement

Total Hip Replacement

Total Hip Replacement (THRP) is a young energetic orchestra with more than 200 live shows and multiple journeys abroad to their name. During their concerts, the party is on stage as well as off with joy and serious musical messages that embraces the audience. The band reinterprets and fuses reggae and funk with an afro-jazz touch. The band has a special bond with Africa and has toured in Tanzania, Kenya and Ghana on multiple occasions. 2019 will be an exciting year for Total Hip Replacement who will be touring in Denmark, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Germany and Mali. And will release new singles, where one of them will feature Danish pop-star Ida Corr.

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The Manatees

The Manatees

Drawing inspiration from The Vaccines, Jamie T and Circa Waves The Manatees infuse relatable lyrics, driving rhythms and infectious melodies. The Manatees have previously been featured on Huw Stephens Radio 1 introducing playlist, Radio X’s main evening playlist, Steve Lamacq’s BBC6 Recommends show and Spotify’s ‘Hot New Bands’.

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Melissa Bel

Melissa Bel

Melissa Bel has been captivating audiences and listeners her whole life with her powerful, soulful voice and compelling songwriting. The Toronto-bred, UK-based artist has released 4 records, performed in front of millions of viewers on national television, and opened for artists such as Matthew Good, Joey Landreth and Maverick Sabre. She co-wrote Avril Lavigne's recent single, Tell Me It's Over, and is quickly becoming a sought-after songwriter and artist.

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Nick Grimshaw DJ Set

Nick Grimshaw DJ Set

Nick Grimshaw, host of the Radio 1 Drive Time Show, kicked off his career in the music industry in 2006 when Channel 4 signed him up as a presenter for E4 Music and the Channel 4 morning show Freshly Squeezed. Nick was next signed up by BBC2 where he co-hosted three series of their youth music show Sound, alongside Radio 1's Annie Mac. Their chemistry proved a winner and Nick joined Annie on Radio 1 hosting the Sunday evening Switch youth strand.

2008 saw Nick given his first solo Radio 1 show as host of the Weekend Breakfast Show. Then in 2009, he was offered the prestigious 10pm - midnight new music slot Mondays to Thursdays, which he presented for three years. He took over the reins of the station's flagship Breakfast Show in 2012 until summer 2018 when he moved over to Radio 1’s drive time slot.

Nick's TV career has grown alongside his radio work, fronting numerous shows for Channel 4 including NME Awards coverage, MTV's Soundchain, The Album Chart Show, co-presented T4 as well as taking a judges seat on X Factor for ITV in 2015.

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Our Resident DJ - Harriet Rose

Harriet was turning tables at all 3 festivals in 2019

Introducing our resident DJ, Harriet Rose.

On top of hosting MTV Push Live each month, you can catch Harriet’s hugely popular drive-time show on FUBAR Radio every Thursday 4-6pm, her guests have gone on to dominate ​the ​‘A lists’ of emerging music acts.​ She works regularly works with VEVO and has partaken in many ‘viral’ online videos; her latest video, for Virgin Atlantic, has had over 2.8 million views. Harriet has interviewed some huge names including Rita Ora, Post Malone, Zac Efron, MIA, Mel B, Rag'n'Bone Man, Loyle Carner, to name a few. ​ ​​

A Hugely sought after DJ in London and Internationally, Harriet spends her summers DJing backstage at festivals including Glastonbury.  She has supported the likes of Craig David​,​ Gorgon City ​& Neiked ​and performed sets at various ​celebrity and charity events including London Fashion Week.

Harriet joined us with guest DJs Professor Green, Nick Grimshaw and Rob da Bank with his Sunday Best label at each of our 3 festivals in 2019.

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