Acoustic festival line up!
12 Noon – Ian Bourne
Ian is a singer songwriter based in Nuneaton, performing all over the midlands and beyond. He performs an eclectic mix of his own dark and moody originals (mainly blues-based) and obscure, bizarre covers.
1pm – Len Liechti
Forty years a musician! 25 of those in covers bands.Solo acoustic singer/songwriter, but still enjoys collaborating with other players. Len plays about a dozen instruments. Enthusiastic Open Mic host as well!
2pm – Cal & Amelia
Great guitarist and beautiful vocals
2.45pm – Omer Makessa
Former Mankala singer/songwriter with a honey-husked voice and a lilting Afro-Caribbean guitar style, now a solo performer .
3.30pm – Shameena Dance Group
Shameena is a group of women who perform Middle Eastern Dance ranging from Egyptian, Turkish to Tribal fusion.
4pm – No Prima Donnas
No Prima Donnas is now primarily the catch-all guise for Bristol-based musician Quentin John Burton. Originally set up by QJB and Somerset musician Michael Adrian for various one-off projects with Mike on sabbatical all the current projects are run by Q and all feature his long term associate The Ant (McBride, son of saxophonist and respected local muso Sean who is currently playing with James Hollingsworth).
5pm – Lewis Leighton
Singer, guitarist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist (just about anything with strings, plus harmonicas and hand percussion).
6pm – Vapor
Vapor is an Acoustic/Reggae/Soul Band Formed by Mark Venus & Onika Patterson. We go out as a Duo/Trio or as a 6 piece Band.They play a mix of Covers & Original
7pm – Likely Culpritz
The Likely Culpritz are currently a 3 piece acoustic band/studio producers.They are rapidly building their reputation within the live music scene of bristol.
INFLUENCES: Funk, Hip Hop Jazz, Ska, Reggae, Fusion.
8pm – Ashton Tucker
Ashton Tucker is a guitarist and vocalist from Bristol UK. He began to play early on as a rhythm guitarist, inspired by his alternative rock surroundings as a young teenager, he has been performing and writing since the young age of 13. Since then, he has played to audiences up to 300 people and taught many young students through individual guitar lessons and band workshops around the city. http://ashtontucker.bandcamp.com/
9pm – Mark Mcdowell
Mark McDowell performs solo and also as part of the band McDowell. Marks live sets feature material from this year’s well-received ‘McDowell Chamber Union EP’ and current ‘Mark McDowell EP’ as well as live favorites from his back catalogue www.reverbnation.com/markmcdowell
10pm – Rita Lynch
Rita Lynch is a singer songwriter who achieved a major profile in the UK the early 1990s and was the subject of a Channel 4 documentary, filmed as part of the Out series. Her music has been used in a Channel 4 drama, Rosebud and in British horror movie, Vampire Diary.
Her sound has been described as PJ Harvey meets At The Drive-In with a dose of the usual dark ambience that accompanies most Bristol releases