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Festival Music ’18

The Bikini Beach Band will be making an appearance this year, creating their fun surf noir sound, whilst wearing a sartorial Fez or four.


Final lineup and running order…….

Cascade Creative Recovery Choir 12.00 – 12.30 pm

Dryadic – Captivating and luscious folk music  1.00 – 1.45 pm.

Catfish Kings – Rock n’ Roll from the Catfish Kings  2.00 – 2.45pm.

Tragic Roundabout – 3.00 – 3.45pm

Little Victor – Great Blues Trio with Little Victor – 4.00 – 4.45pm
Multiple Award-winning Little Victor a.k.a “The Beale Street Blues Bopper” (Louisiana Red, RL Burnside, Tav Falco’s Panther Burns…) will be playing a special show at Brunswick Festival in Brunswick Square on Saturday August 18 from 4pm to 4.45pm to celebrate the release of his new album DELUXE LO-FI teaming up with legendary Daniel Jeanrenaud (Kingsnakes, Chuck Berry, Flamin’ Groovies…) and the great Jason Reay for a set of old-school rockin’ blues and boogie…don’t miss it!

The Dials – A great local band – catch the Dials between  5.00 – 5.45pm

The Blox – Looking forward to seeing the Blox between 6.00 – 7.00pm

DJ Bmore McVowty and his World Music Express closing Saturday between 7.00 – 8.00pm


Brighton School of Singing 12.00 – 12.30

Madelyn Soul Band  12.45 – 1.30pm

The Cracklin Griffins 2.30 – 3.00pm

One Flight Up – One Flight Up puts out a supercharged cocktail of social conscience soul, mixed with 60’s funky jazz , infused with the essence of the blues. Brighton/London based, Vikki Parker out front on vocals, James Farebrother keys, Steve Early sax, Nick Marchant bass, Phil McDonald drums between 3.30 – 4.15pm

Brunswick Children’s Parade with Maracatu – 4.15 – 4.45pm

Bikini Beach Band – Back by popular demand…the Kings of Surf Noir! Don’t miss them – Sunday 19th August between  5.00 – 5.45pm

Son Pikkante – catch them on Sunday 19th at 6pm – playing irresistible blend of Afro-Colombian roots music – with a little bit of Haitian Voodoo thrown in for good measure….
between 6.00 – 6-45pm

DJ Bmore McVowty and his World Music Express closing the festival between 7.00 – 8.00pm

Festival Music ’17

We’ve got some great bands booked for you again this year and HERE’S the full lineup. Headlining on Saturday and back by popular demand we have The Ska Vengers who will be stopping by Brunswick Square on their European Tour! Here’s an image from last years Ska Vengers Sunday set.


THE BRILLIANT CRACKLIN’ GRIFFINS – first band of the festival 1pm Saturday.

Some great emerging talent from the young voices of Brighton School of Singing! Catch them as part of the youth showcase on Sunday 20th 12noon.
Brighton School of Singing


New to the festival stage, Loop The Moon…….. Check them out HERE
Welcome!!! 2pm on Sunday.

Long time festival favourites, Tragic Roundabout will be performing on Sunday at 5pm

And a dancin’ Sunday session from Pollito Boogaloo…featuring fabulous Latin rhythms with a special Cumbia twist….nice!!!!!


Another splendid band confirmed for Sunday – Stevie Watts’ Massive Organ Trio – Gritty Hammond Grooves with 60’s soul jazz/mod jazz, funk and blues flavours.
Have a listen!


By popular demand! The most brilliant DJ Bmore Smiley Mcvowty will be back to close Brunswick Festival on Sunday 20th – Come jump aboard the World Music Express!

Looking forward to hearing the Cheer Up Molly’s play on Saturday at 2pm- a five piece folk and Americana band based in Sussex. Vocal harmonies are accompanied by guitar, ukulele, mandolin and bass.

And The Dials – Rained off last year, but we’re delighted they’re back on the bill for this year’s festival!! Catch them Saturday afternoon. Another great band…
listen up!


And still more; Lost Organ Unit with hard hitting ‘rare groove’, blending soul, jazz grit, boogaloo rhythms and straight-ahead cool on Saturday 19th August


Also, expect some good rockin’ rhythm ‘n’ blues from the Leanne Rose Band on Saturday afternoon!