Festival Music ’15

Saturday 15th August 2015

Pecho – 4 piece Alternative/Indie band, based in Brighton, UK- FACEBOOK

Dakota – Energetic five piece Indie Pop band Dakota. Based in Brighton – FACEBOOK

Silver Dime – R&B Soul Pop Gospel group from London/Brighton –FACEBOOK

Frankie Furlow – From modern social commentary to alternative insight into emotional situations, Frankie Furlow deliver beautiful songs via heart felt vocals and stellar performances you can not take your eyes off. Frankie Furlow are gaining more and more traction and support via deserved radio play and constant gigging to packed out audiences in London, Brighton and across the South Coast. Merging genres to create an innovative yet accessible sound, Frankie Furlow move you from thought provoking to heart wrenching lyrics with ease, with unforgettable hooks and a mind blowing ability to make you feel – FACEBOOK

Brighton Urban Arts Academy – Brighton Urban Arts Academy offer amazing workshops in all street dance styles, tricks and flips, vocals, break dance, martial arts and many more! – FACEBOOK

Oscar Arnell – Oscar is a Brighton based song writer who last year released his second EP ‘Comulonimbus’, a collection of carefull crafted songs with strong melodic choruses blended with insightful and poetic lyrics. Each song carries you on a satisfying journey leaving you ready for more – WEBSITE

The Real Si-B – Combining arresting melodies, curiously beautiful arrangements & wordsmithery, and an improbable performance skillset – WEBSITE

One Flight Up – One Flight Up are a contemporary take on the meeting point where jazz, soul and blues come together. Taking their name from an Alban by jazz legend Dexter Gordon, and formed 5 years ago, and  fronted by the evocative voice of Emma Marshal,  they  can switch between fun and good times one moment, to heartfelt emotion the next – WEBSITE

Little Victor Trio -Little Victor has been called the King of Grit and the antithesis of meaningless virtuosity. His rich, quirky and inspired downhome blues became well-known to blues audiences through his work with the legendary Louisiana Red on the highly celebrated Back To The Black Bayou – FACEBOOK

Dollar Bill – This guy is a fantastic ‘One Man Band’ who kicks out a sound of at least a three piece! Rockin Blues at it’s stompin’ best! – FACEBOOK

Bikini Beach Band – Technicolor instrumental surf-noir, lounge and rock and roll delivered deadpan style in flamboyant clothing and Elvis shades plus the ever-present fezzes!- WEBSITE

Inbetween bands – Skavoovie!
SkavooVie! .. Miss Skavoovie plays infectious SKA Beats and Killer Diller Rocksteady rhythms. WHERE? Currently enjoying a monthly residency at Upstairs at the Mez, 4th Saturday of the month. Serious SKA choons on original 45’s from the vinyl vaults of Blue Beat, Studio One, Dr. Bird, Top Deck, Treasure Isle and many more…Scorchers!!! – FACEBOOK

Sunday 16th August 2015

Vocademy – Vocademy runs 10 week part time 1 hour singing courses for ages 7-18 year olds. Courses are age specific. Vocademy schools and singing lessons are run throughout Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, and Kent.
Vocademy students have performed at loads of live events inc. festivals, Xmas parties, radio & tv shows, schools and even with pop stars themselves – WEBSITE

Brighton School of Singing – Brighton School of Singing is a community not-for-profit company providing affordable singing lessons for adults and children in and around Brighton and Hove. We also provide performance opportunities to young people, aged between 8 and 18 years in Brighton and Hove – WEBSITE

Hove Park Ukulele Band

Masmoudi Belly Dancers – Hilde has been passionately involved in dance since 1996. Originally from Belgium, Hilde moved to Brighton (UK) in 2004 to pursue her dream of becoming a professional dancer. She trained extensively in numerous dance styles such as street dance, tribal fusion, contemporary dance, flamenco, ATS, classical Indian dance, jazz, ballet and Oriental dance. She studied Dance Studies at the Laban school of dance in London and has a degree in dance and visual arts from Brighton University – WEBSITE

Cascade Choir – Cascade Creative Recovery will deliver a welcoming, supportive and vibrant environment; providing wholesome food and beverages. Making recovery from substance misuse visible in the wider community, bringing it out of services and offering a focal point for whole city recovery. We will signpost services conducive to maintaining a healthy recovery e.g. money/housing advice,counselling,family support etc. Creative activities and projects will be facilitated through the cafe/hub as we believe in the cathartic, esteem building and unifying power of the creative process. This will enable us to collaberate with individuals ,groups and organisations that share our values and ethos within the city and wider creative community. The space will connect individuals,build links into the wider community,fostering understanding and co-operation,while celebrating and promoting the fact that people,families and communities can and do recover from the chaos and misery of active addiction and alcoholism. The steering committee is,primarily, made up by people in or directly connected to recovery from substance misuse,many of us having accessed services in the Brighton & Hove area – FACEBOOK

Pearl’s Lion – Blues Jazz Duo from Brighton. Stripped back and honest interpretations of songs both famous and forgotten, delivered with purity, tone and atmosphere – FACEBOOK

Calling Curtis – Having just sold out Patterns (Audio), Brighton garage band Calling Curtis are kicking up a storm on the alt/rock indie scene. Their full-on electric, Hammond sound, psychedelic guitar and blues rhythm section set them apart from the current wave of soft and soapy indie. They are boys on a mission – rampaging through tour dates in London and Brighton this summer and looking forward to getting the crowd on their feet at Brunswick Festival.
Catch Calling Curtis on 19th August at The Haunt, Brighton and on 21st August at the uber hot Smiths, Shoreditch E1.

Bent Cousin – Bentcousin make cutecore and acid punk. Bentcousin embrace charm, glamour, lies and magic. Bentcousin are here to make music mischievous again – WEBSITE

Willowisp Children’s Parade with MaracatuWEBSITE

Red Raucous – Red Raucous are a UK band based in Brighton playing Rock an Roll/Americana/Pop.
The debut album “THE RUB OF RED RAUCOUS” was released on the 3rd of October 2013 and is available as a digital download on bandcamp.You can find Red Raucous tearing up the house in venues such as The 12 Bar Club, The Concorde II, The Hope, The Green Door Store,The Prince Albert, The Con Club, Horse an’ Groom, The Brunswick, The Walmer Castle, The Brightona and the Brunswick Festivals. We’ve been fortunate to play along side: J D McPherson, Stiff Little Fingers, The Inca Babies, The Popguns, Black Market III, The KAT MEN, The Long Tall Texans, Mudlow, The Koan Brothers, The Hillmans, Thee Sherbet Peardrop Explosion, Los Fantasticos, Sin City and The Devil Wrays – WEBSITE

Long Tall Texans – The first offerings from Brighton’s rockinest trio can be traced back to 1985 where three alarmingly fresh faced rockabillies recorded a few tracks with Boz Boorer of Polecats and later Morrissey fame at Northwood studios – WEBSITE

Bmore McVowty’s World Music ExpressFACEBOOK

Inbetween bands – Skavoovie!
SkavooVie! .. Miss Skavoovie plays infectious SKA Beats and Killer Diller Rocksteady rhythms. WHERE? Currently enjoying a monthly residency at Upstairs at the Mez, 4th Saturday of the month. Serious SKA choons on original 45’s from the vinyl vaults of Blue Beat, Studio One, Dr. Bird, Top Deck, Treasure Isle and many more…Scorchers!!! – FACEBOOK