Main Stage at Buller Quay
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Thursday – Opening Night Party
Falmouth Soul Sensations
The Huckleberry Finns
Billed as ‘The World’s most exciting Queen Tribute’ The Bohemians are an internationally renowned Queen Tribute band, The Bohemians take audiences on a high-energy roller-coaster ride of a concert, featuring the back catalogue of one of the world’s most popular and iconic rock acts of all time.
Oh my God! It’s The Church
The Lord works in mysterious ways. Or so the saying goes, but there is nothing mysterious about the incredible buzz which surrounds one of the most acclaimed acts around, Oh My God! It’s The Church. An international entertainment phenomenon, which combines live music, comedy and thrilling dance routines; their wild Services have travelled the world, infecting the masses with undiluted, raucous joy.
The world’s first and considered the UK’s most authentic Fleetwood Mac tribute band (endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself!).
Doctor & The Medics
Flamboyant glam rock group, best known for their album Spirit in the Sky.
Fresh from stunning debut performances including Glastonbury, Northern Irish singer songwriter Amy Montgomery has burst onto the scene with a captivating live show and newest single ‘Tree Song”.
Indie grunge band from the South West consisting of Bubs Taylor and Lee ‘Pixie’ Matthews .
Considered one of the most successful British bands of the 1980’s – and with the recent re-issues of the bands vast catalogue on Universal Music, plus the ‘Collected’ series on CD and Vinyl – it is clear they continue to be a benchmark for British Jazz Funk at the highest level.
Five years since they were discovered playing a gig in a Bedfordshire pub, Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes are now raising the bar in Nashville. Indeed, thanks to their two gold-certified record-breaking albums, Brave and My Universe, The Shires have become one of the most talked about acts in the home of country music.
Newton bounced onto the scene back in 2007 with his debut studio album Hand Built by Robots, which topped the UK albums chart. He’s since gone on to sell over 1.5 million records with 180 million streams – making him one of the UK’s most successful singer-songwriters this millennium.
Described as the South West’s hottest party band, they’re an exciting live act mixing soul, funk and ska offering an energetic stage show.
Formed through Tom Sawyers Open Mic nights. A Group that have come together through adversity to retain their kicking tunes and fun attitude that keeps the fans begging for more!
The ultimate ska and reggae tribute.
Helm and the All Star Band
Described as ‘A treat to the auditory senses’ Helm & the ASB hail from Cornwall. Their sound is a lush blanket of harmonies, draped over a twisting landscape of stories. The songs tell tales of Helm’s life, travels and of himself. Mix in some sweet country slide guitar and a group of fine musicians and the end result is a collection of heart felt songs that take you on a journey through the eyes of the author.
Radio Riddler is Brian Fast Leiser and Frank Benbini from Fun Lovin’ Criminals. They are lovers of Reggae/Dub music. They began their musical journey by remixing many artists in a unique Reggae/Dub style. Radio Riddler have worked with the likes of UB40’s Ali Campbell and Ireland’s own Sinéad O Connor.
Tankus the Henge
Tanks the Henge offer a funk-fuelled repertoire that is wildly eclectic, ranging from New Orleans inspired swing to heavy rock riffs. Since their beginnings in London’s Soho the band has evolved into a groove machine.
Memphis Blues Music Award Nominee Giles Robson is the first UK or European blues artist to appear on Alligator Records in its storied 47-year history. With a worldwide profile and headline shows all over the world, Giles plays and sings dirty straight harp driven old school blues. Giles is famous for his own world leading, attention grabbing and critically acclaimed harmonica playing. Add to that his winning way with the audience, individual singing voice and his top-notch band and you have a killer act.
The Fisherman’s Friends
The original ‘buoy band’, currently the subject of the hit feel good movie of the year, first met on the Platt on the harbour in their native Port Isaac 30 years ago to sing the songs of the sea.
Russell is a singer and songwriter based in Plymouth. His earnest and evocative blend of lyricism is a big part of his music. His approach as a storyteller is emotional, yet highly relatable; thanks to the contrast between his intimate tunes and his high energy and engaging live performance.
A four-piece original rock band from Torbay. Newly formed with experienced musicians fresh from a summer of festivals playing a variety of soft to hard rock.
BBC Music introducing beach stage
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Regarded as ‘DJ Royalty’ and a pioneer of the urban music scene – Trevor’s perhaps best known for presenting BBC Radio 1’s first ever national RNB show ‘The Rhythm Nation’ back in 1996. Before going on to host MTV’s flagship R&B show ‘The Lick’, winning numerous awards including 4 MOBOS and working for EMI in A&R supporting stars such as D’Angelo, Mica Paris and Lynden David Hall.
A 2-piece from Devon are bringing their distinctive sound born out of sweaty, noisy live shows that have seen them win an army of devoted followers. Expect filthy dirty blues with moments of prog genius, hip hop and too many killer riffs to count!
Haunt The Woods
An exciting Prog Rock band from Cornwall, with a sound incorporating an eclectic blend of soaring vocals, beautiful melodies and spellbinding guitar, combined with 4 part vocal harmonies and epic crescendos making the heartfelt and emotional lyrics extremely powerful.
Sam Richardson & The Renegades
Soaring 4-piece roots-rock band hailing from Cornwall’s north coast. They’re known for mixing the cinematic stylings of Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty and Jackson Browne to create emotive and exciting songs. You’ll find yourself captivated by tales of fugitives, redemption and desperation.
A direct blast of raw energy that’s as infectious as it is heartfelt, originally from Torbay in South Devon, the band’s instantly recognisable sound has captivated audiences across the UK.
A howling one-man blues band. Originally from the south west, he’s been playing sold-out shows at some of Europe’s biggest and best-known blues, jazz and roots music festivals for the last five years. His self-penned blues songs are observant, cynical, loaded with humour, innuendo and rooted in delta blues tradition.
Hearing Aid Biege
A duo from Totnes, Simon Hampshire and Tommy Williams have the perfect song writing partnership. Their music takes distinctive elements of 60’s rock, with the ability to echo Pink Floyd and Ariel Pink in the same verse resulting in kaleidoscopic songs that are fun yet relaxing at the same time.
A dark-pop musician, vocalist and producer from Cornwall who’s worked with the likes of Cyndi Lauper, Pete Wentz, Benny Blanco and Marcella Detroit and has recently finished work on her second solo album, ‘Weirdiful’.
The Winter Mountain’s sound is a blend of melodic songs, an extraordinarily soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics, reminiscent of a time before digital recording when the emphasis fell on the importance of live performance and the essence of the songs.
Andy Quick Band
Andy’s band create a cocktail of feel good funk, roots, and wild blues. The tunes have a life of their own and the sound is impossible to pin down!
Smokey’s King Shufflers
Smokey’s King Shufflers exploded on to the South West Blues scene in 2017. A relentless gigging schedule soon built a strong reputation for their high-energy, hard-hitting live shows.
Their debut album ‘King of Clubs’ was a top 40 hit on the Independent Blues Broadcasters chart soon after release and received glowing reviews.
“Smokin’ hot yet cool as ice. King of Clubs is a must have album for anyone who really appreciates the Blues played as it should be. 10/10″ Paul Winn, award-nominated Blues DJ ‘The Blues Hour’ (Tempo FM/Hanks Blues Radio/Radio Stitch)
Expect smoking Harmonica, Vocals, wailing Guitars, Brass and cooking Rhythm Section. Dancing shoes are not optional folks.
The Sum Of
Celtic-folk band with hypnotic vocals accompanied who create a sense of awe and intrigue with songs like campfire stories exploring heritage and folklore as they gently flicker through captivating soundscapes.
Mathew Gordon Price
An alternative folk musician based in Devon. Known for his honest and heartfelt performances, he provides a raw emotional narrative, warming acoustic melodies and ambient swells, drawing comparisons to Damien Rice, Marcus Mumford and Glenn Hansard.
he new face and sound of alternative rock music in Cornwall.
Expect electro dub dance beats laces with gritty lyrics, heavy guitars and chest thumping bass.
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