Rising Fever is Sammy Harrison. Americana infused indie-folk from Brighton, Rising Fever delivers songs that will have you feeling nostalgic and yet uplifted all at the same time. FFO: Ray Lamontagne, Passenger, Damien Rice.
Pompelmoes is an alternative pop duo that consists of multi-instrumentalists Viktor Perdieus and Tara Pasveer. They started writing and composing together in the south of France, in the summer of 2018. Viktor and Tara like to try out all the combinations possible within their instrumentation: vocals, banjo, saxophone, a drumkit and tiny retro keyboards. Pompelmoes’ songs are often catchy, but also contain more mysterious, improvised soundscapes. You will hear influences from genres like jazz, folk, free improvisation and electronic music.
LEV - LIMOR BALLAS
In a cross-country multi-language show:
"IN FACE OF MYSELF"
"She mesmerized the audience with a unique combination of her prowess and the local panache" (Rajeev Manil, The times of India)
We are a five-piece band who gradually came together in the spring of 2018 in Walthamstow, East London. We play original material that spins piano and violin around insistent rhythms and melodic guitar. Shared influences include Julia Jacklin, Sharon van Etten, Big Star and Belly.
‘Onyx & The Red Lips’ is leading the rebirth of the retro vocal ensemble, backed by soul-shaking folk and evocative, vivid lyrics. Featuring three singers, the band pushes the bounds of swing and pop, drawing inspiration from folk, soul and the Blues.
Originating as a solo project, focus was placed on building impressive vocal harmonies which give the music its character and which subsequently gave rise to ‘Onyx & The Red Lips’ as an ensemble. This singular motif evokes trios from the 40s and 50s like the "Andrews Sisters" and the "Chordettes".
Singer songwriter George Balkwill is a rising talent reigning From East London/Essex.
Tim O'Connor is an acoustic singer-songwriter from Tottenham, London who plays emotive indie/folk music influenced by The Beatles, REM, Elliott Smith, The Byrds, Shack, Neil Young, The Stone Roses, The Kinks, The Smiths and much more besides. Working as an Autism specialist by day, Tim finds time to write songs exploring themes of love, empathy, and communication, and to play those songs live at a range of venues including the Natural History Museum, Ronnie Scott’s,and The Cavern in Liverpool.
Freya Ward is a folk singer-songwriter from Devon. Fresh on the scene, she released her debut EP in November which is fast gaining traction - known for her melodic and captivating song style. She has achieved BBC Radio airtime and is gearing up to release her second EP this coming summer.
Michael Baker is a Brighton based Anglo-French singer songwriter, with a 6 piece band of multi-instrumentalists who provide soaring harmonies. He released his debut album ‘Dust & Bone’ in November 2016, working with respected names; Dan Brown (Massive Attack), Ben Christophers (Guy Garvey) & Peter Vettese (Jethro Tull / Bee Gees) . Michael's 2nd album ‘Salt’ is due March 2019, produced by Oliver Baldwin (Aldous Harding / First Aid Kit). Michael has recently gathered support from Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music) and BBC Introducing London.
Izzie performed in public for the first time at the age of 15, at a local Open Mic. After her first performance, she was offered several gigs, the first of which was a spot at the local Godiva Festival. She then spent the next few months performing in venues all over the West Midlands, and also released her first self titled EP, which consisted of 3 original tracks.
Izzie soon began working with a local record label called ‘Domesticated Records’, where she released 2 singles.