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Post-Baggy Funk Rock with a punk ethos & the urchin energy of early Arctic Monkeys. Go deep or go home. Infectious melodies and solid grooves with influences of ska, funk, rock and electronica. Upbeat anthems about illegal raves and 70s Kung Fu.

The Kingstons

The Kingstons are an exciting 5 piece contemporary band based in West Devon and have a fresh, unique sound incorporating an eclectic blend of influences with a passion for ska and reggae.

The Kingstons are currently setting the west country alight with their feel good brand of dance music, with the band all contributing to the writing of their own original songs, painting pictures of life in today's Britain, drawing on influences including soul, jazz and blues, to create a modern ska/reggae sound for 2018.

Sinister Flynn

Sinister Flynn are a five piece Skunk Rock smack in the face!
Skunk Rock? A little bit of Ska, a little bit of Funk and a whole lot of Rock!
Since 2001 Sinister Flynn have been tearing up stages across the country with their intense live show and high energy songs.
Formed by bass player Doug Heede to perform his own material, Sinister Flynn are an energetic mix of rock, funk, ska and punk. Sinister Flynn have made headlining appearances at Glasgow’s Renfrew Ferry, Cathouse, King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut and across the west of Scotland.



Bex is a Singer/Songwriter from North London. Performing since the age of 5, it was inevitable Bex with her slight frame and enormous voice, she was destined to have a passion for music. Being around a Gospel singing Mum and music vinyl collecting Dad, she would be exposed to wonderful world of Church. Being a proficient Soprano, secret alto and harmonic tenor vocalist. Bex skilfully uses her soothing soulful tone to paint vivid and diverse stories in her songs, providing her audience with a exciting window into her consciousness, experiences and perspective on life.

The Ovines

The Ovines are a 4 piece Indie Ska Punk band from Kent, fusing the likes of Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Doors, The Arctic Monkeys and more together to create a little bit of musical magic. With sets that are sure to keep you on your feet grooving all night, they're surely not to be missed.

Clarence Oddbody

Born on the 4th of July 2017, A Scouser, a New Yorker and a Londoner make up - Clarence Oddbody. A No-nonsense Rock Band - Guitar, Bass and Drums. Taking their influence from late 60's/early 70's Rock with shades of Ska, Blues and New Wave. With catchy Choruses, Dark lyrics, Fuzz Bass, Loud Echo Guitar and Old School Powerhouse Drumming making up the beast that is Clarence Oddbody! Think Led Zeppelin meets Neil Young with a hint of late Beatles, a pinch of Big Star, all mixed up in a pot and served Loud! Not trying to change the world, we are just here to Rock!!!!

Crybaby Special

Crybaby Special are a band from Medway in Kent, who play a mixture of Alternative and Ska music, with a heavy Gypsy Punk element thrown in as well. Having previously played with acts such as Pete Doherty from The Libertines, Catfish and the Bottlemen and Maximo Park, their live shows are known for their high energy as well as captivating a large audience, earning them slots at well known venues and festivals throughout Kent, London and the Midlands.

The Skatuesques

6 Piece all Female Ska Band , established 2016 and have risen greatly through hard work and determination. We have played venues like Dublin Castle London where some of the greats like Madness and Amy Winehouse started out. We are also playing Festivals such as Dublin Ska Festival, Tramore Ska Festival, The Salty Dog stage Picnic.
We consist of Bass, Guitar, Drums, Keyboard and 2 vocalists.

Phoenix Raven

Jules Phoenix (Singer/Songwriter/ Electric Guitarist) and Remi F (Backing Vocalist/ Latin Percussionist) started performing together in 2010 and released their debut EP,London Road in 2012. They have been performing at various iconic London venues and festivals in and around London, Brighton and Birmingham since then, and last year released the EP, It's Time. Their music is a unique and catchy fusion of Indie- Rock, Ska, Reggae, Punk, Blues and Afro-Latin. They have also been gaining attention as unique street performers with their distinctive songs and original take on popular covers.

Georgia & The Vintage Youth

Georgia is just 22 years of age! ..... "Essex Girl with a big voice, big blonde hair and a cool little jazz band called The Vintage Youth"...according to her BBC Introducing profile. Her retro jazz/swing style of music is both vintage and fresh, hence the name of the band. It's contagious and subconsciously gets you tapping your feet. Georgia's influences range from Louis Prima, Ella and Billie and more recently, Paolo Nutini Amy and Paloma. BBC Introducing Essex have taken a keen interest in Georgia following her Brentwood Festival performance supporting ‘Squeeze’.


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