In Partnership with BRISTOL ENERGY
Thursday 10th - Sunday 13th August 2017

Fiesta Band Stand

Summer afternoon – always two of the most beautiful words in the English language. Add in the words hot air balloons and music and you have a perfect afternoon!

The Fiesta Bandstand is bought to you by our very good friends at Jelli Records.

Jelli Records is primarily a music business management company; it has a number of areas in which it operates: artist management and development, entertainment agency, consultancy, radio and multimedia programming, concert promotions, festival stage programming and management.

Find out more at www.jelli-records.com. There’s even a Jelli Radio show on Monday nights at 8pm on BSR 103.4fm www.bradleystokeradio.com

Victorian Band Stand Lineup

Thursday 10th August

2pm Luke Philbrick

Original roots music drawing on traditional blues and folk influences. Startlingly powerful vocals, raw delta blues style guitar, an almost tribal foot-stomping beat combined with distinctive and original songs to create a very special atmosphere.

2.40pm The Twirlywoos 

CBeebies favourites, Twirlywoos introduces children to simple play patterns known as schemas, which play an essential part in a child’s development.  The show incorporates some basic schemas with dance, instruments, lots of music and most importantly lots and lots of fun!

3pm Knight and Day

A new duo formed of Rosina and Benjamin Luke. Performing their own quirky originals with dreamy lyrics and soft harmonies. The perfect accompaniment to a Fiesta afternoon.

4pm Keith Christmas

For those of a certain vintage or younger guitar aficionados, the appearance of Keith Christmas at the Fiesta is a real highlight. A legendary live performer who in the 1970s played acoustic guitar on the Bowie Space Oddity album and was invited to play at the first ever Glastonbury festival. Keith will be playing songs from his 2016 album, ‘Crazy Dancing Days‘ which combines finely crafted stories, political fire and some seriously  good guitar playing.

5pm David 9 Lunas

Born in Trinidad but now resident in Bristol , David has been mesmerizing audiences round the country with his energetic live performances incorporating blues, folk, rock, country, punk, reggae, pop, and Americana into his set. Specialising in slide and fingerpicking, David’s style is forcefully rhythmical with a powerful vocal that ranges from lush to gravelly. Put a little sunshine in your life!

6pm With Nell and I

Bristol duo Nell and Harry, perform homemade songs served from the heart. Expect catchy melodies and dual harmonies with a stripped down guitar backing. Perfect to enjoy while the balloons fly overhead.

7pm The Deltics 

Bristol’s finest 60’s garage Rhythm ‘ n ‘ Blues combo. Imagine a musical cocktail of early Kinks, seasoned with a dash of Bo Diddley, fortified with the energy of Dr Feelgood and garnished with a hint of early psychedelia. Really – what’s not to like?

 

Friday 11th August

2pm Zoe Newton

Zoe Newton is a singer-songwriter who expresses her emotions and thoughts using just beautiful lyrics and a guitar. Zoe’s intimate performance leads you through a stream of country-infused acoustic songs about love, life, and heartbreak. Let’s face it we have all experienced those emotions at some time but only a talented artist can make sense of them.

2.40pm The Twirlywoos 

CBeebies favourites, Twirlywoos introduces children to simple play patterns known as schemas, which play an essential part in a child’s development.  The show incorporates some basic schemas with dance, instruments, lots of music and most importantly lots and lots of fun!

3pm Joe Carreyett

Studying at BIMM Bristol (that’s British and Irish Modern Music, in case you feel like showing off) Joe is a singer-songwriter, pianist, bassist, and guitarist who whips that combination into a fusion of folk, rock and pop. His diverse listening tastes enhance his songwriting talent to produce songs that appeal to everyone. A Fiesta top tip for the future

4pm Shannon Teresa

 You may have seen Shannon Teresa performing Roxanne on The Voice this year. A jazz / vintage style singer who has just started a new project with her band performing some of her own material. Today, Shannon will be performing a range of songs from the 1930s up to the modern day. To add a touch of glamour to the proceedings, she will be wearing one of her trademark fabulous dresses.  

5pm Moody Will and THE Roll

Bristol’s very own country blues group write and perform their soul-searching folk songs over sweeping pop arrangements. On their recent tours of London, Bristol and Cornwall the group have been developing a bucolic sound, rooted in country and folk. Their debut E.P. “Alison’s Farm” has just been released.

6pm Stereo Kela

Stereo Kela are a 2 piece female vocal-driven electronic act based in Bristol. The duo consists of vocalist and composer, Raquel Peralta and producer Josh Childs. Their sound is multifaceted, with tips of the cap to house, DnB, garage, trance, trip hop, reggae and swing, making for a roller coaster of a live experience. Stereo Kela is not restricted by genre or trend, their music is simply intended to bring you an unbounded and exciting sunrise of electronic musical eccentricity. That’s a fine mission statement.

7pm Funkinsteins

And on the seventh day God rested from his / her work let’s not get into that), holed up in Bristol and created this lot. And out of the city darkness there came light – the mighty Funkinsteins.

Forged from the purest elements in music, this trio have crafted a truly original master sound by blending funky dance music with sprinkles of rock. The music is tight and melodic and will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand firmly to attention. Expect Funk, Rock, Dance and Rap.

 

Saturday 12th August

12.30pm Three Rivers

Three Rivers are a close harmony acapella group based in Bristol and formed in 2016. Lauren Holloway, Emily Willmott and Lucy Gilbert aim to captivate their audiences with perfectly blended three-part harmonies. Their beautiful cover versions encompass a variety of genres including jazz, soul, folk and pop mixed with their own elegant and unique style.

1.30pm Chloe Warren

Chloë Warren is a young musician, singer songwriter and keyboard player based in Somerset, who has been described as “one of the most hardworking musicians in the area” and a “prolific songwriter”. With emotive songs driven by metaphorical lyrics, delicate harmonies and a stunningly unique vocal, it is easy to see why Chloe and her band are so well established on the local music scene. 

2.40pm The Twirlywoos 

CBeebies favourites, Twirlywoos introduces children to simple play patterns known as schemas, which play an essential part in a child’s development.  The show incorporates some basic schemas with dance, instruments, lots of music and most importantly lots and lots of fun!

2.30pm Atlantic

ATLANTIC are a four piece pop/rock band who all met at Access To Music in Bristol. Blending a variety of pop, rock and soul influences, they bring a fresh and exhilarating new sound to the UK music scene.

3.30pm Stevie and The Masquerades

Stevie & the Masquerades are a fresh Electro-Pop duo drenched in enough synths to make any music producer jealous. Reminiscent of the 80’s this New Wave act has all the twists, turns and wits to be a modern day pop sensation.

4.30pm Brian Inglis

Brian Inglis is a musician and singer songwriter who cites a whole host of musical influences from Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix, to Maroon 5 and KT Tunstall. Alongside his performing commitments, Brian now lectures to music students in the South West about life in the music business.

5.30pm Drop The Mic

 Based in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset and winners of the Towns ‘Got Talent’ contest, Drop The Mic play a range of popular music from 1950s, right up to present day hits! Make no mistake – you will be entertained!

6.30pm Don Fox Scandal

The Don Fox Scandal from Chepstow and Monmouth are a four man band of the most upbeat gypsy-swing lovin’ young gentlemen you’ll ever set your eyes upon. Always natty in their dapper attire, they never fail to get the crowds jumping to the thumping beats of their tunes. A heady firework show of a combination of Ska, Gypsy-Swing and Funk.

 

Sunday 13th August

12.30pm Shuwanfey

Siwan Thomas-Howells – “Shuwanfey” is a Welsh urban-folk artist, a songwriter, and a reckless free-spirit lost in her reveries of life.  Now based in Bristol and working with Jelli Records this lady is definitely one to watch out for.

1.30pm Isabella Alford

 At just 15 years old Isabella has really made an impression on the local music scene. Working with Jelli Records on her debut EP to be released in September, Isabella’s self-penned songs show a maturity well beyond her years.

2.40pm The Twirlywoos 

CBeebies favourites, Twirlywoos introduces children to simple play patterns known as schemas, which play an essential part in a child’s development.  The show incorporates some basic schemas with dance, instruments, lots of music and most importantly lots and lots of fun!

2.30pm Square One

Bourbon fuelled Southern rock born in the Southwest of England with its roots in The Bayou. Square One have forged their sound and merged their influences to create huge stompin’ riffs and songs you can’t help but sing along to.  

3.30pm Priita

Finnish singer/Songwriter now based in Bristol who has been highly praised wherever she has performed. She sings in both English and her native language.  She is about to seek pastures new so catch Priita while you can.

4.30pm Bashema

A jazz influenced soulful songstress with an edgy twist and kick-ass piano skills. Expect a set of originals plus some tasty covers. New double sided single has just released through jelli Records.

5.30pm Ez Dickens
Young Lady from Exeter performing a mix of originals and covers to finish off the music on the Fiesta Bandstand. She is only 15 but you will be astonished how good she is.

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BSR Acoustic Stage

Presented by Bradley Stoke FM Radio and Jelli Records.

 

Thursday 10th August

1.45pm Ben Fletcher

2.30pm Jasper Storey

3.30pm Rebecca Hosking

4.30pm The Shillings

5.30pm Isabella Alford

6.30pm Circe’s Diner

 

Friday 11th August

2.30pm Nina Ann

3.30pm Emily Magpie

4.30pm Ian Lawton

5.30pm Shuwanfey

6.30pm Ben Hutcheson

 

Saturday 12th August

1pm Aaron Douglas

2pm Eddie Mole

3pm Molly Harvey

4pm Ryan McMurtry

5pm Molly Cheek

6pm Molly Chinner

 

Sunday 13th August

2pm Sazzey

3pm Beccy Farr

4pm Makala Cheung

5pm Caroline Venter