Friday 14th April
5pm – 7pm BEAM ACOUSTIC – An evening with BEAM commences with a covers session from Scott D Thompson and Glynn Sutton. Well established local musicians with over 20 years gigging experience in both original projects and covers bands spanning many genres. Expect a twist on popular classic covers and anticipate some excellent guitar work.
9pm – 11pm BEAM – The evening continues with the full BEAM lineup. The band are a 4 piece pop rock covers band with 20 years gigging under their belts. Expect songs covered from U2 ,Bowie, Numan, Floyd, Radiohead, Nirvana,through to well known punk and rock and pop classics. Be sure to catch a Beam gig. Its electric.
Saturday 15th April
3pm – 5pm FISHHEADS – Rhythm, blues, rock, folk, fusion back at the festival. A four piece from the midlands of the UK, striving to create and perform the funkiest, bluesiest, rockiest music. The current line up of Grog, Sean, Austen & Simon have been sharing their own driven style of rock/blues around many local festivals and events for some time – the change of lineup in 2014 giving a new impetus and energy to an already exiting and original band.
7pm – 9pm SLINGSHOT BLUES BAND – Slingshot are a four piece band who play Dancin’ Blues. Our gigs always deliver music that you can Dance, Boogie, Bop to – whatever you call it – we call it a great time. Al’s energetic guitar solos are driven by Andy’s drumming, Steve’s huge bass presence and above all great vocals from Col. We play Blues from all areas of the genre, Texas, Chicago, The Delta, The UK Blues Revival and Modern Day Blues. The last two years gigging in this area have been great. We would love to see you all.
Sunday 16th April
1pm – 3pm BUCKET OF BLUES – formed in January 2014, and is made up of very experienced, capable and passionate blues musicians:- The band plays toe tapping, authentic Blues from the early years through the Chess Period to the 60’s, and offers exciting and vibrant interpretations of individual numbers by many blues legends. As well as the musical expertise the set is punctuated by more than a little humour. The band is steadily building an appreciative following in the local blues circuits.
4pm – 6pm BLACKMOON LAKE – 3 experienced musicians with a passion for live performance, have come together to form Blackmoon Lake. Playing covers of music by: Led Zeppelin, The Doors, John Mayer, Joe Bonamassa, Cream, Peter Green, John Mayall, S.R.V., Pink Floyd …… Recently appeared at Jollees, Penkhull Jazz and Blues and are well known in the local area.
Monday 17th April
2pm – 4pm CALLUM JOSEPH WRIGHT – From Cheshire and continuing to carve a name out for himself, it has already been a whirlwind year for singer songwriter Callum – receiving rave reviews and support from the professional music industry… Callum is certainly no stranger to the stage – described as having endless amounts of original talent. More recently he has recorded with producer and music guru Will Jackson in his Leeds music studio. Callum is delighted to be welcomed back to The Talbot.