12PM-2PM – THE WHITE HORSE – SWINGOLOGY – 5 piece band from Liverpool consisting of double bass, 2 acoustic Maccaferri guitars, drums with a violin/flute/saxophone player playing the toe tapping music.
1PM-3PM – THE BANK STAGE – REBUKED – are a five-piece local band offering an eclectic mix of reggae, rock, indie, blues and soul. Something to get most toes tapping!!
1PM-3PM – THE CAT – THE LUNDIE BROTHERS – Brothers Nick and Nathan play an eclectic mix of 80’s, 90’s and 00’s classics in their unique acoustic way. Whether you are a fan of Simple Minds or
1PM-3PM – FIRENZE – THE TONE JUNKIES – a 3 piece pro rock and acoustic band who pride themselves on their ability to please any audience!
1PM-3PM – THE METHODIST CHURCH – CHUCK HARRIET – A skilled group of musicians playing jazz swing with style, energy and flair. Fabulous arrangements to fabulously entertain you and make you smile.
1PM-3PM – THE ODDFELLOWS – THE PLUCKERS – formed in 2007, based in Crewe and Stoke. They have over 100 songs to choose from when they play covers and original songs, so there’s always variation.
1PM-3PM – RESIDENCE – RAY BUTCHER – Appearing with his band ‘Ray is a ‘straight-ahead’ jazz trumpeter who has released two studio albums of original material.
2PM-4PM – NANTWICH MUSEUM – TOM DOUGHTY – A now annual event Tom appears at Nantwich Museum to present his one man show featuring old favourites and some new numbers. Always a quality performance.
2PM-4PM – THE STUDIO – THE HEXMEN est 1978 to present day. The band’s music is blues based certainly but the defining quality of the Hexmen has always been energy with an aggressive, indie edge and a psychedelic undercurrent that lends extra dimensions to the music.
2PM-4PM – THE WHITE HORSE – THE JOHN COLINS BAND – Firm festival favourites and rightly so! A totally off the wall stage show and a solid set of floor filling numbers never fails to make a fantastic time.
3PM-5PM – THE BANK STAGE – CAPTAIN STINGRAY’S GROOVE MACHINE – an original World Fusion/Festival band from Stoke-On-Trent. Their music mixes the sounds of Latin, Funk, Afro,
Caribbean, Rock, Psychedelic and more.
3PM-5PM – BENCH BISTRO BAR – BLUE SILK – is a Birmingham based singer and songwriter. Judy has an amazing versatility in her voice and so don’t be surprised to hear different influences in her performance.
3PM-5PM – THE BOWLING GREEN – JUNKHOUSE DOG BLUES BAND – Hailing from Manchester, they give their own exciting harmonica driven raw and rootsy blues. Be prepared for a lively afternoon !!!!!
3PM-5PM – THE CAT – STONE COLD SOBER..ISH – originate from Stone in Staffs. They do mostly covers from all genres from the 50’s to modern day. We change our set list to match the audience so no gig is ever the same.
3PM-7PM – CROWN HOTEL BALLROOM – BILL DAYSON AND FRIENDS – An afternoon of Blues hosted by the Bill Dayson Band and featuring Barrelhouse Jukes and surprise guests.
3PM-5PM – CROWN HOTEL BAR – ANNIE SINGS ELLA – Annie Long, has performed at Nantwich many times in the past to much acclaim! Annie will be featuring a varied collection of iconic songs by Ella Fitzgerald. Not to be missed!
3PM-5PM – FIRENZE – HOLLY VEE AND THE HUBKAPS – Join us at Firenze for the Lo-Fi Rock ’n’ Soul and Rockabilly of Holly Vee and the Hubkaps. Fuelled with energy their music will have you up and dancing!
3PM-5PM – THE MALBANK – SONIC HARMONY – are Kate and Bryan, they are a Staffordshire duo who combine bass and acoustic guitars with great vocals. The pair aim to provide quality covers of classic songs from across the decades.
3PM-5PM – THE RED COW – PISTOL PETE WEARN – Tearing it up with his own raucous interpretation of traditional blues, Pistol Pete Wearn is a renowned vocalist, slide guitarist, harmonica player and songwriter. .
3PM-5PM – RESIDENCE – SWINGOLOGY – 5 piece band from Liverpool consisting of double bass, 2 acoustic Maccaferri guitars, drums with a violin/flute/saxophone player playing the toe tapping music.
3PM-5PM – THE TALBOT -THE TWO HATS BLUES BAND Bolton based purveyors of Delta/Roots Blues and ragtime jazz who use guitars, drums, harmonica and mandolin to whip up stomping blues for weddings, funerals, interventions and exorcisms.
4PM-6PM – THE METHODIST CHURCH – HASSELL STREET JIVE CANDY – Hassell Street Jive Candy is a group of musicians & vocalists headed up by Musical Director Alan Griffiths bringing the big band sound to their audiences.
4PM-6PM – THE STUDIO – HELLFIRE BAND – Performing 50s – 60s American style Rock ‘N’ Roll Based in the North West. Covering ‘proper’ rock n roll classics, taking you back in time to drive-ins, bopping and rocking their way through some awesome American classics.
4PM–6PM – THE WHITE HORSE – BEAM – Competent and established local covers combo Beam are here! The band are a 4-piece pop rock covers band. Be sure to catch a Beam gig. It’s electric.
5PM-7PM – THE BANK STAGE – BRASS MONKEES – An exciting local Cheshire based 9-piece band. Brass Monkees are a lively bunch bringing an action-packed fun-filled combination of Soul, R&B, Funk and Motown.
5PM-7PM – THE CAT – THE V – are a band that play an eclectic mix of songs performing numbers to suit every member of the audience. A fun, energetic band that enjoy a bit of banter with the crowd.
5PM-7PM – CROWN HOTEL BAR – RAY BUTCHER – Appearing with his band ‘Ray is a ‘straight-ahead’ jazz trumpeter who has released two studio albums of original material. He currently works with Manchester ‘De-Tronic’ featuring John Fitz, Lisa Millet and ‘Sweet Female Attitude’s’ Leanne Brown.
5PM-7PM – HARRISONS – BAXTER – the musical duo of Hayley Strangelove and Paul Senior bringing us their usual blend of quirky covers and ridiculous banter!7
5PM-7PM – THE MALBANK – GOODFELLAS BLUES BAND – have a varied palette of material from The Blues Breakers, B.B King, early Fleetwood Mac through to Gary Moore, Jeff Healey and Joe Bonamassa. This is fiery and passionate guitar-based blues that means business.
5PM-7PM – THE ODDFELLOWS – WHITE ELEPHANT PROJECT – Unique covers duo consisting of formidable guitarist Jim Shaw and award-winning singer- songwriter Heidi Browne on vocals, violin & flute.
5PM-7PM – RESIDENCE – WAYNE AND THE HAIRY PEACHES – Wayne and the Hairy Peaches are well known performers all over Cheshire and beyond, performing music from the 60s through to the present day.
5.30PM-7.30PM – FIRENZE – MIND OVER MATTER – Always a great show from this band. Based in Cheshire these guys enjoy playing various music from Chuck Berry, Bryan Adams, Oasis, Foo Fighters and many more.
6PM-8PM – BENCH BISTRO BAR – SONIC HARMONY – are Kate and Bryan, they are a Staffordshire duo who combine bass and acoustic guitars with great vocals.
6PM-8PM – THE BOWLING GREEN – REBUKED – are a five-piece local band offering an eclectic mix of reggae, rock, indie, blues and soul. Something to get most toes tapping!!
6PM-8PM – THE STUDIO – THE TONE JUNKIES – three piece Merseyside rock outfit. Fronted by Jaie Geetar, Nick Drums and Big Will Bass bring a big sound covering rock, blues, soul, country and everything in between.
6PM–8PM – THE WHITE HORSE – MONKEY FINGER – After refining their line- up, showing a particular talent for recruiting gnarly old groovers on bass. Featuring groove- laden talents, on run of the mill instruments.
7PM-9PM – THE BANK STAGE – VAVOOM – Local rockabilly legends always stage a high speed electrifying show which is fast and full on from start to finish. One not to miss !!!
7PM-9PM – CROWN HOTEL BALLROOM – GAMBLER – Rock and Blues? Oh yes, Gambler will be rocking up the Ballroom with their usual style and panache, firm Festival favourites and guaranteed to be a great night!
7PM-11PM – CROWN HOTEL BAR – BLUE SILK + ANDY STONES a real mixed bag in The Crown Bar with soulful and uptempo sounds from Blu Silk and a fun uptempo show from pianissimo Andy Stones.
7PM-9PM – RESIDENCE – DESCENDANTS OF THE FUNK – Comprising five of the most influential, successful and energetic funk musicians from the North of England from the past 25 years,
7PM-9PM – THE TALBOT – THE MARAUDERS – The Marauders have been together in one form or another since 1981, playing most of the top blues clubs up and down the country.
8PM-10PM – THE CAT – MIND OVER MATTER – Always a great show from this band. Based in Cheshire these guys enjoy playing various music from Chuck Berry, Bryan Adams, Oasis, Foo Fighters and many more.
8PM-10PM – FIRENZE – THE DANS! Dan (vocals) Al (Bass) Nick (Guitar) Sam (Drums) Rock, Funk, Blues & Pop a mix to entertain everybody
8PM-10PM – HARRISONS – PHOTOBOOTH SMILE – Throwback greatest hits set from the past 40 years! Expect a full night of crowd pleasing covers from a 5-piece Cheshire based band, covering songs from Foo Fighters to Cher and anything in between!
8PM-10PM – NAKATCHA – SWAY – Based in Cheshire, they’ve played prestigious venues all over the UK. Appealing to all age groups, Sway always make it a night to remember.
8PM-10PM – THE STUDIO – SKARIAD – The amazing Skariad bringing Ska back to life with an energetic stage show at The Studio, come along and shake the room to some Ska classics.
9PM-11PM – THE BANK STAGE – JOHN COLINS BAND – Firm festival favourites and rightly so ! A totally off the wall stage show and a solid set of floor filling numbers never fails to make a fantastic time.
9PM-11PM – THE BOWLING GREEN – RETROVIBE – Alternative songs from the 60’s & 70’s. Hailing from Stoke-on-Trent, Retrovibe are an established three piece Band playing hits from The Who, The Kinks, Spencer Davis Group, Bowie, T Rex, The Clash, The Jam, The Stranglers and much more…
9PM-11PM – CROWN HOTEL BALLROOM – BLOZONE – Formed in 1996 these “Local Heroes” have been entertaining audiences with their mixed flavour of Soul, Motown, STAX and popular songs across the UK.
9PM-11PM – THE MALBANK – ARTIZAN – formed in 2012. Artizan are a 5 piece band that play a wide arrangement of stuff from the early 70’s to the current day.
9PM–11PM – THE ODDFELLOWS – THE KING’S PISTOL – are school friends Julian Casewell (vocals and guitar), Andy Shardlow (bass) and Jim Farmer (drums), who formed the band at the close of 2015 in Crewe.
9PM-11PM – THE RED COW – BAXTER – the musical duo of Hayley Strangelove and Paul Senior bringing us their usual blend of quirky covers and ridiculous banter!
9PM-11PM – RESIDENCE – MATRIX CLUB MATRIX – Brought together by the love of music, Matrix Club Matrix bring you the Cream of Club Classics and Dance Anthems that shaped the World of Dance music. Fronted by Charmanie Baines.
9PM-11PM – THE WHITE HORSE – BULLITT – 4 local guys dishing up their own unique brand of entertainment. Specialising in Indie, Pop, New Wave and one hit wonders you thought you’d never hear again.
10PM-11.30PM – THE STUDIO – GREEN BULLET – Cheshire based band covering a wide range of rock and much more. Expect stonking good tunes and a great night out! A perfect end to the Studio programme !!!