11AM–1PM THE BANK STAGE – ACOUSTIC SESSIONS – Ease your way into a full on Sunday at The Festival with acoustic sessions from local solo artistes Joey Vanzetti and Callum Wright.
12PM-2PM – THE STUDIO – ZOE GREEN BAND – back by ever popular demand Zoe’s band brings its explosive set of originals and covers to the Blues Funk scene with a show that is not to be missed!
12NOON – 2PM – THE WHITE HORSE – BAD SOUL BUSKERS – Formed in Spring 2014, BSB cover a wide range of Blues songs in their own style.
1PM-3PM – THE BANK STAGE – BOOGIE DISEASE – If you like good ole blues and boogie, something to get you moving, their infectious stage antics will get you up on your feet, moving like you never thought you could.
1PM-3PM – THE BOWLING GREEN – AUTOMATIC ANNIE – performs a rich array of standards and rare gems that encompass Rhythm n Blues, with a crossover into rootsy jazz, rockabilly and 50s rock and roll.
1PM-3PM – THE CAT – ELECTRIC POLLEN – a dynamic covers duo who will be pollinating the festival on a return visit with their blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll!!
1PM-8PM CROWN HOTEL BALLROOM – THE CRYBABY SESSIONS – a full afternoon of fantastic Blues featuring sets from 3 Kings Malpractice and hosted by Cry Baby & the Hoochie Coochie Boys.
1PM-3PM CROWN HOTEL BAR – KEVIN HASSETT’S REDUX – Kevin Hassett’s Redux is a quartet with a growing reputation for providing innovative, accessible jazz-based entertainment for North West audiences.
1PM-3PM – FIRENZE – LAST ORDERS – Last Orders are an acoustic group which has tackled songs from the swinging 60s right up to modern day.
1PM-3PM HARRISONS – SARAH MILLER AND DAN MACHIN – Sarah Miller started her career at seventeen, recording her first studio session with the Climax Blues Band. Dan Machin of Funkbreakers fame is a local guitar virtuoso.
1PM-3PM – THE ODDFELLOWS – FOOTSTEPS – 3-piece local band oozing talent and featuring Neil Smith on drums and Stephen Robinson on guitar. A host of high- octane covers will be performed with loads of energy and precision.
1PM-3PM – RESIDENCE – COCODRILOS – have performed over the years in several guises to great acclaim as a band who like to add their own kind of flavour to some of the all-time great soul, funk and Latin grooves.
1PM-3PM – THE TALBOT – TONY BOYLE & ANDY MACKAY of The Pluckers + occasional guests playing a mixture of covers and originals in a folky / blues style guaranteed to please and uplift your soul.
2PM-4PM – THE MALBANK – BAXTER – the musical duo of Hayley Strangelove and Paul Senior bringing us their usual blend of quirky covers and ridiculous banter!
2PM-4PM – THE RED COW – EMILY BARNETT AND DAN TOFT – Daniel Toft is a Cheshire based guitarist who will be appearing with Emily Barnett, expect some excellent covers and acoustic loveliness.
2PM-4PM – THE STUDIO – JUKE JAM – A six-piece band playing a floor- filling mix of ska and soul, guaranteed to get audiences on their feet and dancing!
2PM-4PM – THE WHITE HORSE – BAD DUKES AND BEGGARS – perform an eclectic mix of Ska, blue beat & rock steady. Expect classic ska covers as well as an infectious ska twist on other genres!
3PM-5PM – THE BANK STAGE – ELVIS FONTENOT AND THE SUGAR BEES – These guys took the roof off the Bank Stage last year and a definite must see. For over 25 years Elvis Fontenot have turned traditional cajun and zydeco music, eclectic covers and original songs.
3PM-5PM BENCH – THE HAT TRICKS – An acoustic duo from the Midlands that think they’re a full band! Well known upbeat songs to get you rocking and rolling, dancing and singing.
3PM-7PM – THE CAT – TONE JUNKIES – A 3 piece pro rock and acoustic band who pride themselves on their ability to please any audience!
3PM-5PM – FIRENZE – THE TASK – are a professional 5 piece party band. High energy, class music, played to make you dance!
3PM-5PM – THE METHODIST CHURCH – SALT CITY JAZZMEN – Home grown heroes and all time supporters of the Nantwich Festival. Good solid trad jazz from probably the longest running band at The Festival, if not in the country.
3PM-5PM – RESIDENCE – BOBCAT BILLY AND THE MOONSHINE MISSION – Our playlist consists of everything from Elvis Presley to the Rolling Stones to Imelda May, Johnny Cash, Led Zepplin, Motörhead, plus many more ….
4PM-6PM – CROWN HOTEL BAR – CHARMAINE BAINES AND THE AFROTATION – A welcome to The Crown for Charmaine Baines who will be performing with Afrotation presenting upbeat Soul Nu- Jazz and reggae.
4PM-6PM – HARRISONS – MIND OVER MATTER – Back at the festival this Cheshire based band covers music from the 60s through to the current decade.
4PM-6PM – THE MALBANK – THE REGULATORS – A slick three piece, playing a mixture of Blues and Rock with tracks from the likes of Rory Gallagher, BlackBerry Smoke, Arc Angels, JJ Cale, Walter Trout, Jonny Lang etc.
4PM-6PM – THE STUDIO – WAYNE AND THE HAIRY PEACHES – well known performers all over Cheshire and beyond, performing music from the 60s through to the present day.
4PM-6PM – THE WHITE HORSE – PAUL HENSHAW AND THE SCIENTIFIC SIMPLETONS – Paul Henshaw is one of the FOLK PUNK family’s hardest workers. Fishing for Owls reached #1 in the Amazon album download charts.
5PM-7PM – THE BANK STAGE – ARCADIA ROOTS – Reggae, Dub, Dance, Blues, all that and more. Arcadia Roots are a 4-Piece ‘earthy’ dance band that combine world, reggae and rock music to create a unique & captivating sound.
5PM-7PM – THE BOWLING GREEN – THE EMPERORS GROOVE – Seriously competent grooves from this young up and coming band. An absolute pleasure to listen and move to.
5PM-7PM – FIRENZE – THE V – are a fun energetic covers band that are bound to have you up dancing. If you want to party the right way these guys are definitely not to be missed.
5PM-7PM – THE ODDFELLOWS – CALLUM WRIGHT – a Singer/Songwriter receiving rave reviews from the professional music industry. Fusing styles of timeless classics with modern hits.
5PM-7PM – THE RED COW – THE ENTERTAINMENT – Acoustic duo, comprising Cathy Roberts and Al Sherwood, this innovative duo performs a vibrant and exciting set.
5PM-7PM – RESIDENCE – BONNYLOU BAND – Bonnylou are WOWing crowds across the UK with their energetic live performances full of punchy R&B, Bluesy shuffle and raw, spine tingling Soul tied together with explosive power and dynamic light and shade.
5PM-7PM – THE TALBOT – ROOTS TO NOWHERE – Roots to Nowhere are a mix of punk, ska and reggae with influences from The Clash, The Specials, Rancid, Bedouin Soundclash and The Dead Kennedys.
6PM-8PM – BENCH – BEN MAITLAND – A solo set from the legendary Shakermaker frontman.
6PM-8PM – THE MALBANK – MARTIN DALY BAND – playing a heady mixture of guitar based dynamically driven music including many popular and well known numbers from the Blues/Rock/Jazz canon in a sympathetic and inventive style.
6PM-8PM – THE STUDIO – 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.
6PM-8PM – THE WHITE HORSE – FUNKBREAKERS – A fabulous funky band keeps the festival vibe going.
7PM-9PM – THE BANK STAGE – 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-9PM – FIRENZE – 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.
7PM-11PM – CROWN HOTEL BAR – BD LENZ – Featuring the amazing Kim Cypher on sax. Mix together the styles of Pat Metheny, Mike Stern, and Stevie Ray Vaughn and you have the recipe for contempo- jazz guitarist B.D. Lenz. Expect a show of supreme quality.
7PM-9PM – RESIDENCE – FUNKAHOLICS – Funkaholics are a Disco & Funk 5-piece group from Stoke. Their job is to get your body moving with their eclectic array of classics and eccentric finds.
7.30PM-9.30PM – THE CAT – THE PEDAL TONES – 3 young lads who have a huge love for live music and getting the party in full flow. The Pedal Tones are a 3 piece function band performing your favourite songs to keep the dance floor grooving!
8PM-10PM – THE MALBANK – GREEN BULLET – Cheshire based band covering a wide range of rock and much more. Expect stonking good tunes and a great night out! Excellent to see them at The Malbank.
8PM-9.30PM – THE STUDIO – 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 BANK STAGE – 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.
9PM-11PM – THE BOWLING GREEN – GOOD HABITS – a group of musicians competent beyond their years. From Rock to Reggae. A perfect party night ending to the Bowling Green programme.
9PM-11PM – CROWN HOTEL BALLROOM – 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. Its party time in the ballroom.
9PM-11PM – THE ODDFELLOWS – BILLY BIBBY – Join former Catfish and the Bottlemen guitarist Billy Bibby as he returns to Nantwich after a UK tour with his new band The Wry Smiles.
9PM-11PM – RESIDENCE – SHAKERMAKER – Stalwart covers band fronted by Ben Maitland. With hundreds of gigs under their belt including at the iconic Cavern Club in Liverpool.
9PM-11PM – THE WHITE HORSE – THE DANS! Dan (vocals) Al (Bass) Nick (Guitar) Sam (Drums) Rock, Funk, Blues & Pop a mix to entertain everybody.
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