SATURDAY JULY 14th 2018
Hailing from London town and fronted by soulful vocalist Benjamin Willis and Grime MC Levi Gordon, Shanty brings Dubwise bass & rhythms with a UK twist. Alongside
support from Fred Perry Subculture and Clash Magazine the group’s modern twist on classic roots reggae has also seen them playlisted on Gary Crowley’s BBC Introducing show and championed by legendary
tastemaker David Rodigan on BBC Radio 1Xtra.
In the two years since Shanty hit the scene, the band has made appearances all over UK & Europe at some of the most renowned festivals such as Glastonbury, Outlook Festival, Bestival, Secret Garden Party, Rototom Sunsplash,
Kendal Calling and more. As well as touring and sharing the stage with the likes of Sticky Fingers, Kevin Parker & Mark Ronson, The Wailers, Easy Star All Stars, Bastille, and Madness.
"I’m hooked!" - Becca D, MTV / Beats 1
"Great young band of players" - David Rodigan, BBC Radio 1Xtra.
"ones to watch" - M Magazine, PRS
"Band Of The Week" - Fred Perry Subculture
"horns a plenty, an abundance of bass and chilled rhythms guaranteed to put a smile on your face...an absolute gem" - Louder Than War
The Soul Stroke
The Soul Stroke. A 4 piece Soul.Funk.Jazz dance-band from South-East Cornwall and
They play rare funk 45's live; incorporating the best of New Orleans gumbo, L.A sun-drenched groove, New York deep soul, late 60's heavy funk, early 70's psyche-funk and selections from the modern European scene.
They have been described as "so not bad that I didn't leave", and remarks of "I could hear myself think".
They've been getting rave reviews from their audiences on their continuing tour of the pubs, bars and clubs of the South-West, so enjoy a meze of some of the finest organic dance music to lift your bums onto the dancefloor.
Three Minute Warning
Formed in 2007, 3MW have played all over the South West, totalling well over 500 gigs and have established themselves as one of the best rock bands around(cant really say best can u?).
Playing covers from ACDC,Led Zepplin,Motorhead,Metallica,Guns n Roses in their own unique style and always with a sense of humour
Rockin' The Joint
A trio of professional musicians who love to play rock'n'roll. Well established on the UK Jive circuit the band has also played throughout Europe and enjoys a reputation for high quality music delivered with passion. Covering all areas of rockin' music from the 50's including jive beat, doo-wop, strollers, boppers and ballads, with a smattering of original numbers in every set, there is something to keep pretty much everyone happy.
On drums is Alan Eden of Mechanics fame....