Daytime Gig Guide* - BugWam & Live Stage
We’ve got an array of different things going on during the daytime, so you can while away a few hours listening and watching some amazing talent play in the BugWam and take to the Live Stage.
Daytime Line Up:
Kenneth J Nash Info
Amy Claire Info
Will Bates Info
Rhett Barrow Info
James Watt & the Avenues Info
Jess Orestano Info
Eva Rose Info
FRIDAY - BugWam
Saturday - BugWam
Kenneth J Nash
Drawing on his influences (Cohen, Waits, Cash, Reed & Cave), his deftly dramatic songs of love, loss, regret and renewal – not to mention addiction – bring this artist’s dark journey vividly to life. His passion for instrumentation is behind his absorbing production; guitar, mandolin, Irish whistle, cello and double bass combine to give his output a delightful folksy sound.
Recent live shows include Isle of Wight Festival and being selected to appear at Seth Lakeman’s alternative Hootenanny at The Convent. He has provided support for artists such as Eliza Carthy, The Wonderstuff, Mark Geary, Suzanne Vega and Seth Lakeman.
With his intuitive gift for self-reflection and humble view of the world woven into a stream of beautiful melodies, the music of Kenneth J Nash is a warm, sophisticated pleasure.
A singer/songwriter from Wellingborough.
Her latest EP ‘What Would You Do?’ reached number 4 on the iTunes singer/songwriter chart.
Amy Claire accompanied by John Bowman on keys have performed at London’s prestigious venue, The Bedford, both the Genting and Barclay Card Arena’s support stages and travelled to Uganda as Notivate’s ambassador performing at the official opening of the Media Centre at the Discovery Centre.
Amy’s Claire has appeared on numerous radio stations including BBC Introducing and her original music is available on iTunes and Spotify.
Singer/songwriter based in Kettering, UK. Will has been writing and performing his own music for several years, with influences ranging from indie and folk to psychedelic rock. He recently recorded and self-produced debut release “SWIM”, a 7 track EP which fuses acoustic guitar with dreamy synths and dark vocal melodies to create a complex yet seamlessly flowing piece, with lyrics ranging from subjects of self-reflection to existential-pondering.
Alternative Singer/songwriter from Leicester currently working on a 3rd studio album 'Music for the soul' along with a debut EP with his band Dedbeats.
Sunday - BugWam
A female singer/songwriter living in Norfolk. She has been writing songs and recording in her bedroom since she was 15, With influences varying from Laura Marling, Joni Mitchell and Ed Sheeran, to The 1975 and Chvrches. In 2014, Jess graduated from UEA with a degree in music technology, and has played lead and rhythm guitar in many bands before deciding to remain a solo act. Jess's songs have elements of pop and folk and she has fans of all ages and backgrounds.
Singer song writer from Uppingham . And this year’s Winner of Leicester’s got talent . Eva has a distinctive voice with a country tang . She plays 7 instruments but most famous for her guitar and piano playing . She has a massive voice for a little lady and Music is her life. Currently working on her first ep a real one to watch.
James Watt & the Avenues
James Watt & the Avenues are a predominantly ‘SURF’ and rock’n’roll 3-piece, specialising in reverb-drenched instrumental songs that evoke the sound of crashing waves and covering songs from the early days of rock and roll.
Our niche’ is mixing classic ‘SURF’ standards with well-known new wave, punk, pop and other songs to create a ‘mash’ of individuality. We are also influenced by all things 60s-instrumental, Surf Rock, Punk, New-Wave and obviously Rock’n’Roll.
SATURDAY - Main Stage
SATURDAY - Main Stage
*As part of your Sporting Event entrance only.