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:
Paul Strummer Info
Katie Maillinson Info
Rhys Gradwell Info
Alex Early Info
Claire Schofield Info
Lloyd North - 5pm Info
Amy Simpson Info
Sam Stopps Info
Scott Booth Info
Daisy Keeble Info
Dan Bond Info
Adelle and Mark Info
Beth Parker Info
Hannah Faulkner Info
Thrash Gordon Info
Dave Earl Info
Naked Next Door Info
FRIDAY - BugWam
Live-looped electro-acoustic dance-punk rock n r&b/soul singer-songwriter from Wellingborough, with two albums of original songs, originally recorded solo acousticaly, but now performed with a live looping setup, live looping drum, bass and guitar for more of a band sound from one person. Paul also has many unexpected acoustic versions of well-known catchy pop/soul/rock cover songs from past to present.
Hailing from the countryside of Worcestershire, Katie has been singing and performing all over the UK for years. Recently graduated from BIMM London she's perfected her craft in lots of styles, her favourites being Pop, Soul and Motown. She also writes her own original music. For about her, she can be found on Instagram @katiemally"
An 18 year old musician from Raunds and a member of the Fallen Mavericks. Inspired by the likes of John Mayer and James Bay.
Alex is a 21 year old singer, songwriter from Bedford. He plays predominately pop and folk music.
At the age of 15, he started performing in his hometown at open mic nights which has now led to him performing his own gigs regularly both in Bedford and further afield. In 2012 Alex performed at the Cambourne Youth Festival and in 2014 he was chosen to perform at Bedford’s Corn Exchange for the University Award Ceremony. In, 2015 he performed at the Bugjam Festival at Santa Pod’s Racetrack.
After releasing his debut EP, Complete, which consists of 5 tracks and is available for download on Itunes and other streaming sites as well as in CD format. He is now working towards his second EP.
We are an acoustic duo performing mainly original material, Michael Anderson and Jason Kiernan.
Saturday - BugWam
Claire Schofield is an acoustic folk singer/songwriter based in Leicestershire, England. Her debut album 'The Unwind' completed for independent release in 2009, was written and recorded with only her Guitar, Keyboard, Microphone, Mac and a passionate love for acoustic folk.
Although Claire has been writing for some years now, she didn't start performing live until October 2013. Now playing gigs locally trying to reach out to appreciative listeners. She is noted for her nimble finger picking, delicate songs and soft voice – the many kind words of support along the way is the reason she continues.
Her second album 'The Lighthouse' was released in April 2015.
Lloyd was born in England, with American Father, English Mother, growing up on US Airbases, listening to the great ,songwriters of the era. With all kinds of music styles, these days he plays, live showcases with vocals, acoustic
6 and 12 string guitars, and harmonica. Lloyd plays in large large and small venues, from wine bars to pubs, halls, marquees and festivals.
His songs have been featured on radio shows, including MKFM Milton Keynes and Croydon Radio. His sets include original songs and classic covers performed in a beachy chilled out style.
An acoustic anti-folk artist bringing songs to you about pervy men in bars, cats and DC superheroes.
19 year old singer/songwriter from Northamptonshire with a wide range of Influences such as John Mayer, D'angelo, James Morrisson and Allen Stone.
Scott Booth's Edgy & complex acoustic guitar fingerpicking and drum tapping style builds a swirling blend of trance and trip-hop-esque instrumentals.
17 year old singer/songwriter from Hertfordshire.
Formerly 51% of Music & Spies, they're still a damn fine pair of friends, don't panic. A mixture of Pop and Folk music seasoned with black pepper and occasionally various other musical garnishes. Described by many as an 'Uplifting Spirit', Dan is always full of beans and energy.
This Northants Duo started back in 2011 and have played at Open Mics and local festivals ever since. Mark & Maggie bring their own acoustic covers of some well-known Crowd Pleasers which hopefully gets everyone singing and dancing along throughout. Whether you like the Beatles, Ed Sheeran, or Katrina and the Waves, they will have it covered.
Sunday - BugWam
Adelle and Mark
Hi All, We are a powerful, energetic Acoustic Rock/Pop Duo covering the likes of Fleetwood Mac, AC/DC, U2, Adele and many more past and present! Both Individually have many years experience playing up and down the country, Pubs, Clubs, Festivals. We have been playing together on and off for the last 10 years, but are now a regular outfit on the scene. Adelle has a large catalogue of her own material and Mark has a large repertoire of Guitar Instrumentals both originals and covers.
I am a music lover. My goal is to captivate and inspire with my lyrics and sound. I love taking a piece of music and putting my own spin on it, mash ups are always in my set list! When it comes to genres I enjoy A wide range of covers and also originals. I'd like to think that I create and play music that everyone can relate to.
Successful singer/songwriter from Northampton described as “The Hardest Working Musician & known as the girl next door, with her soulful killer voice & heartfelt lyrics which leaves audiences captivated” Musos Magazine 2012.
She has probably performed at over 1000+ gigs since she started out in 2011 and has become a very versatile performer, not only does she write her own material in many genres such as Soul, Pop and Rock, she now writes for Record Labels and features on numerous tracks from Hardcore, Trap, Electronic.
Acoustic / Rock / Folk / Punk, One man band from Bedford. Putting the 'Thrash Gordon' in to 'Who is Thrash Gordon?'
I have been writing and performing my own music for a few years under the name "The Attempt", but I feel it is now time for a change.
FRIDAY - Main Stage
SATURDAY - Main Stage
Naked Next Door
A brand new vibrant young indie - rock band that begun life late summer 2016 initially built around popular singer songwriter Euan Emerton who was keen to move beyond the solo acoustic stylings and build his songs into a full band set up.
Gathering together three other like-minded characters in Callum, Tommy & Corin then hitting the rehearsal space to jam, practice, grow together into a strong, passionate and determined young band of friends ready to take on the world!
Naked Next Door have just started gigging locally and already garnering an extremely positive response to their songs, the band are currently playing as many shows as possible, writing new material and gearing up to record their debut e.p
Taking inspiration from Oasis, Bruce Springsteen and the new Brit rock sounds of Nothing But Theives, Catfish & the Bottleman and the like hoping one-day to take their places among these greats!
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