EARLY SLOT 7.30-9.30PM
THE BIRD AND THE BEARDS
4 piece acoustic.Steph Tomlinson on vocals,Mike Giles and Nell Kneale Guitar and Neil Baggy Bagshaw on Cajon.
They cut a huge swathe on the musc genre battlefield. From the cannon fire of Rage Against The Machine to the sweet caress of Marvin Gaye,they proudly defend their right to play whatever style pricks their whims! Possessing the stubbornness of Churchill and Montgomery-like ability to read the field,they will have something for everyone.
LATE SLOT 10PM-11.55PM
Alex Harris (feat.The Other Side) – having made their debut as a 3 piece at The Villa Suites last August, opening up for opening up for Wishbone Ash and Leddra Chapman at The Tinkermann Festival, Alex, Jimmy Lee (of 9 Bar Gypsies) on bass and John Cleator (DC/AC and ex Nick Barlow & The Bad Noise) on drums and backing vocals, recently opened up for 10CC at their one off special gig at the The Villa.
Now a 4 piece with the addition of Nell Kneale on guitar from The Bird & Beards,Frontman/Songwriter Alex has in the past supported acts such as Ian Dury & The Blockheads, Toyah Wilcox, Midge Ure and Tom Hingley (Inspiral Carpets). Expect huge, catchy, raw and passionate original anthems and covers with a massive, singalong sound .Alex is currently working on his forthcoming album due for release in the summer, “The Promise” and can be found on Facebook HERE