Fiesta Band Stand
With live performances throughout the Fiesta, Jelli Records brings the best up-and-coming local music under the roof of the Fiesta Bandstand.
Thursday 8th August:
2pm Megan Thomas
An acoustic duo featuring Megan Thomas and Jack Spooner who combine catchy pop songs with jazz and hip-hop influences.
3pm The Plinks
The Plinks are an exciting folk & country group from Somerset fronted by songsmith Barry Walsh. The Plinks perform music to get your feet tapping and singing along, with humour and good family fun.
4pm Amber Dee
Amber Dee’s been branded ‘one to watch in 2019’ having been described by BBC Introducing’s Sarah Gosling as sounding like “an artist who’s going to be absolutely owning the scene”.
5pm Nigel G Lowndes
Nigel G. Lowndes, Bristol based performer of upfront original Country and Americana songs, containing quirky elements which often catch the listener unawares.
Singer-songwriter and musician Rosina Keri combines her witty and passionate lyrics portraying a melancholic ambience that reflects both her bohemian and spirited character.
7pm The Jamestown Brothers
The Jamestown Brothers are an 8-piece band from Somerset influenced by folk country and blues with original songs that mine the rich history and social tapestry of Great Britain and Ireland
Friday 9th August:
2.00pm Jad Reza
Upbeat acoustic rock! Jad Reza combines 50s style rock ‘n’ roll vocals with lively guitar arrangements to create short, playful and varied songs.
3.00pm Nia Nicholls
For the past two years country musician Nia has been performing and recording in Nashville and Memphis as well as country festivals in the UK. Her latest single ‘Honestly I Tried’ was recorded in Nashville and has been played on BBC Introducing.
4.00pm Brian Inglis
Brian is a singer songwriter and constructs songs with breath taking harmonies before your very eyes and ears Not to be missed!
5.00pm Maaike Siegerist
Swinging jazz, dark folk, and a voice reminiscent of Joan Baez – come listen to the award-winning Dutch singer-songwriter Maaike Siegerist, with Jonni Slater on keys.
6.00pm Rebecca Hosking & David Willmott
Rebecca Hosking is a Grammy considered singer/songwriter. Will be backed by David Willmott on guitar! Touring with her latest release, Made in Bristol.
7.00pm Reverend Bob And The Devil-May-Cares
A country, folk, hillbilly band with theatrics & humour guaranteed to make people enjoy themselves. Playing anything from Lonnie Donegan to Depeche Mode, with two guitars, washtub, bass and they all sing.
Saturday 10th August:
12.30pm Sam Cooper
Sam Cooper plays guitar, harmonica, and piano. He has written a variety of songs, often varied in style and lyrical themes: these include Country, Blues, Folk, and anything from Autism to a Cricket named Ricky.
1.30pm: Rose Bruford
Rose is fifteen years old and absolutely loves singing. She has won local singing competitions and has now started writing her own material.
2.30pm Angela’s Sunset
Angela Sunset are an established music duo who perform uplifting original songs with vocal harmonies, acoustic guitars and flute
3.30pm Izzy Warren
Izzy Warren is an acoustic singer songwriter from South Devon playing both original music and covers. Her influences range from Alanis Morissette to Biffy Clyro.
Pop/Folk Bristol band Twinners consists of identical twins Sophie and Chloe and their amazing guitarist Joanna. They have Incredibly close harmonies and create fun twists on popular songs.
5.30pm Bad Cowboys
The Bad Cowboys have a unique acoustic sound, with influences including country, rock & new wave. Their close harmonies and catchy tunes are full of poignant, satirical and sometimes humorous lyrics.
6.30pm: Charlie Limm
Charlie Limm is a Musician, Actor and Composer, originally from Somerset. She brings haunting vocals, guitar and flute to her folksy mix. Charlie also performs as part of the duo Patchwork Skies and has worked extensively in theater.
Sunday 11th August:
1.00pm Chloë Warren
Chloë Warren is a singer songwriter from the heart of Somerset. Her unique combination of keyboard, with haunting vocals and loop pedal mastery make her an act not to miss.
2.00pm Phoenix River Band
Phoenix River Band’s music is original with an undoubted salute to country influences plus hints of R&B and Blues. Think Allman Brothers meet Chris Rea meets Jackson Browne with a touch of Fleetwood Mac and you have a potent mix of original songs with driving beats and soulful melodies.
An indie pop/folk musician, JanE.B is originally from France but now living in Bristol and establishing herself on the local music scene and further afield. Definitely someone to keep an eye on in the future.
4.00pm David 9 Lunas
David’s material stretches from a raw bluesy feel through to the more elegant influence of the likes of Nick Drake and Roy Harper. His voice is hauntingly compelling and accompanied by his sophisticated guitar playing, simply demands attention!
5.00pm Beacon Rise
Beacon Rise are a Rock/Pop/Soul band hailing from Bristol, always bringing an energetic, feel good vibe to every performance with fresh original songs..
Before river canalisation, the Avon was navigable at high tide to Keynsham and beyond. Obviously the Shipmates aim to uphold this ancient tradition – to varying degrees.