14:20 – SCHOOL CHOIRS
15:15 – BLUE HOUR
15:25 – NOA KUSMAN
15:50 – SIX GO MAD
16:55 – GLITTERBOMB
18:15 – PHOENIX O’NEILL
18:45 – D-DAY
19:45 – THE SHAMBLES
20:40 – ALEXIS KINGS
21:40 – SOULFISH
23:00 – FIREWORK FINALE
(SILVER BIRCH STAGE)
(SILVER BIRCH STAGE)
13:45 – REVELLERS STEEL BAND
14:50 – TORCHES
15:10 – CHARLIE HUGGARD SENA
15:15 – KATIE LITTLE
15:25 – MOLLY WHIFFIN & MARTHA COOPER
15:35 – COMFORT BREAK
15:50 – MILLIE BRAISHER
15:55 – RUSSELL PANES
16:00 – ARIANNA MUNRO
16:10 – IESHA STANLEY
16:20 – SARAH PROSSER
16:25 – LUCY WATTS
16:30 – ALEX STEFANIOA
16:35 – MARIA BRATAN
16:40 – BLACK SANDWICH
16:55 – TOM VINCENT
17:05 – KICK PISTOL
17:20 – KILLIGREW GOT TALENT WINNER
17:30 – TOM RAYNES
17:40 – WRITTEN IN INK
18:00 – GUITAR CLUB
18:10 – HOPE
18:50 – KODI IWEKA
19:05 – SAN BLAS
20:00 – PHOENIX O’NEILL
GLITTERBOMB are made up of some of the UK’s best musicians with tours, sessions, years of experience and energy like you’ve never seen before under their belts, this band promise to deliver an infectious recipe of talent and feel-good vibes to fill your dance floor and make your event be remembered…
Think colour, energy, sass & kick ass, MTV generation vibes…. our average set includes Wheatus, Katy Perry, Whitney, Bruno, P!nk, Prince, Fountains of Wayne, House of Pain, Little Mix, ACDC, Fresh Prince, Justin Timberlake, Spice Girls, Bon Jovi, Tina, No Doubt, Beastie Boys…
Six Go Mad!
Six Go Mad are the ultimate party pop group.
Since their beginnings in early 2016, the six piece band have rightly grabbed the attention of promoters, event organisers and (most importantly) music lovers throughout South East England.
Playing a thrilling mix of memorable material from the heyday of the 1980s right up to present day hits, Six Go Mad are guaranteed to entertain.
Dubbed the “Band to listen to in 2017” by Radio X’s John Kennedy, Alexis Kings have been making a statement throughout 2017, playing shows across the country and internationally.
This five piece band brings twinges of Country, HipHop/Rnb and Funk sitting on top of a solid Rock n Roll base.
Their highly anticipated debut EP ‘Squire’ was released in 2016, and the self-titled single is nearing half a million streams on Spotify and raking in 13,000 monthly listeners, while hailing positive reviews from BBC Radio 1
Soulfish are the connoisseur’s 10 piece soul band. If you love an authentic blend of Motown Stax and Atlantic then Soulfish are a wish come true. Renowned nationally and internationally as the band that delivers its classic brand of high energy soul with total commitment to entertainment and performance.
They’ve opened Proms in the Park and The Queen’s Silver Jubilee party. Expect to Shake Your Tail Feather at a spectacular night of Sweet, Soul!
D-Day are a four-piece alternative band from Galway. Made up of brothers, Darragh (lead vocals, guitar) and Keith Whyte (drums), alongside Chris Breslin (bass, backing vocals) and Cathal Sweeney (guitar, backing vocals), the band draw influence from Kings of Leon, U2 and The Killers.
Their debut single ‘Misunderstood’- which was mixed by Grammy and Juno-nominated sound engineer, Mike Fraser (Franz Ferdinand, Enter Shikari and Biffy Clyro) and mastered by Grammy Award winning engineer, Adam Ayan- was launched on October 7th 2016 to critical acclaim, and went on to be included on Pete Holidai’s ‘Scene Not Heard’: a compilation album featuring the best of Irish music.
Transforming the traditional tones of the ukulele and infusing it with the energy of British rock…
It has taken over 6 years to develop a concept first thought of under a palm tree whilst watching a hut burn down. Sitting off the coast of Panama on tropical islands known as San Blas, this notion inspired a journey that would weave through 3 different continents.
Basing themselves in a garage on the outskirts of Hertfordshire and having now released their debut EP ‘Draw, Win, or Lose’, this eclectic group attempts to bring something new to the world of alternative rock.
When young St Albans based singer/songwriter Hope sings her songs, you hear a wealth of life experience far beyond her years.
Accumulating over 15 million hits and 65k subscribers on her Youtube channel, Hope’s voice is heard by people all over the world and her songs pull on your heart strings Her acoustic cover of Dusty Springfield’s ‘I Only Want To Be With You’ was used for the 2016 Dog’s Trust #SpecialSomeone ad campaign, aired on prime time ITV throughout the year.
Hope’s latest release soothes you to the soul. Recorded fully live at Jacket Records studio in Hertfordshire. The full band and string arrangement sweep you off your feet, and the weight just drops off your shoulders.
Phoenix O’Neill is a 23 year-old indie pop singer-songwriter based in Watford, North London. Last year, her amazing voice and her intricate, dark songs caught the interest of producer James Sanger, best known for his work with Dido, Keane, Siobhan Donaghy and Brian Eno. Since then, James has teamed up with Paul Kilmister to form ‘SangMister Music’ through which they have been developing Phoenix’ unique, haunting and hypnotic sound.
Phoenix’s spellbinding vocals have been compared to such talents as Amy Winehouse and Elle King, with eerie melodies similar to Massive Attack and Portishead. “Cruel World,” and “I Need You” her new single, is taken from her upcoming EP “Out of the Ashes” which is due fro release in April. It has drawn early comparisons to Lana Del Rey, Becky Hill and Lorde.
… by name and nature are a local five-piece playing largely pop-rock from the eighties, nineties and noughties. Formerly known as “DaddyShambles”, they ditched the “Daddy” when they recruited a “Mummy”, and have been performing here and there in St Albans over the past couple of years. With a line-up that includes Marlborough parents and a Marlborough sixth-former, the M-Fest is a bit of a homecoming. They promise to leave it tidy afterwards.
Revellers Steelband are a voluntary community group based in the UK Centre for Carnival Arts, Luton.
There tutor is Ian Beckles, a professional steelpan musician from Trinidad who arranges music and teaches traditional Caribbean methods.
We cannot wait to hear their authentic Caribbean tones as they open up our 2018 festival!