Alternative Rock, Electro-Pop | Sunday 7th July | 3:35pm | | The Taylor Wimpey Abbey Stage
Pyramid Park is the artist name for song writer Pete McAllen, who creates alt pop songs from Cambridge, UK. In 2017 Pyramid Park released the debut album Vulnerability, seeing the album reach number 1 in a genre iTunes chart. The album has since been named album of the week on Life FM, Switzerland and UCB Radio, UK, with plenty of airplay across the UK and beyond including BBC6 Music. Spotify have picked up songs adding to numerous official Spotify playlists, with Free CCM choosing another track Born To Be Brave to be their free download of the month.
During 2018 Pyramid Park played over 15 festivals as far as New Zealand, and European dates including Germany, The Netherlands, Austria, Belgium and the UK. Following this they organised and headlined a seven date UK tour in November 2018. During 2019 Pyramid Park has been song writing, speaking at song writing/ creative team retreats (as far as New Zealand, and Germany), plus preparing for a second album. Thissummer Pyramid Park will be appearing at ten festivals in Germany, Netherlands, Slovakia and the UK. Pyramid Park are endorsed by Vocalzone (the vocal throat pastels), are ambassadors for the charity Compassion UK.
Stevie & The Masquerades are a south west synthpop band comprised of singer songwriters Stevie Nicole Brown, Matt Bond & Steve Gooderham. Their modern approach to atmospheric 80’s inspired synth music, tender lyrics, and retro aesthetic has captured the imagination of the local indie scene and garnered them attention from BBC Introducing, Glastonbury Festival’s Worthy FM and Balcony TV Exeter.
They released their 2nd EP ‘Now Is All We Have’ in Winter of 2018, launching their new sound and taking everything established in ‘Salvage’ a year earlier.
‘A lush palette of starry eyes guitars, big smiles and tasty 80’s gloss’ – BBC Introducing
‘SATM evolve nicely into a left-of-centre pop machine with slices of M83 and Thomson Twins thrown in for good measure’ – Kieron Pepper (The Prodigy).
This years Abbey Stage headliners, Zelah, are an atmospheric, alt-pop trio based in London. Encapsulating a blend of dark, raw and electronic soundscapes with soulful vocals that take influence from the likes of BANKS, London Grammar and Lorde.