The Hygge Bandstand Stage
Our natural auditorium and the Festival focus for acoustic, folk, and world music – but there’s always some blues and jazz too – local and international. This is listening class – relax on the grass overlooking the action.
Singer & Songwriter | Sunday 7th July | 2.00 pm | | The Hygge Bandstand Stage
From Amsterdam …..
Her critically acclaimed debut album ‘So Much For Superman’ (2008) received regular airplay on BBC Radio Bristol and numerous independent stations across the UK and Europe. 2011 saw the release of stellar sounding Morricone soaked album ‘Borrowed Land’ produced by Ali Chant (PJ Harvey/John Parish) at Toybox studios, Bristol.
The Jamestown Brothers an 8-
With a unique line-
A Keynsham based band with more than a passing reference to that west coast Californian sound, Dan Russell and his band will take you into a timeless head space ……
THE SEVENTH UNIVERSE was formed in January 2019 by Singer Songwriter Acoustic Guitarist Dan Russell…a native of Keynsham…and a songwriter since 1975….his tally so far…1,101! A veteran of many bands and currently recording his 114th album!
His music can be heard at Soundcloud Dan Russell Keynsham and his influences include Brian Wilson, Beach Boys, America, Todd Rundgren, Eagles, Doobie Brothers, Hall and Oates, Isley Brothers, Beatles….He has put together a very talented new band…..singer/percussionist Steph Boxall, her husband John Christian on bass guitar and vocals, Steve Ball on drums, djembe, percussion and vocals and his son Noah Ball on electric lead guitar.
Dan was born in Clifton, Bristol….but has lived in Keynsham for the first 19 years and the last 19 years of his life.
Jazz, Rock | Sunday 7th July | 5.15 pm | | The Hygge Bandstand Stage
Jazz Blues, Singer & Songwriter | Sunday 7th July | 6.05 pm | | The Hygge Bandstand Stage
Maaike Siegerist – originally from Amsterdam. beautiful jazzy blues singer songwriter, with a classy band, including fellow Dutch saxophinist Pjotr Jurtschenko over for the weekend!
Listeners to the Keynsham Hour will be very familiar with georgeous jazz-blues influenced songs such as The Old Soviet Hotel and Yangtze River Blues – a very 6 5 Special!
London HipHopera band Josephine and the Artizans, are a group that fuses hip-hop with classical music. The 6-piece line-up consists of classical strings, heavy beats, operatic vocals and energetic rap.
Josephine founded the band to bring back classical music with a twist and make the genre more accessible to all.
The band have previously wowed crowds across some of the UK’s biggest festivals including Glastonbury, WOMAD festival, Camp Bestival, Boomtown Fair, Boardmasters, Standon Calling, Victorious festival, NASS festival, BBC Carfest, headlined Rhythms of the World and supported acts such as Tom Jones, Tom Odell and Paloma Faith.