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Live Acts Stage

Live Acts STAGE

Located near the Main Exit in the Waterfront Square

Click here to see the floor plans


12.00 - 12.45 - Astrophe

1.00 - 1.45 - Chloe Ray

2.00 - 2.45 - Grey Hairea

3.00 - 3.45 - Vegan Bodybuilding competition - single dumbbell shoulder press

4.00 - 4.45 - Andy Twyman 

5.00 - 5.45 - My Style



12.00 - 12.45 - Mitchell & Vincent

1.00 - 1.45 - Fly Yeti Fly

2.00 - 2.45 - Isabella Alford

3.00 - 3.45 - Snazzback

4.00 - 4.45 - Beccy Farr

5.00 - 5.45 - F.T.T.P.


Jack Humphries

25-year-old singer-songwriter. Original folk/country/blues artist from the South West. Loop pedal user with stomping floor percussion. Covers from 50's to now alongside some heartfelt catchy originals.



Alexandra Pawlitka is a singer-songwriter that takes inspiration from prominent female voices in the rock music scene and is currently based in Perth. In 2015 she graduated from the University of Highlands and Islands with an Honours Degree in Popular Music. Aside from taking part in various musical projects, Alexandra has been performing her own solo material for several years and in 2014 she formed the alternative rock band Astrophe who are currently working towards their EP due to be released in 2017

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London-based Chloe Ray who grew up in Wallington, South London has just returned from New York City where her latest release "The Waiting Room" was mastered by Grammy nominated Emily Lazar at The Lodge.

Growing up influenced by artists such as Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell, Jeff Buckley, Alanis Morissette, Ani Difranco, Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan she found a 12-string guitar and her own unique emotive and spellbinding sound.

After extensively performing and song-writing since an early age Chloe Ray has teamed up with 84 Records and will begin her UK tour in February 2016.


Grey Hairea

Tim Wellard (guitar), John Bickersteth (keyboards) and Bob Marley (bass) of Grey Hairea play a country, folk and blues-based set featuring some of Tim’s songs, a few standards and some traditional material. Previously known as “The Lost Drifters”, they played around the West Country until in 2006 they became part of “The Clive Palmer Band” and for the next five years toured the country (playing at this festival a few years ago). Clive sadly passed away in 2014 and Tim, John and Bob reformed as “Grey Hairea”.

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Vegan Bodybuilding competition - single dumbbell shoulder press

The event will be a single dumbbell shoulder press (15Kg males, 7Kg females).  The contest will be how many continuous repetitions a contestant can achieve.  Partial reps & ‘push pressing’ will not be allowed & the judges may end any event if they feel a safety issue arises (either to the contestant or the audience). 

The judge’s decision is final.

Entry is free & all entrants will receive a prize.

The event will be photographed & by entering the contest you agree to allow photographs of yourself to be used (on the internet or other mediums) by vegan bodybuilding & other sponsors of the event.

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After playing together for the first time on corn street (Bristol) in September, Snazzback have been busking the cold stretch, bringing the streets an echo of something else. Their songs play with undulating jazz/ improvisation, shimmering Afro-Cuban rhythms and deep soul/funk grooves. Having hosted several impromptu street parties last summer in Bristol, the 5-piece street-jazzers are now jumping between street and stage, bringing their cold new grooves off piste!

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Beccy Farr

Born in South Wales, Beccy Farr spent her childhood playing piano and aspiring to be a songwriter. In 2008, she moved to Bristol and was drawn into the music scene around her, giving her the push she needed to perform her own songs. Her debut album ‘Impact of a Whisper' was released in 2013 and her follow up EP ‘Burdens' was written in 2015 but not released until early 2017. Her songs are melodic and her lyrics are honest.


Mitchell & Vincent

Playing lively traditional music from the British Isles on Fiddle and Nylon strung Guitar; Mitchell and Vincent mix full on instrumentals alongside their own arrangements of traditional songs.

Based in Dorset and Somerset, they perform all over the South West and beyond and have been described as playing: ‘Distinctive yet fresh traditional folk', musicians who ‘tell stories with their melodies' and simply ‘Flippin' brilliant!'. They were picked out as the Lyme Folk Weekend 2014 highlight of the festival after bringing the ‘crowd to tears one moment and to their feet the next'.

Twitter: @mitchellandvin plus @mitchellandvinc

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Fly Yeti Fly

Fly Yeti Fly are acoustic duo Lorna Somerville and Darren Fisher. Blending sensitive vocal harmonies with intricate guitar arrangements, mandolin and harmonica, they have a natural and free-spirited sound, and a warm engaging personality to their music, telling tales of love, loss and living off the land. With a musical style that has been described as ‘dream-folk', their melodic songs echo influences from 1960s folk musicians, modern Americana and their home in the South-West of England.

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14-year-old Isabella Alford is an exciting young acoustic singer-songwriter/guitarist who started performing her own compositions at open mics at aged 9 and got a taste for it! Isabella's passion is writing her own songs which have an Indie/folk style and are very catchy! Isabella has been described as "unassuming" and having "An incredible talent" She also applies her own individual take on a wide range of covers which can be anything from Mumford and sons with energetic guitar playing to Catfish and the Bottlemen and Tom Odell. Isabella took to the Main Stage at the amazing Vegfest last year and has continued to play other festivals and events throughout the Bristol and Gloucester area; also securing bookings for upcoming festivals this summer. With original material, beautiful vocals and great guitar skills, Isabella is an exceptional young artist to watch perform.

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Andy Twyman


When Andy released the first ever naked Christmas music video it hit the national headlines, leading The Mirror newspaper to ask "Is this the best Christmas music video ever?" With the topics of his songs ranging from chickens to Luxembourg via Pot Noodle, 24-year-old Andy Twyman blends blues with humour and rock and roll to titillate your ears, mind and toes. Having performed on BBC Three and Channel 4, Andy's reputation is growing as a highly original and entertaining act.

"The Master of The One Man Band"
Blues In Britain Magazine

"A real entertainer, a provider of a refreshing blast of new Blues"
Blues Matters Magazine

"His guitar sounds either stoic like John Lee Hooker or grooves like Bo Diddley"
Wasser-Prawda (Germany)

My Style

MY STYLE, Playing with the aim to live a life creating, making music, seeing the world and putting their own stamp on the music scene.

Built from the ground up by Mac McCormick (23) Bristol, UK and Talia Smulian (22) Tel Aviv, Israel. Writing, recording, producing, mixing and performing all the original material themselves, MY STYLE have their own sound, growing from Dub, Hip Hop / UK Hip Hop, Trip Hop and the ways of the world. The Bristol duo hit the scene March 2016, playing venues such as The O2 Academy, Crofters Rights, The Louisiana, Colston Hall and, Mr. Wolfs, alongside many more. Their 'Bristol sound' comes from conscious lyrics and a bass-heavy live set including Live FX, Vocals, Bass and midi controllers.

Releasing new EP's for 2017 while gigging around the UK, For more music, live and produced tracks, check out

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F.F.T.P. comprises of two musicians Chezney Newman and Maxine Venton who first met in 2005 whilst living and working on separate musical projects in southern Spain. The folk music that they play is derived from 12 years of working, travelling and playing within Europe.Occasionally working together in the same bands but also working on a wide and varied amount of diverse musical projects. In 2016 they finally came together to form F.F.T.P.

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