2023 Festival: Batchworth Sea Scouts Arena

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13:00 Valentine – Indie/pop rock

Valentine is a solo singer/songwriter and experienced pianist from London, alongside a band member of the Alternative/indie rock band KickPistol.

In her solo work, she mixes genres of rock, pop and a unique, artistic classical style in her music. Her biggest influences are The Beatles, The Police, Muse and many more!

The artist is currently in the process of recording her new song ‘Out of this world’, which will hopefully be released in the upcoming year.

13:45 Ollie Bond – Soft Rock

From being in bands rocking house parties, producing sounds that can be heard from the other side of town, to writing my own solo music constantly curious with blending genres and styles, still finding my musical voice, join me in my zany journey – big things are going to happen.

14:30 Magari – Indie Rock

Up and coming indie-rock band based in Hertfordshire, Magari are looking to push the genre in a new direction. Formed in 2021, the band have been writing consistently and are currently working alongside acclaimed producers to release their first single in 2023.

15:15 Last Orders – Indie Rock

Formed in the heart of Coventry’s indie rock scene, Last Order’s have been making waves in the local music scene with their high-energy performances and catchy tunes.

Drawing inspiration from the likes of The Strokes, Sam Fender, and Bruce Springsteen, this quartet brings together a unique sound that blends indie rock with classic American influences. With Spencer Cordery taking the lead as guitarist and lead singer, Ollie Bond adds his own style and flavor with his guitar playing, while Massimo Moretto lays down the beat on drums and Adam Hill brings his keyboard skills to the mix.

The band has been building a loyal following in the Coventry area, playing gigs in bars and clubs throughout the city. Their shows are always packed with fans who sing along to their anthemic hits like “Teenage Years” and “Alive,” while “Hometown” has quickly become a local indie favorite.

As they prepare to expand their reach and take their music to bigger venues, the band is currently recording their debut EP, which they hope to release by the summertime. With their infectious sound and lively stage presence, Last Orders are sure to make a big splash in the indie rock scene both locally and beyond. Keep an ear out for them and don’t miss your chance to see them live!

16:30 Glassminds – Alternative Rock

Making a name on the live music scene, UK alt-rock 6-piece GLASSMINDS are driven by powerful drums and a commanding bass. The band’s multi-layered sound balances soaring riffs with lilting melodies to create soundscapes that expose laid bare, emotive lyrics. Bringing a raw energy that’s rocked venues across London including the famed Camden Assembly, and arriving on the 2022 summer festival scene, the band have now released their debut EP ‘Influx’. Harnessing the power of Surge together with the vulnerable beauty of Swimming In Yourself, ‘Influx’ is just an introduction to GLASSMINDS.

18:00 Flutatious – psy-folk

Flutatious are a feisty, celtic, psy-folk, prog band blending soaring melodic flute, flying fiddle, spacey guitars and groovy beats! They have built up an incredible reputation with their live performances and self produced albums and are constantly in demand at festivals around the country.

Flutatious came to the attention of the Magick Eye Records label when company founder, Chris Hillman, saw them playing a great set at one of their festival appearances. Magick Eye then released the four track Flutatious EP, Fluctuations, to great acclaim.

Flutatious feature the solid backbone of drummer Malcolm Bailey and bassist Bill Forwell, augmented by guitar whizz Andy Faulkner with the unusual but mesmerising combination of flautist Michelle Devonshire and violinist Stella Ferguson out front.

12:00 Funkmaster Fred – Classic House

Hey, I’m THE FUNKMASTER, formerly known as Fred. I’ve been listening to old Funk, soul and house records since I can remember, and love playing dance music. I’m a big fan of Louis Vega, Frankie Knuckles and all the greatest House Producers and DJ’s. I also listen to a lot of Funkadelic, Average White Band, James Brown and Teena Marie. I play whatever sounds good, and have fun doing it.

13:00 Ben Cox – Disco

Stop.Look.Listen. began life as a series of underground basement parties in Hackney and London’s West End. Run by DJ Ben Cox and friends, the nights looked to re-establish forgotten grooves and showcase them alongside contemporary classics.

Stop.Look.Listen. has held residencies across London, including the Ministry of Sound, Shoreditch House and The Jazz Cafe, playing alongside world-beating DJ talent such as Pete Tong, David Guetta, and Sasha.

14:00 Scott D’Souza – Ibiza Classics

Scott returns again for the third time to bring those party vibes. If you were at last years event, you’ll know it’s the only place to be at this years Canal festival!! Come join us for what will be the best party in town! See you there!

 

16:00 DJ Chakra – House, Techno and Electronica

DJ Chakra is a young, up and coming DJ who plays an electrifying mix of tunes from progressive house to electronica. He combines senses with his sets allowing you to experience music in a way you never have before. He has previously played on several Livestreaming pages such as Stonebeats and Untapped Techno, featuring as a resident DJ. Currently he has a monthly radio slot on Safe House radio, called the Chakra show. Following the release of his debut EP ‘Blurred’ he has slow been gaining popularity on the music scene. He can’t wait to be back at the Batchworth Arena after kicking things off on the stage last year. This is going to be a massive headline show.

For more information and links check out https://linktr.ee/DJZebedeeJacobs

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