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Local & Live 2018: Friday Main Stage

Friday August 24th 2018, 6:00pm - 10:00pm at Calverley Grounds (see venue details and map).

Part of Local & Live Festival 2018 : Friday.

9:20pm Headline : Suncharmer

Paul Crisp, Billy Birjukov, Josh Brice, Jasper Morris - A vibrant, guitar-based indie quartet from Kent, consisting of 4 tea-addicted, instrument-wielding, flamboyant adolescents...

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8:30pm Headline Support: Top Cat Collective

Top Cat Collective are a six-piece funk and hip-hop group hailing from the South East. Their refreshing take combines the groove-based stank of The Meters and Parliament Funkadelic with the forward thinking aesthetic of J Dilla, D’Angelo and Georgia Anne Muldrow. 

Having met at music college, the group boasts both Chris Hutchings (Black Gabanza) and Harriet Langley (London Contemporary Voices) on lead vocals, with Olly Knight-Smith (guitar), Alex de Lacey (keys), Ben Killick (Bass) and Conor Williams (drums) completing their line-up...

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7:50pm The Gallerys

The Gallerys are an energetic, tight, powerful alternative band,who combine their 60s rock, Britpop and new wave influences to pioneer a fresh alternative style for modern day.

Over the past year, the Kent based three piece have travelled up and down the UK supporting Madness, The Rifles on a UK tour, The Sherlocks, The Skints, The English Beat, From the Jam and The Secret affair, as well as regularly packing out music venues all over, helping to build a national fan base...

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7:10pm Cyrano

Originally formed as a three piece back in 2001, indie rock band, Cyrano, soon became a foursome with the addition of lead guitarist, Karl Barton. From this moment on, their sound was born. With influences from bands like Pearl Jam and Elbow, Cyrano have crafted a unique blend of thoughtfully written songs, rock guitars and Tom Yorke-esque vocals resulting in their powerful and melodic sound...

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6:30pm Jack Burns

Jack has been tapping his feet to the beat since before he could even walk or talk. His younger years have been full of music, dance and drama performances – if he wasn’t tinkling the ivories or singing for his supper, he was on stage rocking to the rhythm...

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6:00pm Nick Stephens

I have been busy recently writing new songs, of which you’ll get to hear a few at Local and Live 2018 in Calverley Grounds on Friday 24th August. I invented the Octave Guitar, which is how I plays bass and guitar simultaneously whilst performing my Funky Blues Gospel songs. The live videos at my website;nickstephens.co.uk, show you what I do and how I sound.

I hope you’ll come along and have a wonderful time with me 
--Nick

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