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Local & Live 2017: Sunday Main Stage

Sunday August 27th 2017, 12:00pm - 9:30pm at Calverley Grounds Main Stage (see venue details and map).

Part of Local & Live Festival 2017 : Sunday.

9:10pm Harley & Woods

​Harley & Woods is the collaboration of singer/​ ​songwriter Jez Harley and guitarist Sam Woods.​ Their music​ is described as a soulful fusion of blues, funk and americana. The pair met whilst studying music together at University and it quickly became clear that they shared similar influences, taste and ideas...

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8:20pm Steffan James Band

Steve "Steffan James" McCormack, a South London-based singer songwriter, found his sound in the last few years travelling the USA. Heavily influenced by the blues and acoustic world of California he has toured the world as a guitarist, singer and songwriter for many an act. In late 2012 he started work on his own solo project...

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7:40pm Sarah Tonin

Sarah Tonin are an alternative rock band from Kent. The band’s influences indulge in psychedelic and progressive rock with funk and fusion thrown into the mix. Their music incorporates these styles and transforms them into a fresh and exciting new sound...

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7:00pm David Migden & The Twisted Roots

Sidestepping the customary blues-clichés, David Migden & The Twisted Roots – their name accurately reflecting the melting pot genre – perform unique material in a genre-busting crossover of blues, rock and American roots music...

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6:20pm Storm Engine

Storm Engine are a UK South-Eastern four piece who formed in 2008 after guitarist Wayne Brummer and bassist George Baldwin met on the set of an erotic Swedish film written by drummer Tim Pears and being directed by singer Ryan Barker. All of them had arrived that day by mistake (Tim was under the impression he’d written a cyber-thriller) and so Storm Engine was formed as a way of dealing with their collective shame and embarrassment...

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5:40pm The Orange Circus

The Orange Circus Band are a raucous, 'footstompin’, Americana/Celtic act from the U.K and Virginia in America. A unique co-operative, they’re a band made of family and friends from Virginia, Wales, Cornwall and England...

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5:00pm The Breretons

Formed in 2010, Kent based folk/country artists The Breretons are set to emerge on the London music scene this year with a string of live dates and a debut album scheduled for release in the Autumn. Born from the ashes of London based rock outfit The Original Sinners, the brother/sister duo Marc and...

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4:20pm The Ackerleys

Lead singer of Cyrano, Joe Ackerley teamed up with sister Alice to form ‘The Ackerleys’ a major up and coming duo act! They fast-growing repertoire of folk/pop tunes, some light and uplifting, some moody and soulful...

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3:40pm The Paul Dunton Orchestra

Singer-songwriter, Paul Dunton leads his own unique cross-over orchestra providing an atmospheric fusion of alternative and pop with a classical twist.
The Orchestra performs Paul's own compositions and a varied selection of uniquely arranged standards from a wide range of artists...

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3:00pm Poppy Raine

Poppy Raine is a local singer/songwriter from Kent with an exceptional voice and talent for writing a variety of songs that reflect her thoughts and ideas. With influences including Ed Sheeran, Hozier, Adele and Eva Cassidy, her range of emerging songs are an eclectic mix of styles centred around an acoustic/soul genre...

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2:30pm The Gallerys (acoustic trio)

The Gallerys habitate on the front line of the ever developing needs of the music industry, giving fans what they truly want. They’ve spent the last year defining themselves as a driving force in the live music scene, and are a pioneering act making huge strides in the field of creative popular music.

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2:00pm Ant & Fie

Ant and Fie are a duo who write simple, well crafted melodies on beautiful old acoustic guitars. Their style of music draws on elements of rock, folk, country, indie and the blues. The songs are full of thought provoking lyrics and evocative harmonies that will captivate your ears...

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1:30pm Peter Taylor

Peter has been a regular at Local and Live since its inception.  Either performing as part of SW3 / The Harveys or running a stage with his ‘brother in arms’ Delby Edwards.

Recently he has been performing under his own name. Playing songs written for previous bands and some recent compositions...

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1:00pm Ryan Weeks

Starting to play guitar and sing at the age of twenty, originally buying his first guitar as a distraction from doing college assignments, Ryan is quickly making a name for himself in the local music scene , mixing soul, R&B, indie folk and country...

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12:30pm Fred Clark

Fred Clark is an exciting acoustic singer/songwriter from Maidstone, Kent who performs with incredible energy and writes with an upbeat, vibrant style.

The last 8 years have seen Fred play over 500 gigs including at Maidstone Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone Pizza Express (Headline Self-Run Shows), Chatham Central Theatre, Manchester Hard Rock Café, Lounge on the Farm, Guilfest and many more pubs, churches, theatres, festivals, weddings and other events.

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12:00pm Sofia Ford

My name is Sofia Ford and I am 14 years old. I am a passionate singer songwriter with a particular interest in Folk and Country music. I learnt to play the guitar at seven and have been writing and singing songs ever since. I also play the Mandolin, Banjo and Piano. Writing is one of my favourite pastimes and I spend most of my time immersed in music in some way. I get inspired to write in many forms but mainly through my own experiences in life...

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