Local & Live 2019: Saturday Main Stage

Saturday August 24th 2019, 12:00pm - 10:00pm at Calverley Grounds (see venue details and map).

Part of Local & Live Festival 2019 : Saturday.

9:10pm Headline : Infrared

Infrared are a band from East Sussex. Their music is very diverse and is influenced by artists such as David Bowie, Queen, Muse and many more. The songs are written by lead singer, Lachlan Daly. The lead guitar parts are written by Jimmy Latham who has been studying guitar since he was 7. The rest of the band consists of Will Buss on Drums and percussion; Cameron Preece on Bass guitar; Tass Alder on Backing Vocals and Kaitlyn Johnson on Keys. Their music has a very big sound with influences of Rock, Folk and   Musical Theatre...

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8:20pm 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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7:40pm The Gallerys

Hailing from Kent’s Tunbridge Wells & Maidstone, The Gallerys exploded onto the UK music circuit in 2017 with their unique blend of 60s rock, Britpop and indie sounds which gained them immediate attention from BBC Introducing, Fred Perry Subculture & This Feeling. With over 200 gigs under their belt, they're a seasoned & in-demand live act. With shredding guitar solos, melodic harmonies, cutting bass lines and hard-hitting drum beats, their fierce live shows leave audiences wanting more & more...

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7:00pm The Varlies

The Varlies are: John Whitehorn - vocals & guitar, Kev Amos -guitar, Steve Mealing - bass and Paul May - drums. Here’s what Mr 'Local and Live' himself, Paul Dunton has to say about them: "The Varlies are quite simply one of the best bands I have ever seen live...

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6:15pm Plato

Plato are a 4-piece alternative rock band based in Manchester, setting out to do things differently. Their music is in part an attempt at combining Foals' rhythm and Radiohead's emotion, and with these and other influences in mind, the band have dedicated themselves to cultivating a unique sound.

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5:35pm Harry Whitty Band

Harry Whitty is a 17 year-old singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He grew up learning the piano and singing, then picked up the trombone at age 9. He started listening to jazz at around age 13 and, after hearing multi-instrumentalists like James Morrison and Jacob Collier, was inspired to learn as many instruments as possible and picked up drums, electric bass, trumpet and euphonium at around age 15...

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4:50pm The Frampton Sisters

Freddie and Charlie Frampton, born, raised and home educated on the Orkney Isles, have always had a love for music. From a young age they began performing with their parents in their family band and have continued on as a duo, developing their songs and performing around the country...

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4:15pm Sorrel Nation

Sorrel Nation is a singer/songwriter from the UK who has been writing and performing since the age of 13, and at 15 recorded and released her first EP.

Sorrel made a name for herself performing at live music venues across London, but recently moved to Australia where she released her latest EP ‘Kids On The Run’. Sorrel’s passion for music shows in her heartfelt performances and powerful songs, and according to Ditto Music is “someone you need to put on your radar”...

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3:35pm Arcelia

ARCELIA – Gavin Alexander, Teresa Gallagher, Simon Foster. Together they create an exquisite sound which has been likened to Crosby Stills & Nash, America, Paul Simon.They regularly perform and tour with Chris Difford of Squeeze and have also been in demand as a support act for the likes of Scott Matthews, Oysterband, Coope Boyes and Simpson, Michele Stodart and Maddy Prior. They were recently part of the Leonard Cohen tribute concert for the BBC Contains Strong Language Festival in Hull curated by Kathryn Williams...

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3:00pm Red, Green & Blue

Red, Green and Blue: a multi-instrumental acoustic folk/pop duo, weaving together original songs, traditional folk tunes and ear-catching covers – with gorgeous vocal harmonies taking centre stage.

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2:30pm Lucy Jarrett

Lucy Jarrett is an accomplished and lauded singer-songwriter and recording artist, with five albums to her name.

Singing before she could talk and playing guitar by the age of 10, Lucy began her professional career in South West England in 1997 and was soon gigging her way around the UK and Europe’s Folk and Country Circuits...

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2:00pm Xavier Ralph

The voice, the songs, the hooks, the looks. Xavier Ralph is the soulful pop voice of this generation! At just 16 years of age, this incredibly gifted singer, multi- instrumentalist and songwriter offers a breath of fresh air to the world of popular music with his incomparable sound and style...

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1:30pm Gronk

Raised by pack animals in the south, Gronk majored in navelgazing before escaping to London. After finding moderate success with gothic psych-rock band Carnival of Souls in the noughties he travelled the USA, discovered the marimba and returned to form the Body Doubles, a shambolic rock ‘n’ roll act frequently seen limping around London’s sawdust venues. In his latest incarnation Gronk plays classically-influenced piano and writes folk-rock songs bolstered by a healthy dose of gallows humour...

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1:00pm Teddy Trenowden

Teddy Trenowden is an eclectic 16 year old singer-songwriter from Sevenoaks. He started singing chorally at the age of 6 which over the years has given him the chance to sing in prestigious locations such as Notre Dame and St Paul's Cathedral, and now at the age of 16 he still sings chorally at school as a counter tenor.  However after starting the guitar aged 13 he's developed into a new style of music, a self-styled fusion of folk and pop...

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12:30pm Jennifer Lee Ridley

Emotive songstress, Jennifer Lee Ridley passionately uses influences of a Romantic folk nature to create poignant and touching music. She has studied in depth the poetic nature of song and has a strong affinity with writers such as William Shakespeare, John Keats and William Blake. More recently she has combined these influences with her own song-writing to create more modern fusions whilst carefully retaining the purity of the lyrical content. Her dark warm vocals combined with her individual folk sound mirrors the poetic lyrics which explore the many facets of emotions...

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12:00pm Will Locke

I taught myself basic chords on the piano when I was 16 and have been writing songs since then. I’ve sung throughout my life but since leaving school it’s become something that grounds me. The first song I both sang and played on the piano was Nirvana’s ‘Heart-Shaped Box’. Now, at 19, I have written a few originals based on certain points in my life. My musical inspirations and influences include, among others, Tom Odell, Lewis Capaldi, Bon Iver, Radiohead, Nirvana, Arctic Monkeys, Beatles, Alt J and Queens of the Stone Age...

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