Taylor Wimpey Abbey Stage
Tom always knew he wanted to sing. “When I was young I was always singing and writing little songs about people’s situations and my environment around me”.
After graduating from a contemporary music performance course Tom’s musical background expanded further into Musical Theatre when he trained at the acclaimed London School of Musical Theatre. He featured therein theatre roles in ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ and also had acting credentials.
Bristol-based multi-instrumentalist Reece Bluck blends RnB-influenced melodies with a low-slung groove and an indie aesthetic.
THE FORGETTING CURVE
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THE PHOENIX RIVER BAND
“Phoenix River Band’s music is … a potent mix of original songs with driving beats and soulful melodies – like cruising in a Cadillac with Chris Rea at the wheel, Pink Floyd and the Allman Brothers in the back, and maybe some Eagles flying overhead” REDFEST, BRISTOL...
ONE LAST SCORE
One Last Score are from Bristol and plays rock ‘n’ roll. Loud and dirty rock ‘n’ roll. United through a shared love of classic and alternative rock bands, One Last Score’s mission is to deliver big riffs, even bigger choruses, and a killer rock ‘n’ roll show to all who attend.
Music opens us up to each other; we find ourselves at our most vulnerable point, at the rawest edge and open to danger. Connection, through creativity, is how LAND CAPTAINS find their way lyrically from the story to the music. The music is that opportunity to feel less alone; to feel that collective confidence and make sense of the world, not only for the band but also for the listener.
Cosmic Ninja are a queer-fronted, four-piece band who never fails to leave an impression with their fusion of rock, alternative, and electronic sounds. Balancing artistic merit with mainstream visibility, they take inspiration from Enter Shikari, Don Broco, BMTH, and Pendulum, whilst presenting a punkish, hardcore energy in the sonic force of their music.