Each Year Watchet LIVE aims to bring diverse and original performing acts to West Somerset in the form of Solo Singers, Songwriters, Duo's, Bands, High Quality Festival acts as well as visual and cabaret performers.
2013 Headline acts will include the following
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Watchet Festival 2013 confirmed line up also includes
The countries best Live Bhangra Band,will be holding a workshop as well as their full show at this years Festival, dont miss them!
Company B www.facebook.com/CompanyBJive
are one rowdy, energetic and vibrant six piece jump-jive band that bring an era of musical vintage bang up to date with show stoppin' performances.
are a UK electro trio founded in London consisting of Olly Maw, Dan Hayes, and Tushar Joshi formed in 2004. Subgiant have made appearences at festivals such as Glastonbury, Bestival, Blissfields and Glade Festival as well various clubs worldwide.
The Rocker Covers http://www.therockercovers.com/
supercharged rockabilly band hitting the UK like a great storm!
are a 'West Country bootlegged hoedown' psychobilly-bluegrass-ska band based in Frome Somerset
Rose Redd http://www.roseredd.co.uk/
Singer songwriter Rose Redd is an artist who effortlessly transcends genres and makes you feel like you've known her forever
London based flute and violin driven folk-rock, Celtic, psychedelic band make their first appearance at Watchet.
Southwest Indie rock band!
Shoot The Moon http://shootthemoonofficial.com/
Southwest based popular ska band with a infectious sound!
Outcast Band http://www.outcastband.com/
a hard hitting rock band blending folk and punk influences into their power stage presence and perfomances.
Nameless Girl http://www.thenamelessgirl.com/
Rock pop duo from Devon and Surry and getting lots of comments from the music industry !
Ten Pound Suit Band http://tenpoundsuitband.wix.com/tpsb
This band needs no introduction to regular Watchet Festival goers! These are the festival house band!
Deferred Success http://www.deferredsucess.com/
Essex Folk Punk band with a festival anthum "I don't wanna go home!"
are a festival band dedicated to playing original folk-rock music fast and loud.
STEViE One Bloke One Mandolin http://www.reverbnation.com/stevieoneblokeonemandolin
As its say's "One man and a mandolin"!
Rusty Shackle http://www.rustyshackle.com
Their infectious pulse, style and musical genre - whilst potently contemporary style with high-energy live performances and boundless enthusiasm make sure you'll leave exhausted, with their tunes swimming around your head for days after.
FOS Brothers http://www.fosbrothers.com/
The FOS Brothers are Dave and Sam McCrory from East Belfast, N.Ireland,Together they create a unique soundscape of acoustic music heavily influenced by their Irish roots. They Have been performing for over 15 years at Festivals, Arts Centres..... all sorts of venues in the UK and abroad
The Ohmz, http://www.theohmz.com/
Hailing from the Isle of Wight on England's sunny south coast, The Ohmz have proved a hit with venues and festival crowds alike with their infectious take on reggae and funky ska. This 6-piece take their cues from the likes of Toots & The Maytals, Groundation and Bob Marley, and mix in their own brand of 'earworm' hooks and infectious beats that make you want to dance.
A perfect blend of acoustic instruments, voices and musical styles, Appalachia offer up their own inspired take on American roots music, combining blues, bluegrass, jazz and unique originals into a potent brew that will move you...and make you move!
Ginger and the Russian http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rczwbnC8C00
West Somersets and Minehead EYE 2013 battle of the bands winners,
Ginger and the Russian, a.k.a. guitarist Rowan Pitchersand singer Kai Usher, are both students at West Somerset Community College. They play a superb set of cover versions ranging from Nirvana to Bob Marley in their own style and dersved to win this years battl eof the bands These will open the festival on Saturday 24th on the "Udder Stage"
South west based The Darktown Strutters are known for their energetic and exuberant style of foot-tapping Dixieland jazz and will be playing from their array of classics plus lots of well-known tunes for you to relax to and get into the festival spirit for the Sunday of this years festival ! nice......
Bemis are an acoustic vocal harmony band, featuring two singer-songwriters with a passion for vocal harmonies and guitars played with attack. Bemis have had great success at events such as Guilfest, the Stokes Bay Festival in Gosport , Bearded Theory in Derbyshire, Southsea Folk and Roots Festival to name a few.
plus many more.........
Plus more acts to be added as booked/confirmed!
other venues at the festival include:
The Griffin Tent:- offering dance workshops at the festival including:-
The Charleston, Jive, Rock'n'Roll, StreetDance, Northern Soul and many more
Silent Disco:- , From 9pm till late on the Saturday and Sunday evenings a headphone disco will be run by Exeter base Timepiece/Collison DJ Tezza and friends
Back by popular demand:
Pete The Poet :- Wrap Poetry Workshops!
Drum Nation - His name is Josh West he loves to drum - You will love it too
Zumba - popular workshop with audience participation to fill the festival site with the Zumba Vibe !
Open Mic - Show off your talent on the Open Mic spots in the Something Else Tea Tent
Full details and timings will be in the Festival Guide.
The line up is correct at the time of the festival line up release, Watchet LIVE reserve the right to change the line up at any time.
Interested in performing at Watchet LIVE ? See the "Contacts page" for more info.