The Bands

Bellatones (Stage TBC )

From folky beginnings as an acoustic duo in 2011, Bellatones have evolved in to a multi-instrumental 5-piece rock behemoth with a reputation for soaring melodies, driving rhythms and dramatic songs, showcased in their energetic live performances.
Their recent evolution has brought a lively fusion of blues, rock and dance influences, which has seen audiences dancing in the aisles and on the tables at recent gigs.
 



BASH (Stage TBC)
Genre: Pop/Rock
Our Genre is a very wide variety of covers ranging from Kinks to Pink, there is plenty of modern material including many ‘anthem’ type songs.
We are a very popular 5 piece guitar based band hailing from Leicester with over 700 Facebook followers and always draw a good crowd at our Leicester gigs.
We are female fronted so expect some Adele and Cheryl Crow etc.

Chris Bramley (Bandstand, Time TBC)

Genre: Acoustic 

Chris Bramley is a Leicester based acoustic artist, performing covers and original songs, in a folk infused indie-rock style. His tracks provide a soulful expression of his own battles and recovery from depression. While recent compositions focus on lighter and more uplifting feelings, inspired by his young children and the joy’s and stresses of fatherhood.

Influences include Foo Fighters, Newton Faulkner, John Smith, David Bowie and Stereophonics; Chris brings together this mix of genres in his own peculiar manner.

Chris has performed at many events and local festivals in and around the county for a number of years.


 


Band Name: Borderline (Stage Tbc)
Genre: Rock / Hard rock
Before it all began we had to overcome many miles to meet on foreign land. All with the same hunger to prove that music have no boundaries whatsoever. It was destiny that we all met together at the same place and time. This story has started in Leicester in 2016 however we performed as Borderline since 2019. Mixture of different characters and musical influences will permanently change your view on hard rock music. Follow us and you will find tunes that will satisfy your musical needs. More to come – Borderline – rock band from Leicester.

Band name: Frettlyst (Stage Tbc)
Genre: Indie rock/pop
Frettlyst are a five-piece indie rock band from Kettering, UK. They started life as an acoustic duo, with Brett Revell on guitar and Laurence Holt providing vocals. Drummer Tommy Cornwell, rhythm guitarist Dan Doyle and bassist Steve Wojdylewicz joined over the next few years, forming the now-iconic group. Frettlyst’s style draws from classic rock as well as modern indie sounds, with influences from legends like Jimi Hendrix and Oasis, along with Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes, Kings of Leon and The Smiths. Strong vocals and big, foot-stomping riffs characterise their sound, with hooks so catchy you’ll be singing along long after the song is over.They regularly play venues around Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire,Buckinghamshire and London.They also supported the legendary 90’s band ‘Space’.The band have been featured on BCC Introducing Northampton, and been played on NLive Radio, Indie Rocks and Amazing Radio in the United States. Their self-titled live demo EP ‘Frettlyst’ was released in 2019, and the band has worked with producer Andy Nichol, taking their music to the next level with professional recording and mixing.If you get the chance to see Frettlyst live, you’re in for a show you won’t soon forget, with head-banging renditions of their hit singles and unreleased treats never heard before. Frettlyst is guitar music done right, combining classic rock with modern beats that will have you rocking out from the first notes

Band: The Lost Future (Stage TBC)
Genre: Punk / Rock

Were a four piece punk/rock band, playing originals. We’ve been together for nearly 15 years, playing a lot on the local punk circuit, and have supported a number of the original punk bands still playing – Rezillos, 999, The Lurkers, Viibrators.

Guitar/vocals :   Simon Parker-Leehane
Lead guitar  :       Dave Hilton
Bass :                   Sean McGregor
Drums  :               Roger Welham

Not to be missed. This could be the bands last gig!


Band: The Heartland Roots Band (Stage Tbc)
Genre: Country / Americana

Brit-Country stars The Heartland Roots Band, are currently riding the wave of the recent popularity boom in contemporary Country and Americana, and were voted Group of the Year in the 2021 UK Country Music Awards. Ten chart singles (including the number 1 smash ‘Bullet From a Gun’) 2 million worldwide streams, and a string of successful festival appearances have kept the Leicester-based 6 piece on their toes over the last 2 years, and 2022 looks like being even busier.


Band: Out Of The Blue  (Bandstand, Time TBC)
Genre: Rock Pop Covers

Based in Leicestershire, five-piece combo Out Of The Blue bring you an irresistible mix of rock and pop classics, with foot-tapping melodies, 5-part harmonies and strong instrumental arrangements. Formed in 2009, Out of the Blue mix the classic songs of old with the best modern material, and drive tunes along with a unique, high-energy busking style.

Out of the Blue are: James Stewart (guitar and backing vocals), Ian Ellis (lead vocals and guitar), Mark Simms (drums, vocals), Debbie Morse (Lead vocals, guitar and percussion) and Nic Morse (bass, vocals).

Combining a wealth of original material with covers of everyone’s favourite songs, Out of the Blue bring their own interpretation to just about any style of music, guaranteed to get an audience up and dancing.

Acoustic bands shouldn’t rock like this!


 

Band: Snowflake Generation (Stage TBC)
Genre: Indie Rock / Indie Pop
Formed in Autumn 2019, Snowflake Generation are a band from the West Midlands. Their high energy sound and arena ready hooks are further emphasised by a unique set up of 3 electric guitars. The 5 piece consist of Cal (Singer/Guitar) Lewis (Guitar) Kea (Guitar/Backing Vocals) Foli (Bass Guitar) and Luke Westwood (Drums)
Inspired by many influences and genres, Snowflake Generation believe in creating music that is authentic, catchy and crowd absorbing.

Band: Alex Hopps (Stage TBC)
Genre: Folk
Not your typical singer song writer. Expect gruff tones, sing alongs and instrument changes throughout.

Band: Melonade (Stage TBC)
Genre: Indie/alt rockIndie based midlands band, here for the feel good vibes but to also bring you down at times, we make the tunes to make you feel better.

Band: Sherilyn
Genre: Jazz, Swing, Oldies
Formerly known under the persona Justice Beach, Sherilyn is an established performer, delivering old jazz, swing and blues numbers with a modern charm.

Band: John Fryer (Stage TBC)
Genre: Acoustic Covers guitarist/singer
 John is an established singer, songwriter and performer. He has been on the scene in Leicester for over 5 years and has appeared with many other music acts in and around the city and county. He has performed at The Shed, The Musician, The Soundhouse, The Barley Mow, The Hind, The Black Horse and The Criterion and is known for his lyrical songs and rhythmical playing style. Once described as a mix of Moody Blues, Beatles and Paul Weller!