Thursday 10th August
The Transitions 6:30pm - 8:30pm
The Transitions
Performing some of the best hits from the last four decades, The Transitions are one of the south's leading live acts with one of the most varied repertoires you'll find from any duo/trio. The Transitions are mainly a covers outfit with songs ranging from Cash to The Clash and Rhianna to Outkast with a healthy smattering of original material..
Jim Etherington 9.00pm - 11.00pm
Jim Etherington
It is virtually impossible to pigeonhole the type of music Jim Etherington plays because it includes Rock, Blues, Country, Reggae and South American as well as traditional Irish, English and even Greek and it spans the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s right through to current hits. His success over the years as a musician, performer and entertainer is in no small measure due to this amazing range of material that he can draw upon at the drop of a hat.
Friday 11th August
DD Allen 1:30pm - 3:30pm
DD Allen
DD Allen is a young songwriter with a difference. Both effortless and distinctive, the south coast born musician has won loyal fans from the UK to the US including some of the biggest names in the music scene .
Pure Assassins 4.00pm - 6.00pm
Pure Assassins
AInitially formed in 2007, Pure Assassins are a collective of musicians with an out-and-out progressive Rock style. With Chris Rush at its heart, members have included Terl Bryant (John Paul Jones, Pete Murphy), Chris Mears (New Volunteer, Looper film soundtrack) and Simon Jeffery. Live the band reveal a host of influences, including Queens of the Stone Age, Soundgarden, Beck, Radiohead as well as many others.
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Dave Griff Band 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Dave Griff Band
With a brilliant reputation spanning over five years covering the South Coast of England, Dave Griff and The Trouser Band are one of the best and repeatedly booked covers bands in Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset. They cover a huge range of genres and songs from the sixties to current and always get the crowd up on their feet dancing and singing along.
Wonky Donkeys 9.00pm - 11.00pm
Wonky Donkeys
We are a four-piece band that cover all sorts of music. It's the music you know but don't hear every night played by all the other bands. If we hear other bands doing our stuff, we'll change the set. We're all experienced musicians and we take our music seriously but it's all about having fun together while we entertain audiences. I know you'll know most of the songs we perform but can say that you won't have heard them done by another band locally very often! Keep music live folks!.
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Saturday 12th August
Innocent Bystander 1.15pm - 3.15pm
Innocent Bystander
Innocent Bystander are a Bournemouth-based, female-fronted acoustic duo. We play a wide variety of up-tempo tunes from artists as diverse as Led Zeppelin and AC/DC to Beyonce and Adele. We do go mellow and ambient too... perfect for both chilling out and party time!
Innocent Bystander
Phil J King 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Phil J King
Phil's wide- range of covers, all performed in an intimate, personal style ,include artists as wide ranging as Neil Young, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Rage Against The Machine, and Megadeth so be sure of an afternoon of nostalgic tribute.
Rushmore 5.45pm - 7.45pm
A four piece upbeat, versatile covers band, playing the best tried and tested variety of past and present music, to pubs, clubs festivals parties and weddings. With a great line up of strong female lead vocals, guitar, bass and drums, excellent harmonies along with the polish of professional light and sound, Rushmore never fail to deliver the most exciting musical experience.
Chill 8:00pm - 10.00pm
Chill have a wealth of experience and a friendly and professional approach. Between them, the band members have an average of over 25 years of live performance under their belts, with bands including The Bryan Adams Tribute, Toto Loco (Toto tribute), Great Gig In The Sky (Pink Floyd tribute), Fat Lizzy (Thin Lizzy tribute), And Finally...Phil Collins (Phil Collins tribute) as well as numerous south coast bands.
Sunday 13th August
The Mooch 1:30pm - 3:30pm
The Mooch
Expect an early Sunday afternoon stroll down Blues & Funk Avenue with this tight four-piece from Christchurch. Expect a range of covers including tracks by JJ Grey, Jonny Guitar Watson, Freddie King, Al Green and Bill Withers.
Riverside Blues Band 4.00pm - 6.00pm
Riverside Blues Band
Foot-tapping tales from Chicago, Texas and Canvey Island with a healthy portion of Classic Blues. Songs from Howling Wolf, Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Willie Dixon, Little Walter, Chuck Berry, Jimmy Rogers, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, JB Lenoir, the music of Chess Records and songs by the Beale Street Blues Boy himself - the great BB King.
Also featuring the electric blues sound of Texan T-Bone Walker, Texas blues from Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, ZZ Top, the British R'n'B of Dr Feelgood, classics made famous by Cream and Eric Clapton.
London Lights 6:30pm - 8:30pm
London Lights
Expect to be dazzled by London Lights as they play a mix of sunny Sunday afternoon ballads, uptempo toe-tappers and memorable head-nodders as the festival reaches a close.
Sweet FA 9:00pm - 11.00pm
Sweet FA
Having taken two years out from gigging, Sweet FA are back. The original members from 2006 - Andy on vocals/guitar and Frank - have returned with some great tunes, some new sounds and a good dose of humour to boot