Rock, Pop & Soul with a twist! Tenfoot Ukes bring a different flavour to our four stringed friend. Instead of the usual Formby, you’re more likely to find them playing arrangements of The Flaming Lips, MGMT, The Waterboys, Supergrass, The Stranglers, and many more. “Thankyou for helping make last night’s UkeOff so good. It was fantastic to have you there last night.” “Thought you were brilliant last night, hope to see you play again soon” “Everyone seemed to thoroughly enjoy it, audience and artists alike, hope we see you again in Goole sometime” “A fine body of people” – Mark
Influenced by a variety of genres including funk, rock, hip hop, dub, jazz and psychedelia, Dirty Flowers are characterised by strong riffs, tight grooves and catchy melodies. Screaming saxophone, wailing guitar solos, heavy bass lines and atmospheric divinity invoke a fun, powerful and exciting energy, made all the more potent by the band's wild and contagious stage presence! But it's not all showmanship; as intense and captivating as they are to watch, their clever lyrics carry depth, wit and cheeky little hooks which grab the balls of your mind, body and soul, making for a complete and exhilarating experience.
Momma's Days are an original alternative folk & blues band with great harmonies, catchy lyrics and memorable songs. Described as a bit like a cross between Creedence Clearwater Revival and Bob Dylan and regularly featured on BBC Radio and Sine FM's Roots & Acoustic Show. Band members are: Nick Akester Chris Cooper Matt Hercock Thomas Pogson Check out their Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/MommasDays
Everyday People began back in summer 2015 when Sean, Ash and Emily joined forces with Joel joining in 2016 and Tom completing the line up in 2017. Together the band have played a handful of gigs and have so far charmed their audiences. With Joel’s dulcet vocals and catchy lyrical hooks blending with melodic riffs and true funky wah-guitar, and a solid backbeat from the rhythm section that will keep your feet tapping, Everyday People are sure to make you want to groove. https://www.facebook.com/everydaypeopleofficial
Headlining Festival 8, in the prime spot straight after all the fire fun, we have a band with over 32 million hits on one of their songs on youtube. Sam and the Womp will keep the energy flowing and our spirits high! Infectious grooves, vocal joy, beats, bass and brass! Come and let your party out. We are delighted to bring Sam and the Womp to Festival 8 for the first time. Their biog says; Sam and the Womp is a British band headed up by trumpet player and premiere rabble-rouser Sam Ritchie and Dutch-born singer-songwriter Bloom de Wilde.
We are delighted to welcome back the Beatroot collective. They will musically open and close the festival for us. This year they are helping us provide a FUNKY FRIDAY with some 70's dirty disco classics in the Party Barn; get out your flares and afros! As well they will be keeping the music going in the barn all weekend playing between bands and if that wasn't enough look closely at the Silent Disco and you will find them there too..... what a crew!! Awesome! The Beatroot Collective are an East Coast based collective of DJ's and Promoters. Members of Beatroot played all
The Freddy James Band is a Blues, Rock and Psychedelic group from the U.K. Featured in The Blues Magazine as one of the top 16 bands to lookout for in 2016 and bands that will change your world via Team Rock Media. Second music instalment "Black Flowers" E.P. is NOW AVAILABLE from all good music outlets. released through Flicknife Records. Find out more about this fantastic band on their Facebook page at: facebook.com/freddyjamesband
Festival 8 feel very lucky that we are working with vibrant music collective and events organisers from Hull The Speak Easy. They will be running our woodland stage on Friday and Saturday and providing an interesting and entertaining line up of performers; primarily acoustic and ranging from solo artist to bands. "People of all cultures, creeds, hopes & dreams. Shapes, sizes, wants & needs. Welcome to our very own Greenwich Village style musical mash up. A wonderful variety of talent that will appeal to all your eclectic needs........ COMPLETELY UNPLUGGED. There's a new voice of a generation and we Speak Easy. Gone are the