Special thanks to Bearwood Promoters for organising the music at our 13th Picnic. This is the planned line-up for Sunday!
|2 The Pointe SS Dance Company||12.45 – 1.00||2 The Pointe S S Dance are a friendly dance school within the community which offers a range of dance styles such as Ballet, Tap Modern and many more dance techniques, exams and performances to all ages and abilities.|
|Simon Boswell||1.05 – 1.30||Simon Boswell performs lively & energetic covers of well known rock, pop, indie, reggae, soul & motown classics with his own twist. Simon has quickly gained a reputation as a crowd pleasing performer who actively engages with his audience.|
|Mr Naylor||1.35 – 2.00||Tom has been playing around Bearwood and Birmingham for the past five years. He was lucky enough to spend a season in Zante getting paid work as an MC/DJ and he currently hosts the late night 12-2am slot Back2Bass-ics show on silk city radio every Saturday night. Tom has worked hard over the past few years to build a profile for himself and when not doing what he loves (music) he gets busy in the garden.|
|Jane James||2.05 – 2.25||Singer and songwriter from Birmingham, Jane also plays guitar. She is influenced by Joan Armatrading, Morrissey and 60’s fashion. She’ll be playing a few covers from artists such as Otis Redding and Kate Bush accompanied by her own soft music.|
|Pete Hyde & Friends||2.30 – 2.55||Pete Hyde guitarist / singer songwriter and sideman in bands for many years. Boys in the band have toured with Steve Gibbons Trevor Burton Ricky Cole etc and we are all old mates. Hopefully folks will listen and like it|
|Ethel Vince||3.00 – 3.25||Ethel Vince is an acoustic-rock duo, named after the two streets Andy and Neil used to live on in Bearwood! Since forming in 2001, Ethel Vince have recorded two albums of original material which are influenced by bands such as The Alarm, Big Country and Rush, amongst others. Gigs usually include material from the two albums and a couple of cover versions by various artists. Ethel Vince’s music can be heard at https://myspace.com/ethelvince/music/albums and their Facebook page www.facebook.com/ethelvince has various images and other information.|
|Paul Miller and Mr Apollo||3.30 – 3.55||Veterans of the West Midlands Music Scene, Pete Holder (Guitars, Mandolin, Vocals), Ian Rushbury (Bass Guitar, Guitars, Vocals) and Paul Miller (Viola, Guitar, Vocals) have been playing together for over 20 years. The music of Mr Apollo incorporates elements of British Folk, Americana, Antipodicana, Anglocana, Candicana and Celticana, with a bit of Blues thrown into the eclectic mix for good measure.|
|The Fidgets||4.00 – 4.25||A young duo from Bromsgrove/Birmingham with a vintage sound, the Fidgets have been playing live since 2012
Based in Birmingham/Bromsgrove, The Fidgets are a young duo playing a wide variety of songs ranging from Chuck Berry and Bob Dylan, right through to Nirvana, as well as original songs.
|The Strangest Feeling||4.30 – 4.55||Are Steve Ison (vocals/Guitar), Pete Churchill (bass, accordion, vocals) and Paul Carroll (drums, vocals)
With a repertoire of songs consisting of those written by lead vocalist Steve Ison and those that are group written. The Strangest Feeling specialize in short punchy songs with strong melodies, adventurous harmonies, lush backing vocals and intricately-crafted arrangements
They plan to record a full album when time allows
|All Hail Regale||5.00 – 5.25||REGALE are musicians making a sound that feels right … from the heart of the midlands they are making sexy music… get on board .. join the revolution … all hail…|
|Dantanna Beatz||5.30 – 5.55||Dantanna bring the beatz to the party! Dantanna are a live producer (Dan Skins) and MC Collective (too many to mention) who make beats you will want to party to. They include a brass section and live drummer and cover styles ranging from Hip Hop, to Funk, Ragga, Soul, DnB, Ska and breaks. With an ever evolving line up, you can never be sure what (or who) you are going to get
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