Saturday Evening Session – Day of the Rabblement

Headlining our Saturday evening session at the beer festival is The Day of the Rabblement!  A welcome return to the band who featured for us at the beer festival back in May, they’re always a huge hit wherever they perform. Formed in 2010, The Day of the Rabblement are an exciting 7-piece indie-folk band from theContinue reading “Saturday Evening Session – Day of the Rabblement”

Saturday Afternoon Session – Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs

We are very excited to make the first announcement of our live music line up for the Christmas Sessions at Portsmouth Guildhall. Headlining the Saturday afternoon session will be the magnificent Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs! Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs are one of the most unique musical acts on the circuit today.Continue reading “Saturday Afternoon Session – Hobo Jones & The Junkyard Dogs”

Friday Night Session – Hipshaker

The superb 60’s sounds of the Hipshaker DJs will be accompanying the rest of the line up for our Friday night session!  Expect Motown, Soul and sixties classics to compliment the line up and tee up for the headliners The Bog Rolling Stones.  We are very stoked they will be joining us!

Electric Eden – Saturday Night Session

A welcome addition to our Saturday night session are Electric Eden! Electric Eden are a three piece contemporary folk band from Winchester whose influences include The Dubliners, Show Of Hands, Seth Lakeman, Mad Dog McRea, The Pogues and many more.  The fiddle/guitar/mandolin/double bass trio started out as a Final Year Project with a group of friendsContinue reading “Electric Eden – Saturday Night Session”

Saturday Afternoon Session – The Folsom

The Folsom are Jack Ware and Nick Day, an acoustic duo from Portsmouth.  Playing mainly original material mixed with covers by the people that they take a large influence from.  Artists such as Johnny Cash, The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Bob Dylan are listed as their biggest inspirations.  After being friends from school they formedContinue reading “Saturday Afternoon Session – The Folsom”

Friday Night Session – Fugitive Orchestra

Southsea-based musician, James Tattington started performing as Fugitive Orchestra after reading a passage in a J. G. Ballard novel. Fugitive Orchestra makes music which sits in the middle of a bar-brawl between Jazz, Folk, Blues and Alternative, uneasily drinking an Espresso; drawing inspiration from the likes of Tom Waits, Jeff Buckley, Andrew Bird, Kate Bush,Continue reading “Friday Night Session – Fugitive Orchestra”

Saturday Night Session – Spike’s Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow

Joining the line up on Saturday night will be the legendary Spike with his Vinyl Rock Roadshow.  Lindisfarne to Led Zeppelin & Cream to Creedence, Spike presents a wide range of rock from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s.  Remember and enjoy the crackly old vinyl sound of original plastic from some 30 years of classicContinue reading “Saturday Night Session – Spike’s Classic Vinyl Rock Roadshow”

Saturday Afternoon Session – Hometown Show

Hailing from the South-Coast of England, Hometown Show has an authentic Americana/Bluegrass/Country sound. Heavily influenced by the old-time string bands of appalachia and many modern day folk heroes.  So wonderfully described by Vanessa Jean Speckman of Lubricated Magazine, San Francisco, USA, “Hometown Show is like the scent of your Momma’s apple pie wafting through the air, theContinue reading “Saturday Afternoon Session – Hometown Show”