Live Music

Harrogate Food Festival Musicians

Musicians at Harrogate Food Festival

 

2022 Line Up

 

Ripley Castle – Saturday 3rd September

11:00 – Will Forrester

Will has been playing the sax for over 30 years, currently the main sax player for the UK’s No1
Tribute to UB40, The UB40 Experience, he can be seen playing all around the country to sell out
crowds. Will can also be seen playing in the clubs around Leeds with local DJ’s, and as a solo sax
at events all around the country.

 

12:15 – Geri Ward

Geri has over 20 years previous experience as a Pro Vocalist. Now out of retirement, re-inventing herself as a “Solo Acoustic Performer”, bringing you
a selection of cover songs from an array of genres. Geri’s unique alto-powerhouse vocals, really are something else!

13:30 – Howlin Mat

Howlin Mat has lived an almost nomadic lifestyle to become one of the hardest working solo blues
acts around, with gigs all over the UK and Europe.

 

 

15:00 – Danny Charles

Danny is a fantastic acoustic and electric guitarist with a soulful voice who brings a bit of cool to
any event he plays. With a repertoire that spans pop, indie, soul and classic rock, Danny keeps
audiences captivated from start to finish.

16:15 – Pearl Natasha

 

17:30 – CB3 Acoustic Trio

Fun and feel-good acoustic act, performing feel-good songs to get audiences on their feet! Lead by singer
Charlotte Beatrice, with her impressive and distinctive voice.

 

 

18:30 – Ibiza Sax

Fronted by experienced saxophonist Will Forrester, Ibiza sax brings together upbeat jazz tunes with dance music, perfect for the whole
family to get on their feet. A brilliant way to end a summer day at the festival.

 

 

Ripley Castle – Sunday 4th September

11:00 – Will Forrester

Will has been playing the sax for over 30 years, currently the main sax player for the UK’s No1
Tribute to UB40, The UB40 Experience, he can be seen playing all around the country to sell out
crowds. Will can also be seen playing in the clubs around Leeds with local DJ’s, and as a solo sax
at events all around the country.

12:15 – Ellie Ferguson

Ellie is an up-and-coming Solo vocalist covering a variety of popular songs

 

13:30 – The Washboard Resonators

The Washboard Resonators hail from Leeds and can be described as sounding and looking like ‘a
ragtime street band meets a Hollywood musical on a theatre stage somewhere in around 1932’.
They take the street corner music of yesteryear and serve it up for the delight of a modern
audience.

15:00 – Hit The Lights

The ultimate rock and pop covers band – bringing all your favourites to the stage

16:15 – Scoble, Swann and Friends

Experienced guitar and ukulele players, Scoble, Swann and Friends bring an captivating
performance of tunes that get audiences dancing

 

18:30 – Ibiza Sax

 

Fronted by experienced saxophonist Will Forrester, Ibiza sax brings together upbeat jazz tunes with dance music, perfect for the whole
family to get on their feet. A brilliant way to end a summer day at the festival.

 

 

 

The Stray – Saturday 25th June

 

Will Forrester

Will has been playing the sax for over 30 years, currently the main sax player for the UK’s No1
Tribute to UB40, The UB40 Experience, he can be seen playing all around the country to sell out
crowds. Will can also be seen playing in the clubs around Leeds with local DJ’s, and as a solo sax
at events all around the country.

 

 

Natalie Rose

Vocalist Natalie is guaranteed to get you dancing to her covers of classic Soul and Motown hits

Martyn Roper

A one-man band playing original blues, folk and pre-WW2 popular songs

Danny Charles

Danny is a fantastic acoustic and electric guitarist with a soulful voice who brings a bit of cool to
any event he plays. With a repertoire that spans pop, indie, soul and classic rock, Danny keeps
audiences captivated from start to finish.

 

 

Thornton le Dale Ukuleles

With 60+ members, Thornton le Dale Ukuleles are an experienced group of musicians that love to perform for audiences of all sizes.
John Scoble, David Swann and Thornton le Dale Ukuleles regularly present concerts together, in aid of various charities.
Over recent years we have raised thousands of pound for charities and entertained several thousand people.

 

 

Emzae

With long-term support from BBC Introducing, singer-songwriter and producer emzae is evolving with each release as she seeks to mould and
perfect her unique style of intricate, homemade pop. Her acclaimed live solo set, which sees her triggering samples and playing various instruments,
has wowed audiences across the UK, earning her invites to play festival stages and support slots for the likes of LoneLady, Lucy Deakin and Billy Lockett.
Her music has been featured on multiple Spotify and Apple Music playlists including New Pop: UK and A-list Pop, and received extensive airplay across BBC radio networks.

 

Ibiza Sax

Fronted by experienced saxophonist Will Forrester, Ibiza sax brings together upbeat jazz tunes with dance music,
perfect for the whole family to get on their feet.
A brilliant way to end a summer day at the festival.

 

 

The Stray – Sunday 26th June

 

Will Forrester

Will has been playing the sax for over 30 years, currently the main sax player for the UK’s No1
Tribute to UB40, The UB40 Experience, he can be seen playing all around the country to sell out
crowds. Will can also be seen playing in the clubs around Leeds with local DJ’s, and as a solo sax
at events all around the country.

Ellie Ferguson

Ellie Ferguson is 17 year olds, and has been singing for as
long as she can remember. Ellie can be seen regularly busking at the White Rose Shopping Centre
for Petal children’s cancer research. Ellie can also transform into your favourite singing princess for
parties and events!

Marti Clement and Rich Jevons

 

Yorkshire’s answer to Nashville, Marti and Rich come together to perform acoustic vocal harmony
classics from Fleetwood Mac to the Eagles up to modern day Country and Americana.

Broken Flowers Band

Broken Flowers are a Leeds based band playing predominantly original songs. Their music is Americana / Country Rock influenced but draws on their individuality which in turn creates a unique blending of styles.

Alex Eva

Alex Eva is a Leeds-based singer-songwriter with a passion for music who captures her audience’s
attention wherever she sing’s. She’s been compared to Susanne Sundfør & Adele, with a soaring
ethereal vocal & musical style that is both uplifting yet soulful, otherworldly yet familiar. Alex Eva is
an experienced performer & offers something for everyone.

Ibiza Sax

 

Fronted by experienced saxophonist Will Forrester, Ibiza sax brings together upbeat jazz tunes with dance music, perfect for the whole family to get on their feet. A brilliant way to end a summer day at the festival.

 

 

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