Dave Starr and friends mainly perform covers, keeping as near as possible to the original arrangements – particularly Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley, Beatles and many others from the fifties up to the end of the eighties. Their well honed skill of faithful reproduction paying homage to these musical legends has gained many loyal followers
Bringing a touch of Brixton nightlife to Withyfest’20, Bashy Beats will bring instant party vibes!
“We bring the music to make the gal wine and the man bruk out. Hip Hop, Funk, DnB and Reggae, and everything in between.’
Introducing the Bashy Beats Crew:
The first lady of all things bashy. You’ll find her leading the way on the dance floor, busting moves and hyping the party vibe to get the crowd on their feet and jumping. She is also a dab hand on the ones and twos, playing her own brand of old school reggae and northern soul.
Aural Voyeurism was an original member of the Majestic Studio Sound System, alongside the world famous Solo Banton, and is now part of the Bashy crew.
Highlights include crazy nights at Shoreditch House, The Dog Star, Madame Jojo’s and The Friendly Society. Soul, Funk, Reggae and Hip Hop, he always rocks the spot.
As well as projecting images Stuart plays warm up tracks to get the crowd grooving. He has a taste for Northern Soul, Disco, House and Indie. He works closely with the Bashy DJ’s on AV performances that transport you to far off places where the sun shines and the drinks flow.
Whether playing tunes from the folk tradition or his own compositions, Andy’s personality and character shine through his performance. Rich vocals and accomplished musicianship.
Black Hole Of Daisies
Some say it’s ‘Newgrass’ other describe us as ‘Alt-Country Hillbilly Punk Blues’, The Black Hole of Daisies don’t give a publican’s pint what you call it. Just four lads from the Wild West who share questionable morals and drinking habits who’ve been playing this stuff since dial-up connections were cool.
The Bodestone Boys
Bodstone Boys are ex-youngsters Chris and Garry from the combes of North DevonFeaturing guitar, melodeon, bodhran and percussion, Bodstone Boys perform traditional and contemporary music and song in an easy going yet energetic manner. From rousing jigs, reels and lively songs to softer tunes and ballads, the lively duo are available for concerts, festivals, weddings, parties, functions and other events.
Crusty, Anarcho, Acoustic Punk..
Following the best singer-songwriter traditions, Luke Brown crafts quality compositions that are personal, honest and tell stories that resonate with aspects of the experience of everyday life. Every tune has something fresh and sublime going for it, each tale is haunting with a strong undercurrent of wonderment.
Stalwart of the Tiverton music scene, having played in bands such as Orange Flag, Ashley will teat us to his solo set. He is an accomplished music and a really nice guy.
Max delivers a punchy set of rock, grunge, and brit pop classics. Energetic but, sensitivity arranged guitar covers that carry you on a nostalgic trip through the 80’s and 90’s, mixed with a healthy dose of modernism and even the odd Elvis throwback. Heavily influenced by bands such as: Nirvana, Kings of Leon, Blur, Fleetwood Mac and The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, enjoy classic tracks with grungy, punkest inspired style.
Byzantium were astablished in 2014 as a two piece Acoustic Pop/Soul band, Rebecca Moyse on Vocals and David Kerslake on Acoustic Guitar, in 2015 Dean Marcus Young joined the band to make them 3! Bringing cajon into the mix. In 2016 Byzantium Lane became a full band touring the South West of England, providing live music to festivals, weddings and events. Soupstock, Knightshayes Court held over 2,000 in the audience, and a highlight for the band was getting to number 32 within the iTunes charts.
Jerry Cahill has variously been described as Ambient Indo European Blues, a cross between ambient guitar music and jazz-folk, and as coming from somewhere between Brian Eno and John Fahey. He has a long association with the Croissant Neuf Stage at Glastonbury and was also largely responsible for starting the Bradninch Music Festival.
A club Deejay of the highest standard. Having plied his trade in the Balearic Islands Cam3l will be playing the tunes to light up a summer’s evening.
The Country Quornts
Wrap yourself in the Devon flag, drink up your scrumpy, dance with your dog and enjoy this one!
Original and different. Whether playing his own compositions or what he calls his ‘twisted covers’ Rob brings own unique interpretation of blues guitar.