16:45 - COLOURS & FIRES

Emotive acoustic Indie folk band. Performing songs that will make you listen and sounds which will make you think. Our songs gives an insight into a personal transformation across genders and relationships. We are active supporters of LGBT+ equality, specifically around transgender rights.

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17:45 - TIGER MENDOZA

You could sum up Tiger Mendoza as an accident – but a happy accident. The music is our attempt to create great songs with beats, guitars and whatever other sounds and nonsense happen to wander past at the time.

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18:45 - CECIL
Cecil is an alternate indie pop artist from Berkshire. She released her debut E.P in April 2017 which received support from BBC Radio 2, BBC Introducing, BBC Berkshire, BBC Solent, BBC Oxford, BBC Coventry & Warwickshire and many other regional radio stations.
 
The success of her debut E.P saw Cecil take to stages all over the U.K in Summer 2017. Cecil opened the main stage at Jamie Oliver's The Big Feastival and was the only unsigned artist to play main stage, performed at BBC's Carfest for Children In Need, Godiva Festival, The Royal Henley Regatta, headlined the o2 Academy Islington and many more.
 
Cecil takes her name from her great uncle Cecil Mcgivern who was a Radio/broadcasting pioneer for British radio and T.V who wrote several wartime radio plays during World War II for the BBC. He also wrote the original screenplay for the original 1946 version of Charles Dickens famous novel "Great Expectations" and he was also awarded a CBE.
 
Cecil released the first song off her debut album "Queen Of The Cruel" in December 2017 which received support from BBC Introducing Berkshire and from Tom Robinson on BBC 6 Music.
 
Cecil is currently working on her debut album due for release May 2018 and has lots of exciting things ahead for the year.
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19:45 - SELF HELP

Self Help, recently tipped by prominent Oxford music monthly Nightshift and BBC Introducing as “new local band most likely-to-be”, have got a name for themselves for their energetic live shows. Self Help started in Oxford in 2017, when guitarist/singer Danny met drummer Silke and the pair realised a shared love for in your face rock and roll. The duo was soon joined by bassist Lizzie and guitarist Sean, who had also found refuge in the Oxford music scene. The unusual combination of a fierce female rhythm section and the shouty but sensitive boys on guitar soon started to make waves and attract the attention of local music hero Ronan Munro, BBC’s Steve Lamacq, Tom Robinson and Dave Gilyeat, as well as ardent fans who turn up to every show.

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20:45 - THE AUTUMN SAINTS

An Anglo-American trio based in Oxford.

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21:45 - HEAD DROP

Reading's own Head Drop make their debut at the festival. They rock so hard that they can break their own bones!

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22:30 - GRAFTED

Grafted, an industrious four piece sporting gritty pop and indie sounds. The Basingstoke based quartet have hit the scene hard with vigorous guitar riffs and punchy lyrics. Their debut EP will be released later this year. Go and check out their latest single 'MR. STALLONE' now!

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