14:30 - Shannon Wardrop

BBC Berkshire Introducing demo panel winner Shannon Wardrop, is a 20 year old singer/songwriter and guitarist from the outskirts of London. Backed by a 3-piece band, Shannon delivers a punchy yet delicate take on her songs which are inspired by the likes of The Rolling Stones, Small Faces, Jefferson Airplane and The Kinks.

Shannon has performed at the Secret Garden Party festival and headlined at the famous Borderline venue in London.

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15:30 - Toliesel

Toliesel are an Oxford based rock band who mixed americana, shozegaze and indie-pop influences. The band have already been announced to play their local festival Truck this summer.

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16:30 - Captivves

Captivves are all Bauhaus-black guitars and rumbling post-punk bass. A sonic and visual experience of the mind and soul, uplifting and suppressive at a simultaneous moment in time.

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17:15 - Salvation Bill

Salvation Bill is the name of Ollie Thomas’s solo folk inspired project. The name, Salvation Bill, comes from a great poem by Robert William Service called, ‘The Ballad of Salvation Bill’.

‘there’s a guy in Salvation Bill who has the most perfect voice. He’s been in so many different bands and they’ve all had this brilliant sound because of his voice, he’s called Ollie Thomas. I’d say Salvation Bill are on top of my recommendations for this year' - Oli Steadman (Stornoway’).

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18:15 - Saltwater Sun

Saltwater Sun are an Acidpop 5 piece from the South East. The band infuse psychedelic groove driven beats, boy/girl vocals, floaty riffs, energetic chords and funky bass lines.

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19:15 - Hannah Lou Clark

British singer/ songwriter Hannah Lou Clark is making all the right noises. She recently supported Lonely the Brave on tour and has been garnering music press attention from Drowned In Sound, Clash, amongst others. Apart from performing at our own festival, you'll be able to catch her at London Calling, The Great Escape, 2000 Trees and Tramlines.

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20:00 - James Winney DJ

James Winney will keep your entertained in between the bands with a genre mixed set.

20:15 - Goldn
Goldn makes rnb/pop music. The project pushes creative limits and boundaries and aspires to bring music back to its art form. In 2012 Goldn released a debut track; Jus Say It feat. Kayleigh Ramchand with a follow up mixtape/album called PinkFuck (‘Pink' for radio purposes) in 2014. Cozy Magazine writer Jesse named it one of the best albums of 2014: ‘’With themes of growth and vulnerability, PinkFuck proves to be one of the most undeservedly slept on tapes we've heard. It’s R&B, jazz, soul and pop but most importantly it’s eclectic”. Goldn now has a strong live set, performed with a band who just recently played their first BBC introducing show and are set to play at the O2 Academy in Islington on March 28th. 
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21:15 - The Papers
The Papers are a 4-piece band from Reading via Africa.

Two sets of two brothers who grew up together around the Cemetery Junction area of Reading, The Papers fuse elements of hip hop, funk, soul, blues, jazz and rock with intelligent lyricism to create a sound both contemporary and nostalgic.

A shared experience of the immigration process, their surroundings growing up and life in the UK are among the influences that resonate in their music. The  Papers’ live shows are characterised by their tightness, passion and natural rapport between members – the result of a bond that precedes making music.
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22:15 - FELLA

Indie/ Ska band FELLA make their AYL debut. The band have supported the likes of Neville Staple, Mystery Jets, The Rifles, made festival appearances at Isle of Wight and Camden Rocks plus recevied Radio 1 airplay.
They are a band who will get you in the mood to dance!

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23:15 - Demob Happy

Demob Happy left the UK’s small venues smouldering last year after unleashing their impulsive garage rock wrath on their debut October tour. Last year’s scuzz-ridden debut single ‘Succubus’ was met by a wave of acclaim from the likes of the Guardian, NME, DIY, Q, Classic Rock and many more gaining them a spot in the NME’s ‘50 New Bands Set To Storm 2015’ list, and a date at DIY’s ‘Hello 2015’ show at the Old Blue Last in January supporting Girl Band. The band have also received radio support from BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe, BBC 6 Music's Tom Ravenscroft, XFM's John Kennedy and Dave Rowntree (Blur).

A band making the right waves and one you'll be seeing a lot of over the festival season.

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00:00 - John Kennedy (XFM DJ)

We are thrilled to welcome the return of new music champion & Mercury Prize judge John Kennedy to AYL. John's X-posure show is the longest running on national radio station XFM and he’s been instrumental in introducing the likes of The xx, Mumford & Sons, Lianne La Havas, Lucy Rose, Ben Howard, Kate Nash, M.I.A., Jamie T, Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip, Maximo Park, Regina Spektor, Willy Mason and many more to the UK airwaves.

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01:00 - Pete Wheeler (Cubed)

Pete Wheeler is the co-founder of Reading's reverred clubnights Cubed (Mixmag - Clubs of the year') and Skint Mondays. When Pete isn't Dj-ing at his own events, you'll find him behind the decks at the summer festivals.

This man will MAKE you dance!

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22:30 - Artrocker DJ

Artrocker music magazine celebrated their 10th Birthday last year and are famed for having their fingers firmly on the music pulse. You'll find them curating stages at festival like The Great Escape in Brighton but this year, you will also see Artrocker Dj-ing at our festival.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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00:00 - Artrocker DJ

Artrocker music magazine celebrated their 10th Birthday last year and are famed for having their fingers firmly on the music pulse. You'll find them curating stages at festival like The Great Escape in Brighton but this year, you will also see Artrocker Dj-ing at our festival.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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00:30 - Artrocker DJ

Artrocker music magazine celebrated their 10th Birthday last year and are famed for having their fingers firmly on the music pulse. You'll find them curating stages at festival like The Great Escape in Brighton but this year, you will also see Artrocker Dj-ing at our festival.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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