Standing proud at the hilltop of the Dingle is the Bandstand. Hosting a variety of eclectic sounds,it’s philosophy is to bring diverse, unsigned and experimental acts to the stage.
This stage is perfect for those of you looking for a comfy sofa to chill with a beer, hoping to source new music. Tucked into its own area on the far side of the Dingle, the Bandstand creates an atmosphere all of its own. Just ask Phill Jupitus – he couldn’t be prised from his choice armchair…
Lucy Day and Rachel Wemyss from Lucy Day and the Knights have teamed up with amazing bassist Bryin Teeny-Blackburn Lindoe, guitar and mandolin extraordinaire Dan McEvoy and multi-talented accordionist Spobin Rottiswoode. They bring you toe-tapping new songs with swaying strings, heavenly harmonies and lyrics about pies.
Based in the heart of Stokes Croft, Bristol, Pip and the Polar Bears are a folk collective complete with uke, glockenspiel, violin, banjo, harmonium, ramshackle percussion and trumpet. Described as ‘kooky folk with a protest edge’, Pip and the Polar Bears’ beautifully crafted songs marry zesty social commentary with soaring harmonies and buoyant melodies.
Sixties psychedelic folk/rock influenced, 5 piece with close male and female harmonies, devoted guitars and a beating heart. The band hail from Birmingham and their debut EP Heavy Handed is currently available on Bandcamp.
Andrew Cunnigham, Daniel Clifford and Michael Seller are a powerful emerging three piece alternate-rock band based in Hackney London. The Immigrants fuse together a wide range of influences to create what they describe as a bombastic power house of immense rock riffage and melodic choruses that sear into your consciousness. If you like it loud do not miss their first performance at Nozstock 2014.
The thought provoking electric sounds of Low Cost Life will transport you to a mystical land of tribal beats and ghostly echo’s. Playing The Band Stand for the first time let this London duo capture your thoughts and take you to a land far away.
The Captains Daughter
Welcome back to Nozstock acoustic 5 piece Captain’s Daughters. With influences from Sia and Crowded House. The fresh sounds of Captain’s Daughters will charm you and leave you wanting more of their indie/ gypsy pop tunes.