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Josephine and The Artizans create an innovative fusion of hip-hop classical and rock music. With more influence from Bach than Beyonce, the group give an unforgettably epic live performance. The juxtaposition of String Trio and Electric Guitar, Operatic Voice and Rap Vocals, the swapping, chopping and changing of melody is seamless and captivating. Radio performances and plays include BBC 6 Music, BBC 3CR, Cardiff FM, Isle of Wight FM, Amazing Radio, The Boileroom Radio, Hoxton FM, Shoreditch Radio, Voice FM, 5CR FM, TEM FM, Premier Radio, TCR FM.
Josephine and the Artizans have appeared live at Galtres Parklands alongside Maximo Park and The Stranglers and Brownstock alongside The Fratellis and The Pigeon Detectives.
Run Young Lovers are arguably the brightest talent to emerge from the seaside city of Brighton. Mixing intricate guitar hooks with infectious vocal lines, Run Young Lovers is a name you will not want to forget
Forever The Foundations, a pop punk/post hardcore band from south east london, add an experimental element to their music which makes audience everywhere dance, mosh and jump. Fast riffs, funky bass lines, loud drums and in your face vocals.
Owers are an acoustic band from Southampton with a solid backbone of three and sometimes performing with a percussionist. These lads love writing songs and you are guaranteed to walk away singing their tunes. Owers have a song for everyone.
Singer songwriter Sam Lloyd is a passionate energetic performer. Over a 7 year career she has developed her unique sound and an eclectic set that encompassing her life experiences with each song performed with heart.
Banana Leaf Canteen 412-416 St John Street
Just like the branches in Hampstead & Battersea, cheap but lovely, quality filling food. More Indonesian stylee.
La Forchetta (specials from £6) 73 Upper Street
The owner claims "The best pizza bases on Upper Street"...see for yourself.
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