Alison Moyet set to headline Weyfest

Alison Moyet

We are delighted to announce that the fabulous Alison Moyet will be headlining our main stage on Saturday 19th August.  Our first ever female headliner!

During her impressive career spanning over three decades, Alison has produced eight studio and three compilation albums, all charting in the UK Top 30 and two reaching number one.

With UK sales of 23 million recordings to her name, she has also delivered nine Top 30 singles and five Top 10 hits.It is with the greatest pleasure that we welcome Alison to Weyfest.

We also have many other exciting Weyfest debuts to tell you about ……

The legendary Ralph McTell will grace our main stage on Sunday 20th August. His best known song ‘Streets of London’ is recognized the world over, having been performed by over 200 hundred artists!

We invite you to get connected to the very best in British hip hop and electronic dance – the incredible Stereo MCs– who will headline our Village Green stage on Saturday night.

To warm up the main arena before our headliner we introduce those masters of funk and soul Brother Strut. We challenge you to sit still once these incredible musicians take to the stage!

But with so many acts to tell you about, we cannot do them all justice in a single announcement! So we will be showcasing them all over the weeks to come and meantime here’s the list – in no particular order – so you can get Googling!!

Alison Moyet
Stevie Nimmo Trio
Cousin Avi
Ryan Marshall Music
The Dust Coda
Round Mountain Girls
Uncle Buck
The 109s
Alex Hart Band
25 Yard Screamer
The Paper Trains
Outlander
Leatherat
Jackie Lynton
True Deceivers

LEATHERAT – UPRISING CD LAUNCH

The Mill, Banbury   6 May 2012

The tickets were for 7.30 pm but the festivities began at noon with music in the bar. If there had been jugglers and fire eaters I wouldn’t have been surprised.

First up on the official stage were local indie-rockers Highway Alaska whose bass player, Bailey, was unaccountably dressed as a penguin. Geography is clearly not his strong point. I’ve heard louder bands although rarely in such a confined space but the sound man quickly got on top of them. They could be a name to watch. Continue reading LEATHERAT – UPRISING CD LAUNCH