Free Live Music at the Bandstand

 

This weekend starts in style with free Live Music at The Bandstand in Battersea Park on Saturday 15 June!

The day runs from 11am to 8.30pm with furious flamenco to jumpin’ gypsy jazz, the line-up is AMAZING.

The iconic duo, Faith I Branko, start the live music performances off at 11.30am – their last album, ‘Gypsy Lover’, placed in the top 10 World Music Charts, a successful international touring schedule and a soon to be released documentary.

After a hugely successful set last year we welcome back Dat Brass to raise the roof, get you on your feet and singing along to their sassy covers of popular songs. Hailing from the streets of London and raised by its punk-jazz underbelly, Dat Brass are a high octane, ten-piece brass outfit who have been kicking off parties and festivals across the UK. Join in the fun at 1pm.

King Cassady’s set starts at 2.30pm they are an up-and-coming, come-rain-or-come-sunning trio bringing you our own blend of Furious Flamenco and Boppin’ Beats.

Full Tilt Collective provide a unique blend of funk, reggae, soul, rock and hip hop with their 11-piece brass heavy band. The band have made a name for themselves playing at the likes of Hootananny Brixton, Rich Mix, Archspace, The Fox and Firkin and The Magic Garden as well as festivals like Sunrise Celebration, Hogsozzle and Isle of Wight. Pretty impressive! Catch them at 4pm on The Bandstand.

Tarantola provide soulful Italian gipsy-music mixed with lively rock undertones, straight from the heel of Italy. Tarantula’s exotic and groovy set, mixes live music with circus performance at 5.30pm.

If you fancy listening to the UK’s best loved gypsy swing ensemble, Trio Manouche take to the stage at 7pm – not to be missed!

 

Are vintage remix’s more your thing? Then DJ Chris Tofu is the guy for you! He has become a pioneer of the UK festival scene and crowds across the globe. From Glastonbury to Istanbul this musical maverick is constantly exploring, discovering and creating new sounds and new experiences, mixing up the formula for good vibe pie!

 

 

We also have some AMAZING giant letters that look great in the park! While you’re enjoying the music why not take a cheeky photo with these beauties and share with us using #summerinbatterseapark #batterseapark and tag us on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram to find out the latest information on the line up and the street food that will be there on Saturday.

Date

Saturday 15 June

Time

Dance the day away 11am – 8.30pm

Price

Totally free live music all day long, an abundance of street food traders to choose from, and a well stocked bar. Whats not to love? Bring your buddies, buy some beer at the bar and boogie all day!

 

The line up

King Cassady

We’re King Cassady, an up-and-coming, bartab-running, come-rain-or-come-sunning trio bringing you our own blend of Furious Flamenco, Jumpin’ Gypsy Jazz and Boppin’ Beats.

Trio Manouche

Trio Manouche are probably the UK’s best-loved gypsy swing ensemble, playing music it’s impossible not to love with infectious energy, virtuosity and joy. They are residents at many of London’s top live music venues and have performed for some of the world’s most glamorous private parties and events. Celebrities, reviewers, industry press and private clients have lined up to shower them with praise, with Sting, Rory Bremner, KT Tunstall and the late great Jack Massarik numbering among their fans.

Tarantola

Tarantola: soulful Italian gipsy-music mixed with lively rock undertones, straight from the heel of Italy. Tarantula always delivers an exotic and groovy set, mixing live music with circus performance.

 

DJ Chris Tofu

Established in 1995 DJ Chris Tofu has become a pioneer of Vintage Remix and the UK Festival scene, sharing his obsession with all things remixed and raucous with jumping crowds across the globe! From Glastonbury to Istanbul this musical maverick is constantly exploring, discovering and creating new sounds and new experiences, mixing up the formula for good vibe pie!

Full Tilt Collective

Brass heavy 11 piece party starters Full Tilt burst onto the scene in September 2016 and have since been taking their unique blend of funk, reggae, soul, rock, hip hop and ska to venues across London. The band have made a name for themselves playing at the likes of Hootananny Brixton, Rich Mix, Archspace, The Fox and Firkin and The Magic Garden as well as festivals like Sunrise Celebration, Hogsozzle and Isle of Wight.

Faith i Branko

The duo met in Branko’s Romani village in 2009, and – with music as their only tool for communication – began a journey that would lead to their marriage, their last album ‘Gypsy Lover’ being placed in the top 10 World Music Charts, a successful international touring schedule and a soon to be released documentary.

 

Dat Brass

Hailing from the streets of London and raised by its punk-jazz underbelly, Dat Brass are a high octane, ten-piece brass outfit who have been kicking off parties and festivals across the UK.With an anthemic blend of horns, lyrical verse, pounding percussion and razor sharp scratch sounds, Dat Brass have single handedly changed the face of big band music as we know it.