Burton Agnes Festival - Late Night Sessions
The Burton Agnes Jazz and Blues Festival, in conjunction with the Beverley Arts Trust, have announced details of their Late Night Sessions that will take place once again at this years festival.
5th, 6th and 7th August
Friday 5th 10pm - 10.30pm &
Saturday 6th 10.40pm - 11.10pm
Farino www.myspace.com/farinomusic are a
Friday 5th 10.40pm - 11.10pm
Circus Envy www.circusenvyband.com are an alternative-folk band based in
High profile performances alongside artists such as Jim Moray, Megson, Belshazzer's Feast, Iain Matthews and Jackie Leven have cemented the band's reputation as a live act.
The band's 2010 EP, "A New Dawn", was released to critical acclaim, and received significant airplay, including from Mike Harding on BBC Radio 2 and resulted in Circus Envy being featured on the front cover of R2 Magazine. The year ended with a Christmas performance at the Ropery Hall, Barton-upon-Humber which sold out before Halloween.
The band are enjoying wide airplay on many radio stations and deservedly so. Excellent song writing skills combine with a distinctive style combining
Friday 5th 11.20pm - 12.00am
The Alligators www.myspace.com/alligator-blues return to this year's festival by popular demand. They are a local trio performing no holds barred rhythm and blues in the classic style. All three members of the band are vastly experienced and this shows in the sheer energy and exuberance of their usually sold out gigs. Their performance at last year's festival caused a riot of fevered dancing including some sharp moves from our host Simon
Saturday 6th 10pm - 10.30pm
Holly Tamar www.hollytaymar.com has supported some excellent artists such as Boo Hewerdine, Rachel Harrington, Edwina Hayes, Ben Parker and Kate Aumonier, The Ruth Notman Band, and Rod Picott and Amanda Shires. She's had recognition for her songwriting skills from the BBC's New Talent initiative, and also worked extensively as a session musician. Her widely praised musical style veers between jazz with a bit of folk and folk with a bit of jazz - highly original and captivating. After her performance at Burton Agnes last year, her stock of CD's sold out within minutes
Saturday 6th 11.20pm - 12.00am
This Way Up www.myspace.com/thiswayupbeverley are a Beverley based 5 piece rock and blues band performing both classic covers and self penned material. After supporting legendary blues outfit Slack Alice in 2010 they have been snapped up to perform at the Great British Blues Festival this year
Beverley Arts Trust was formed in 2005 as a non-profit making organisation with the simple aim of promoting a wide range of arts throughout the East Riding. Since our inception we have brought the likes of Albert Lee,
For all up to date artists' info please visit www.burtonagnes.com