Official Bradford Roots Festival line up announced

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By nhavergal | Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 12:30

Preparations are underway for Bradford on Avon's first ever Bradford Roots Festival which will be held this weekend. 

The line up for the weekend is as follows:

Saturday, 12, January 2013

Main Auditorium 

12:15pm Fitzmaurice School Choir

13:00pm Christchurch School African Drummers

13:45pm Christchurch School Orchestra/Choir

14:45pm Wiltshire Wailers 

15:30pm Percussion Performance (Matt Thorpe)

16:15pm Sing Alive

18:30pm Johnny Coppin

19:00pm Jess Vincent 

20:00pm The Croutons

21:00pm Light Garden


12:00pm Abi Leeder and Geoff Fillbey 

12:45pm Viva Voices

13:30pm Tom Rockcliffe

14:15pm Jim Lynch 

15:15pm Killing No Murder

16:10pm John Ruddock 

18:00pm Box Standard 

18:50pm Tapestry 

19:40pm Theo Passingham 

20:10pm Andrew Bazeley 

21:00pm 'Ere Whacks 

Nestle Room 

12:00pm Percussion workshop- Matt Thorpe

12:45pm Percussion Workshop- Matt Thorpe

13:45pm Illustrated talk- History of the Blues with Andrew Bazeley 

15:15pm The Smokes

16:00pm Taran and Wes

16:45pm Elephant (Ben Lincoln Band)

18:30pm Sarajevo Saints 

19:30pm Scout Killers

20:10pm Greasy Slicks 

21:00pm The Daturas

Henry Smart Room

The Henry Smart Room will be open for performers to showcase their talents in an Open Mic event running from 3pm until 5:30pm with Tom Rockcliffe. 

18:15pm Pete Mcgregor and Rosie Upton 

19:00pm Fergusson Elliot 

19:45pm John Alderslade

20:30pm Nigel and Nick 

21:15pm Sam Brookes

Sunday, 13, January 2013  

Main Auditorium 

11:15am Peter Kirk/ St Lawrence School Students

12:00pm Dance Bazaar 

12:45pm Kevin Poplett Trio

13:30pm Sounding it Out 

14:15pm Nick Sorenson and John Law 


11:00am Akabella 

11:45am Clara Cecillia Trio 

12:30pm Bradford on Song 

13:15pm St Lawrence School Chamber Group

14:00pm St Lawrence Chamber Group 

Nestle Room 

12:15pm Diana Johnstone and Ray Bradfield 

13:00pm Wessex Contraband

13:45pm Mike Scott

Henry Smart Room 

Folk sessions will be running with Chris Timpson and Anne Gregson 

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