| 13th Hour |
5-piece Nottingham rock band, together 2.5 years - just got to the last 70 from 1184 bands in a national competition.
| 207 Miles |
Hard hitting power pop telling stories of life and love, stories of our own 207 mile journeys, where will your journey begin?
| 27brigade |
Dirty Rock'n'roll with a passionate heart. Different, yet comfortably familiar - Individual yet encompassing enough to embrace new ears.
| 8 Lives Down (Formally Known As) |
Founder of the band Nige is back with three new, but accomplished musicians to perform some of the old 8LD tracks along with new material.
| A Guy Named Guy |
Singer/songwriter from Leicester, influences: Ian Broudie, The Eagles, Tom Petty, Eels, Kevin Hewick, Cheap Trick and more.
| Adam Bowler |
Local singer/songwriter. used 2work behind scenes at the DMH dream come true to play the amazing Summer Sundae.
| Ambrose Tompkins |
A Leicester based trio who play beautifully arranged songs on a banjo, mandolin, guitar and a 100 year old zither!
| Apache Outlaw |
A Funk-Rock band based in Loughborough, striving to be original and entertaining for people that like music with a twist.
| Ashdowne |
4 piece Leicester indie pop rock band with soaring melodies and distinctive guitar overtones.
| Beyond This Point Are Monsters |
Instrumental, steering a long way from traditional post rock dynamics. Intelligently structured songs, Shimmering build-ups & crescendos never sound the same twice.
| Black Vinyl Heart |
Midlands 4-piece; Guitar/vox,drums,bass,viola. Sparse and delicate to loud and ferocious. "..fill the room with emotion" - SaggyPants Magazine
| Blackwater Blues Band |
We have been together for 6 months playing. Dedicated musicians who love playing together
| Blood Orange |
Razor-sharp mega-ton guitar, rumbling throbbing earthquake rhythms, thick sticky bass, creamy bitter vocals!
| Brassphemy |
6-piece ska/punk band, 5yrs together, appealing to all ages, played on Lite-FM, BBC-Cambs, won battle of bands, supported Jesse James and Mumrah.
| C*Bob &Amp; The Sunshine Blues |
Singer-songwriter who plays up-beat, feel-good acoustic/blues music he's dubbed the 'Sunshine Blues.'
| Chris Conway |
West Coast songs meets Celtic meets jazz. A Leicester legend - played with members of Jethro Tull, Fairport & the Monkees.
| Chris Ilett |
Acoustic realistic folk rock in a familiar yet not quite definable genre of emotional instability.
| Coralspin |
Soaring vocals and finely-crafted melodies guaranteed to get the hairs on the back of your neck standing up.
| D2une |
A three piece band containing vocalist/guitarist & a DJ who perform drum & bass/alternative music live
| Daniel Fridholm |
Singersongwriter. Ag/Fugazi/Brighteyes/Bronx/Rocky Votolato Meets indie instrumentation.
| Danny English |
Acoustic singer songwriter. Been compared to Jack Johnson (vocally) and John Martyn (guitar). Plays accessible jazz for a mainstream audience.
| David Thomas |
20 year old male vocalist. Fantastic collection of contemporary sounds from just finished new album.
| De Sade |
Funky soulful bluesy rock.
| Fazed |
Powerful, upbeat, 4 piece Indie/Rock Explosion from Leicester. Currently gigging around the country showcasing their explosive material.
| Flowe |
We sit at the folky'er end of indie with a massive live sound. Based in Leicester; We'll bring something new and exciting to the Summer Sundae table :D
| For The Record |
We are a 4 piece an alternative acoustic rock with a distinctive sound which is catchy and popular!
| Geezer Safari |
Anthem Like Melodies. See "The UK's Next Great Band" Storm Leicester At Summer Sundae 2007.
| Grain |
We are an original act that plays Kung Fu Hillbilly Funk
| Hellequin |
An incredible UV Stage show, scarily energetic performances and stunningly catchy electronic rock tunes. Welcome to the World of Hellequin
| Her Name Is Calla |
In one line, lovingly hand-crafted compositions that spiral from your speakers on soft silk ribbons and envelope the receptive."
| Hot Tub Trio |
Leicester based band hot tub trio. Zeppelin, The Beta Band etc
| House Of The Famous Poet |
Something dark bursting from the chest of something beautiful.
| Invey |
Invey is a hate fuelled, hard rock band based in Leicester, with an awesome female vocalist.
| Jack Peachey(Gallery 47) |
I try to make my music eclectic an experimental whilst still retaining commercial values [think Buckley, Sigur Ros, Matt Bellamy]
| Jasper Cain |
Well rehearsed,tight,powerful,energetic 3 piece playing original poppy,rock music which will sound great outdoors in the sunshine.
| Joe Mac |
19 year old student/busker (with nice hair) playing lively indie-blues ditties on acoustic guitar. Pick me for the festival!
| Joel Owen |
Fast emerging singer-songwriter. Likened to Ray Lamontagne and Nick Drake. Recently featured as 'Leicester's Next Big Thing' local commercial station.
| John Boulter |
Live artist described as "alternative acoustic Gothic opera with echoes of Morrissey, Waits, Joy Division and Antony." New tracks soon.
| John Budding |
Acoustic Singer Songwriter hailing from Leicester, with a release signed to Musician Records out July 25th.
www.johnbudding.co.uk / www.myspace.com/johnbudding1
| Jupiter Monkeys |
Unusual Nottingham band, has had several local gigs and playing at festivals this summer, these include VW.
| Just Norris |
Acoustic Hip-Hop Rock is the best way to describe the bands style. Have been quoted to have an exciting original sound with standout material.
| Kalena |
Spikey, anthemic indie combining heart and soul Kalena are a renowned band on the Leicester scene, think Editors with Libertines.
| Kiajaroovah |
We probably aren't what you are looking for. That is why you should book us.
| Kite Runner |
We are a four piece band based in Nottingham. Our sound can be best described as indie/pop.
| Kuato |
Catchy songs, mixing acoustic instruments, electronics, and soaring vocals to produce a unique live sound.
| Liam Dullaghan |
Solo singer/songwriter. used to be in The Javenots. Very excellent!
| Little Me |
5 piece from Newark. Original tightly written pop/rock songs. Male vocal backed by guitar, keys, bass and drums.
| Lois |
A three piece with a knack for inventing catchy songs that draw from their classic 60s and 70s influences to create contemporary music.
| M48 |
A four piece, under 18's indy pop band. Infectious vocal harmonies. Memorable crowd pleasing songs. Smile inducing performance!
| Maine |
Leicester Alt-Pop band with a summery feel, energetic stage show and industry interest, enjoy!
| Mandi Skye |
Solo singer from Derby doing cover songs. probably the best you`ll see and confident the crowd will love.
| Mantua |
Together for 6 months and been writing excessively
| Matt Downes |
Solo acoustic artist from Leicester playing elements of folk and jazz. Mixture of slow and up tempo songs.
| Mellow Baku |
"A new voice in British music, with an original blend of reggae soul jazz and fine pop. Superb voice, brilliant music, a must for all"
| Ministers Of Reo |
Leicester local band, 3 Piece, our sound is a conversion of Indie and Funk, with down to earth natural lyrics.
| Mr Plow |
Mr. Plow plays doomy surf acoustic Americana garage country. He sounds like Johnny Cash in a very bad mood.
| Neon Sarcastic |
The biggest explosion of pop punk ever! Great songs; great stage performance!
| Nigellavender/ The Highway Somewhere |
Mixture of rock/folk/blues with haunting guitar and subtle drums. Bob Dylan meets Snow Patrol but better.
| Northern Kind |
We are an electro-pop act due from Leicester, just completed our debut album that will be released in September.
| Not In This Town |
Our plan is to one day sound like the B-52's. Our journey to that point is surely to be colossal!
| O Lovely Lie |
Textured guitars, beautiful harmonies, uplifting keyboards, heavy bass lines and pounding drums.
| Pacific Ocean Fire |
Glorious , Luminous , ragged , Backporch Americana as if they had been raised under western skies with little more than coyote howls for company.
| Page 44 |
Energetic Pop/rock foursome, massive melodies, catchy hooks, singalong choruses. amazing live band!
| Paul Carden |
I perform acoustic alternative rock with a drum machine, FX and harmonica player. Just click 'listen' on my website.
| Paul Tebbatt |
Emotional, Melancholic acoustic sounds, with a hint of rock thrown in for good measure.
| Penfold Gate |
Penfold Gate are a four piece hailing from Loughborough. They are renowned for their exciting live performances and witty lyricism.
| Pete Quinn |
Solo jazz guitarist/virtuoso who plays jazz, classical, flamenco and Latin American music. Electric and/or acoustic classical guitar.
| Phillip Eldridge |
Original blend of one-man-and-a-guitar acoustic grunge, blues and a touch of folk, accompanied by percussion. Likened to Pearl Jam and Nick Drake.
| Pink Strip |
Pinkstrip are a dirty, pretty, aggressive, unrepressed rock band that play steaming hot, catchy songs with sing along pop lyrics!
| Pistol And The Benoirs |
I could bore you, I'll try not to...We've been playing for about a year and we've got kickass songs
| Psychedelic Dream Temple |
Psychedelic rock with a complex melody. easy listening yet still rock. talented.
| Public Relations Exercise |
Epic post-hardcore with progressive post-rock tendencies
| Purple And The Rains |
Purple and The Rains is a classic rock band. We will blow you away with their music and there musicianship.
| Quaternary Limit |
Quaternary Limit are a four-piece described by Sandman Magazine as like "the dead 60s, with...sprinklings of early Oasis"
| Rai Studley |
Singer/songwriter, fresh from the Big Session festival. Plays a mix of goosebump inducing acoustic and acappella tunes.
| Rainbow Rising |
The UK's No1 Tribute to Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow.
| Red Star Radio |
4 piece melodic indie/pop band featuring catchy tunes and intelligent lyrics just about to release their 2nd album
| Reinventing The Wheel |
Acoustic pop music with an edge. Great melodies, intelligent lyrics, sing-along choruses.
| Rioja |
Four piece Leicester band who tend to write metaphorical songs and songs about animals.
| Rob Elliott |
I'm a solo artist from Derby, writing and recording my own music from home.
| Sam And Me |
Folk, Indie and Pure Pop combine to make beautiful songs with frequency-filling soundscapes and rich harmonies.
| Schlinky Pinky |
The greatest bunch of pirate esque supper buddies you'll ever hope to see on one stage at any time
| Sidecar 46 |
A three piece alternative indie band said to be one of the best unsigned live bands around.
| Skam# |
Skam# have been rocking the Leicester circuit for nearly 6 years. They have a stage presence that blows pretenders away.
| Sons Of Itto |
To quote fanzine Elephant Juice. "an half hour shock and awe campaign of 'sonic freak-outs', that will put ideas in your head and faith in your chest".
| Sopht |
Passionate, quality songs, played on guitar by a multi instrumentalist, female songwriter and musical experimenter.
| Stonevibe |
We are a original 5 piece Indies/Alternative rock band from Leicester with catchy lyrics that capture real life situations once heard never forgotten.
| Subdude |
Subdude are a 4-piece band whose own songs are catchy, exciting, soulful, meaningful, melodic, moody & everything in-between!
| Subjects Of The City |
Melodic Guitar Pop trio that provoke and evoke. Earning their stripes with super powerful live performances and fantastic song writing.
| Sub-Rosa |
Folk from Leicester's dark ages sweetened with a dollop of Devonshire Cream, in reverse, with electric.
| Subtitles |
Conventional yet explorational, rock with pop, electronic and darker variations, Subtitles provide a melodic yet pacy view on life.
| Sundayclub |
American influenced acoustic rock. Major influences are Counting Crows and Hooty and the Blowfish amongst others.
| Sweet Lady |
Classic rock band - play original material. Influences are Queen, Led Zeppelin and Mika. Recently appeared at the Cavern.
| Swift Flasby |
New original Rock and Roll band from Burton on Trent. Influences: Jet, Beatles, Oasis, Rolling Stones, White Stripes, Primal Scream.
| Teenage Kicks |
Rock band influences include Hendrix, Deep Purple, Metallica,
| TFX |
Blistering classic rock covers and own brilliant music trio. Been together for three years,extensive gigging very professional,very tight.
| The Al Brown Band |
Funk, Blues, Jazz and Rock with a twist of the unknown. Not to be missed!
| The Authentics |
One of Leicester's finest. Festival experience at Glastonbudget, Bulldog Bash and DNA Festival. 16 date month long UK tour in 2006 brought great acclaim.
| The Barefoot Ramblers |
The Barefoot Ramblers dip into the well of tradition and come up with buckets full of clear, cool country soul.
| The Beat Club |
4 piece. Mod/Rock/Motown influenced band that brings back the sounds of the 60's in a fresh way (original material)
| The Carnabys |
The best kept secret in Leicester, we are here to blow your mind and soul.
| The Codes |
Dynamic, Indie Rock with catchy, melodic but driving songs. Love what we are doing and looking for the big break.
| The Dearly Departed |
Formed in February 2007 we're a four piece rock band from Whitwick. Kriss is the singer/songwriter.
| The Desparados |
Effed up all out rock n roll with gushes of glam and punk thrown in, guaranteed to get the place going !
| The Elite |
Catchy ska-tinged indie from counthesthorpe influences ranging from The Jam to Dub
| The First And Last Ever |
Magical ramshackle lovelies making music to warm the cockles of your hearts (and there's nothing like hot cockles)
| The Haize |
A 5 piece from Market Harborough. Quality sounds with an infectious post britpop flavour. Massive potential and talent backed up with a great attitude.
| The Hellset Orchestra |
Theatrical pompous orchestrated disco power ballad jazz metal posturings.
| The Heroes |
Brand new rock and roll band with 5 songs at the moment. Two on myspace, with 3 gigs all ready sorted and many more to come hopefully.
| The Iconics |
Indie rock mixed with funky beats soaring synths, effect saturated guitars, and the tightest basslines one can imagine.
| The Jack Of Hearts Band |
The Jack of Hearts Band are a 6 piece Indie/Blues/Pop'n'Roll Band from Leicester.
| The Junipers |
Psychedelic pop/folk Leicester based band. Lots of live/festival experience.. debut album due next Spring.
| The Karma |
Young band playing a fiery mix of indie rock n` roll, complete with incendiary guitar solos, and a knack for catchy tunes.
| The 'Kinells |
Original four piece band from Wigston, Leicester, with a varied mix of quality tunes.
| The Mai '68s |
"...the Mai 68's were first on and were a glorious mess in a c86/Mary Chain style. if you do not like them you are dead."
| The Manhattan Project |
Potent Leicester four piece performing their fervent, thrilling take on modern rock and roll in a blistering live show.
| The Midbeats |
From Leicester the midbeats create beaty catchy pop rock'n'roll tunes that you just cant help tapping your foot to.
| The Mile |
The Mile fill the musical gap between Keen and the Stereophonics
| The Outbreaks |
Riffs, Grooves, Solos and great vocals are what The Outbreaks are all about. See them live to believe it!
| The Picks |
Energetic indie rock with shed loads of passion.
| The Tall Orders |
Four-piece rock/indie band, influenced by the likes of the Who, the Clash and the Small Faces.
| The Tea Monkeys |
Chilled-out pop/rock/funk/reggae played with a smile and plenty of passion.
| The Thurston Lava Tube |
Leicester's best psychedelic surf instrumental group, playing catchy summer tunes with extra added weirdness, just for the hell of it.
| The Utopians |
Straight from the original band showcase last Friday.
| The Verified |
Three lads from Leicester doing what they do best! Amazing live performances. Recent review:- pure class!
| The Visionaries |
Four piece alternative indie energetic young Leicester band, really want to play Summer Sundae.
| Themselves |
Alternative Brit Rock Beat Combo.Strong and energetic stage presence
| Vanity Press |
Hhauntingly beautiful sound using electronic composition with acoustic and electric instruments. They perform using midi triggers of pre composed samples.
| Vent |
5 piece rocky punky outfit, have a listen, I can never describe the music!
| Vitriol I.D. |
Heart rendering, soul searching yet cynical lyrics combined with hard hitting-come-pop infected grooves.
| Woodshed Acoustics |
Woodshed Acoustics are a songwriting band who thrive on live music, playing contemporary music and developing their own music style.