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Johnny Marr

We got what we wanted. Johnny Marr, headlining Sunday night...

Performing on Sunday

 

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Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Headlining Saturday night on the main stage, Jools will be bringing his big band, singers Ruby Turner and Beth Rowley, and a very special guest star.

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The Proclaimers

They are genuinely travelling 500 Miles from Leith just to be with you. Only they're not walking this time. Headlining the main beach stage, Friday night. Dadleadahdah...

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Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Back by popular demand. 'The Red Hot Chilli Pipers' twist on Scotland's national instrument is a huge amount of fun. They've taken the bagpipes and given them a rock 'n' roll edge" – Biffy Clyro

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Buzzcocks

Buzzcocks are the true godfathers of punk-pop. You know you shouldn't, but you'll fall in love with them.

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Bad Manners

Get out the Special Brew, Buster Bloodvessel's in town. Two tone legends still going strong.

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Wille and the Bandits

Three-piece pushing the boundaries of classic blues rock. Voted in top 10 of must-see bands at Glastonbury 2014 by Radio 1. They'll be blasting the beach bar late Friday night.

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Mad Dog Mcrea

Headlining Harbour Stage, Sunday night. Mad Dog Mcrea raise hands, lift feet and start parties wherever they play. South West Legends. Frenetic, turbo-powered folk. Don't wake up Monday, regretting you missed them.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Ferocious Dog

Ferocious Dog play a mix of high energy folk, ska and punk to get the house jumping.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Duke Special

Dynamic, musically ambitious & bracingly eccentric. From Belfast with a sound that is self-confessed “hobo-chic”, Duke Special - AKA the endlessly inventive Peter Wilson - is once heard, never forgotten.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Auction for the Promise Club

Headlining the BBC Introducing Beach Bar on Sunday Night, stunning indie rock band from St Agness. Watch out for their brilliant new single 'This May Hurt'.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Tankus the Henge

Three in a row for Tankus. They stormed the beach last year and are repeatedly one of our most requested bands. So we've prised them away from their mad professors' lab where they've been cooking up dangerous concoctions to join us on the beach again.

Performing on Saturday

 

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The Dodge Brothers

A rare chance to see Mark Kermode not talking about film. With dust in their Levis and the road in their hearts, The Dodge Brothers play the hell out of classic Americana skiffle.

Performing on Saturday

 

Backbeat soundsystem

Backbeat Soundsystem

8 piece reggae outfit, who've recently shared stages with Cypress Hill, Plan B, Tinie Tempah & The Streets. Now bringing good sun to Looe Beach.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Stunning live set last year, so they're headining Harbour Marquee on Saturday night this time. The band weave world music influences around classic folk melodies and their passion, intensity, sheer joy of life & infectious dancing rhythms will leave you exhilarated.

Performing on Saturday

 

Kernow King

Kernow King

Kernow King and Looe go together like a hot cup of tea and a slice of mother's cake...

Performing on Sunday

 

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Martha Tilston

'Bristol born Martha Tilston is a captivating performer, an enchanting singer-songwriter blessed with a gloriously clear and seductively beautiful voice. '

Performing on Sunday

 

The Changing Room

The Changing Room

Winners of the 2015 International Pan Celtic Song Contest, The Changing Room play rootsy, original folk, heavily influenced by the industrial heritage of Cornwall.

Performing on Sunday

 

Andy Quick Flying Orchestra

Andy Quick’s Flying Orchestra

Big things expected from the man who brought you 'Simple Things' this year. Don't miss this. Very highly rated by BBC introducing.

Performing on Friday

 

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Gareth Lee and Annie Baylis

Up and coming acoustic folk duo from the South of Cornwall.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Athena Rockets

Three piece alternative Rock band from West Cornwall, Hear them live on the BBC Introducing stage.

Performing on Friday

 

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Rosie and the Goldbug

Put Siouxsie & The Banshees, PJ Harvey, Kate Bush on crack, Bat For Lashes, Neil Young, Cyndi Lauper, Jonny Cash & Yeah Yeah Yeahs in a mixer, blend fast and you have Rosie and the Goldbug. Don't miss them.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Your Army

This dirty, riff-driven Brighton band have supported the likes of Feeder and We are Scientists. Their incredible live shows, brimming with energy has also earned them prominent slots at the Isle of Wight Festival & Fahrmannsfest.

Performing on Saturday

 

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LGM One

Energetic indie/electronic/punk from Plymouth.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Lady Winwoods Maggot

Sometimes an angel choir. Sometimes a chainsaw going through puppies. The Clash mating with Johnny Cash. Lady Winwoods Maggot. You have been warned. You will be entertained.

Performing on Saturday

 

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James Shead

Looe-based singer songwriter James Shead returns to Looe Music Festival after powerful acoustic guitar and vocal performances in 2012 and 2014.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Sam Kelly

21-year-old singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and BGT finalist. As a young child, Sam's only link with folk music was through the Gaelic songs his Irish grandfather taught him. But he's never lost his love for traditional music, and this passion pours out of him in every note he sings.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Rusty Shackle

Rusty Shackle are an indie folk band from Wales that have been captivating audiences with their incredible live performances since 2010.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Beachfield

Three-piece funky Bounce Rock from Newquay.

Performing on Sunday

 

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The Velvet Hands

The Velvet Hands are a four-piece indie rock band with a punk drive. Currently based in St. Austell, they are becoming known for their frantic live shows and intricate melodies.

Performing on Sunday

 

stark

Stark

For the last three years, this Brighton-based trio have been honing their song writing and performance skills, recording, producing and releasing their own music - to huge critical acclaim.

Performing on Saturday

 

Calfari

Calfari

Band Dwyieithog Rock a Country o 'Ogledd Cymru = Bi-Lingual Rock and Country band from North Wales.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Flashes

Cornish five-piece and purveyors of free range sonic eggs. Sometimes they play gigs. This is one of them.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Tyn Daga

Tyn Daga is a critically acclaimed trio playing local music from far flung places. Expect lively dance tunes and haunting melodies from around the world, captivating, rarely heard time signatures and home-grown material.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Love Street

Love Street is a 5 piece original band from Cornwall described as "Fairport Convention meets the Levellers but heavier" by the Indie Week Band Review.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Anitmatador

Eight-strong synth-laden, horn-heavy outfit from SW:UK, fusing hiphop, funk, jazz, electronica, soul, rock and DnB. Highly rated by BBC Introducing.

Performing on Saturday

 

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The Grenaways

Unique folk-influenced ‘original dance music’ inspired by sea and Cornish coastal living.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Darden Smith

Darden Smith is an Austin-based singer-songwriter known for his lyrics and for weaving folk and Americana influences with rock, pop, and the musical roots of his home state.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Flight Brigade

'Dark, orchestral, narrative-driven tour de force. Strikes instantly' says Sick New Music. We agree, just adding 'euphoric and brooding' to the list.

Performing on Saturday

 

Lucy anna

Lucy Anna

Very talented, 16 year-old local Singer/Songwriter/ Guitarist.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Remedy Sounds

Remedysounds is an award-winning loop pedal artist renowned for his raw vocal talent, skilful guitar playing and beat-boxing.

Performing on Saturday

 

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The Press Gang

The Press Gang sing shanties, songs of Cornwall and the sea.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Pirates of St Piran

A shanty-singing, swordfighting, dramatic band comprising buccaneers, corsairs and ne'er-do-well piratical presentationists of the 18th-century variety.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Land of the Giants

A twelve legged horny beast who will dance with anyone. "Funky, offbeat, splendid stuff!" 24/7 magazine

Performing on Thursday

 

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Raikes

Acoustic, pop, rock, folk, alternative.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Luke Daniels

Contemporary/acoustic/folk.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Flaming Infidels

The finest in rock, pop, country, and Americana music from Steve Jackson, Liam Jordan, Mark Burke, Alden Evans and Gareth Young.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Steampunk Morris

Morris dancing with a twist.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Reg Meuross

“Intelligent and thought-provoking songs, beautifully made and skilfully delivered” says The Times. Good enough for us. Disarming, honest, beautiful songcraft.

Performing on Sunday

 

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The Retro Gents

Indie Rock, A strong flavour of epic riffs mixed with melodic vocals, accompanied by bouncing bass lines and thumping beats.

Performing on Saturday

 

Echo Town

Echo Town

Rock, folk, reggae, blues, earthy deep and dirty didge – feelgood, upbeat acoustic shenanigans.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Hedluv & Passman

Laid-back, bizarre and demented all at the same time, Hedluv & Passman are Rappers. From Cornwall. It's a hard sell, and no-one had to do it. But they did. And we're pleased they did.

Performing on Thursday

 

Stone Roots

Stone Roots

Stone Roots are a funk-pop four piece band from Falmouth Cornwall. Infectious. In a good way.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Kezia

Kezia is a singer/songwriter whose sound drifts between folk and blues with a tinge of country. Her lyric-driven songs are accompanied by thoughtful melodies based around the piano and guitar.

Performing on Saturday

 

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C Force

C Force are a powerful and dynamic trio lead by Plymouth-based songwriter, vocalist, guitar player and musical maverick Rob C.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Clare Stokes

Clare Stokes is a singer-songwriter based in Manchester. Her acoustic folk-pop style is unique and memorable with heartfelt lyrics drawing heavily on her personal experience of growing up in Cornwall, giving her songs an earthy, soulful quality.

Performing on Saturday

 

Lost Dawn

Lost Dawn

Trailer rock band from Falmouth, destined for big things. Highly recommended.

Performing on Friday

 

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The Red Cords

Philip-Scofield-inspired naked punk from Falmouth.

Performing on Friday

 

Geoff Lakeman

Geoff Lakeman

Playing LMF for the first time, Geoff is father of Sean, Sam and Seth Lakeman, all internationally acclaimed British folk musicians.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Gaz Brookfield

Bristol-based Gaz Brookfield has shared the stage with the likes of Levellers, Frank Turner and New Model Army. Since winning Acoustic Magazine's 2010 Singer Songwriter of the year, he toured the UK and Europe, racking up over 900 gigs to date.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Oompah Brass

Back for three in a row. 'A rock'n'roll oompah band. Tremendous!' Richard Bacon, Radio 5 Live

Performing on Friday

 

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Boo Hewerdine

Widely regarded as a songwriting legend, an artist with a musical CV of international collaborations and hit songs that stretch over two decades and many genres.

Performing on Saturday

 

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The Normals

The five piece have played countless festival and pub gigs in the Westcountry and have a loyal following whenever they're up.

Performing on Friday

 

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Chay Snowdon

Chay Snowdon is a 17 year old singer-songwriter from Plymouth who is currently gigging regularly around the south west with his original take on acoustic rock and Rock 'n Roll. Chay has recently signed to Downtown Artists where he is recording his own original tracks.

Performing on Friday

 

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Sound of the Sirens

‘Sound Of The Sirens’ are a foot stomping, heart-rending, crowd engaging female folk/rock duo.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Suzie Mac

The radiant, captivating and very giggly Suzie Mac is back in Looe. Don't miss her utterly enchanting voice on Sunday.

Performing on Sunday

 

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Gumbo Flyers

Cajun and Zydeco, Rock and Folk mix...

Performing on Sunday

 

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Nick Mears

Nick began his musical career writing songs and performing in and around his native Cornwall, before graduating onto playing festivals and gigs around the country.

Performing on Sunday

 

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The Oggymen

The Oggymen, back in Looe by popular demand (especially by local publicans), singing mostly Cornish songs ... with harmony, humour and gusto!

Performing on Saturday

 

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Ramshackle Serenade

Swingabilly 5-piece from Peterborough. Cool vocals, Gretsch guitar and a big ol' double bass. Original songs and 'Ramshackled' covers.

Performing on Friday

 

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Even Nine

Three-piece modern rock band from Cornwall.

Performing on Saturday

 

The Huckleberry Finns

The Huckleberry Finns

In their own words 'arguably the best rock/blues covers band in Cornwall'.

Performing on Friday

 

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Dr Thud’s Remedy

Five piece Irish / Folk Group of well-seasoned musicians, who've come together through a mutual love of foot stomping and beer.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Alex Hart

21-year-old Singer/Songwriter from Ashill in Devon, currently unsigned performing her Westcountry Country sound with her Taylor guitar in the South West.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Shamrock

Looe folk band Shamrock are back with their uniquely melodic and relaxed renditions of all your favourite folk and acoustic classics. Singing and ale-swigging optional ... but encouraged.

Performing on Saturday

 

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Falmouth’s Soul Sensation

The band consists of a core of experienced musicians who offer other local musicians of all ages the chance to work in a band environment

Performing on Friday

 

State of Undress

State of Undress

We just can’t keep them away! The feisty fiddle-fuelled five-piece are back.

Performing on Friday

 

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Two Stops from Bedlam

Vibrant and energetic drum and percussion band from South East Cornwall.

Performing on Friday

 

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Leon Harvey

Looe lad Leon has been playing the guitar and singing on the local circuit of pubs and clubs for about 4 years.

Performing on Friday