‘Here’s Something for the Weekend’ more names on our line-up revealed
Here’s Something for the Weekend – South West Ska/Reggae band The Simmertones will take to the stage at this year’s Looe Music Festival. They join Lulu, Happy Mondays and The Jesus and Mary Chain in the line-up for the award-winning annual live music event, which takes place on 29th September to 1st October 2017.
Since winning Best Album at the South West Music Awards for their 2013 release ‘Something for the Weekend’ the nine-piece have become one of the best Ska bands on the circuit. Headlining the famous China Town stage at Boomtown and appearing at the prestigious London International Ska Festival, their cool cover version of Dorris Day’s ‘Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps’ secured them their biggest hit to date. Playing tunes that are bound to get the audience stomping The Simmertones close the party in the Harbour on Sunday 1st October.
Also announced this week is the UK’s top slide guitarist John Crampton. Known for his powerful and dynamic solo blues and bluegrass music John will be captivating audiences with original material.
Well known for her lead vocals with band Rosie and the Goldbug, Rosie Crow has toured and collaborated with the likes of Cyndi Lauper, Brett Anderson, Carl Barat, Shakespeare’s Sister and Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy. Now embarking on her solo career her debut self-titled album was released last year. Watch her with sand between your toes at the BBC Music Introducing Stage.
Spotted by number 1 recording artist George Ezra at a Pie and Ale Festival, rockabilly-county-blues band Me and The Devil were invited to support Ezra at his sold out show in Truro. Described as ‘quite frankly, brilliant’, the four-piece from Cornwall join the The Simmertones on the Harbour Marquee line-up.
Also showcasing south west talent and joining the BBC Music Introducing stage are Malavita! Creating music made for dancing make sure you’re on the beach on Friday night.