Live Music 2014
On this page you will find all of the acts who performed at the 2014 YBF ... click here for 2018!
Friday 11th April 2014
18:00 - 18:30 : The Louis Haines Piano Experience
A gentle opener to the first evening of the Beer Festival sees the return of this talented young pianist performing a mix of jazz and pop tunes in his own inimitable style.
19:00 - 19:40 : Battle of the Bands Runner-Up: Violet Weekend
The Holcote Productions Battle of the Bands is held at Yeovil College every March/April and is open to under 25s. The runner-up prize this year is to be the first band on at the Beer Festival. The Winner plays tomorrow.
20:00 - 21:00 : The Harletts - website
A power trio, with both original material and tributes, infusing The Arctic Monkeys, The Jam, The Kinks, Kings of Leon and Doctor Feelgood. A powerhouse rhythm section fronted with raw guitar and edgy vocals, this band owns the stage!
21:30 - 23:00 : Animal Urges
Ready to Rock ‘n’ Roll? This 50s infused Rock trio will take you on a musical journey back to the golden years of jukebox classics. Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, and The Ramones come together to influence this people pleasing band. You will not be left disappointed after a concert from these veteran performers.
Saturday 12th April 2014
12:00 - 12:30 : The Kiah Wilson Piano Experience
In keeping with a gentle start to the day here is a young pianist with an immense amount of talent and a great repertoire.
12:30 - 13:10 : Andy Merritt
Yeovil College’s answer to Jake Bugg returns to the festival with a whole bag of new songs about life and relationships in the South West.
13:20 - 14:00 : Clive TV
This back to basic singer songwriter mixes reggae, RnB, soul and streetwise blues. Armed only with an acoustic guitar, Clive will draw you in and keep you mesmerized.
14:10 - 14:55 : Sam Lloyd
Talented singer/songstress Sam has been performing all across the south west for some time now, putting her own take on others songs while performing her own heartfelt songs of life. A do not miss.
15:15 - 16:15 : Mercury
A young Indie Band from Yeovil who love making splendorous Indie music like no other for all to enjoy! Glorious vocals and wonderful lyrics. Keep an eye on these guys.
16:40 - 17:10 : Complete Control
Battle of the bands second runner up. Modern Punk Tunes, with Complete Control!
17:30 - 18:30 : Deltic Blues Band
Three young men who not only share a love of the 60’s British Blues explosion, but also know how to play it. A mix of original and traditional you will be amazed at the feel these guys have for the music.
19:00 - 19:40 : Battle of the Bands Winner: The Chirpers
After seeing the runner-up of the Holcote Productions annual Battle of the Bands, the 7 o’clock slot tonight goes to the winner. Let’s see if you agree with our panel of judges.
20:00 - 21:00 : Doctor's Orders
Doctor’s Orders are a five piece rhythm and blues band ‘with attitude’, who’s main aim is for everyone (including themselves) to have a good time! This exciting quintet plays a solid mix of Chicago and British Blues, you won't be able to keep off your feet.
21:30 - 23:00 : D-State
Somerset’s best up and coming rock covers band with a set-list made to please. This five piece enjoy making very loud noises and being generally awesome. Prepare to enjoy.