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Neck

London-Irish psycho-ceilidh band NECK bring their 'Hooley' to Whitwell Festival! An uplifting, intoxicating blend of the legendary punk sound fused with authentic traditional Irish music makes for a high-energy, kick-arse stage show.

If you've ever been a fan of The Pogues, The Dropkick Murphys or Flogging Molly, you will LOVE these!

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The Killerz

We saw these guys at another festival last year and had to agree that they are, indeed, the UK's Number One Tribute to The Killers. The music, the look, and the energy the band create will make you think you're watching the real thing! Performing all the chart hits and putting on an awesome show.... we really can't wait to sing along to 'Mr Brightside'.

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Splodgenessabounds

Famed for their hit, 'Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps Please' in 1980, legendary punks Splodgenessabounds hit our main stage to bring this and other chart successes to Whitwell! Go and have a pogo down the front!!

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Pete Bentham & the Dinner Ladies

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Liverpudlian kitchencore band - catchy, quirky, primitive rock n roll. They've released four albums and played festivals all over the place. 'Make Scouse not war', they say. They will certainly make you smile.

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James Warner Prophecies

They have won rock awards. They have toured all over the UK and Europe. They have played Whitwell twice before and are one of our favourite rock bands. They have vomited into bins mid-solo (not at Whitwell though). They've had a bit of a break over the last few years so we are absolutely DELIGHTED to get James Warner Prophecies back again. 

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Bag of Cans

Norwich-based, riff-enthused Bag of Cans have been described as a 'gloriously surreal mix of old school indie, Weimar Berlin cabaret and Kinks circa Village Green Preservation Society'. Known for their catchy songs and live antics they are a must-see!

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Duncan Oakley

With musical skills that would easily fit into many rock bands Duncan Oakley performs an infectious mix of musical comedy and stand up. With an eye and ear for the silly, rude, playful and downright irritating occurrences of life Duncan is a regular on the comedy club circuit, Edinburgh Fringe, and BBC Radio 4.

Easydread

Are you ready for some skanking? Easydread are a seven-piece conscious-rock-reggae band from Bedfordshire, bringing their influences of ska, rap, soul and punk to Whitwell. Sweet harmonies and heavy grooves to help you get into the rhythm.

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Harri Larkin

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Sheffield-based indie funk trio, Harri Larkin, bring fresh new music to Whitwell. The promising young outfit have been confirmed for the main stage of Tramlines Festival and have been broadcast numerous times on BBC Introducing. In a couple of years when they are massive, you'll be able to say that you first saw them here! 

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Bluebyrd

Folk music has a new urban twist with Midlands-based alt-folk duo Bluebyrd. Described as creators of 'tunes that glue themselves into your consciousness', Bluebyrd's songs cover a myriad of themes including errant lovers, refugees, social media and modern-day paranoias; all delivered through alluring melodies that you can't forget.

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Last Edition

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Last Edition are an exciting sax-fuelled, ska punk quartet from Leicester. Over the past decade, they've have had the pleasure of sharing a stage with the likes of Reel Big Fish, Mad Caddies, Anti-Flag, Sonic Boom 6, and Big D to name just a few. Heavily influenced by two-tone and third-wave ska, Last Edition’s live set boasts a high-energy ska punk sound that will leave you with a smile on your face.

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Clarence Oddbody

All the way from London, the trio Clarence Oddbody will be bringing catchy choruses, dark lyrics, fuzz bass and loud echo guitars. Think early Beatles with a dash of 70's Americana. Essential hippy listening.

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Concrete Rose

Giving the classic Jamaican roots reggae sound a modern twist, Nottingham's Concrete Rose are a new and exciting band on the scene. Festival bookings are flooding in for them, so we are honoured to be able to get them at Whitwell!

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Sneakin' Stupidity

You may have seen local guys Sneakin' Stupidity at Whitwell Festival before. This year the four-piece will be opening up our Main Stage with a tribute to the songs of Dr Feelgood, Wilko Johnson and other foot-stomping rhythm and blues.

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Alan Brown

Local guitarist Alan Brown plays original compositions using loopers and effects to create melodic soundscapes that tell a story. Grab a drink and a chair, sit back and lose yourself in the music.

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Ar Faoued

Folky favourites of Whitwell Festival: Chesterfield-based Ar Faoued are an acoustic band, playing a mix of original material and some traditional folk & covers of more contemporary material. Influences vary from progressive rock, classic rock, folk, bluegrass & classical.

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Stinking Rita

First time at Whitwell Festival for Nottingham-based Stinking Rita. They bring a collision of dirty blues, trance jazz and funky improvised tunes for all you good souls. Get in the groove and enjoy.

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Ukulele Bailey

Ukulele Bailey is a uke-playing oddball from Doncaster delivering a mixture of his own humorous double entendre laden ditties and some unexpectedly rocking covers and parodies on his little ukulele and kazoo.

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Joel Fox

Local young talent comes in the form of Joel Fox, a modern singer-songwriter from Clowne, Chesterfield. Original songs and covers from the festival scene.

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Mr. Benn

Fun and merriment from our favourite master of costumes, Mr. Benn. Expect the unexpected: Austin Powers, goofy vicars, Sherlock Holmes and lots more. Maybe even Frank Spencer might be compering our Main Stage....

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Whitwell Festival

  9 / 10 / 11   SEPTEMBER 2022  

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