Live Music

Harrogate Food Festival Musicians

Musicians at Harrogate Food Festival

2022 Line Up

 

Saturday 23rd July

11am – Will Forrester

Will has been playing the sax for over 30 years, currently the main sax player for the UK’s No1
Tribute to UB40, The UB40 Experience, he can be seen playing all around the country to sell out
crowds. Will can also be seen playing in the clubs around Leeds with local DJ’s, and as a solo sax
at events all around the country.

 

12.15pm – Geri Ward

Geri has over 20 years previous experience as a Pro Vocalist. Now out of retirement, re-inventing herself as a “Solo Acoustic Performer”, bringing you a selection of cover songs from an array of genres. Geri’s unique alto-powerhouse vocals, really are something else!

 

1.30pm – Emzae

With long-term support from BBC Introducing, singer-songwriter and producer Emzae is evolving with each release as she seeks to mould and perfect her unique style of intricate, homemade pop. Her acclaimed live solo set, which sees her triggering samples and playing various instruments, has wowed audiences across the UK, earning her invites to play festival stages and support slots for the likes of LoneLady, Lucy Deakin and Billy Lockett. Her music has been featured on multiple Spotify and Apple Music playlists including New Pop: UK and A-list Pop, and received extensive airplay across BBC radio networks.

3pm – Broken Flowers

Broken Flowers are a Leeds based band playing predominantly original songs. Their music is Americana / Country Rock influenced but draws on their individuality which in turn creates a unique blending of styles.

5.30pm – The Climate Stripes

3 piece original rock/blues band hailing from the North West

6.30pm – Ibiza Sax

Fronted by experienced saxophonist Will Forrester, Ibiza sax brings together upbeat jazz tunes with dance music, perfect for the whole family to get on their feet. A brilliant way to end a summer day at the festival.

 

 

Sunday 24th August

 

11am – Will Forrester

 

Will has been playing the sax for over 30 years, currently the main sax player for the UK’s No1
Tribute to UB40, The UB40 Experience, he can be seen playing all around the country to sell out
crowds. Will can also be seen playing in the clubs around Leeds with local DJ’s, and as a solo sax
at events all around the country.

 

1.30pm – Howlin Mat

Howlin Mat has lived an almost nomadic lifestyle to become one of the hardest working solo blues
acts around, with gigs all over the UK and Europe.

3pm – Back to Back

Back to Back are a 4 piece roll and roll band based in Staffordshire and South Cheshire, bringing a nostalgic performance of hits from the 50s and 60s.

4.15pm – Alex Eva

Alex Eva is a Leeds-based singer-songwriter with a passion for music who captures her audience’s
attention wherever she sing’s. She’s been compared to Susanne Sundfør & Adele, with a soaring
ethereal vocal & musical style that is both uplifting yet soulful, otherworldly yet familiar. Alex Eva is
an experienced performer & offers something for everyone.

 

5.30pm – Ibiza Sax

Fronted by experienced saxophonist Will Forrester, Ibiza sax brings together upbeat jazz tunes with dance music, perfect for the whole family to get on their feet. A brilliant way to end a summer day at the festival.