The newly – announced schedule of music at the Spa Gardens on Saturday is:
9.30 am: Louder than Life : samba band : a chance for both audience and artists to learn samba dance with a view to taking part in mass participation to end the show
10.30am : Unwired Society : a punk rock band from Hull consisting of Dylan Burton on Guitar/Vocals and Lauren England on Drums. Influenced by Green Day, The Clash, Blink 182 and plenty of other punk bands. They formed in September 2014 and have self released an EP recorded in Dylan’s studio called “Punk Is Alive”. The band’s live shows consist of energy and humbleness!
11.00 am : Frankie Turton : a talented multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter. Frankie’s performances and original songs offer heart-felt, real emotions to which we can all relate. Her mixture of self-penned hits in the making and carefully chosen covers captivate audiences across the north of England in intimate venues and festivals alike.
12 midday : Nafferton Steel Band (performers of primary school age)
12.15pm – 1.15pm : Louder than Life : samba band : a chance for both audience and artists to learn samba dance with a view to taking part in mass participation to end the show
1.15 – 1.30pm : Mass participation with Louder than Life to round off the Spa Gardens event.
The Spa Gardens event is free to attend, and there is no need to book in advance.
Festival director Kirsty Dingle said;
“I am delighted that we have been able to add an extra segment to the Festival programme, and one in which the whole community can join in. This will be great fun on Saturday morning, with the emphasis firmly on taking part – and on music by young people!”
The rest of the weekend line-up on South Cliff beach features a varied line-up of music : Friday 9 June will feature local bands and local music, in an evening event from 7pm. International trance act Enigma UK open the festival, sharing billing with the renowned local folk duo, Seafret. Also appearing will be country singer Gracie Falls, indie and Brit-pop group Capital Eye and alternative female-fronted guitar band The Brontes, and local singer/songwriter Jack Parker.
Saturday’s programme, starting at 12 noon, will see The Hoosiers, Reverend and the Makers, Toploader and The Pigeon Detectives, supported by local rock group Big Me, Hull-based alternative ska-core band Counting Coins, Bridlington’s three-piece soulful mod group Page 45, rock, blues and indie group from Hull The Raywells, and five-piece guitar-driven post rock indie pop band Vague.
Louder than Life, an audience-participation samba and kettle-drum group, will also add to the mix during the event.
Tickets can be booked via www.tidalwavesfestival.com, or the Bridlington Spa box office on 01262 678258, and in person. They will also be available on both days at the Festival site, with either cash or card payments.