The Performers

Billy & Louie

We are 16 year old twin singer songwriters influenced by powerful, soulful vocalists such as Christina Aguilera, Aretha Franklin and Amy Winehouse. We are heavily inspired by blues, soul and jazz and we incorporate these styles in our song writing to create a unique blend of modern and old.

Sunday 9 June, 105.5 Marquee Lawn 12:30 – 13:15

Jol Rose

Jol Rose is a Swindon-based singer-songwriter. With roots in London, Jol has performed his raw mix of Americana acoustic folk on moving trains, stationary flat-bed trucks and remote Pacific islands.  His debut album My Nebraska, recorded and released in Swindon this year, mixes stateside influences with something much closer to home. 

Sunday 9 June, 105.5 Marquee Lawn 13:15 – 14:00

Kitty Langham Studio

Kitty Langan Studio is a cutting edge performing arts school with a combined recording studio based in Greenmeadow, Swindon.  

As well as co-ordinating private & group lessons we regularly sign up to take part in local performance events as well as singing & dancing competitions which gives our talented students the opportunity to perform and gain more exposure to the land of showbiz.  

Sunday 9 June, 105.5 Marquee Lawn 14:30 – 14:50

Bobbie from Ignite Talent

Bobbi 24 years old, was born in Swindon and has lived here all her life, she often uses music as an escape and has recently found a strong passion for it again. She enjoys singing a variety of songs which date back to the 60’s this was strongly influenced by her father who was always in bands when she was growing up. 

Sunday 9 June, 105.5 Marquee Lawn 15:00 – 15:45

Total Eclipse

Total Eclipse are an established duo consisting of Swindon’s Got Talent 2018 Winner Nathanael Parker and Come Dine with Me winner and powerhouse vocalist Jeanette Etherington.   

Despite their debut being in October 2018 Total Eclipse has rapidly become established and popular on the Swindon music scene.  “We are very excited to bring our upbeat songs and vocals to Old Town Festival 2019.” 

Sunday 9 June, 105.5 Marquee Lawn 16:30 – 17:15

Kerenza from Ignite Talent

Kerenza is a 23 year old talented vocalist from Swindon. She has always been passionate about music and singing has been a part of Kerenza’s life since she was a small child.  Her taste in music varies but her style and musical influence sways towards indie and rock.  

Sunday 9 June, 105.5 Marquee Lawn 16:30 – 17:15

Just for Kicks

‘Just For Kicks’ are an open access group for Boys and Girls aged 9-13yrs.  The weekly classes offers an exciting range and fusion of dance styles and opportunities to create and perform.  No dance experience is needed to join!   

Their performance piece was created in the weekly dance classes at Swindon Dance and in collaboration between the group leader Emma Carter and the ‘Just For Kicks’ members. 

Sunday 9 June, Large Marquee Lawn 12:30 -12:34

Never Stop Trying Dance

NST Dance have been working hard to create unique and strong pieces of dance to show in 2019. NST Dance was formed by its Principal, Charlotte Black, in 2017.  It’s aims are to teach children about confidence, self-expression, finding their own creativity and resilience through their slogan ‘Never Stop Trying’.  

Sunday 9 June, Large Marquee Lawn 14:15 – 14:30

Commonweal School

The Commonweal School prides itself in not only academic excellence but also outstanding performing arts education and opportunities. Our involvement in the Old Town Festival allows us to showcase our talented soloists and small groups of vocalists & dancers who enjoying sharing their talent with family, friends and the community.  The students performing this year range from key stages 3, 4 and 5 and are selected via a rigorous audition process. 

Sunday 9 June, Large Marquee Lawn 15:20 – 15:50

Beautiful Trauma

Beautiful Trauma are a Rocktastic P!NK Tribute band playing hits from all P!NK’s albums. The band have gained an enviable reputation for capturing the essence and energy of P!NK’s live shows – rocked up, soaring vocals, blistering guitar solos and crowd-loving singalongs. Formed in the summer of 2018, Beautiful Trauma are led by the powerful vocals of Laura Karlsson, formerly of Dark Fire and Abbalicious. Joined by former Powerload (AC/DC Tribute) lead guitarist Barry “it needs a solo in there”. Duncan Robinson (Bass Guitar) and David Wines (Drums) complete the line-up.

Sunday 9 June, Lawn 18:30 – 19:30

SexJazz

Swindon’s finest purveyors of surrealistic anarchy. A psychedelic explosion of punk, funk, prog and any other style of music they can lay their hands on. SexJazz perform sensible songs for a stupid world.

Saturday 15 June, The Bowl 12.00 – 13.00

The Ukey D’ukes

The Ukey D’Ukes are one of the top, rocking, electric Ukulele Bands in the UK.  Something really different. Great rhythms & great vocals.  They play at Festivals….large and small….& all sorts of events far and wide!   In fact anywhere there’s a great audience wanting great music.

Saturday 15 June, The Bowl 14:00 – 15:00

Miss Bridy & the 2 Notes

Miss Bridy and Jason have been performing at Old Town Festival for 3 years, this year they bring their new act Miss Bridy & the 2 Notes…the other note being Penny P, who is a great vocalist and has become a valued member of the act. Their act this year has had great success both here and abroad. As with every year we try to keep you guessing what we are bringing to the stage and this year will be no exception.

Saturday 15 June, The Bowl 19:00 – 20:00

STAT-X

Stat-X are “X-static” to be asked to headline this year’s Old Town Festival! Stat-X are a high energy rock covers band from Swindon. They thrive on participation from their audience and always aim to provide a rock party atmosphere at all their shows, putting their stamp on classic and modern rock songs from bands such as:
AC/DC, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Guns N’ Roses, Bon Jovi, Just to name a few.

Saturday 15 June, The Bowl 21:00 – 22:00

Stay Luna

Stay Lunar are a five-piece indie/pop band, formed in Swindon, UK and fronted by singer/songwriter Harry Leigh. The band started as a solo bedroom-project, until four brilliant humans, Charlie Skeates, James Rowland, Tom Caton and George Coggan wanted in on the action. As a five, the boys fuse dreamy and funky elements into their pop-fuelled sound, whilst still having a raw indie-rock edge and tons of live energy. Harry’s dream of creating music from his tiny box-room to share with the world was immediately magnified by a bunch that not only believed in the songs but wanted to add their own touch to them. Sadly, the bedroom wasn’t big enough for the five of them, so they had to venture into proper venues to find their feet.

Saturday 15 June, The Bowl 16:00 – 17:00

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