Music Programme

by Brentford Festival

Music Programme

by Brentford Festival

by Brentford Festival

Main stage from 11.00 am.

11.00 – 11.30: Storm

12:00 -12:30 London Zappa Collective

LZC are a diverse group of musicians who love nothing more than playing the music of Frank Zappa.

“We love Frank’s music and spend many ours practising and rehearsing so that when we get on stage we are ready to have FUN”

12:45 – 13:15 OldSchool

4-piece acoustic band playing great melodic original songs.

“OldSchool are a 4-piece acoustic band from Hanwell London. Chris Cole principal songwriter with OldSchool on main vocals and acoustic guitar Gavin Edwards on acoustic B/V Ian Cattell on bass guitar B/V Keith, A.Newstead on drums/percussion/BV”

13:30 – 14:00 Swanvesta Social Club

Anglo Cuban fun band.

14:15 – 14:45 The Grand Union Connection

Blues – traditional songbook music with 60’s emotions.

“After a busy summer touring the open mic circuit in West London The Grand Union Connection will be topping out their season by performing at the Brentford Festival. Full recordings and more live information can be heard at”

15:00 – 15.30 Miceberg

1970’s inspired alternative rock with delightfully groggy guitars, smouldering bass, thick, heavy drums and vocals like molten lava.

‘Miceberg – the love children of Freddie Mercury and Kurt Cobain. More hooks than a Cornish fishing village’ – Simon Edge Daily Express

‘Miceberg put the lead in your pencil’ – Sean Keaveny BBC Radio 6 Music “

15:45 – 16.15 Jai Blue

Jazz to soul, ska and funk, from Dizzy Gillespie to Amy Winehouse.

Jai Blue is an 18-year-old singer-songwriter from West London. Having written her first song ‘No Quitter’ at age 12 about her personal experience of not giving up, Jai now regularly performs her original material in and around her local community, as well as music venues including the Luna Lounge London, Camden Dingwalls and, Westfield; to which audiences have begun to recognise as her ‘uniquely soulful’ and ‘ethereal’ melodies. The songstress regularly posts her music on her self-titled YouTube Channel: a platform she hopes will enable her to inspire others with her heartfelt lyrics.

16:30 – 17.00 Republic of Brentford

Lively mix of country (Johnny Cash/Hank Williams), folk and rock, Kraftwerk on guitars and violins.

Popular local band deploying vocals, guitars, violins and percussion to deliver a lively and diverse mashup of Johnny Cash, folk, punk, Kraftwerk and much more. The band have an ongoing residency at the Northumberland Arms in Brentford

17:15 – 18:00 The Bats of Ealing

5-piece band playing classic rock and pop covers. They aim to capture the essence of each song, whilst having fun along the way!

Major community event in West London, always held on the first Sunday in September in Blondin Park, this popular event is free to enter and is a community engagement day for all the family.The Brentford Festival gives an opportunity for charities and local businesses to showcase themselves.The festival is run by a small number of volunteers from the local community who year on year deliver a high quality event.