Fresh On The Net Live
Fresh on the Net21 Jul 2.00pm
Jacksons Lane and The Boogaloo host a day-long free festival of exciting and innovative music curated by Fresh on the Net, originally founded by BBC 6 Music broadcaster and songwriter Tom Robinson.
Fresh On The Net is an influential music blog which supports emerging musicians. In its first ever live festival, the website's most popular recently featured artists will appear across three spaces. Many of the artists appearing have been supported by radio airplay from BBC Introducing shows around the UK.
JACKSONS LANE MAIN STAGE
TILLY GREENTREE • 2.30pm • young singer-songwriter from Nottingham whose music style ranges from lounge jazz to pop and soul with a touch of country. Tilly has made appearances at iconic Nottingham venues such as The Maze and The Rescue Rooms and has featured on East Midlands BBC Introducing and Nusic's podcasts.
ENVIRONMENTAL SOUND FOUNDATION • 3.30pm • alternative pop & post-soul duo consisting of Anglo-Welsh composer/synth player Neil March and Irish-Turkish singer, poet & composer Dilara. Their name reflects their use of recordings of the sounds of their immediate environment in their music.
PYX • 4.30pm • Kent-based music project creating dynamic and cinematic alternative music. After releasing debut single ‘Play On’, PYX received support from BBC Introducing Kent’s Abbie McCarthy and BBC 6’s Tom Robinson.
PIP HALL • 5.30pm • Pip Hall's brand of dark pop has been championed by Radio 1, BBC Radio 6 and Radio X. Still just 18, Pip Hall has played festivals such as SXSW, The Great Escape and Liverpool Sound City. Recently signed to BNDR Music & ITB Bookers. Pip Hall is rising fast.
LUVIA • 6.30pm • marrying the raw attitude of Mazzy Star with the melancholic pop sensibilities of Billie Eilish and Lana Del Rey, 19-year-old Luvia has already been turning heads with appearances at Glastonbury, The Great Escape, Live at Leeds and Liverpool Sound City. Radio support has been coming from Steve Lamacq (BBC 6 Music recommends), Tom Robinson and Radio X’s John Kennedy (Hot One).
ALBERTEEN • 7.30pm • after rising to prominence in 2012 with their debut single 'A Girl and a Gun' (playlisted on BBC6 and leading to a session for the band), Alberteen's debut album Metal Book received outstanding reviews both in the music press and broadsheets, and follow-up album Miss World was album of 2016 in many year-end polls.
M w S • 8.30pm • London-based duo formed in Italy in 2016. Influenced by the likes of Norah Jones, J Dilla and Radiohead, they strive to create a unique brand of alternative R&B with lyrics about personal growth, mental health and the creative mind’s challenges.
CATHERINE RUDIE • 9.30pm • originally a traditional Gaelic singer and bagpipe player from the north coast of Scotland, singer-songwriter Catherine Rudie lives and works in London. She is a past recipient of the Scottish Burns Award for songwriting and has been named by BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction as ‘One to Watch’ for 2019.
UPSTAIRS AT JACKSONS LANE
FERGUS • 6.45pm • writes songs according to his mood, often choosing to embrace the melancholy and through it finding a place of healing, beauty, and serenity. His formative years were spent singing and touring professionally with choirs, and playing ‘cello with orchestras. Fergus turned his ability to blend into a strength, achieving harmony with his guitar and himself.
ENVIRONMENTAL SOUND FOUNDATION • 7.45pm • alternative pop & post-soul duo consisting of Anglo-Welsh composer/synth player Neil March and Irish-Turkish singer, poet & composer Dilara. Their name reflects their use of recordings of the sounds of their immediate environment in their music.
SYA SANON • 8.45pm • singer-songwriter with synth and soul influences.
JOE HOLTAWAY • 9.45pm • songs inspired by a folk music upbringing and involvements in peace and social justice movements. Following a year's residency in the Nobel peace prize-nominated Buddhist monk Thích Nhat Hạnh's Plum Village, Joe spent two years travelling, writing and singing with community groups at protest camps and demos, with organisations including Extinction Rebellion and the Quakers. He is currently recording a collection of songs from this time.
YVONNE HERCULES • 6pm • singer-songwriter based in London, inspired by folk, blues, rock & soul. Her music is a culmination of these genres with a discerning edge underpinned by honest, thought-provoking lyrics. In July 2017, Yvonne was announced as a recipient of PRS Foundation’s prestigious Women Make Music award.
PROJECT BLACKBIRD • 7pm • a collective of five UK-based musicians, including multi-instrumentalist Jon Read, former trumpet player for The Specials who has also toured with The Dandy Warhols, and enigmatic lead singer Ming Nagel. As one fan suggests, "Imagine a party at Ronnie Scott’s where Sade, Björk, Jeff Beck, and David Byrne meet Portishead and then go for a late night curry to exchange ideas".
CHOLLY • 8pm • British alt & electronic pop singer-composer whose new six-track EP Ruminations is available to download here. Cholly has enjoyed recent Fresh Faves success at the new music site Fresh on the Net run by BBC 6 Music broadcaster and music legend Tom Robinson.
LITTLE GRIM • 9pm • south London alt-pop band mingling chilling, harrowing lyrics and soaring vocals with slick hip-hop beats. The result is music you can dance and cry to, preferably at the same time. Following a string of releases the band have picked up notable features on BBC Introducing, BBC 6 with Tom Robinson and CLASH magazine.
BLU:M • 10pm • Parisian indie rock duo founded in 2018, currently London-based. An intoxicating voice in a dreamy, fuzzy world, Blu:m is emerging on the indie scene and brings you along in their adventure.
Running time: 2pm–10.30pm
- Doors: 2pm
- Jacksons Lane Main Stage: from 2.30pm
- Upstairs at Jacksons Lane: from 6.15pm
- The Boogaloo: from 6pm