Line up 2015

Staycation Live festival lineup 2015

Main stage Saturday @ Phillips Memorial park

1pm                                                                    Scintillas

A rock and reggae 4 piece drawing influences from kings of leon, the Clash, the police, IAMX, Pink Floyd, UB40, The Specials, The Beatles and of course The Kinks

2:30pm                                                             Riot Act

Guildford 4 piece reggae outfit bringing originality to this beautiful genre and going places where the average chart rappers avoid. Join them and enjoy! Peace.

4pm                                                            Future Dub Project

Born from the production talents of Kyle B & James Duff, The Future Dub Project’s formation was a self proclaimed “sexy accident”. Combining classic dub elements with a wide variety of dance styles, they have created a blend that is already getting peoples attention.

5:30pm                                                 The Martin Harley Band

Martin Harley is a phenomenally talented guitarist, singer and songwriter he fronts the highly praised UK-based acoustic trio; The Martin Harley Band. Martin’s new album MOJO FIX was recorded in Texas and is released in the UK in February 2013. Mojo Fix comes on the heels of four critically celebrated albums, years of touring and countless festivals that have built Martin a strong and solid fan-base spanning the globe.


  Main stage Sunday the 2nd @ Phillips Memorial Park

1pm                                                Stevie one bloke one mandolin

One bloke, one mandolin, occasionally an octave mandola or a banjo. Playin’ motorcycle rallies an’ festivals since 2000.

 2:15pm                                                       Captain Flatcap

Captain Flatcap – multi-genre, instrumental Electronic Dance Music. The live band has influences of swing and ska, funk, folk, and filth, and wields trumpet, flute, guitar, mandolin, keyboard, percussion, and a shit load of squelch!  

3:30pm                                                           Soundation 

Soundation are a reggae band with a Roots & a dub vibe. Writing their own material and paying tributes to the inspirational artists

5pm                                                                   Leatherat 

Leatherat supported Status Quo at the Cropredy festival, 2010. The very next day, rumours circulated the 20,000 strong crowd that Leatherat had broken onto the Quo tour bus, smashed it up (in a rock and roll frenzy) and stolen all the Quo’s beer….. Fact or fiction?! ….You decide!



   Boileroom Stage powered by The Music Works

   @ The Cloisters in Phillips Memorial park



         The Joshua Martin Band
The Joshua Martin Band is a unique sonic experience, performing in their own original and mind-blowingly groovy style.

The Keep Cats

The Keep Cats are brothers Jonah & Eden writing songs, twanging their guitars and beating some drum… & now introducing Fin, the ‘Axe’ & Louis, ‘Stix’!

Marcus Coyne

Acoustic singer-songwriter Marcus Coyne plays melodies inspired by the likes of Swoon-some Ben Howard, Bon Iver and Passenger.

Otis Mensah

Otis Mensah is a flipside alt-rap artist that has risen from a new wave; age and era which embraces a contemporary, experimental epidemic of nostalgic authenticity in rap music. The music he creates often captures a melancholic vibe & a mellow atmosphere however accompanied with lyrics which transcend to something much more prolific and poetic.


There will be Vintage clothing, jewellery, homewares and furniture from the lovely Vintage Mabels, take a look at their lovely wares here

And some face-painting too!




RISK is a 3 piece, modern british rock band. Alex Griffith on Bass/Vocals, Tom Ofield on Drums/ Vocals and Alex Frow on Guitar/Vocals.

Sophie Scott

Singer songwriter recently graduated from ACM, and currently gigging around the locality with her unique and original songs.

Beau Halford

Beau Halford has come a long way since graduating from ACM. A graduate of the performance school, Beau passed the Bass Diploma in 2009 and went on to complete a Higher Diploma in 2010. In the years since he has delved into songwriting, becoming an exciting vocalist.

Bourne Weird

Acoustic duo featuring Alfie Bourne on Guitar & Vocals with Tom Weir (there is no d after)



The Red Stage @ The Red Lion Godalming

Friday 31st July Launch party 7pm onwards

Featuring Professor Elemental + Guests TBA


Back by popular demand after an awesome performance at last years festival we are delighted to have the prof back for 2015 .Professor Elemental  first gained notoriety with his music video for “Cup of Brown Joy,” (Directed by Moog) . Since then he has released a new album, continued his work in the community. He was, until recently, in a feud with fellow “chap-hop” artist Mr B, However, Professor Elemental had a short appearance in Mr. B’s music video for the song “Like a Chap”, of which Professor Elemental said “Much as I hate to admit it, I bloody love that video and am jolly glad [Mr. B] let me gate crash.” Mr. B reciprocated with a cameo on Elemental’s video for his song, “I’m British” ,  The two seem to have finally settled their differences in the track, “The Duel”

Saturday 1st of August 7pm onwards

Frank the Cat

A powerful ten piece soul funk party band – you just gotta DANCE!!!

Sunday 2nd August midday till late

Kane Fm’s very own Tufty G will be bringing some reggae flavours to The Red Lion during the day with some special guests including…

Dj’s Tufty G & Thunderball from Kane FM’s Late Night Blues Show

The Late Night Blues Show is broadcast on Kane FM 103.7 in Surrey at 1am~3am(GMT/UK) Saturday morning. The show can also be streamed live at

Justafari (Hustlers HiFi)

 Live in session Hustlers HiFi is a forward thinking reggae, dub, dancehall,steppas, roots & culture experience.

 I~Jay (acoustic set)

Beautiful Reggae, Jazz ,Blues  and Acoustic vibes, don’t miss this one !


Fresh from their early set in the park expect a slightly grimier Roots & a dub vibe. Writing their own material and paying tributes to  inspirational artists

Bare Jams 

Bare Jams are an UpBeat, FunLovin’ Collective.. Acoustic Pop-Funk with a sneaky bit of Reggae and Ska.

As well as a full day of great music you can also get a taste of Jamaica with The Red Zion reggae BBQ !


The Richmond Stage, 149 High street, Godalming

Saturday the 1st August 8pm onwards

Alix Anthony

The real deal. Having played with James Brown, The Temptations and Funkadelic as well as being one of the best Hendrix acts around, Alix is a true class act delivering a truly authentic blend of funk, soul, blues and classic rock, a rare treat.


The Rose and Crown, 4 Mill Lane, Godalming

Saturday the 1st August 8pm onwards

The Free Radicals

Based in Surrey, England, THE FREE RADICALS play folk music taking inspiration from traditional celtic music, bluegrass, Ukrainian dance music, and other influences mixing it together to produce a unique sound. Taking the basic four instruments of mandolin, guitar, bass and spoons, with occasional fiddle, harp and percussion, TFR have a distinctly acoustic vibe, but don’t conform to the traditionalist image of many modern-day folk bands.


AKA Ginger Beats. A Guildford based music producer of electronic laid back grooves , with a pinch of soul.

Wyrd Sisters

A group of people who like to sit round open fires,drink tea and play music for fun! Then they fly away on their broomsticks to the next festival and fire pit


The Charterhouse Stage,Deanery Rd, Godalming

Saturday 1st August 7pm onwards

7pm  Static Days

Djosé Vilarinho and Leonie Wilson with their collection of acoustic covers and original material.

8pm  Sim Williams

Acoustic, Punk, Country, Rock & Roll, Blues, Folk

9pm  Richard Jacobs

Spine tingling acoustic vibes 🙂

 10pm  Jack Leatherbarrow

Frontman from Black Iris playing some acoustic numbers for your aural pleasure


The Wharf Stage, 5 Wharf street Godalming

Saturday 1st August 7pm onwards

Come and enjoy Curry, Comedy, Cabaret and burlesque at the Wharf in Godalming. Tables from 7pm and shows from 8pm onwards with magic from “Those two magicians” dance & burlesque from Scarlet vixens and musical entertainment from Claire Benjamin all packaged up & presented as part if Jessabelle’s Jewels. This event sold out last year so get in early and book your table!


Scratchers Stage @ The Three Lions, Farncombe

Friday 31st July 8pm onwards


Formed March 2008 – Stuart,Greg,Kirk & Dougo have played in various bands over the past 40 years & sometimes even together. The band had played 70 gigs by the end of 2009 at a variety of parties, pubs & clubs ; playing accordion, double bass, octave mandola/tenor banjo, cajon, harmonica and vocals to render skiffle versions of well-known pop songs.

Saturday the 1st August 8pm onwards

The Wessex Pistols

All the Punk Hits (and more) Hillbilly Style ….guitar/mandolin/squeeze-box/double-bass/fiddle/stand-up drums


Rose coloured presents…@The Star in Church street

                                 Saturday 1st of August 7pm onwards  

rose coloured poster 2015

Delighted to have Rose Coloured back at  Staycation Live Festival for a second year hosted in Surrey’s Cider pub of the year, bringing you some brilliant bands and acts from under the radar.

 The Travis Waltons

Annabel Allum & Friends (details to be announced)
Joe Booley
Mikey Riley


The Lounge Bar, 1 High St, Godalming GU7 1AZ 

Saturday from 8pm onwards


Hybrid Parallax

No it’s not an electric car but a mix of liquid drum n bass n house vibes. Wicked stuff

Redeye Allen

TST Live and Staycation co-founder and serious heavyweight breaks purveyor. With his own brand of ‘Electro Funk Breaks


Co-founding member of TST Live and Staycation Live Festival, Able will be getting your feet moving and your arses shaking with some of the best underground house and bass, with a few classics thrown in for good measure!


Staycation Live co-founder, bringing soulful house flavours get you moving then dropping some tech bangers to make you jump !

Kane FM


8 Responses to Line up 2015
  1. David Rotherham says:


    Interesting line-up – would be nice if you could you add links to the act web pages though!

  2. Molls says:

    And times!

  3. Tom Allen says:

    Bloody Marvellous.

  4. Dave says:

    I would rater poke my eyes out with a rusty fork.

  5. Deffers up for the Martin Harley band, good shout!

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