Line up 2016


Jenna and the G’s – Ushti BABA – Jeramiah Ferrari – Free Recovery – Frank the Cat – Soundation – The Peas – Spotlight Cannibal – Ginger Beats – The Free Radicals – Pete Christie – Northsyde –  – Tufty G – MC Trooper  – i & I~Jay & The Acoustic Messenjaz    The Bluescasters

Nuclear Grooves – Cee and the Sirens – Trust no one – Coyote – Wolf Choir – Emanuele Fizzotti -Gentleman Tim and the Contenders – Alphabet backwards  – David Salsburys Mothership – Emilee Lucia – Jessebelle’s Jewels – Tom Gortler – The Step – Pablo Mac – Easy M – Boom and Bass – Emanuele Fizzotti  – Freshold – Frisky B  – Ivan – Jazz T  – Miracle and DJ Chud


Axtell mainstage line-up

Set in the heart of Phillips memorial park, Godalmings bandstand is transformed into our mainstage where you can find the following audio treats over the weekend….

Main stage Saturday

1:20pm – 2:20pm  /  Free Recovery  Grunge/ Stoner Rock Band that is influenced by the Seattle Sound. The greatest influences of the band have to be Alice in Chains, and Pearl Jam. Other musical influences range from bands such as Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of the Dog, Green River, Mudhoney, Stone Temple Pilots and Nirvana.

2:40pm – 3:40pm   Jeramiah Ferrari / The four young men in Jeramiah Ferrari fuse reggae, rock, ska, punk, and more to create a sound influenced by the likes of Bob Marley and Sublime, yet unique enough to call their own. Last year, the band toured heavily across the UK, supporting reggae and ska heavyweights The Skints, The Aggrolites, The English Beat, The Blockheads, Neville Staple, UB40, The Wailers, Steel Pulse, Holly Cook and Madness.

4pm – 5pm /   Ushti BABA / Their sound, described as Gypsy Jungle, Turbo Folkstep as well as their multi-instrumental setup has appealed to both commercial and folk festivals giving them slots on main stages at a number of festivals, such as Boomtown, Bestival, Eden, Priddy, Purbeck Valley and Broadstairs Folk Week. Check out their sounds on Bancamp, spread the word on Facebook, follow them on Twitter, but most importantly get yourself to Staycation Saturday!

5:20pm – 6:20pm  /  Jenna and the G’s / Jenna has collaborated with some of the mainstream and undergrounds finest producers, stapling her into the industry as one of urban music’s finest singer songwriters to emerge from Manchester. The bass music vocalist will be going back to her live roots for Staycation Live has transformed her eclectic releases past, present and future alongside the musical stylings of Manchester’s most prolific backing band, 8 Gold Rings. Analog all the way live, played with nothing but love and a whole lot of funk and soul, this is Jenna & The G’s!

Main Stage Sunday

1:20pm – 2:20pm /  The Peas /  Midlands based The Peas are Kelvin Leitch on guitar and vocals and Kelly Rashleigh on double bass and vocals. A duo, no rules, the wrong chords but the right melody……and Kazoo’s….Added instrumentation in the form of mouth trumpets, melodica, beat box, vocal synthesizer backchat and bickering are also provided……free of charge!

2:40pm – 3:40pm / Spotlight Cannibal / Centred around great song writing with a soulful execution, the British born four piece Spotlight Cannibal are a unique blend of blues fuelled rock and funk flavoured soul, once described as having “ the intimate song craft of John Butler Trio and a timeless whisky-soaked-bar-band delivery, [SC] are the perfect fusion of the classic and the contemporary”

4pm – 5pm / Soundation / A reggae band with a Roots & a dub vibe. Writing their own material and paying tributes to the inspirational artists. They are one of the hardest working bands in Surrey and went down a storm last year and we are very happy to have them back again

5:20pm – 6:20pm  /  Frank the cat   / With their vibrant versions of 60’s 70’s amd 80’s soul, disco and funk covers Framk the Cat have built up their reputation as one of the most exciting live acts on the circuit. The 10 piece band are made up of the tightest rhythm section and a three piece brass section to blow you away, two mighty fine girl singers and the soulful lead vocals of Roy Gayle.. Playing songs from artists such as James Brown, Luther Vandross, Kool and the Gang, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and Earth Wind and Fire.. You’ve just got to dance!

SOS Music works stage

The Staycation Other Stage or “SOS stage” will be hosted in the Phillips memorial cloisters and take on a decidedly nautical theme this year. Curated by Jon Atkins and Milford based The Music Works they are bringing the following to you over the weekend

SOS music works stage Saturday

1pm- 1:40pm / Ginger Beats / Tom “Chucky” Marks …The man… the legend , some may even say local hero… Ginger

2pm- 2:40pm / Tors /  Five piece pop band.

3pm- 4pm / David Salsburys Mothership / not a lot known about David or his mothership but expect Guitar/ Compusynth ambient loveliness.

4:20pm- 5:20pm / Emilee Lucia / Solo singer of classic ballads. From pop, Modern Country, Musical Theatre through to Swing/Jazz and Classical


SOS Music works stage Sunday

1pm- 1:40pm / Tom Gortler /   Singer songwriter influenced by the musical stylings of such artists like John Mayer, Ed Sheeran, Kings of Leon and James Bay

2pm- 2:40pm / The Step /”Hot Pick” of the UK Students Radio Chart Show 2016, “The Step” is an Indie/Pop/Rock band based in London.

3pm- 4pm  / The Free Radicals  / Acoustic, electric folk band from Godalming, Surrey, that play English, Celtic, European and American Bluegrass tunes and songs. Also local heroes and awesome guys

4:20pm- 5:20pm / Alphabet backwards / impossibly, gorgeously, heart-bustlingly jolly acoustic-led pop that would sound as at home in the Top 40 as it would at a drunken barn dance.









One Response to Line up 2016
  1. Nick Blogs says:

    How about sharing this year’s line-up. Still waiting for Clapton or Weller.

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