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THE MUSIC
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INCREDIBLE ACTS HAVE COME ASHORE

Tall Ships Festival loves live music, and 2024's extravaganza will be the first to fill three stages with some of the UK's biggest festival favourites. Expect big beats, DJs in submarines, and mash-ups of your favourite genres with folk, roots and shanty meeting hip-hop, ska and rap, and traditional music brought bang up to date.

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HEADLINING:

NATHAN EVANS

16:15 - MON 27 MAY

Renowned for his viral hit The Wellerman as well as his anthemic rendition of Heather on the Hill, Nathan will bring the spirit of Scotland to the banks of the Severn with his uplifting blend of shanty, pop, and folk music.

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Nathan has a reputation as a truly authentic and well-loved artist and his  performance will be a true festival highlight, entrancing audiences with his infectious energy and famously euphoric melodies. Do not miss it.

THE MAIN-SAIL STAGE

The Main-Sail Stage is where our biggest acts are performing. From party anthems to twists on traditional genres, these artists will have you up and dancing.

  • DAN COOPER
    DAN COOPER
    DAN COOPER
    Sat, 25 May
    25 May 2024, 12:00
    25 May 2024, 12:00
    A master of multi-genre mixing with a crowd-pleasing, approachable and friendly vibe, Dan has got crowds moving at festivals across the South West and in most of the Gloucester's late night venues. We are psyched that Dan will be DJ'ing across all three days of the festival!
  • FLORA FIORA
    FLORA FIORA
    FLORA FIORA
    Sat, 25 May
    25 May 2024, 13:00
    25 May 2024, 13:00
    A rising musical sensation from Gloucestershire, Flora Fiora is an outstanding young performer. Her unique blend of pop and blues, combined with her potent vocals and emotive lyrics, promises to captivate you and set your feet in motion.
  • NORDET
    NORDET
    NORDET
    Mon, 27 May
    27 May 2024, 12:15
    27 May 2024, 12:15
    True sailors, Nordet have sailed from Lorient, their home port in France, to stages all over the world. And now to Gloucester. Their brand of traditional shanty is replete with accordion, the bouzouki, guitar, banjo and violin, and their energy will sweep you away.
  • THE GIN BOWLERS
    THE GIN BOWLERS
    THE GIN BOWLERS
    Mon, 27 May
    27 May 2024, 13:15
    27 May 2024, 13:15
    A rowdy and exciting swing band. Their dynamic stage shows at major festivals like Glastonbury, Shambala and Boomtown have gained them a reputation as purveyors of the finest, funnest swing. Sleazy horns, original arrangements and sultry rich harmonies make up their unique sound.
  • THRILL COLLINS
    THRILL COLLINS
    THRILL COLLINS
    Mon, 27 May
    27 May 2024, 14:45
    27 May 2024, 14:45
    Prepare to be blown away! Thrill Collins are a UK-based skiffle-pop trio who have a habit of rearranging the most epic pop songs of all time into spectacular medley marathons. Festival furniture for almost a decade, they have been performing since 2010 entertaining audiences around the world.
  • NATHAN EVANS
    NATHAN EVANS
    NATHAN EVANS
    Mon, 27 May
    27 May 2024, 16:15
    27 May 2024, 16:15
    Renowned for his viral hit The Wellerman as well as his anthemic rendition of Heather on the Hill, Nathan will bring the spirit of Scotland to the banks of the Severn with his uplifting blend of shanty, pop, and folk music.

THE WALLS CRANE STAGE

Nestled on the dockside, the Walls Crane Stage will play host to a range of brilliant local artists and performances.

 

From Shanty to Folk, RnB to Choral, this eclectic stage is the place to soak up the festival atmosphere and amazing music while checking out the best view of the Tall Ships docked in the Main Basin!

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The Music Works

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  • PETER & ASTRID
    PETER & ASTRID
    PETER & ASTRID
    Mon, 27 May
    27 May 2024, 12:00
    27 May 2024, 12:00
    Performing a set of toe-tapping folk, get in tune with British traditional music at its finest. Having performed all over the country, Peter and Astrid, who hail from Gloucester, keep traditional music and country dances very much alive and kicking.
  • GLOUCESTER & THE ISLAND FOLK CHOIRS
    GLOUCESTER & THE ISLAND FOLK CHOIRS
    GLOUCESTER & THE ISLAND FOLK CHOIRS
    Mon, 27 May
    27 May 2024, 13:15
    27 May 2024, 13:15
    Gloucester and The Island Folk Choirs are joining forces to tell the stories of the British Isles through traditional song. These choirs are a community of singers who are drawn together by a love of folk songs and harmony singing, and honour the storytelling held in our folk music.
  • PEBBLE
    PEBBLE
    PEBBLE
    Mon, 27 May
    27 May 2024, 15:00
    27 May 2024, 15:00
    Born and raised in Stroud, Pebble is a singer-songwriter who has built a local following with her bubble grunge and alternative rock sound.
  • MUNA MONÉ
    MUNA MONÉ
    MUNA MONÉ
    Mon, 27 May
    27 May 2024, 16:00
    27 May 2024, 16:00
    British-Nigerian vocalist and songwriter Muna Moné weaves together dynamic melodies and afro-influenced drum rhythms. Smooth and multi genre, she creates a unique sound.

Fresh from Eurovision in 2023, and outside of its Liverpool home for the first time, the blue and yellow Submarine Stage is landing in Victoria Basin to bring you live DJ sets (and bubbles) all day each day of Tall Ships Festival. And on Sunday at 2pm, it'll play host to the final of the Best Dressed Boat competition.

SUBMARINE STAGE

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LIVE MUSIC SCHEDULES

SAT 25

DJ Dan Cooper
12:00
Main-Sail Stage
Flora Fiora
13:00
Main-Sail Stage
The Orchard Band
13:00
Walls Crane Stage
Saint Senara
14:00
Walls Crane Stage
Roving Crows
14:30
Main-Sail Stage
TSantana
15:00
Walls Crane Stage
The Incredible 11
16:00
Main-Sail Stage
t.e.d
16:00
Walls Crane Stage
The Indigos
17:00
Walls Crane Stage
Brassienda
17:45
Main-Sail Stage

SUN 26

The Silver Darlings
12:00
Walls Crane Stage
The Cash Cows
12:00
Main-Sail Stage
Got 2 Sing Choir
13:15
Walls Crane Stage
Mad Apple Circus
13:15
Main-Sail Stage
The Cherry Bomb
14:45
Main-Sail Stage
Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne
15:00
Walls Crane Stage
The DJ Collective
16:00
Walls Crane Stage
Folk Dance Remixed
16:30
Main-Sail Stage
Misha Dawn
17:00
Walls Crane Stage
The Old Time Sailors
18:00
Main-Sail Stage

MON 27

Nordet
12:00
Main-Sail Stage
Peter Cripps
12:00
Walls Crane Stage
Glos & The Island Folk Choir
13:15
Walls Crane Stage
The Gin Bowlers
13:15
Main-Sail Stage
Thrill Collins
14:45
Main-Sail Stage
Pebble
15:00
Walls Crane Stage
Muna Moné
16:00
Walls Crane Stage
Nathan Evans
16:15
Main-Sail Stage
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