THE HOOSIERS -
The Hoosiers are an English pop rock band formed in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 2003 and relocated to Bracknell, Berkshire. The band consists of members Irwin Sparkes (lead vocals, lead guitar) and Alan Sharland (drums, percussion, vocals).
Their first single "Worried About Ray" reached number 5 on the UK Singles Chart in July 2007. In October 2007, they released their debut album The Trick to Life, which reached number 1 in the album charts. The band released their second top ten album The Illusion of Safety on 16 August 2010 and was preceded by the lead single "Choices" which was released on 1 August 2010, it reached the UK Top 20.
Five (stylised as 5ive) are an English boy band from London consisting of members Sean Conlon, Ritchie Neville, and Scott Robinson. They were formed in 1997 by the same team that managed the Spice Girls before they launched their career. The group were mostly known as a five-piece, consisting of Robinson, Neville, Conlon, Abz Love and Jason "J" Brown. Five enjoyed remarkable success worldwide, particularly in their native United Kingdom, as well as most of the rest of Europe, and Asia. The group have currently based on BPI certifications sold a minimum of 1.6 million albums and 2.4 million singles in the UK alone. They split up on 27 September 2001 after selling 20 million records worldwide.
We are so HAPPY to announce that St. Helens based Indie Rock Band Stillia will be performing at #BurtonFest2018 on Friday 13th July 2018.
If you haven't heard of Stillia yet you soon will. They have just completed a tour of Dubai, Australia and New Zealand with Ocean Colour Scene and they are getting regular airplay on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6 Music. At the end of 2017 they headlined their own UK Tour and 2018 already looks like its going to be a very busy year for them. If you like The Beatles, The Who, Rolling Stones, The Smiths, The Stone Roses, Oasis, The Clash, The Vaccines, The View, Buddy Holly and The Doors then you will LOVE Stillia. These are the real deal.
We are SO HAPPY to announce that Bronnie will be performing at #BurtonFest2018 on Sat 14th July.
Bronnie is a Pop Punk Artist from Liverpool. Her debut EP reached #3 in the Rock Charts, she has just completed a sell out UK Tour and she supported Little Mix in 2017. If you LOVE Avril Lavigne then you will love Bronnie.
We are committed to bringing the most credible next generation bands and singers to BurtonFest from all over the UK. Come along and see these young artists before they hit the big time.
TOM SPEIGHT -
We are over the moon to announce that next generation singer songwriter Tom Speight will be performing with his band on the main stage at BurtonFest on Friday 13th July 2018.
Tom has over 1 million monthly listeners on Spotifyand is being championed by BBC Radio 2 with Graham Norton closing his best of 2017 with Tom's single "My My My."
2017 exceeded any goals Tom had.. He released 3 EPs, had 25 million streams on Spotify with 1 million monthly listeners, Radio 2 play listed singles, recorded at the iconic Abbey Road, sold out UK headlines dates and signed a record & publishing deal!
We are privileged to have someone like Tom come to our festival to perform his anticipated new album.