Friday 11th & Saturday 12th May - Pier Fest at The Gaiety Bar, South Parade Pier 14 Great Bands for only £15 or £10 for a 1 Day pass

Friday 11th May 2018 17:45 - 00:00 Gaiety Bar,


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Friday 11th May 2018 & Saturday 12th May 2018

at The Gaiety Bar, South Parade Pier

FRIDAY | Doors open 5.45pm to midnight
Doors open 12.00 Noon to midnight


£15.00 - Weekend Pass (Friday & Saturday)
(Ticket will be exchanged for wristband on arrival)

£10.00 for a 1 day pass

PLEASE NOTE This is a 16+ event 

All line-up is subject to change.

Friday 11th May 2018

6.45pm - 7.30pm LILY GARLAND
7.45pm - 8.30pm BEMIS
8.45pm - 9.30pm STEEL STRUM
10.00pm - 11.00pm JERRY WILLIAMS


Saturday 12th May

12.00pm - 12.45pm DEVIN JADE
12.45pm - 1.30pm NICK DAY
1.45pm - 2.30pm BRAVE RIVAL
2.45pm - 3.30pm TIMELESS
3.45pm - 4.45pm FM LIVE
5.00pm - 5.30pm MARLEY BLANDFORD
5.45pm - 6.30pm JAMIN
6.45pm - 7.30pm THE PEACHES
7.45pm - 8.30pm THE SHAKEUPS
8.45pm - 9.30pm RICHARD MORRIS
10.00pm - 11.00pm REBEL HEROES
(David Bowie Tribute Band)



Doors open at 5.45pm

6.45pm - 7.30pm 

Since releasing her first EP 'Time to Fly' at the end of 2016 Lily has been nominated for numerous country music awards. Her EP was nominated as EP of the year by Belles and Gals, she was nominated in both Female Singer of the year and Artist of the Year in the 2017 UK Country Music Awards and in January 2018 won the top award for Best Solo Act by the Portsmouth News Guide Awards.

7.45pm - 8.30pm 

Bemis are recognised among their peers as a superb, award winning, live act who can headline any bill. They are Gareth Howells, Louis Howells, Dillon Hughes, Ian Scarbro, Nathan Shervill and Mark Finn. They're an acoustic rock group led by the original songs of frontman Gareth Howells, with guitars played with attack, wrapped up in a punchy sound provided by a solid rhythm section and vocal harmonies. They won the Guide award for Best Band, in 2018

8.45pm - 9.30pm 

Steel Strum are well established, innovative and bring an exciting and unique approach to live music performance. A combination of the Steel Pan, and Percussion performing well-known chart music and timeless classics. After winning an award for Innovation at the UK’s largest Music Competition (Music For Youth), Steel Strum were invited to perform at the Royal Albert Hall. From show stopping performances at The Goodwood Festival of Speed, The Victorious Festival and The Chili Fiesta. Steel Strum  always leave audiences always wanting more. ​

10.00pm - 11.00pm 

"Jerry Williams’ deep and reflective narrative songwriting sets her apart in the sea of singer-songwriters. There’s a freshness in the tracks, which explore the coming-of-age topics that we’ve all been through, including everything from relationship angst to her teenage years Portsmouth. Lyrically advance, Jerry Williams creates vivid imagery through both her lyrics and swirling, emotional sound, and transports you away from reality and into her world.



Doors open at 11.00am 

12.00pm - 12.45pm 

Devin Jade is a singer-songwriter and acoustic guitarist from Portsmouth who has been songwriting and performing since the age of 11. All original material based on life as she sees it, and personal experiences, some controversial, some fun and some very heartfelt. Also got through to the live shows on the ITV programme The Voice.

12.45pm - 1.30pm 

1.45pm - 2.30pm 

Newly formed originals band with some of the best musicians on the South Coast and surrounding areas. Fusing blues, soul, funk & rock, they create a sound that will make you want to dance, sing along and forget about everything else. This 6-piece line up has two front women, sax, keys, drums, bass & guitar. New band, new music, new sound which will be your new favourite.

2.45pm - 3.30pm 

Timeless cover music through the eras with their high energy, fun and multi-talented band boasting award winning musicians. With three versatile, female, power-house vocals fronting this band, it's truly not a band to miss! Performing on cruise liners, theatres, private events, local music venues, festivals and in 2017 Sky 1 singing show Sing: Ultimate A capella, making Timeless a treat to see live!

3.45pm - 4.45pm 

With truly stunning vocals, a dynamic set list to suit all tastes and the ability to read their audience and tailor performances for individual events, FM Live are entertaining and professional in every way. Their repertoire includes all the latest hits from artists such as Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Jess Glynne, The Weekend and many more. They also include some timeless classics from artists such as Stevie Wonder, Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin to name a few.

5.00pm - 5.30pm

Marley Blandford is a singer-songwriter from Portsmouth. Since his BBC One debut in 2015, Marley has hit BBC Radio 2 with his single "Feel The Rain" and topped Polish radio charts with "Counting Stars". He's been supporting artists such as Christina Perri, Lawson, Matt Cardle, Lucy Spraggan, Janet Devlin & Luke Friend to name a few. His latest single "On My Own Again" collaborating with Deltiimo has hit 120,000 plays on Spotify in a matter of weeks as he heads out on tour in May across the UK.

5.45pm - 6.30pm

Four Portsmouth locals joining forces to bring a versatile sound from reggae to blues and everything in between. All original songs with catchy choruses that you will all be singing the second time around.

6.45pm - 7.30pm

3 girls from Portsmouth, Dixie, Caitlin and Ruby are an acoustic/harmony band and play covers from Fleetwood Mac to Dixie Chicks and also some of their own originals. Having already played with Van Morrisons guitar player, Herbie Armstrong and Kenny Young who wrote under the boardwalk, these girls are already making waves.

7.45pm - 8.30pm 

An exciting and energetic party and function band with over 5 years experience bringing you the best Retro covers from the 50's, 60s and 70s. This band will have you dancing and singing along in seconds, just be careful you don't spill your beer.

8.45pm - 9.30pm 

His 2017 ‘Stay Alive’ EP propelled him into the limelight and he was crowned “BBC Introducing Artist of the week” shortly followed by “Best Unsigned Male” in the 2017 Best of Britsh Unsigned Music Awards. His music has been aired on all 40 BBC radio stations and his healthy south-coast fan base have championed his success selling out venues across the UK. Appearing at major festivals and venues across the UK his crowd pleasing performances have seen him open for some of the UK’s top touring bands -  Little Comets, Rationale, Flyte and many more.

10.00pm - 11.00pm
(David Bowie Tribute Band)

Rebel Heroes, is one of the most exciting Bowie tributes to recently emerge, respectfully and authentically paying homage to one of the greatest rock musicians of the modern era.  They give a convincing edge in playing recreations of a vast repertoire of songs covering Bowie’s entire recording career from the inimitable Space Oddity to Lazarus on Bowie's final Blackstar album. Followers are describing Rebel Heroes as not only THE most authentic emerging musical tribute, but one that also puts other established Bowie tributes firmly in the shadows.

Friday 11th & Saturday 12th May - Pier Fest at The Gaiety Bar, South Parade Pier 14 Great Bands for only £15 or £10 for a 1 Day pass

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