Fred Clark – 1pm
Fred Clark is an exciting, energetic, acoustic surf singer/songwriter from Maidstone, Kent. His blend of honest lyrics and catchy melodies combine to make powerful songs. Within the past 3 years Fred has released 3 albums, the latest of which ‘Good Morning Sunshine’ was met with very positive reviews. With a relentless gigging schedule that has seen Fred play at Leeds Castle, Maidstone Hazlitt Theatre, Tunbridge Wells Trinity Theatre and Manchester Hard Rock Café to name only a few; He has no plans of slowing down with the release of another new album ‘Stay Smiling’ scheduled for September along with a tour and further merchandise releases planned; Fred is certainly one to watch out for.
Charlotte Ellis – 1.50pm
At a tender age of just 15 years old , Charlotte Rose Ellis shows maturity in her songwriting and performances that many other artists envy. Trained since the age of 5 in musical theatre, Charlotte has developed her passion as a singer/songwriter over the past 2 years. Charlotte enjoys a broad range of music but has mostly been inspired and liken to Tori Amos for her unusual covers and original music. Charlottes vocal has a haunting quality that leaves audiences wanting more. She has performed in venues from margate to aylesbury , but mostly in Medway towns and Maidstone including Brook and Central theatres in Chatham, Rochester castle and Hazlitt theatre in Maidstone.
Callum Rafferty – 2.40pm
Callum Rafferty has been performing live for 2 years with just the accompaniment of his loop pedal and his guitar, which he has played for 7 years. He has performed in many venues and theatres in the London and Kent area including Dingwalls in Camden, the Hazlitt theatre in Maidstone, Beck Theatre in London and many more. He writes all of his own songs which can be found on YouTube.
Phill Viddler – 3.30pm
At the age of 18 years old, Phill has been performing for the best part of 5 years in and around the Medway towns. His original songs contain heartfelt and memorable lyrics, along with mellow and beautiful acoustic guitar riffs which compliment each song’s meaning. To Phill, the music is as important as the lyrics, and tries to only write when he is truly inspired, and attempts to create a song that is totally different to anything he’s written before. He has also been uploading YouTube videos for 5 years, to positive feedback. A recent review recommended his latest compilation album “4.5″, saying, “Let your ears have the time of their lives. This is real music. If you don’t like it then you must be deaf.” His influences include Biffy Clyro, Ed Sheeran, Secondhand Serenade, Jack Johnson, Joshua Radin, Alex Day, and many others. You can find more of Phill’s music at his youtube page “philvidler666″, and his bandcamp page http://phillvidler.bandcamp.com.
Phoebe Peek – 4.20pm
Phoebe Peek has been performing for years and has made a name for herself in the Medway towns and beyond through her soothing acoustic guitar style, distinctive voice, and entrancing original songs. She has also been successful as a YouTube artist, and has gained over 2,500 subscribers to date. She cites her influences as Colbie Caillat, Bon Iver, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Fleetwood Mac, Simon & Garfunkel, and Regina Spektor among many others. She is really looking forward to playing the ME1 festival with friends she has made over the years in her acoustic career.