Bandstand on the Beach
Every lunchtime during Aldeburgh Festival
Part of Aldeburgh Festival
The Bandstand on the Beach features an eclectic mix of performers from across the musical spectrum.
You’ll find everything from folk groups to local community choirs, swing bands, school groups, big bands, jazz singers, and classical ensembles.
The Bandstand on the Beach will be located on Aldeburgh beach, between the North South Lookout Towers. Performances will take place from 1pm each day with a special midsummer event performance on 21 June.
Friday 9 June, 1pm
Don’t Problem the best hard hitting brass beats this side of the Quaggy river!
Sunday 11 June, 1pm
Honey and the Bear Roots inspired duo
Tom Leader Singer songwriter and Aldeburgh Young Musician
Tuesday 13 June, 1pm
St Pancras School Choir singing spirituals and folk songs
BOF! Breton Dance Music Breton Dance Music
Wednesday 14 June, 1pm
Robert Castellani Percussive guitarist
Angus Scott classical guitar
Thursday 15 June, 1pm
Framlingham College and Brandeston Showcase
String Fillies Violin & cello playing toe-tapping tunes from Gaelic and Celtic origin
Saturday 17 June, 1pm
BBC Introducing Showcase
Amethysts “layers of vocal harmonies which float on top of a sea of synths, driving drums and creative guitar lines”
Phil Jackson classic rock n roll
Tåpp freshly formed string loop pedal duo create original live music, covering styles ranging from classical, jazz, trad. folk, funk and world
Sunday 18 June, 1pm
East of England Co-op Brass Band traditional brass band
Drumheads acoustic drum ensemble playing heavy hip-hop inspired beats
Wednesday 21 June, 1pm
Folk East Showcase featuring local Suffolk folk!
Wednesday 21 June, 9pm
Sounds of Summer Solstice Enjoy the beautiful sounds of these musicians as the sun goes down over Aldeburgh.
Shorelark Young English folk duo
Peter Mitchell Percussionist and Composer
Friday 23 June, 1pm
Snape Maltings Learning & Participation Showcase
Little Rock Box Acoustic duo bringing a new edge to classic rock and popular songs
Saturday 24 June, 1pm
Jessop Jessop Jessop Jazz Sextet, featuring Rosie Bullen
Peter Hepworth “Instantly identifiable, Hepworth is an emotive, unique and graceful song writer armed with beautifully delicate finger pick styles.” – BBC Introducing
Sunday 25 June, 1pm
Opera North and Group A Snape Malting’s Group A team up with Opera North’s Children’s Chorus for some Britten inspired sea shanties
Tooba Looba jazz and blues music of early 20th century America