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St Paul & The Broken Bones

St Paul & The Broken Bones

Championing the Southern Soul revival, Alabama’s own St Paul & The Broken Bones bring their passionate Southern energy to their...

Rae Morris

Rae Morris

Signed to Atlantic Records at just 17 years old, Rae Morris soon began to make an impression, making the BBC...

Dizraeli & DownLow

Dizraeli & DownLow

Hip-hop innovators Dizraeli and DownLow have been defying boundaries and bringing an explosive, psychedelic show to the live stage since...

Sam Outlaw

Sam Outlaw

Hailing from LA, Sam Outlaw has ripped up the country music rule book and fused it back together using Californian...

My Baby

My Baby

We’re absolutely thrilled to be welcoming back Amsterdam-based psychedelic trio My Baby, after their Valley Fest debut in 2016 went...

Oh My God! It’s The Church

Oh My God! It’s The Church

Prepare to be brought to your knees with this raucous, all-encompassing Deep South Pentecostal Church parody. Fronted by the bonkers...

Yola Carter

Yola Carter

Inspired by country, gospel and soul music, Yola Carter is here to give you a hit of Americana and leave...

Harvey Causon

Harvey Causon

Calm and understated, Bristol’s Harvey Causon is not looking to blow you away with a wall of sound. You’ll be...

Don Kipper

Don Kipper

Don Kipper are a multi award-winning 7-piece ensemble playing a wide range of traditional musical forms reflecting the cultural diversity of North...

Dirty Bourbon River Show

Dirty Bourbon River Show

The Dirty Bourbon River Show (try saying that quickly after a few whiskies!) have their own unique blend of “New...

Mesadorm

Mesadorm

Blythe Pepino, formerly of pop art trio Vaults, is at the helm of this left field pop five piece, delivering...

The Fantasy Orchestra

The Fantasy Orchestra

Following their smash hit show at Valley Fest last year, we’re thrilled the welcome back The Fantasy Orchestra – a...

Junior Jungle

Junior Jungle

Junior Jungle Party is returning to Valley Fest once again! Join DJ Nick Terrific , and MC Rocky Patch for...

The Barnstormer

Cut A Shine

Cut A Shine

“Cut A Shine” is not a proper noun, rather, it is a verb: to Cut A Shine, and the origin,...

Waldo’s Gift ft. Holly Wellington

Waldo’s Gift ft. Holly Wellington

Waldo’s Gift is a contemporary instrumental trio of three young stars of the latest generation of Bristol-based jazz talent combining...

Ru Robinson

Ru Robinson

Ru Robinson is known for exciting and eclectic DJ sets served up with an infectious smile. His broad collection of music...

Goodrich

Goodrich

GOODRICH is a Canadian-born, Bristol-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He has supported Amy Winehouse, Rufus Wainwright, the Be Good...

Spindle Ensemble

Spindle Ensemble

Spindle Ensemble are an experimental instrumental quartet from Bristol’s music collective Bloom. They perform original compositions by Daniel Inzani that hover cinematically...

Birds of Chicago

Birds of Chicago

Birds of Chicago began in 2012 when Nero started writing for his vocal star-muse, Russell. Both were accomplished singer/ songwriters...

Alabaster DePlume

Alabaster DePlume

Spoken word artist and saxophonist Alabaster, has a ruthlessly creative approach to experimental pop music. Dexterously mixing eastern-influenced anthems with...

RHAIN

RHAIN

RHAIN is a bold and powerful performer, with song writing that is acutely fragile, mythical and overwhelmingly melodic. A BBC...

Yama Warshi

Yama Warshi

Yama Warshi means ‘a small child-like spirit which is in the mountains’ in Japanese. The name itself evokes a great...

Matuki

Matuki

Bristol-based 12 piece Afro- Beat/ Afro- Funk band Matuki are making a name for themselves on the live scene. Their...

Eli West

Eli West

Seattle-based singer and multi-instrumentalist Eli West oozes understated talent and skill that will seriously impress and leave you with a...

Bloco Dos Sujos

Bloco Dos Sujos

Formed in 2014 by friends with a love of Brazilian carnival songs, samba enredos, we’re here for dancers, expat brasilieros...

Snazzback

Snazzback

Snazzback mix modern jazz, alt-hip-hop and afro-funk with a free improv sensibility. The band has grown from a busking quartet...

Wara

Wara

Influenced by the fieriest of contemporary Havana grooves and mobilized by the dynamic sounds of London’s underground, this group of...

The Yard

Jean-Jacques Groovecake

Jean-Jacques Groovecake

One man renegade sound factory, Mr Groovecake is back again with another yard of party ale for your ears to...

Audiomission FT APPRENTICE

Audiomission FT APPRENTICE

Shane Hope AKA ‘Audiomission’ has been one of the shining stars in the contemporary underground Jungle and Drum & Bass...

Rocka Lula

Rocka Lula

Playing a mix of underground and mainstream soul, funk, house, disco, jazz hip hop.  

Rockit Science

Rockit Science

Party starters ‘Rockit Science’ have been filling dancefloors in Bristol, London and beyond with club nights, guest sets and residencies...

Tommy Popcorn

Tommy Popcorn

Ujima DJ and presenter Tommy Popcorn  is a vinyl DJ playing Disco , Funk, Soul and Rap. After a ten year...

Nick Terrific

Nick Terrific

Curator and Resident DJ of Hurtle the Fire Truck, Nick Terrific has been djing bars, clubs, festivals and parties all...

The Gathering Place

Wilf Merttens

Wilf Merttens

Wilf Merttens is an award-winning storyteller. He does great shows and runs inspiring workshops that help people of all ages...

Beth Calverley

Beth Calverley

Beth Calverley is a poet, facilitator and host who has been writing and performing for the past 17 years. Her...

Stephanie Kempson

Stephanie Kempson

Stephanie Kempson is a writer, storyteller and theatre-maker. She has performed stories at Bristol Old Vic, the Lyric Hammersmith, The...

Tom Denbigh

Tom Denbigh

We’re delighted that last year’s Valley Festival 2018 Slam Champion Tom Denbigh will be co-hosting our “How to write a...

Sam Grudgings

Sam Grudgings

The wonderful Sam Grudgings will be co-hosting our “How to write a love letter” poetry workshop on Sunday, as well...

Sara Hirsch

Sara Hirsch

Sara Hirsch is a London grown poet and spoken word educator currently on loan from New Zealand, where she is...

Craft-D

Craft-D

Craft-D is a spoken word poet, writer, musician, rapper and battle MC from London. His spoken word and rap performances...

Melanie Branton

Melanie Branton

Melanie Branton took up spoken word at the age of 46 and since then has represented Bristol in two national...

Spikey Tim

Spikey Tim

Spikey Tim is a performance poet who has been described as “Energetic and charismatic” and “Anarchic and comedic.”  He leads...

Maya Blackwell

Maya Blackwell

Maya Blackwell has been turning heads in Bristol’s renowned spoken word circuit this year. She supported Joelle Taylor and Maria...

Chris Richard Beale

Chris Richard Beale

Chris Richard Beale is a Bristol-based singer, composer and writer who trained at King’s College, Cambridge. He has been a...

Ilana Winterstein

Ilana Winterstein

Ilana Winterstein is an award-winning writer and all-round bad-ass on attachment with the Bristol Old Vic, and Creative England &...

Jean Goubert

Jean Goubert

Jean Goubert is a french performer who arrived in England 10 years ago to join Giffords Circus. He has since...