Music & Performances
The Hampshire based Batala Portsmouth are a samba-reggae percussion band playing authentic afro brazilian samba-reggae music. They entertain audiences world-wide as well as many local carnivals, music festivals, processions, sporting events, corporate events, and launches. We are pleased to welcome them back this year for another show stopping performance to the back drop of Stansted House.
Find out more at batalaportsmouth.com
The Iron Boot Scrapers
An Edwardian Rock band transported to the 21st Century, The Iron Boot Scrapers meld the Music Hall of the 1930's to the Rock of today, either with their own inimitable originals tunes, or with otherwise unique covers of pop/rock tunes. Using Edwardian period instruments, they foray out into the musical establishment to create their own,and unique sound. Playing for private functions and also festivals/venues.
Find out more at ironbootscrapers.com
Amy Baker & The Swing Beats
Amy Baker is an award winning jazz vocalist who has spent the last 12 years performing at festivals and venues all over the world. Clients include Ronnie Scott’s, Glastonbury Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, The Tower of London, Montreux Jazz Festival, Goodwood Revival, Derry Jazz Festival, Portsmouth Guildhall, Cannes Yachting Festival, The Fort Lauderdale and Miami Boat Show. .
Amy’s warm vocal tone and classic looks will transport you back to the golden age. Her love for vintage fashion and the big band sound is portrayed in every performance that she gives.
Find out more at amy-baker.com
Vintage 78 DJ
Passionate about 78rpm shellac recordings, travel and collecting, Matt and Annabel tour the country playing from their hoard of over 20,000 shellac discs, using 1930′s portable gramophones to play and spin music ranging from the 1920's through to the 1950's.
The collection is a fantastic selection of the best in 20th century music including the jazz era, Be-Bop and the big band sound plus Skiffle, Rat Pack crooners, Rock n’ Roll, female vocalists and a huge stash of the Blues.
Find out more at vintage78dj.co.uk