Saturday 28th July
Tasha Leaper as Madonna
Tasha Leaper is a tribute to the pop diva Madonna, covering
many of the greatest hits from her career along with some of
the classic looks associated with the Queen of pop.
Handle With Care
Handle With Care, Steve, Paul, Chris and Jake, are a local covers band playing a range of venues to a wide mix of audiences. Within their set there should be something for everyone…
The Eleventh Hour
The Eleventh Hour are a 3 piece all originals band from the east coast of Suffolk. Vince on guitar and vocals and Adam and Matt on bass and drums.
Taking influence from punk, rock, and new wave – you’re guaranteed enough variety to satisfy even the most diverse of musical palates. Unless you only like folk music, they don’t do folk music.
Ant Macandrew & The Divide
For fans of Mumford & Sons, Ed Sheeran and The Script comes one of the most hard working touring musicians on the scene. If you’re looking for the catchy chorus, the hook, the magic – Ant Macandrew is the one!
Ipswich Guitar School
Showcasing a select handful of students for Sax Fest 2018, Ipswich Guitar School helps players of all ages from 7 to 70 play the music they love.
The students include hobbyists, professionals and well known celebrities too!
Although Hepworth has been off the public scene as a performing/recording artists, through friends and the Blue Bus Tour he has been performing and writing continually under the radar. In the past few years he has shared the stage with the likes of Beth Orton, Bastille, Turin Brakes, Kevin Pearce, Seasfire, Tom McRae, Kimberly Anne, Jamie Lawson, Sam Brookes, Scott Matthews, Kal Lavelle, Jake Morley, Fiona Bevan, and many more.
Raindance is a local Ipswich band who have performed together on & off since 1996. They have supported The Levellers, Suzi Quattro, Dr & The Medics and many more. They mostly play covers of popular pop/rock songs & a few of their own originals. Their punchy edge & energetic performance will have you up on your feet dancing along.
Late In The Day
A group of friends in their 50s, 60s and 70s performing Rhythm & Blues and Rock & Roll songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s!
Two Of Us
‘Two Of Us’ are local duo performing a wide range of acoustic music and are a popular act at many folk clubs in East Suffolk. They play a wide range of music across the folk, blues, country and americana genres, but don’t be surprised if the odd pop song from the 60’s or 70’s makes an appearance in their set.
Anna Carter is a Pop Singer-Songwriter and Producer from Norwich, UK. She received airplay for her song ‘All You Gotta Do’ on BBC Radio Norfolk, and in July 2016 she performed at Latitude Festival with her band Field Day. Anna makes upbeat Pop songs “with an aim to get them stuck in your head.”
The EPM Project
Following a 10 year break from the music scene, The EPM project is now about to re-launch his career and SaxFest 2018 will be his very first audience! Formerly one half of a successful Lowestoft based duo which performed across the UK for almost 8 years, The EPM project, now a solo artist, is looking forward to seeing you soon to get those 80’s vibes back in your ears!
Tash and Josh
Josh and Tash have been performing together for the past 3 years. Josh plays electric and acoustic guitar and Tash provides vocals.
They cover songs ranging from rock and indie right through to country.
Noah is a 14 year old singer songwriter from Suffolk who has been writing music for the last year. His influences include The Kooks, The Fratellis, Franz Ferdinand. He has appeared at Ipswich Music Day, Homegrown Festival, Bury Fringe Festival and most Open Mic nights in Suffolk!