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Nibley 2016

Scouting for Girls

Scouting for Girls

We promised you we would try and get them for 2016 and we are delighted to say that the lads said yes! Here's a reminder...

Buster Shuffle

Buster Shuffle

"Take my word  for it, they're rocking!" - The Sun "You'll enjoy this knees-up bar room stomp" - The Guardian "Piano-bashing...

Gaz Brookfield

Gaz Brookfield

Since winning Acoustic magazine's 2010 Singer Songwriter of the year, he has spent his time on the road, touring the UK and...

Reverend and the Makers

Reverend and the Makers

With every one of their 5 albums reaching the top 40 Reverend and the Makers have been at the top of their game since they...

Little Comets

Little Comets

We were truly delighted to land our Third Headline act Little Comets as they have been a regular slot on our playlists for...

Birth of Joy

Birth of Joy

Birth of Joy are a rock sensation - yes we are not afraid to give them that title as we've witnessed the sweat-drenched,...

K.O.G. and the Zongo Brigade

K.O.G. and the Zongo Brigade

When Sheffield and Ghana collide what happens? Big Fun is the answer! K.O.G. (Kweku of Ghana) and the Zongo Brigade were...

Land of the Giants

Land of the Giants

One of the bands you missed last year so we had to have them back! In 2013 Land of the Giants were awarded the "Best Band...

Lazy Habits

Lazy Habits

As the band describe themselves "Hip Hop Jim but not as we know it" and that's bang on the money because along with the thrillingly...

Danny and the Champions of the World

Danny and the Champions of the World

Americana UK readers voted them the Band of The Year for the third year in a row - they also scooped Best Live act (second...

Dan Owen

Dan Owen

Dan is in his early twenties yet he possesses a voice that surely belongs to a Blues legend. It is fair to say that he is...

Electric Swing Circus

Electric Swing Circus

The Electric Swing Circus is a 6-piece fusion of saucy 20’s swing and stomping electro beats. With an explosive sound...

Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Ian Prowse and Amsterdam have been on our target list for several years - we've just never got round to making it happen...

Silent Disco King

Silent Disco King

One of the biggest hits of 2015 was our silent disco and so we just had to top our Friday night party off with this again. You...

The Rin Tins

The Rin Tins

Keep them dancing. That’s the ethos that The Rin Tins have kept since their inception in early 2011 and since then...

Hattie Briggs

Hattie Briggs

When we can showcase young talent, it's a real privilege, but when they are of exceptional quality, and right on your doorstep,...

Rishi Saluja

Rishi Saluja

‘Hearing the soul within Paolo Nutini’s voice when I was about nine exposed me to something i’d never heard...

Ed Lofstedt

Ed Lofstedt

Taking influence from Sufjan Stevens, Guy Garvey and Justin Vernon, Ed's tunes are big-hearted, melodic, wry and sometimes...

The Honeyfire

The Honeyfire

Ethereal songstresses playing guitar based dream-pop. “I'm liking this a lot!” - Richard Pitt, BBC Introducing...

Janileigh Cohen

Janileigh Cohen

“Janileigh is a star in the old fashioned sense of the word. It’s in her blood. No one made her who she is, her...

Joe Probert

Joe Probert

By the tender age of 14, whilst other kids were on their X-Box, Joe was already out on the streets of Bristol and Bath busking...

The Cheshire Cat Stage

The Cheshire Cat Stage

A chance for us to showcase local artists, up-and-coming acts and softer acoustic sounds that lend themselves to a more intimate...

Nibley 2015

Scouting for Girls

Scouting for Girls

What can we tell you about our 2015 Headliner that you don't know already? Here's an attempt to provide a synopsis of their...

The Pigeon Detectives

The Pigeon Detectives

The Pigeon Detectives have been at the forefront of the Indie Rock scene since the lads from Leeds first hit the UK charts...

Ward Thomas

Ward Thomas

With our theme for 2015 being Wild West we wanted to bring you something that fitted the bill and we wanted to make sure...

By the Rivers

By the Rivers

We were gutted when this band couldn't make it in 2013. As we suspected they've gone from strength to strength and so we...

Flyte

Flyte

The Guardian wrote of them "Flyte are one of those new bands that journalists describe as fully formed, and when you hear...

Land of the Giants

Land of the Giants

In 2013 Land of the Giants were awarded the "Best Band in The South West" music award (a title held previously by the likes...

Longfellow

Longfellow

When a band is compared very favourably to Coldplay (even mentioned as possible heirs to the throne) you tend to sit up and...

Bare Knuckle Parade

Bare Knuckle Parade

Born on the cobbled streets of Bath, Bare Knuckle Parade brings together five musicians who share a love of 'sing until your...

Flight Brigade

Flight Brigade

With ‘glorious folk-tinged stadium anthems’ (Record of The day) Flight Brigade is the coming together of two...

Imperial Leisure

Imperial Leisure

2012 was the year the rains came to Nibley but around 4pm on the main stage we had around an hour of sunshine delivered by...

Remedy Sounds

Remedy Sounds

Remedysounds is an award-winning loop pedal artist renowned for his raw vocal talent, skilful guitar playing and beat-boxing....

Bird to Beast

Bird to Beast

Husband and wife duo Bird to Beast are simply great musicians - beautiful songs, beautiful voices, beautifully delivered....

Headphone Disco

Headphone Disco

We have wanted to get the people from Headphone Disco to Nibley for years but it's only now that we've been able to make...

The Dreaming Spires

The Dreaming Spires

The Dreaming Spires are Robin and Joe Bennett who handle most instrumental duties, with Jamie Dawson on drums and perucs...

Thrill Collins

Thrill Collins

One of our all time favourite bands are set to return to Nibley - and we didn't even expect it!!! The brilliant skiffle trio...

Jasper In The Company Of Others

Jasper In The Company Of Others

A Midlands based rock journalist described the band thus - “In some ways it’s an up-to-the-minute folk-pop m...

Nibley 2014

The Heavy

The Heavy

The first band ever to be asked by David Letterman to do an encore on his talk show. Described by Carson Daly (amongst other...

Turin Brakes

Turin Brakes

Turin Brakes provided one of the seminal sounds of the noughties. Reviewers and critics cast their net far and wide when...

Missing Andy

Missing Andy

With a couple of hit albums and two top 40 singles to their name in recent years, Missing Andy have built a huge base of...

The Milk

The Milk

The Milk's debut album "Tales From The Thames Delta" was a top 40 hit in 2012. This is what the critics said of their launch...

The Family Rain

The Family Rain

The Family Rain are 3 brothers that are very hot property at the moment. Listed by HMV as one of their tips for 2014 and...

Laid Blak

Laid Blak

Bristol's finest but it's fair to say one of the UK's hottest Reggae Collectives. Having supported the likes of Ed Sheeran,...

Skinny Lister

Skinny Lister

Skinny Lister have been branded the hardest working festival band by The Performing Rights Society (and they should know!)....

Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo

Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo

Well we've never had an Ivor Novello and Royal Television Society award winning artist playing Nibley before! Emily Barker...

Norma Jean Martine

Norma Jean Martine

Norma Jean Martine's first forays into music were in  blues jams in New York and she subsequently spent time in Nashville...

Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun

Jim Lockey & The Solemn Sun

“Amazing. A beautiful piece of music with a heavy message” Zane Lowe “…One of, if not the...

Adam Isaac

Adam Isaac

Even before Adam Isaac got through to the final stages of BBC's The Voice he was making a name for himself, supporting acts...

John and Wayne

John and Wayne

You'll know by now that we don't generally invite bands back to Nibley, not because we haven't had countless favourites over...

Sam Eason

Sam Eason

We fell in love with Sam Eason the first time we saw him - so did the whole crowd. Having a truly gorgeous voice and being...

The Hummingbirds

The Hummingbirds

A lot of great bands have come out of Liverpool over the years but here is one bringing back a sound that The Fab Four cut...

The Longest Johns

The Longest Johns

The Longest Johns is a four-man, a capella folk music band, born out of a mutual love of traditional folk songs and...

Nibley 2013

The Wonder Stuff

The Wonder Stuff

Nibley has wanted to get this band for many years simply because we know what they can deliver – an on-stage performance...

King Charles

King Charles

When Mumford and Sons play on one of your songs from your debut album (“Love Blood” was a hit album in 2012)...

Jesus Jones

Jesus Jones

Delighted to get Jesus Jones at last! They transcend so many different forms of music – you will see them variously...

Kitten and the Hip

Kitten and the Hip

Ashley Slater is best known for the band he set up with Norman Cook (aka Fatboy Slim) and Jesse Graham - Freak Power....

Rusty Shackle

Rusty Shackle

The Independent said “…the perfectly named, violin-toting Welsh quintet Rusty Shackle created a proper hootenanny...

Fella

Fella

We know Nibley likes a band with a bit of an attitude and a desire to engage with the crowd. Well we’ve landed one...

Three Kings High

Three Kings High

Craig Charles said of the band, “Three Kings High are xxxxing amazing!” We won’t argue with the doyenne...

Rinky Dinks

Rinky Dinks

The UK’s first Ukulele Supergroup! Formed in 2006, The Rinky Dinks’ musical philosophy has always been about...

Roving Crows

Roving Crows

If there was one band that suffered the most with the rain last year it was The Roving Crows. We had been looking forward...

Danny Shah

Danny Shah

Scottish singer-songwriter by-passed major record labels and created a video for his song “We are Connected”...

Twin Falls

Twin Falls

There are times when it’s the musical talent that you notice first and that is certainly the case with Twin Falls –...

Hector

Hector

Hector really are a totally new band, having released their first tracks on the world in 2013. They mix a ’50s rock...

Cadbury Sisters

Cadbury Sisters

Three girls from Cheltenham (now Bristol), a famous surname and oh yes they do happen to be sisters. Nothing particularly...

Nibley 2012

The Selecter

The Selecter

Featuring the vocal line-up of Pauline Black and Arthur "Gaps" Hendrickson that catapulted them to success, Nibley is in...

The Christians

The Christians

The Christians came to prominence at the back end of the 80's and carved out a unique place in popular music. Once described...

Dodgy

Dodgy

If Britpop was for many, the irritating spats between Damon and Noel, then Dodgy was the antidote to all of that. Sometimes...

Proud Mary

Proud Mary

The first band ever that Noel Gallagher signed to his music label were Proud Mary - we trust his judgement! A genuine stadium...

Imperial Leisure

Imperial Leisure

If you want a fun, high energy festival band then Imperial Leisure must be the most up to date version of it. Ska mixed with...

Roving Crows

Roving Crows

Just won The 2012 Irish Music Awards for best Celtic Rock Band and best Fiddle Player!! The Roving Crows are the real deal...

Stone Foundation

Stone Foundation

This is a group from the West Midlands that are going places. Their classy brand of upbeat Northern Soul lead them to supporting...

Misty's Big Adventure

Misty's Big Adventure

When you have band members who go by the names of Grandmaster Gareth and Erotic Volvo you know you are dealing with an act...

Thrill Collins

Thrill Collins

We figured that you might want some unabashed fun at Nibley, and so when we had a bundle of recommendations for Thrill Collins...

Gavin Thorpe

Gavin Thorpe

About 10 years ago a young guy from a tiny town out in The West was summoned by the executives at Atlantic records to a meeting...

Howl Griff

Howl Griff

Lauren Laverne of BBC 6Music and The Culture Show said of them "Bloody Lush... a new band we love". The Independent hailed...

TJ and Murphy

TJ and Murphy

An acoustic guitar duo that formed in 2008 these lads from Liverpool are a delight on the ears. Radio 2's famously respected...

George Montague

George Montague

Original singer-songwriter George Montague plays piano from the heart - his music is an eclectic array of genres combined...

Cole Stacey

Cole Stacey

"Delightfully Strong, distinctive, High quality compositions & music" – Acoustic Magazine. In fact Cole has...

Saskia Says

Saskia Says

Named after the lead singer everything about this 4 piece pop combo is catchy (even their name). The band met whilst studying...

Jasmin Jones

Jasmin Jones

Over the years our ability to attract established names and seasoned festival acts has increased dramatically - we are proud...

Arankas Cackle

Arankas Cackle

Comprised of a Drum n Bass M.C., a drummer and acoustic guitarist/vocalist, Aranka's Cackle quite accurately describe themselves...