by Jasmine Harrop
Y Not? Festival 29th - 31st July
The festival which started in 2006 is held in the rural surroundings of the Peak District in Derbyshire has grown itself a reputation for being a not so small festival with great music in picturesque countryside. Flourishing in the collective of headliners and acts that those behind the weekend have managed to snatch up. This years headlining highlights featuring the likes of Madness, Noel Gallagher, Peter Hook and the Light, Catfish and the Bottlemen, and The Coral.
We love JP's own captivating soulful sound, over the years through relentless touring he has evolved his live performance skills. Along the way collecting many loyal fans and releasing three self-recorded EP's. You can catch him on the Friday at The Quarry stage.
Listen to the song 'Closer' he did for us here:
Lucy is a long time friend of Ont' Sofa her first session being way back in 2012, she found a success through the X Factor the huge audience loving her unique acoustic/hip-hop sound. The Sheffield native is signed to CTRL Records and has over 7 million views on Vevo. She'll be playing in her neighboring county at The Quarry stage on the Saturday.
Listen to the cover and mashup of 'Take Me To Church' she did for us here:
This Manchester based artist's voice holds rich deep tones, when he was with us he performed 'This Old Man and I' title track to his debut EP. The emotive song and its lyrics are a great example of how this young Northern guy holds a quality that makes him feel beyond his years. His latest EP 'Pretty Soon' reached number 11 in the iTunes chart earlier this month. Go give him a listen at the The Saloon on Friday!
Listen to the song 'This Old Man and I' he did for us here: