The ROF Lineup
Slamboree is a 10 piece band and group of circus performers who combine live and electronic music with circus acrobatics, theatre and pyrotechnics to create an immersive audio-visual experience. They mix up genres spanning from dub to Balkan, classical to drum & bass and breakbeat to electro-swing. An ensemble of brass and orchestral performers push the energy of the live show one step further while the performance is brought together by synths and electronic beats
Slamboree’s circus is at the heart of the show, and a team of professionals from various circus schools including Circomedia and Green Top work to create a feast for the senses that is unique to every performance. Shows regularly feature fire-eating, juggling, contortion, hula hooping, acrobatics, aerial performances and contemporary dance, with the multi-skilled performers and musicians interacting in exciting and innovative ways that always leave the crowd guessing and wanting more!
Smerin’s Anti-Social Club, initially conceived to play a one-off show at a rave in 2002, went on to hone their sound by touring extensively, notably at festivals big and small all over the UK and Europe. The band glide effortlessly between styles, from old-time swing with a modern twist (The Alibi), to hip-hop (Celebrate! & Rise), ska (a cover of Walking in the Air), dirty funk-soul (Lay It Bare), dub (Doctor Who) and full-on rock (Big Red Button and The Hunt).
3 Daft Monkeys weave world music influences around classic folk melodies and their passion, intensity and sheer joy of life mixed with their infectious dancing rhythms will leave you breathless, enthralled and exhilarated. The desire to dance at one of their live shows is irresistible!
Martha Tilston began her musical tenure in folk duo Mouse, with Nick Marshall, releasing debut album Helicopter Trees in 2000 and a follow up, Mouse Tales, in 2001. By 2007, Tilston was opening the Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury with songs from her album Milkmaids and Architects, garnering a nomination for Best New Act at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. By 2009, Tilston's vocals had been courted beyond the folk world, by trip hop producers such as J—Spool and Tru Thoughts Records, and pop group Zero 7, who invited her to guest and co-write on their album, Yeah Ghost.
Extra Curricular combine soul with elements of rock, hip-hop and modern bass culture. Fronted by Thabo and backed by a live horns section, electric guitar, bass and drums… the live show has to be witnessed to see why everyone is going crazy for this new band. They have been harnessing their live shows on the festival and club circuit having graced such stages as Manchester Academy, Brixton Mass, Secret Garden Party, Limetree Festival, Greenman Festival and the Greenbelt Festival.
Avast! And welcome to the world of the Seas of Mirth, a group of debauched and maniacal japesters that have been plundering the British Isles far and wide for the last several years. Combining hilarious live shows with pounding dance music, Seas of Mirth are a party band unlike any other around. With high speed gypsy beats , a thrashy folk influence and some majestic bellowing, they even manage to throw in a bit of old-school hip-hop for good measure. Imagine Gogol Bordello getting Mumford and Sons in a headlock, whilst Flogging Molly steals their lunch money and Grandmaster Flash kicks them in the shins.
Juey is a guitar, banjo, mandolin and harmonica wielding musician. Brought up on a musical diet of 50s and 60s rock and roll combined withcountry, bluegrass and cajun, then perhaps it was inevitable that a love for singing and playing music has created a live performance described by others as "one of those moments when I get goosebumps" (Paul Moss, BBC Introducing).
All female folk/pop trio 'The Half Sisters' make melodic and harmonious feel-good music. Each a vocalist with Isadora on baratone ukulele and her sister Freya-Rose on flute. The girls invite you to venture into their beautiful world and become one of the family..
Ben Jordan can best be classified as a 21st century troubadour. Over the past couple of years due to a series of mis-communications, US born Ben found himself stranded in the UK, with no gigs, no money and nowhere to live. He rebuilt his life, note-by-note, song-by-song, gig-by-gig settling in Cornwall. Ben has since been electrifying audiences with a newfound optimism and has taken this outlook from the streets of England’s West Country to the stages of major festivals and all manner of venues in between.
Mizizi (meaning ‘roots’ in Swahili) is a ten-piece, predominantly roots reggae, partying powerhouse (able to deliver non-stop two-hour sets of new songs and revived reggae classics) featuring several male and female vocalists and a big ol’ brilliant horn section. Combining this with keyboards, guitars, bass, drums and frequent guests, it is a ‘dance-floor-filling’, ‘no-short-cuts’, reggae force, that have been evoking comments like: ‘Amazing sound’, ‘Absolutely brilliant’ and ‘Maximum respect’.
Hello there! Welcome to the world of Professor Elemental. Sit down and i'll brew you a nice hip hop number, stir in comedy, then serve it with scones and a nice warm cuddle.Who am I you ask? I am a steampunk chap hop musical artist with an orangutan butler.
The Claze are a 4 piece band from Wadebridge playing their own brand of folk rock, their songs are a simple heart-felt narrative of everyday life experiences and deep reflections of the very real stories told to them by local people. Their writing is reflective with a sense of place, and are inspired by their faith, by acts of great courage, and by how people cope with searing loss and of second chances. 4 lads, 3 chords and a touch of sou
Ben Maggs is an award winning Singer/Songwriter based in the Cotswolds. Crafted combining the beauty of acoustic guitar, orchestral influences and pure vocals Ben’s music is an expression of truth, love and hope.
Multi award winning original folk-fusion outfit. The Crows inexhaustible energy and unrivalled ability to connect deeply with the audience gives them real stand-alone status. The Crows fuse folk, ska, reggae and klezmer in a unique and energetic performance.
Freshly Squeezed kick out more jams than a purpose built industrial funk machine. They've torn it up nationwide playing functions and festivals, bringing good music back to all that have grooved before them.
Taking run of the mill funk and messing with it's head like a cheap psychologist, they cram pop, hip-hop, soul, ska and dub in there too, giving you the most ultimate live mix tape you ever treated your ears to..
Cornish singer-songwriter Josh Curnowis a gravel-voiced acoustic troubadour, singing an intensely personal blend of impassioned pop, rock and folk. Debut EP Me vs You, released in October 2012, was recorded with acclaimed producer Andy Baker (Philippa Hanna, The Gentlemen) and features intimate, stripped back performances that showcase Josh’s powerful voice and lyrical storytelling
Moor Harmony Ladies Barbershop Chorus is an all female a cappella singing group. Barbershop is a style of unaccompanied, four-part, close-harmony singing and is made up of 4 sections; Bass, Baritone, Lead and Tenor, which blend together to form a unique sound. We sing a wide repertoire of songs from classic standards to modern pop through jazz and show tunes.