FAVERSHAM HOP FESTIVAL 2016
binElla is situated on historical Standard Quay beside the creek. For the Hop Festival there will be an outside stage.
Big Orange Head
(Timings not yet known)
CoCo was formed in 2011 by Harry and Amy and has developed and evolved into a collective of seasoned session musicians who bring together a wealth music experience. This includes performances on live TV, Radio, European tours and West End shows and at venues like The Playboy Club, Festival Hall, Pacha, 100 Club, Arts Club, Grosvenor Casinos as well as Ibiza Rocks, V Festival, Wireless Festival and Sundown Festival.
The renowned vocalist, who now lives in Canterbury, had discovered an early passion for jazz while working with pioneering British jazz funk band Morrissey–Mullen. All looked set for a career in that genre until the young dad was tempted by a stable pay packet into taking a detour of nearly 20 years with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band.
He later formed the Noel McCalla Acoustic Trio, in which he sings with accompanying musicians including Martin Elliott from Whitstable on double bass, who has played with Shirley Bassey and Petula Clark, and Frank Dawkins on guitar, who played with the Three Degrees and the Supremes.
Big Orange Head
Flawless CarbonA unique blend of British and American Blues Rock. A hard-hitting, energetic Blues band from Kent, UK.
Formed in late 2013, long-term friends Lauren, Rob and Ben brought to bear the foundations for Flawless Carbon. Joined by Rich and Dan shortly after, the Flawless Carbon sound quickly took shape.
Variety is the spice of life, and FC have it in abundance. Blues, Folk, R'n'B and Pop play a large part in the background of FC's sound and history. Fused with influences from John Mayer, Joe Bonamassa, Maroon 5 and Black Stone Cherry, FC's unique take on British Blues Rock has them standing out of the crowd.
Salvation JayneSalvation Jayne are a band based in Kent, England, consisting of four musicians who play their own unique style of dirty, sludgey, rock n' roll blues.
more soon . . .
The Violet Jive
Formed by musical mixologist, guitarist, singer/songwriter, producer Steve Spall, The Violet Jive features Paul Beeching on the cupboard of love aka Double Bass, and Matt Wilson on Drums, alongside Spall's mesmerizing vocals and highly revered 'filthy spy-esque' swing guitar prowess.
Fresh ideas, retro vibes, and a healthy dose of musical juxtaposition engages fans of widely varying musical genres. Influences include 50's Swing, Alternative Rock, Latin, Exotica, Blues, Hip-Hop, Rockabilly, Salsa and countless movie scores, all sparking a flame of inspiration towards The Violet Jive's voluptuously alluring sound.
Loose ChangeLoose Change is a group of eight excellent and experienced musicians doing what they do best - making people dance!
"This is Soul - funk - jazz - ska - blues - latin - rock'n'rollin' crazy people having a good time music and all you need to do is listen, enjoy, dance."
"The Chillbillies put their own twist on covers of an eclectic mix of classic tunes, made up of a very versatile 4 piece rhythm section, with high energy vocals and featuring the infamous 'Raging Horns'™. You'll be amazed, amused, astounded!"
Benzego featuring Ben Mills
X Factor finalist Ben Mills brings his own brand of funk and soul to BinElla with the multi-talented Benzego.