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ANDRAE MELODY PALMER
Affectionately known to some simply as Mr. Melody, former front man of the UK Gospel-Soul group Nu-Soul, is a gifted singer songwriter whose material confronts some of life's uglier truths as well as embracing the beauties we often take for granted.
The musical journey started with the young artist performing at live talent shows in Jamaica at the tender age of only 9 years old!
He's been gracing stages all over the UK opening for prominent Neo-Soul artist such as Angie Stone and Eric Roberson as well as sharing the bill with Omar, Don-E and Maxi Priest (release of his 1st single entitled; FOR MY PEOPLE (available for purchase from all good digital outlets).
I am an pop/rnb/indie singer/songwriter from London. I've been singing since I was 5 and grew up performing in the theatre. I released my first EP called 'The Tide' this year and it's available for free download. I am currently working on my new EP. I supported Aloe Blacc at somerset house last year.
English-Eritrean singer & songwriter Desta Haile has performed all over the world from New Zealand to New York for her own music and while working with artists like Finley Quaye, Joe Bataan, Zap Mama, Baloji, Michael Bublé, Hadise & Pablo Andres. Discover her album with international funk & acid jazz collective The Elements and several solo EPs spanning soul, reggae & electro on www.destahaile.com
Xei, singer,song writer, musician, producer from north west london, eclectic artist making everything from gospel, reggae, rock, classical, dubstep, jazz, hip hop, r'n'b and funky house, part of tracks such as funky house hit "the jungle skank" currently working on her debut album.
Kimberley is a singer songwriter, representing for the ladies with her honest, humble, jazzy and soulful sounds. Hip hop producers and artists such as Mr.Avocado/Dirty Dike and Leafdog have been working with Kimberley's poetic words. She inspires the ladies to feel beautiful whilst reminding the boys that girls are sexy in all shapes and sizes from the inside out. 2012 is sure to hold BIG things for the LITTLE lady.
Sam is a vegetarian. He considers his biggest achievement to be the fact that he is younger than thirty. He likes bashment music and strongly dislikes festivals involving tents (mainly for hygienic reasons, also because of the people).
His comedic highlights include: receiving a four star review for his Edinburgh show, getting a part in the recent film Trishna (although it was a ten minute part, he now introduces himself as a professional actor), and being told that he needs more 'English jokes' by a racist outside of a pub in Bermondsey.
"One of the funniest young comedians at this year's Fringe" The Skinny Magazine 2011.
2011 Hackney Empire New Act of the Year winner and I perform stand-up all over London.