2017 sees the inaugral royal william yard festival

A celebration of Peninsula lifestyle and culture. The festival will bring areas of the historic victualling yard to life with an array of classic cars, motor bikes and boats providing the backdrop to 6 stages.

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The world-renowned party purveyors of contemporary world music Molotov Jukebox, are a London six piece like no other.

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Already championed by Chris Evans – who declared himself “blown away” when he heard Sound of the Sirens for the first time, and subsequently invited them to perform alongside U2 and Take That on TFI Friday last year – they’re certain to broaden a burgeoning fan base on the back of For All Our Sins.

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Lottie Bolt’s material is a fusion of Soul, Blues, R'n'B and Drum and Bass with reggae flavours and Indian influences.

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Since the Mercury Prize nominated “Kitty Jay” (recorded in his kitchen for £300), the follow-up gold selling “Freedom Fields” and his last, highly acclaimed offering, “Word of Mouth“, a deft collection of mini musical biographies of colourful West Country characters, Seth Lakeman has relentlessly pushed his musical boundaries and those of folk and roots music. With “Ballads of the Broken Few” Seth demonstrates yet again that, far from being complacent, he is constantly exploring new and bold musical paths. His new album is out now on Cooking Vinyl.

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Andy Quick is a sensational singer and songwriter with a rich, soulful voice and a reputation for wild live shows.

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Martin has recorded for the BBC on radio and television sound tracks. To date he has released 8CDs which have been played on both Radio 2,3 and Jazz FM.

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Thomas is a racous bottleneck and fingerstyle blues guitarist, playing either a National Reso-Rocket (brass slide, guage 16-56 strings), or either of his pair of Harmony Stratotones (Faded Green H42 Newport for slide in open G tuning, strings 13-56), (Shitty brown H44 for standard tuning, strings 11-52).

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The Organisation is a funky instrumental five piece featuring Hammond organ, tenor sax, guitar, bass and drums playing TV themes, film themes, sixties and seventies R&B hits and all things groovy, funky, bluesy and jazzy.

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Full Intention duo Michael Gray and Jon Pearn need no introductions. Spreading their dominating sound for the last 15 years they have been a pioneering force on the global dance music scene. The pair have secured a seemingly non-stop string of successful releases and remixes, escalating the twosome to true global status.

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Set against the backdrop of one of the most striking natural and built environments in the Country, we’re bringing some genuinely unique classics to the Yard.

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Racing Green

A truly stunning collection of classic gems will be placed around the green, including extremely rare Aston Martins and beautifully restored porsches. This area will have ample opportunity to take in the classics whilst refreshing yourself from the like of Le Vignoble and the Oyster Shack.

Company B are a 7 piece “jump jive” band who bring the sights and sounds of the 1940s bang up to date with a rowdy energetic show full of swing and swagger.

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Delicate, emotional, yet powerful songs, delivered beautifully from the minds of two incredible songwriters.

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Soulful, classy vocals, heartfelt, honest songs.

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Vince Lee has been a mainstay on the South West's music scene for over 25 years.

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Maritime Harbour

The Harbour will give host to a selection of beautiful Keel Boats as well as RNLI Lifeboats both historic and modern with a maritime stage providing the perfect soundtrack to his stunning waterside location.

Double Denim are a fresh and gloriously quirky four-piece straight out of Britain’s Ocean City.

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Factory Cooperage

The Factory Cooperage stage will be open throughout the day, the main focus for street food and bars, but as the sun goes down the Shed comes alive.

Rob Luft is an award-winning 22-year-old musician from London and the recipient of the 2016 Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize in association with Edition Records

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If you want to enjoy a section of downtempo vibes and warm house beats then 'The Full SP' is your ticket.

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Rosco Enrique is the Soul/Funk frontman of The Soul Stroke.

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His sound is a benchmark in professional production and his music is respected by music creators and music lovers alike.

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Tony was instrumental in the founding of Plymouth Jazz Club back in 1984 and his Quartet played the opening gig with star guest, the nationally renowned saxophonist Don Rendell.

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The Gypsy Guys are a dynamic duo from the southwest who enjoy nothing more than the sweet swinging synchronicity of Gypsy Jazz!

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Their live shows are a riotous assembly combined with intricate riffs and licks, solid back beat complemented by deep down and dirty vocals.

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Secret Garden Jazz & Blues

Hidden away behind the grand Residence One, a gorgeous walled lawn is playing host to the Jazz & Blues stage. This area will be family friendly with a relaxed and fun vibe. Chill on the grass or take in the amazing views from the viewing deck.

Over the years he has Dj’d in Japan, Australia, most of Europe and the States. He has also graced many of the big festivals Glastonbury, Bestival and Glade as well as Space in Ibiza. Mainly working around the South West with the odd gig elsewhere.

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Sounding like a cross between Cat Stevens and Randy Newman with perhaps a hint of Elvis Costello thrown in for good measure.

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A penchant for feather boas, Sundeck stage present, your local purveyors of sweet audio drizzle, DancersHip and their infamous daylight disco.

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Few and far between are the artists who manage to be both a producer’s producer and a party-goers DJ, but that’s precisely what the mysterious Dead Rose Music Company has managed to achieve.

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Slaughter House Acoustic Talent

Curated by Andy Quick this intimate area in the Slaughterhouse Courtyard is there to show off the best and brightest local acoustic talent.

She is soulful. She is unique. She is heckin’ badass.” Simon Dobson, Bring me the Horizon

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Balearic Sundowners

The very best sunset location in Britain’s Ocean City, views from Devil’s Point across the Hamoaze and beyond to the Rame Peninsula.

Russell's earnest and evocative blend of lyricism is a big part of his music. His approach as a storyteller is emotional, yet highly relatable; thanks to the contrast between his intimate tunes and his high energy blues numbers.

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Hip hop influenced beats and traveling gypsy folk music, colliding world styles to grand effect.

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James is a well established DJ from Plymouth playing across the southwest for the last 8 years, now holding residencies for some of the biggest nightclub brands in the U.K.

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Sundeck SUP & BBQ Beats

Firestone Bay will be firing up the smokers, offering SUP sessions and spinning sunshine beats courtesy of DancersHip and their infamous day light disco.

King Konga is an experienced & entertaining percussionist who plays Latin percussion with DJs at events across the UK.

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Haunt the Woods have a unique sound that combines progressive rock, alternative folk, four part harmonies and spellbinding guitar.

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Becca Langsford & Vince Lee are well known on the south west blues scene. They have been performing together since 2008 in a variety of different bands and on several musical projects.

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Influenced by the best of British rock the SuperXLs have their roots firmly in the sounds of Bowie, XTC, Genesis, Roxy Music, Kate Bush. Powerful vocals, melodic guitars and synthesisers sit on top of a driven rhythm section.

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