Brockley Max starts with the festival party with an afternoon and evening of music on the street. From 4.30, we’ll get Brockley swinging with local bands and performers from choirs to classical, rock to rap, and with folk and funk in-between. Here’s the lineup!
Opening Night Lineup for 2019
|22:20||Danny and the Moonlighters|
|20:35||Man Shaped Wolf|
|19:20||London Soul Choir|
|18:05||Llegó la miel|
|16:25||London City Voices|
Danny and the Moonlighters
Danny and the Moonlighters are a South London semi-serious rock n roll band… styles ranging from ’50s high school prom rock, surfer vibes, speak easy swing, and a healthy dose of spook!
Hailing from Brockley, Koder, commenced his musical journey aged 12. 2010 saw the release of his debut mixtape Space Shuttle Business, and the successful release of Naked EP, catapulted Koder’s career further. Bringing the 2018 countdown in at the Northern Bass Festival, the wrapped up the summer at the Reading Festival, shutting down the BBC Introducing stage with fellow Brockley MC Yizzy. Koder’s new release Richer, at the end of the year, proves his music goes from strength to strength.
Thunk have roots in jazz and funk, with influences of ska, reggae and South African music thrown in. This six-piece includes our musical directors Richard and Ben Swan.
Man Shaped Wolf
Man Shaped Wolf are a London four-piece playing funky rock music, with elements of soul, blues and ska thrown in for good measure. Formed in 2017, we have been bringing our high-energy live show to venues right across the capital ever since and released our eponymous debut EP in 2018. We love nothing more than playing live, engaging with audiences and getting everyone up and moving to our tunes!
Yizzy is a Grime artist from Brockley. Only 19 years old yet has been doing music for 3 years. His main musical influences growing up were Grime legends, Ghetts, Griminal, Devlin & Dizzee Rascal.
London Soul Choirs
London Soul Choirs (Greenwich and Hither Green) are the SE’s only specialist soul choir performing music from all the soul greats; Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder to Prince! Founded in 2010, LSC is now a 100 strong adult community choir, and has performed on the main stage at On Blackheath Festival, the Southbank Centre at the Camden Electric Ballroom and with artists such as Jocelyn.
Born and bred in Brockley, NIKS‘ musical journey is rooted in radio. Having studied at the University of Bath for 4 years, NIKS undertook roles as Head of Station Sound and Head of Marketing and Advertising at University Radio Bath. Winning awards including “Best Specialist Show” in the south-west region radio awards for her show “In the Mix with Niks”. NIKS can be found curating takeover mixes for Foundation FM, Bloop London Radio live from Bestival and Houghton Festivals, and Cool Moves Radio, as well as playing at venues such as Netil House, Secondhome and Lakota Bristol. This summer, NIKS will be bringing her deep house mixing skills to Glastonbury on the infamous Worthy FM, Wigflex City Festival, Nosily Festival, Pride in Brighton, Mad Hatters’ and more.
PRVNA is a South London songstress, capturing audiences with her alluring and powerful vocals. Expect songs from the heart with neo-soul vibes and a definite groove.
Llegó la miel
Llegó la miel: “The band is formed by voices, guitars, violin, bass and drums.. we do original songs, we like to call it latin blues, because it’s based on the blues/funk songs with a latin sound that comes from bossa nova, samba, candombe… it’s eclectic but it’s familiar at the same time. we have been playing in London for over 2 years, in different venues and festivals, last January we released our first EP that can be listened in Spotify, Soundcloud, iTunes, etc”.
Tai is a New Zealand born Singer with Maori heritage. He moved to London to pursue a career in music and has managed to build a fanbase because of his impromptu appearances at open mics and showcases around the city. He combines soul and pop music, taking you on journeys that leave audiences singing along and wanting to hear more.
Michelle has been singing for over 20 years working with various songwriters and singing background vocals. Her singing style is low (contralto) offering power when needed. She loves to sing songs with beautiful lyrics to bring the songs to life. Her musical influences run from Nat King Cole to Randy Crawford and the late greats, Sarah Vaughan and Nancy Wilson.
Sienna is 14 years old and has been performing since she was 11, at open mics and festivals all over Eltham, Greenwich, Lewisham. She won Grove Park Got Talent in 2017 and has just secured a place at the BRIT school.
If all that dancing and cheering make’s you thirsty, there’s plenty of food and drink available from the restaurants and bars surrounding the street party. Do support our sponsors and advertisers – the Broca, The Brockley Barge. The Orchard, Salthouse Bottles and The Gantry.