Asian Dub Foundation (13th February)

Asian Dub Foundation (13th February)

Asian Dub Foundation, midi warriors of the 21st century! Their unique sound is a combination of hard jungle rhythms, dub bass lines, industrial, energetic punk rock guitars, sitar and haunting sounds sampled from traditional Indian music, supported by militant, fast and burning rap-ragga lyrics !

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Jazz Aesthetic (13th February)

Jazz Aesthetic (13th February)

The Jazz Aesthetic is a band of music students from the University of Hull, directed by Peter Elsdon. Fresh from playing alongside the National Youth Jazz Orchestra at the Hull Jazz Festival, the band will present a heady mix of contemporary jazz laced with some New Orleans funk.

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Two Skies (12th February)

Two Skies (12th February)

Caught somewhere between the fleeting glimpses of heaven and hell, Sheffield psych-extraordinaires Two Skies were driven together by a mutual love of ethereal noises and powerful trippy grooves. Influenced by late night jamming sessions and David Lynch films, their music is an almost nightmarish mix of rollicking basslines and fuzzy washed out guitars.

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Cast (12th February)

Cast (12th February)

Originally formed in 1992 from the ashes of two of the most legendary and lauded guitar bands of all time, The La’s and Shack, Cast released four albums, the second 'Mother Nature Calls' also went platinum (three of them top 10), and had ten top 10 singles, before disbanding in 2001.

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Snake Davis (13th February)

Snake Davis (13th February)

An instrumental solo can break hearts, lift spirits, even change lives in extreme cases.

Sax is the favourite instrument for many folk, and for good reason. Saxophone, in the right hands, is so emotional, so passionate; it sings, screams, whispers.

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Hope & Social (14th February)

Hope & Social (14th February)

Hope and Social are a band… and as well as the proper bandy type things like gigging, touring, playing festivals, making and releasing records they also like to involve people in most everything they do.

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13 Jul

Star names unveiled for Coastival 2016

Exciting names have been announced to star in the next Coastival arts festival in Scarborough.

The next event will be held from 12th to 14th February next year and already some top-level music acts have been signed up.

Rock band Cast will headline with a concert at the Spa Grand Hall on the evening of Friday 12th February, supported by Two Skies.

Popular saxophonist Snake Davis will play at the Spa during the afternoon of Saturday 13th February, supported by Jazz Aesthetic. Asian Dub Foundation will headline at the Spa on the evening of Saturday 13th February, supported by Project 12.

On the afternoon of Sunday 14th February, Hope and Social bring their inimitable charm, warmth and prowess to the Scarborough's stunning Spa Grand Hall; this unique concert will be made and performed with the good people of Scarborough and beyond, for the good people of Scarborough and beyond.

Tickets for all these concerts go on sale on 24th July via the Spa box office and Coastival website.

GET INVOLVED AND JOIN IN

Opening Parade

Opening Parade

Want to be part of Coastival 2016’s magnificent Opening Parade? This time we’re working with the Spraoi (pronounced Spree) Festival from Waterford in Ireland to create something spectacular! We’re looking for local groups and individuals to get involved, so if you want to be part of this great event, just get in touch!

For more information please email contact@create.uk.net

Hope & Social

Hope & Social

For Coastival 2016 Hope & Social are looking for music groups to come and get involved with the festival's closing show in Scarborough's Grand Hall. Developing their ongoing project A Band Anyone Can Join they want ukulele groups, choirs, brass bands, string groups, drummers, kazoo orchestras...anyone, to come and join them as the ever expanding band and play a monumental show to close the celebrations. 

For more information please email contact@create.uk.net

Coastival Choir

Coastival Choir

Join the new Coastival Choir and be part of a performance at Coastival in February 2016. You don't need to be an experienced singer or even to be able to read music. This is an acapella (unaccompanied) choir and we'll be singing pieces in harmony inspired by the Yorkshire coast - some new, some old, and some surprises.

The choir is taught by Bridget Cousins, who has been leading community choirs for more than 20 years. Her unique approach makes choral singing accessible to all.

Rehearsals will be on Tuesdays, 1pm -2.30 at the Art Gallery from October 13th.

For more information please email contact@create.uk.net

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