The Bandwagon is back! This weekend, Saturday 31st July – Sunday 1st August, we’re bringing a stellar lineup of Manchester-based rising talent to Bury town centre, entertaining lucky onlookers for free! Find us outside the Drill Hall on Castle Street, Bury between 2-5pm on each day.
No tickets are required, and performances are ideal for families and music fans alike, with artists performing original music from a range of genres, with something to suit all tastes.
LINEUP – SUNDAY
Secret Night Gang
Founding members of Secret Night Gang, Callum Connell & Kemani Anderson have shared a love of writing music together since they were 14-year-old school friends. Hooking up with bassist Stuart Whitehead in 2018, a summer of endless late nights was spent combining their shared vision, and writing their debut album.
2021 has already seen hugely positive movements for Secret Night Gang, having just signed to Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Recordings, the BBC 6 Music DJ, founder of Worldwide FM and celebrator of soulful sounds from across the globe. Listen to SNG’s latest single ‘Captured’ for a taste of what to expect.
Baked A La Ska
Baked A La Ska are the “heavy heavy sound” of Manchester. Since 2008, they have been serving up the sweetest of good party vibes, vintage ska sounds and an eccentric platter of covers.
It is a band of assembled oddballs and pranksters brought together by keyboardist and wizard Basil Padprik, fronted by an un-holy trio of singers: Frank “The Skank”, Tommy Robot and Kuntri Ranks, who combine with the soft lilt and harmonica magic of Robin Sunflower. Baked A La Ska also feature one of the tightest rhythm sections in Manchester with the “chops to make you drop”.