What a fantastic first festival!
Stunning solo performances from Phil Doleman, Ben Rouse, Zoè Bestel and Phillipa Leigh
Super society bands
Spectacular headline set by THE UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN
Even the weather was just right!
UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN
Ben Rouse first started on guitar at the age of 11 and by the age of 14 he was already playing in clubs and venues in many different bands as a lead guitarist. Click on the image below to find out more about Ben.
Phil Dolemans' voice is as big as his ukulele is small, and his love of blues, hokum, jug band and jazz shines through in his intricate picking and driving rhythms. You can red more about Phil by clicking on his image below.
Zoë Bestel Drawing comparisons with KT Tunstall and Ed Sheeran, award winning nu-folk singer songwriter and ukulele fanatic Zoë Bestel is making a name for herself on the Scottish music scene. To read more about Zoe simply click on the small image below.
Phillipa Leigh joins the UkeFest-Essex Line Up, Phillipa is is a singer / songwriter and is a licensed busker on the London Underground, as well as performing regularly in London Pubs. Click on Phillipas' Image to read more.
D'Ukes are a very entertaining six piece electric ukulele covers band, and are one of the longer lasting bands in Essex.
Bishops Stortford Ukulele Society
The Bishops Stortford Ukulele Society usually have slots at the Stortford Music Festival in May and Hatfield Forest Woodfest in September. They also play local fetes and festivals, private parties and we organise several charity gigs each year. See the BSUC website for dates of our gigs and sessions.