Voices in the Hall 2014

Bristol Festival of Song 2014

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In a city of festivals, the Bristol Festival of Song reaches its fifth year celebrating the human voice in all its manifestations.

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Voices in the Hall makes a welcome return to the Colston Hall Foyer for the 2014 festival. From 5pm each day a range of singers, choirs and vocal ensembles will perform from the many levels of the Foyer, filling the space with the beauty, excitement, power and diverse harmony of the human voice.

Monday 13 

Sam Scott – Self-confessed Bandit Busker from Bedminster.
The Filtonaires  – Songs from the 50s and beyond with an added touch of comedy.
NotaBene – From the lyrical to the grotesque – you’ll never look at a madrigal the same way again!
High Tea Quartet – A vocal quartet who qualified as quartet mike warmers at the Ladies Barbershop Convention in Harrogate.
Just 3 – A sound that is sweet, soulful and distinctive and will get you tapping your feet and singing along.

Tuesday 14 

Blue Spirit Vocals – Talented young people and beautiful, uplifting repertoire ranging from folk to musical, traditional and popular in a fun and friendly atmosphere.
St Mungo’s Community Choir Community choir made up of people who have a history of homelessness, staff and volunteers from St Mungo’s.
Vox in Frox A group of female friends whose mission is to find fun and therapy through singing and occasionally wine and cake.
The Gas Men 11 guys who love singing acappella with real feeling. Expect to be delighted, and you won’t be disappointed!

Wednesday 15

The Morning Chorus – An exciting new choir that actually rehearses in the afternoon, but the spirit of the dawn chorus joins them in uplifting, beautiful harmonies.
Hippodrome Choir – Friendly social choir covering musical theatre to jazz and blues, plus originals.
Bristol Voices – A community acappella choir performing gorgeous blended harmonies from across the world.
Velvetones – A sophisticated female trio formed in late 2013 performing well known songs with a twist.
Redland Green Community Chorus – A sixty-strong mixed voice community choir singing about death in Latin as much as vanishing in kisses.

Thursday 16

St Joseph’s Primary School Choir – This inclusive, non-auditioned choir for 7-11 year olds is a Bristol Festival of Song highlight!
The Big Act – The Big Act run a variety of classes and courses for all ages from tots to those in the prime of life!
Avon Harmony – Energetic, fun loving females who sing unaccompanied four-part harmony with style.
Bristol A Cappella – Close harmony group singing rock, pop and show songs from the last fifty years!
Out There Chamber Choir – 20 strong, audition-only choir tackling more challenging repertoire than its larger choir – for those that wish to further their technique.
Sing With Soul Ladies Choir – A choir that chooses to celebrate their voices with song and sound and sing with feeling and soul. 

Friday 17

Bristol Open Mic and Busking Presents a hand picked selection of Bristol’s Young Up and Coming Vocal and Musical Talent, featuring:

5.00pm – Tommy-Pickett McAtackney – Solo artist playing guitar and singing.
5.25pm – Anna Houghton – An unusual combination of Harpist and singing.
5.50pm – Ben Hutcheson – Solo artist playing guitar and singing.
6.15pm – Tuesday / Mia / Morgan – Harmony duo, twin sisters with guitar backing by Morgan.
6.40pm – Isabella Alford – Only 12 years old, but a confident performer who sings and plays guitar.
7.05pm – Grace Martinson – A solo performer who sings, plays guitar and keyboard.
7.30pm – JLA Band – Jack (15) – Luke (13) – Adam (13) – Three brothers, who all sing and play guitar, keyboard and cajon (drum).

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