Here at Altitude HQ we have been getting excited about the mix of great music from all corners of the globe that we are planning for 2020.
Acts will be announced over the next few months, so keep an eye out on social media!
ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR ALTITUDE NIGHTS 2020
CUT CAPERS are a 9-piece Bristol band whose energetic live performance and infectious sound have won them a cult following on the British festival scene. Mixing a swinging vintage-style brass section (think Caro Emerald) with funk, soul and hip-hop.
“Inspirational” – Jimmy Cliff ”
“Come on! That puts a wiggle in your walk!” – Craig Charles, BBC Radio 6
KONGO DIA NTOTILA
KONGO JAZZ /AFRO JOY
Kongo Dia Ntotila play KONGO JAZZ> Their sound is a blend of Africa’s finest dance music styles, revived and modernised. They draw on a breadth of African rhythmic and sonic traditions, with a strong foundation of Congolese rumba and the sunshine sounds of seben guitar, seamlessly fused with a neat dose of jazz.
“A great combination of sophistication, energy, musicianship & pure life-affirming spiritual uplift!” Tom Robinson, BBC6 Music
THE DATURA ROOTS COLLECTIVE
ROOTS REGGAE AND DUB
This Teignmouth born Roots fusion five piece have been busy tearing up the UK, making waves and quickly becoming renowned for their vibrant sounds, stage energy and crowd engagement.
Expect a deliciously delirious cocktail of soulful vocals, mad bars and hype, blistering sax, raw and swirling dub/slide guitar , allied together with an irresistible groove guaranteed to make you lose your mind.
LATIN INFUSED SKANKSTER FUNK TO INVIGORATE YOUR SOUL!!
Their genre defying sound fuses funky latin beats, heaps of percussion, soaring guitars, skanktastic bass lines, punchy horns and soulful female vocals to create a heady mixture of original, infectious feel good tunes.
8 eclectic, fun seeking musical misfits originating from Italy, France and the Deep South (Westcountry) come together to inspire you to dance, sing along and loose your inhibitions. Collectively on a mission to start the party and keep the dance floor jumping with their festival strength tropical sounds.
GUITAR DRIVEN INDIE POP
HAYTOR are a young energetic 5 piece pop band based in South West England, with eccentric and lively performances, and catchy pop hooks.
Eclectic pop rock – complete with angelic piano licks, crisp guitar tone, solid thumping bass and a wide open drums to give it that driving sound Haytor has so elegantly mastered. Once you add in Austin’s dynamically diverse vocals the whole band ties together creating one big sound lifting the spirits of every tired soul in the room. ON THE HOUSE MUSIC
MAMA JERK AND THE LADYFINGERS
MAMA JERK DELIVERS FRENCH INFUSED STOMPING EARWORMS TO THE FESTIVE MASSES ON AN ALMOST DAILY BASIS.
With fat dub bass lines, gypsy undertones, deep rumbling vocals, psychedelic guitar landscaping, a fairly attractive horn section and a fearless approach to genre hopping, Mama Jerk has made a name for itself as being one of the most original bands to step onto Bristol’s Party scene
LOUIS J WALKER
HIP HOP/SPOKEN WORD
‘Recognised as one of the UK’s brightest young music talents with an approach that sets him apart’ – Huw Edwards, BBC News.
Louis J Walker is a hip hop/spoken word artist based in Exeter, Devon. He has performed at multiple festivals and has supported artists including Aitch, Krept and Konan, Shy FX and many more.
SOUL OF THE CITY GOSPEL CHOIR
GOSPEL, SOUL AND MOWTOWN
One of Exeters finest choirs, Soul of the City Gospel Choir , is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face, joy to your heart, and a beat to your feet with soul, Motown and classic gospel songs.