Ra Ra Riot

These troopers were jet lagged and tired, but even so, Ra Ra Riot gave us a few brilliant songs on an arty bandstand at 5pm on a weekday. Watch them perform Boy and St Peter’s Day Festival for us round the back of the Southbank Center.


Celebrate + In Your Dreams

Dark Dark Dark
Celebrate + In Your Dreams

Two more videos from our busk with Dark Dark Dark, up here and now below. See all the videos from that busk here.

Meltdown 2011


Hi everyone,

We are so excited to be a part of Meltdown festival at the Southbank Center once again. We’ve confirmed Peggy Sue, She Keeps Bees and Woodpigeon – who join headliners Guillemots on our free stage. Join us next Saturday the 18th 1-5pm for free sets from some of the best bands in town.

The Bandstand Busking freestage at Ray Davies’ Meltdown Festival (Southbank Center)
Saturday June 18th, 1pm-5pm
Guillemots – 4.15pm
She Keeps Bees  – 3.15pm
Peggy Sue  – 2.30pm
Woodpigeon – 1.45pm
Sam De La Haye (chosen by Ray Davies) – 1pm

Be sure to keep an eye on our Twitter for updates, and let us know you’re coming on Facebook.

That’s all. See you next Saturday!

Team BB


– Thousands at Lincoln’s Inn Fields Bandstand –

Kristian and Luke, aka Thousands, braved the wind and rain to perform a few songs in a central London bandstand for us and a few intrepid weather-nonchalant fans. Woohoo!

Some photos below:

Videos soon.

In the meantime –

Thousands on: Twitter | Facebook | Website | Bella Union

Us on: Twitter | Facebook

She Keeps Bees at Meltdown Festival

– She Keeps Bees at Meltdown Festival –

We couldn’t be happier to welcome the wonderful She Keeps Bees to our stage at Ray Davies’ Meltdown Festival on June 18th. They join Guillemots and more TBC. More information on that here.

This appearance will be absolutely free and your first chance to catch the band before they play Dalston Roof Park on the 26th and their album launch show on July 21st at The Borderline.