Forest Fire

New Yorkers Forest Fire swung by Arnold Circus bandstand in early December to play us a few jams from their latest record. Have a watch and listen below:  

Sea of Bees

One of my favourite days this year. Footage now up here.

NEW BUSK : Sunday December 4th

BANDSTAND BUSKING presents A December Hullabalooooooo 4th December 2011 at Arnold Circus Bandstand, E2 I know we said we weren’t doing any more this year but well, we were wrong. The chance to do one final busk of 2011 with two very wonderful bands came up and we couldn’t say no. Forest Fire – 1.30pm :: The Lampshades […]

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! This Sunday October 30th, the eve of All Hallows Eve’, we’re excited to have two bands come to play at Northampton Square Bandstand. 3.00pm – The Deer Tracks 3.30pm – Big Deal Bring a coat and a pumpkin, we hope to see you there. Free, as ever!

Jesca Hoop

The wonderful Jesca Hoop performed a couple of songs for us under Arnold Circus bandstand this summer… have a peek below.

Copy Haho

On what had to be one of the few days you could truly classify as nice ‘summer’ weather, Copy Haho’s Joe Hearty performed some songs for us under Arnold Circus Bandstand. We filmed a couple:


Lovely Canadian Mr Mark Hamilton so kindly agreed to play our stage at Ray Davies’ Meltdown Festival 2011, in the main hall of the Southbank Center. The audience listened with a hush reverence and you can too… here are two videos from his set:

The Leisure Society

What a delight to have The Leisure Society perform a few songs for a crowded audience at Arnold Circus bandstand this summer. They have a new record released this year, and have been receiving glowing critical reviews as well as plenty of fan love, see why for yourselves:

She Keeps Bees

Anyone who has ever seen She Keeps Bees will know it’s impossible to not love what they do. Charming, sweet, funny and brilliant performers, it was an absolute delight to have them play our stage at Meltdown Festival 2011. Here are a few videos from their set:

Guillemots at Meltdown

Guillemots performed a few songs this summer at Meltdown Festival 2011. Their set included new songs as well as golden oldies such as Made Up Love Song. Have a watch below.