Kelston Records provided the music for this year’s epic Kelston Fete 2017. It came in the form of a musical celebration of the legacy to the community of H.I.M Heile Selassie I. The band was da Mighty Beaconaires, with guest stars Pete Judge, Ross Hughes and Fellowdread. Reflections of an English village fete: dub poet […]
Kelston Records’ groundbreaking 2017 season closes with two brilliant Bristol duos wrapped up in a visual treat. The bands are Eyebrow, and Kolophon, with visuals by live artist Kathy Hinde. Eyebrow’s sound is built on the part-improvised, part-planned, looped explorations of drummer Paul Wigens with the wonderfully versatile trumpet player, Pete Judge (of Three Cane Whale and […]
Come join us for Once upon a Hill – an afternoon and evening out on Kelston Roundhill with four fantastic bands, extra acoustic sets, fabulous views and space for reflective time in nature, food and refreshments. Spiro heads the bill, with Dakhla Brass, and The Nightjar- see description below. If you want to catch Spiro in 2017 […]
Join us for perfect mid-July evening up on Kelston Roundhill with the beautiful, contemporary sound of the critically acclaimed up-and-coming Spindle Ensemble. Fresh local beer, cider, soup, organic cheeses made on the farm. Kids come free. Parking available, or walk up from our friendly local the Old Crown in Kelston (bus route #37: Bath to […]
Three excellent events to book into your diaries at Kelston: two up at the Old Barn and one at the foot of the hill in the village itself. Here’s the location. Now bring the music: Sat 15 July and again Sat 5 August (June 2017 photo from his balloon by Darwin Peltan) Spindle Ensemble – […]
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Man we’re delighted to host the Gas Giants in May 2017. In 2016 we scored two out of three and the result was a new band: The Defective Comet, with Tony Orrell on drums percussion and loops and Ross Hughes on too many instruments to name, but most memorably bass clarinet, flute and slide guitar. […]
Modulus III is a beautiful balance of three intense musicians. Their gig of live spontaneous composition at the Old Barn on 6 May made for a compelling evening. Modulus III take a post-soundcheck stroll on Kelston Roundhill on 6 May. Drew Morgan is is an avant-garde classically trained experimental cellist, also playing synths. On drums Matt […]
Emma Holbrook (drums) and Paul Bradley (guitar, vocal) perform as Athea The Old Barn audience gave a very warm response to the first ever performance by Athea. Paul Bradley’s deft, experimental guitar work meshed perfectly with Emma Holbrook’s subtle drums and percussion in a seamless, intensely atmospheric 45-minute set.
William jumps the shark in a Brunel hat promoting Modulus iii at the first Tech4GoodBath meeting. It may produce a surprise for this Saturday 6 May (tickets here).