Spiro and others: Once Upon a Hill 2017

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 […]

Saturday 15 July – Spindle Ensemble

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 […]

Big three Kelston events coming up for the diary

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 – […]

The Gas Giants: second time lucky

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: live at the Old Barn, Kelston Roundhill

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 […]

Athea’s first performance: live at the Old Barn 6 May 2017

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.

“Hope you like our new direction”

Thanks to Billie and Steve at Bristol City FM for having us on the show Saturday 29 April. Having met for the first time in the car park beforehand the two very fine drummers Matt Brown from Modulus iii and Tony Orrell from The Gas Giants squeezed into Steve’s studio with some kit and did […]

Upcoming Kelston events

Upcoming events: BOOK NOW 6 May Modulus iii recording live, with support from Athnea. Modulus iii is a sizzling synths, Rhodes and drums spontaneous composition trio: tickets here 20 May The Gas Giants live, with excellent support, live at the Old Barn. The Gas Giants is a project of Will Gregory (Goldfrapp); this will be […]