Line-up – 2023


4.00pm – 6.00pm / Kids of Kane

Kane FM will be opening Staycation Live Festival each day with a fun filled Kids of Kane event!

6.00pm – 7.00pm / Sublifter
An enigmatic duo emerging from the subterranean depths of bass-driven underground music.

7.30pm – 8.30pm / Zen Lewis

A skilled master in the synergies of Soul on Reggae, with elements of Ragga Hip-hop and Ska. Zen’s Reggae fusion sound is powerful and unique, his message is authentic, honest
and emotive with a depth and meaning in his writing, not forgetting some straight up party bangers! A versatile artist with a sweet and powerful singing voice, but also a dope
MC with a background in Hip-Hop which he seamless and uniquely blends in his music.

9.00pm – 11.00pm / TST DJs

Your favourite festival organisers bringing you a mix of Breaks, House and Jungle.


11.00am – 12.15pm / Kids of Kane
Kids of Kane are back again with some dance classics and lots of fun for all the family.

12.30pm – 1.30pm / Johnny H
Festival friend and local legend Johnny H is back for 2023 ! A true maestro of his craft with an unparalleled passion for music and an encyclopaedic knowledge of funk and soul, Johnny H knows how to transport his audience to a world of rhythm and groove.

1.50pm – 2.50pm / Levski
Levski started DJing in the late 90’s with a single 1210, his mums record player and two records… Dane Bowers “Buggin” and a copy of Rosie Gaines “Closer than Close”.

3.10pm – 4.10pm / Riot Weekend
Riot Weekend are a dynamic and energetic punk band hailing from Surrey, England. With their raw and raucous sound, they have quickly gained recognition as a prominent force in the local punk scene.

4.30pm – 5.30pm / Bazil “Dreadzone”
Bazil’s production started with his rolling atmospheric D&B influenced by the nineties “tech-step” era. Expect Dubby infused half speed beats and multi genre electronic music with Jungle influences or breakbeat rave.

5.30pm – 6.50pm / Hippo Soundsystem

Hippo Soundsystem is a vibrant and dynamic collective of musicians and DJs dedicated to delivering electrifying musical experiences. Inspired by the pulsating beats of reggae,
dub and dancehall, Hippo Soundsystem has carved a unique niche in the music scene, captivating audiences with their infectious energy and immersive sound.

7.00pm – 7.45pm / Redeye Allen
Redeye Allen has DJ’d at some of the biggest clubs in London and played at numerous festivals and parties over the years most notably opening the Rabbit Hole Stage at Glastonbury. Expect some dirty breakbeat bangers!

7.45pm – 8.30pm / Gav Ravenous
Co-founder of No Man’s Land festival and co-promoter of Jungle Medicine. Musically it would be fair to say that he can never be assigned to one genre, most of his sets would incorporate anything from glitch hop, house, electro, breaks, techno, oldskool or jungle.

8.30pm – 9.45pm / Able and Levski
Back to back beats before your headline treats!

10.00pm – 11.00pm / Dr Meaker
Hailing from Bristol, the spiritual home of live Drum & Bass, Dr Meaker have broken the mould with their unique fusion of sounds earning them fans across the globe. The band have clearly stated that their mission is “to take Live Drum & Bass across the World, Bristol Style!”


11.30pm– 12.15pm / Kids of Kane
Final instalment of the Kids of Kane for those who fancy bringing the kids down for a party brunch of old skool rave classics.

12.30pm – 1.30pm / Sam Able
Sam Able back for his final set of the weekend, expect some chilled hip hop and dub flavours to get you moving on Staycation Sunday.

1.50pm – 2.50pm / Mike Dennis
Mike Dennis is a classically trained violinist whose boyhood love of Run DMC, Beastie Boys and Gangstarr led him to create a unique kind of string-heavy hip hop music he refers to as Violinica. Performing using a violin, a loop pedal and a cajon, Mike builds up layers of dense harmony and embellishes with thoughtful, energetic rhymes drawing inspiration from daily British life and the perils and profits of love with a geeky fanaticism for rhythm-bending and syncopation. You won’t have seen an artist like this before.

3.10pm – 5.30pm / Da Vinci
Sound meets Boom and Bass Our good friends from Kane FM bringing some Reggae and Dub flavours to Sunday afternoon.

6.00pm – 7.15pm / Mellowmatic

Mellowmatic are a 7-piece collective, formed by musical director Ant Henderson (MD of Jurassic 5’s Soup’s Fullee Love Collective), producer and drummer Marcus Fisher and UK rapper AJ Mayhew aka AGGA. Mellowmatic bring a live set that takes their audience on an eclectic musical journey from the Boom-bap 90’s to present day. Executing a tight musical performance, on point every time. This big-sound-high- energy band is made to be seen and heard!


12.30pm – 1.00pm / Rebel Rhythms
A Samba fusion protest band which lends some carnival inspired excitement to environmental actions and local events.

1.20pm – 2.20pm / Cloudcat
Cloudcat is an indie rock band known for their dreamy and atmospheric soundscapes. With ethereal melodies and introspective lyrics, they captivate listeners and take them on a sonic journey.

2.40pm – 3.40pm / Risking Nostalgia
Risking Nostalgia is a captivating band that effortlessly transports its listeners to bygone eras while infusing a fresh and modern twist into their music.

4.00pm – 5.00pm / Jimmy D Thorn
The Jimmy D Thorn is a dynamic and electrifying musical group that has been captivating audiences with their unique sound and energetic performances. Led by the talented guitarist and vocalist James Deane, the band blends elements of blues, rock, and soul to create a truly captivating musical experience.

5:20pm – 6:45pm / Frank the Cat
Frank the Cat have built up a reputation as one of the most exciting live acts on the circuit today. A powerful ten-piece soul funk party band – get your dancing shoes on!


12.00pm – 1.00pm / Kingdom Kush
From busking as a ska band in their teens, gigging UK-wide and internationally with multi-genre electronic band Captain Flatcap and from dancing through many a summer of UK festivals, these experiences now lead them to realise their new progressive-soul sound as Kingdom Kush.

1.20pm – 2.20pm / The Rockin Rogers
50’s and 60’s Rock and Roll classics including Elvis Presley, Eddie Cochran, Dion, Fats Domino and many more. Hard to remain static when these guys strike up. See it, Hear it, Believe it!

2.40pm – 3.40pm / Justments
Markus Flaherty, Tom Worrall and Roger Quilter come together to bring you a new project, centred on a love of song writing and musicianship. Influences include Bill Withers, Bobby Womack and Sly and the family stone.

4.00pm – 5.00pm / The Barefoot Bandit
The Barefoot Bandit are a heavyweight  ensemble based in the South West, UK. The band mixes various musical styles, incorporating elements of reggae, punk rock, dub and world music. Building a strong and loyal fan base, TBB have spread their sounds far and wide. Packed out shows at prestigious venues such as the Electric Ballroom in Camden have seen The Barefoot Bandit become a must watch act on the UK touring and festival circuit.

5.20pm – 6.45pm / Sam Redmore and the Tropical Soundclash
Producer and artist Sam Redmore is shaping a career as one of the UK’s most exciting new talents. His path has seen him evolve from club DJ and promoter to remixer responsible for a host of killer edits, to lighting up airwaves and stages from London to LA with his original productions. Vibrations as a feast for those who want to dance to a different beat.


The Barefoot Bandit
Axtell Stage / Sunday / 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Reggae, Punk Rock, Dub

Bazil “Dreadzone”
Loki Stage / Saturday / 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Electronic, Breaks, Jungle

Axtell Stage / Saturday / 1.20pm – 2.20pm
Progressive Alt-Rock

Da Vinci Sound vs Boom and Bass
Loki Stage / Sunday / 3.10pm – 5.30pm

DJ Merlin with Kids of Kane
Loki Stage / Sunday / 11.00am – 12.15pm
Electronic, Breaks, Jungle

DJ Mystery with Kids of Kane
Loki Stage / Sunday / 11.00am – 12.15pm
Electronic, Breaks, Jungle

Dr George with Kids of Kane
Loki Stage / Saturday / 11.00am – 12.15pm
Electronic, Breaks, Jungle

Dr Meaker 3 Piece
Loki Stage / Saturday / 9.45pm – 11.00pm
Drum & Bass

Ellis D with Kids of Kane
Loki Stage / Friday / 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Old Skool Dance

Frank the Cat
Axtell Stage / Saturday / 5.20pm – 6.45pm
Funk & Soul

Gav Ravenous
Loki Stage / Saturday / 7.45pm – 8.30pm
Breaks, House, Tech

Hippo Soundsystem
Loki Stage / Saturday / 5.30pm – 7.00pm
Samba, Electronic, World

Jimmy D Thorn
Axtell Stage / Saturday / 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Blues, Rock, Soul

Johnny H
Loki Stage / Saturday / 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Funk & Soul

Axtell Stage / Sunday / 2.40pm – 3.40pm
Blues, Roc

Kingdom Kush
Axtell Stage / Sunday / 12.30pm – 1.00pm
Progressive Soul

Loki Stage / Sunday / 6.00pm – 7.15pm

Mike Dennis
Loki Stage / Sunday / 1.50pm – 2.50pm
Hip-hop violin

Riot Weekend
Loki Stage / Saturday / 3.10pm – 4.10pm
Pop punk

Risking Nostalgia
Axtell Stage / Saturday / 2.40pm – 3.40pm

The Rockin Rogers
Axtell Stage / Sunday / 1.20pm – 2.20pm

Sam Redmore and the Tropical Soundclash
Axtell Stage / Sunday / 5.20pm – 6.45pm
Afrobeat, World, Dance

Loki Stage / Friday / 6.00pm – 7.00pm
Bass-driven, underground music

TST Allstars
Loki Stage / Friday / 9.20pm – 10.10pm
Beats, Breaks, House and Jungle

XR Drummers

Axtell Stage / Saturday / 12.00pm – 1.00pm
Samba Street Band

Zen Lewis
Loki Stage / Friday / 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Soul, Reggae, Hip-hop