The AQUAPAX team are hydrating visitors at VegfestUK London again this year
80 page programme with floor plan, stalls list, caterers, info on talks, cookery demos and performances
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Altogether 16 categories with 10 nominees vying for top gong - voting closes at midnight on September 30th 2016. #VegfestUKAwards2016
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The Phoenix Rose
The Phoenix Rose
Appearing on Saturday at 5pm at the FxEctive Factor
Fronted by composer and singer Jarvis Smith, The Phoenix Rose is a band that celebrates the power of music to reach all people with uplifting themes and irresistible grooves.
The Phoenix Rose was born when Jarvis and his cousin James Keefe began composing songs together in 2003. When multi-instrumentalist Steven ‘Fingerz’ Carty joined, the band began to perform live. Audiences loved their unique blend of pop, rock and reggae as frontman Jarvis whipped up the crowd with his skanking. After years playing small London venues from Camden to Clapham, The Phoenix Rose met Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis while performing at a local eco centre. Michael invited the band to play Glastonbury Festival, and The Phoenix Rose embarked on a festival run that included Sunrise Festival, Croissant Neuf and the Isle of Wight Festival.
Struck by its Isle of Wight set, renowned producer Native Wayne Jobson (No Doubt, Toots & the Maytals, Gregory Isaacs) offered to produce the band’s first record. Jobson brought Junior Marvin (Bob Marley & The Wailers) and Patrixx Anthony (UB40) to record guitar and trumpet on the album. Recording first in Fingerz’s bedroom, the legendary Junior Marvin would tell surreal Bob Marley stories at the dinner table.
Fusing pop, reggae, hip hop and Indian music, the album bridges worlds and honours Nature through harmony. Jarvis’ passion for the natural world extends to his tireless advocacy of sustainable living. He is the founder of MyGreenPod.com Magazine, an ethical lifestyle title – distributed quarterly with the Guardian and partners – that reaches over 3 million UK readers.
Releasing its self-titled debut on March 11, 2016 with GYPSYPOP RECORDS, The Phoenix Rose emerges as a multicultural, modern classic. 2016 festivals include Vegfest (Brighton and Bristol), Valley Fest, Shambala (TBC), Glastonbury (TBC), Kemp Town Festival and Concorde 2 in Brighton, with more announcements to come.