Saturday 7th July


Hornsey Green was at the heart of the Victorian high street with a playground and a band stand. Hornsey Music Festival puts music back at the heart of the high street with a day of live music and performance starting with school choirs and dancers moving on to a wealth of great artists and bands. There is also the welcome addition of a beer tent, provided by The Great Northern Railway Tavern, and food from The Intrepid Fork or choose from any of the fantastic restaurants or cafes nearby. Bring a blanket, a chair, a picnic and stay for the day.

11:00 am

Opened By Adam Jogee, Elin Weston and Dana Carlyn

11:00 am

St Mary's CE Primary School and Campsbourne School Choir

The choirs from St Mary's CE Primary School and Campsbourne School will be singing songs from their summer repertoire. Fresh from the Albert Hall!

Hornsey Sings

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11.30 am

Storm the Stage Academy of Arts

Storm the Stage Academy of Artswas initially established as a small dance class in January 2015. We have since grown into an over-subscribed dance family that teaches a variety of art genres such as Contemporary, Modern Theatre, Musical Theatre, Street Dance, Martial Arts, Tap, Acrobatic Dance, Freestyle Disco and Lyrical. In addition, the Arts Academy is driven by an ethos of inclusion and we offer arts scholarships to students. The criteria for scholarship include, but are not exclusive to: challenging financial circumstances, gifted and talented abilities, special educational needs & disability (SEND). Explore the works of Legends and free your minds as this troupe of young artists deliver a performance to be remembered! ‘I AM LEGEND’ is inspired by the Academy’s strong values of family, education, culture & diversity with a vision to create their own legacy. 2017 National Dance School of The Year Winner. Website:

12:00 noon

Project Seven (PVII)

Project VII (Seven) Dance. It’s more than dance it’s a lifestyle. Project VII (Seven) aims to take dance to a new level by empowering young people under 16 years with the valuable skills to become successful young citizens within the world today. This project is not just about dance it’s a lifestyle. Project Seven provides a serene environment where young people feel a sense of freedom to express themselves through dance. Our aim to bring dance to North London and deliver the opportunity for all young people to interact with others, build confidence and develop life skills through creativity and fun.

12:30 pm


Brunette is a 21 year old singer songwriter/pop artist and 2018 Coffee Music Project London finalist

An amazing performer with lots of audience engaging energy and fabulous Pop oriented songs.

Her latest single "Liar Liar" is vibrant, fresh and we'll received by many, so take a listen on youtube and see her live. See also: and

1:00 pm

Daisy Chute

Edinburgh-born, half­-American, hyphen-lo­ving Daisy Chute is a folk songstress and multi-instrume­ntalist with a parti­cular penchant for the banjo.

Formerly of Decca’s platinum-s­elling classical gro­up "All Angels", she is excited to be work­ing on her début alb­um of original songs with producer and songwriter Tim Baxter (Andy Burrows, Edit­ors, Nick Mulvey, Ja­smine Thompson).

A regular in the London music scene and an award-winning singer and songwriter havi­ng just been awarded first place in the Coffee Music Project singer-songwriter competition 2018.

Daisy has been taught and me­ntored by rock royal­ty Sir Ray Davies, featured as a vocalist on Radiohead's lat­est album "A Moon Shaped Pool", and even got the thumbs up from Sir Pa­ul McCartney after a performance at the Royal Albert Hall.

One of Paul Sexton's 'top music tips' for 2018, Daisy's music has been compared to Simon and Garfunk­el and Joni Mitchell (BBC Radio Kent) and her voice has been described as “Exquis­itely delicious. Del­icate, like a gossam­er-winged creature made out of spun gold­." Tony Moore (Soho Radio, The Bedford)

Puddletown (live):

I Left My Heart in Rio (lyric) :

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1:30 pm

Tim Thackray

North Walian singer songwriter combines storytelling with catchy hooks, wrapped up in an alt-country gloss. He has recently released second EP ‘Strange Animation’. 

2:00 pm


Oscar is a musician and teacher from up road in Archway. His powerful voice and melancholic melodies have made him a festival favorite and we can't wait for him to grace our stage for the 3rd year running. 

2.30 pm


SHOWREEL: Cathy McManamon (Vocals) and Adam Day (Piano). bring to you the greatest songs from the films and musicals, from the beautiful classics of Streisand and Judy Garland through the sassy Liza Minelli, Cabaret and Chicago via the great Bond themes all the way up to the far more recent films of Tarantino and even Disney.

Cathy played various leads in the West End including Return To The Forbidden Planet, Judy Garland, Girls Night, The Good Old Days and five Sondheim Shows! She produced and starred in her own Cabaret Shows at top venues such as Pizza On The Park, The Pheasantry and The Vortex and also Don't Tell Mama in New York. She performed her James Bond Cabaret on a world-class Cruise in Russia. Cathy's film career highlights include a Greedo in Star Wars and Roald Dahl's notorious Mrs Twit. Pop videos include Groove Rider with Madonna and Archangels, which won a MOBO.

Adam has appeared on Top Of The Pops and many other TV shows with his former band The Mike Flowers Pops, a band who had several UK hits. Adam who plays piano / keyboards / accordion and clarinet, has played all across Europe at festivals and at Ronnie Scott's, Jazz Cafe and Wembley arena. Former bands include Tight Fit, Lucinda Belle Orchestra, West London Sinfonia and John Bennett Big Band.

We have performed at Battersea Barge, Pheasantry, Cellar Door, The Player’s Theatre, Lauderdale House, RADA, Pizza on the Park and private parties.



A taster on youtube:

3: 00 pm

Archway Mountain Lightnin' Boys

Fusing bluegrass with 16th century choral music and punk / indie with a dollop of O Brother. Expect the unexpected. FaceBook Page.

3.30 pm

The Hornsey Boys

Exuberant, upbeat songs from the 70’s and 80’s – Elvis Costello, The Jam, David Bowie and more – with a bit of luck and a following wind there could be dancing in the streets!

4.30 pm


W3Detour are a tight outfit with a wealth of music experience and bring back the essence of the Beat Group Era from the mid-late 60's with original material written by Danno Sheehan. Songs such as Shallowness, Back to You and Why Not dynamically capture the era. Beat/Blues covers from that era enhance the band's core sound. With a Vinyl album  the band are receiving radio play across all the media platforms. The "Passing Time" album is one not to be missed. A great group to play at your Festival or large venue.

5:00 pm

Somebody Else's Troubles

Somebody else’s Troubles are James Baniecki, Ian Coles and Charlie Graham: a musical partnership originally forged in the legendary Campfire music sessions at the Big Green Bookshop, Wood Green.


Great songs of all stripes - Americana, folk, originals and requests - performed on guitar, pedal steel and mandolin.

5.30 pm

Kate Norton & The Ramblers

An exhilarating blend of authentic Rock and Roll, Gospel, Blues, Rockabilly and Soul. The Ramblers feature the dynamic vocals of Kate Norton and the blistering guitars of Andrew Hyde (Kings of Rhythm et al). This thrilling set, specially arranged for the Hornsey Music Festival includes material by Sister Rosetta Tharp, Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, Blind Willie Johnson, Chris Isaak, Amy Winehouse, Nanci Sinatra amongst others. Today's performance will also include special guests from the local area to add even more muscular musicality to an act of thrilling virtuosity and originality...

6:00 pm

Stevepuddle and his bivouac Band

Stevepuddle and his Bivouac Band released their debut album, "WAA! Radish" in March 2016. The single 'The Bee Song' was given a few spins on 6 music and they have built a great live reputation over the last few years. Soon to release a few new tunes mixed at Crouch End’s Reservoir Studios that are more political and less about bee’s (but still dipped in honey), the single ‘Unbeliever’ will be out in summer 2018. Expect a mix of alt folk rockabilly and death blues, but know also that they might drink you under the table whilst mixing a great Thai curry, given a wok and a selection of fresh vegetation.

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