Oxjam Takeover | 22 October 2016 – Line-up Announcement

Oxjam Leeds, the annual charity music festival that raises money for Oxfam, is coming to North Brewing Co Tap Room and taking over select venues in Leeds on Saturday 22 October. The grassroots festival supports the city’s vibrant music scene and celebrates emerging artists from Leeds and beyond.

With acts on the bill who have who performed to sell-out crowds at Leeds / Reading, Isle of White, Kendal Calling, V Festival, Tramlines, Live at Leeds, Yorfest, Party in the Pines, London International Ska Festival, Welcome to the Village and Bingley Music Live, the line-up is going from strength to strength.

We’re over the moon to be celebrating the festival’s tenth year alongside some wicked venues in Leeds such as Milo, Santiagos, Temple of Boom, Crowd of Favours, The Old Red Bus Station (+ more TBA) and it gives us a chance to continue to showcase our ace brewery tap as an alternative events space in Leeds.

With over 10 hours of music, 100+ bands, all for just £10
Tickets here.

So, do you wanna hear the line-up? Of course you do! Below is a run-down of all the artists and bands who’ll be performing on 22nd October.

Stage 1 (Unit 5)

The Swagger

Alternative/Grit-rock hailing from North London
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6-piece Electronic soul from Leeds. One of Fred Perry’s ‘Bands to Listen to Now’ list.
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Indie-rock band from Barnsley and winners of the Bingley Emerging Talent competition.
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Leeds’ Riff Pop / Alt Rock 3-piece. The band played Reading & Leeds BBC Introducing Stage this year and have been featured in Kerrang!
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You probably came across this band over the summer as they played a whole bunch of festivals, including the main stage of Leeds / Reading!
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Sly Antics

Rock band hailing from Manchester. These guys made it on to Fred Perry’s ‘subculture bands to listen to now’ list.
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Tarzan Bros

Funk /Reggae DJs from Leeds who will be closing the evenings events.
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Stage 2 (Tap Room)

Lynsey Cawthra

Played Leeds & Reading festival this year as well as Bingley Music Fest and has had some great airtime on BBC Yorks.
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Ernie Jackson

Singer/Songwriter from London
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Thomas Wilby Gang

Country / Folk from Wakefield
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Vanessa Jamie

Leeds Music College student with an incredible, soulful voice.
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Cal Ruddy

New emerging artist from Liverpool. His new EP ‘Communication’ is out now!
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