held at Exchange
on Saturday 25th November. The event starts at 13:00.
13 BANDS - NO CLASHES
We are turning three this year so we're throwing a party at one of the best grassroots DIY venues in Bristol, Exchange.
With a fiery helter-skelter blend of influences from East and West, 3 Daft Monkeys inject a unique wildness into their music, producing a symphonious cacophony of styles, Silvery vocal melodies soar above percussive global beats and rhythms, while passionate fiddle-driven tunes weave around animated guitar and bass, all presented with outstanding musicianship in their famously theatrical live performances.
This multi-award-winning live act continues to deliver dynamic, rampageous, powerful performances of their completely original songs with an endless energy and enthusiasm! With 21 years of International festival experience in hand, 3 Daft Monkeys certainly know how to work a festival crowd, and are guaranteed to whip an audience into a frenzy of emotions with every performance.
I first saw them 15 years ago and have seen them many, many times since so to be bringing them to the Firejam stage for our 3rd birthday is an absolute honour.
Support will come from some of our Firejam Familia plus a special guest
A Sea-Punk, folk band hailing from the cornish coast. Their high energy live performances have caused widespread outbreaks of dancing, moshing and having a ruddy good time at an international level, gaining them the coveted ‘Golden Gnome’ award in September 2022.
Under their live performance belts they have a list of some of the best music festivals in the UK and Europe, including: Glastonbury, Boomtown Fair, Boardmasters, Bearded Theory, Lindisfarne Festival and Festival Medieval - Germany. JollyRoger also have had the privilege of supporting popular artists such as The Rumjacks, Ferocious Dog, Fisherman's Friends and The Wurzels.
With one album, four EP's and three singles in their discography, JollyRoger are always looking to hone their sound and release new material, supporting the description given to them as ‘the hardest working band in the south west’
Nasty Fishmonger mix guitar, bass, drums, whistles, mandolin, banjo and a washboard to make the finest shanty punk - guaranteed to get your feet stomping!
Having made a name for themselves across the south-west festival scene - and with a Luke Wheatley and Dan Booth (Ferocious Dog) produced album set for release in February, 2023 looks set to be the year of the Fishmonger!
Brass-fuelled Bristol 7 piece band bring you skapunkery spurting punchy beats & social absurdities! Fidget and the Twitchers bring a playful assault of bouncy ska-punk, straight from Bristol’s murky musical swamp to your eagerly awaiting earholes. They smashed this festival season by storm and seem to only be getting better with their songs on toxic masculinity, polyamory, and the echo chambers our politicians seem to live in.
Expect cheeky lyrical wizardry, old-school funky rhythms, and infectious horn lines all blended together into a bubbly broth that is guaranteed to get you moving. Drawing from eclectic influences spanning the musical spectrum all the way from swing to drum n bass, Fidget and the Twitchers won't stop until the whole world is dancing.
Kingston Upon Thames based 4-piece metal inspired acoustic folk punk. This lot are intrancing with a blend of acoustic guitars, cello and powerful vocals. Their 2022 album 'To New Beginnings' is a staple of the Firejam playlist and we honestly cannot wait to bring them to this party.
East End Trinity, Babar Lucks electric rock band began life in 2009 because Babar missed playing loud Rock music which is his first love.
Babar Luck is a musician and composer -and writes songs in a variety of genres-rock, folk, reggae hip-hop - he is continually creating and writing music and exploring ideas that unify and bring us all together. Because we are all mixed.
Firejam's connection to Babar dates back over 20 years, and to have him bring East End Trinity to our 3 YEARS OF FIREJAM celebration is an honour beyond words.
Bicycle Repair Man are James Spencer & Matthew Warren; a Devon-based acoustic duo who don’t mend bicycles, only broken hearts. Playing toe-tapping tunes to entertain you.
: Hosted by for Underrepresented Gender Performers
A scrappy, anarcho-acoustic DIY ska punk trio from Bristol. They describe themselves as 80% politics, 30% nonsense, and enjoy singing about everything from the Simpsons to biscuit heists to anti-fascism!
They have shared a stage with the likes of Days N Daze, Culture Shock, Random Hand, Sonic Boom Six and Jaya the Cat as well as having a residency in The Shamrock at Boomtown last year.
Formed in 2019, True Foxes are a stunning, female duo from West Cornwall. Cousins Amie (lead vocals/guitar) and Chloe (vocal harmonies/bass) blend together atmospheric harmonies to create hauntingly beautiful melodies. Their music has been influenced by artists including First Aid Kit and Bruce Springsteen, as can be heard through the duo’s wonderful originals including new songs from their EP: ‘Pleasure has a sting in its tail’, ‘Stubborn’ and ‘Sunny’, which are now available across all major streaming platforms!
Sammantha (Lady of the Sea Events & part of pirate folk punk band JollyRoger) is here to perform a solo set as Unity Moon. Including original songs from the heart, sing along covers and a few JollyRoger tunes.
One voice, one guitar. modern day, soulful anti - folk, with a twist. All original songs. A combination of wordplay, real life stories, some of a more poetic nature, with a backdrop of acoustic guitar, using a rhythmic style mixed with a big voice ("for a little person") and a whole lot of feeling.
Three years ago a conversation with this legend resulted in the creation of Firejam Productions. Maxi Rai is the brainchild of what we do so it wouldn't be a Firejam Familia event without her. LEGEND!