TRIGGER WARNING: Major FOMO alert!
Common People Festival kicked off last weekend in Oxford and Southampton simultaneously and we went up to Oxford town on Sunday for the festivities. And what a day it was! With the sun shining bright, we were wowed by act after act, stumbled on some up and coming gems and generally had an absolutely awesome time. Now on our highly recommended list for a day trip to Oxford or Southampton.
Get in on the best moments down below.
When Dutty Moonshine Big Band brought the house down
The Dutty Moonshine Big Band is the brainchild of international touring DJ Dutty Moonshine. A 14 piece big band trained in Jazz but with a passion for UK Bass. Fronted by Grime and Jazz MC’s backed by a 7 piece brass section, padded out with drums, keys and synths and to top it all off a powerhouse DJ. The band performed a fusion of Blues meets DnB, HipHop and Jazz standards meet Garage. The crowd couldn’t get enough.
When Becky Hill lit up the whole place
Dance music sensation, Becky Hill hit up the stage for some of her hits, including Back to My Love and Afterglow. She also performed an unreleased single, Unpredictable, and the crowd went wild.
The several moments Rag’n’bone Man had us all in our feelings
BBC Sound of 2017 shortlister, Rag’n’bone Man has been on festival rounds getting crowds all emotioned up. Common People Oxford 2017 was no different, with several powerfully emotive performances…