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Main Stage bands for 2024

See the programme of events throughout the day and read details of all performers at LostFest.

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Live music continues late into the evening at pubs around town.

Headline Band: The Scribes 20:30 - 21:30

The Scribes are a multi award winning hip hop act whose unique blend of beatboxing, off the cuff freestyling, crowd participation and genre-spanning music has created a critically acclaimed live show quite unlike any other on the scene today that has wowed crowds from Glastonbury to Ibiza with appeal ranging far beyond traditional hip hop fare. Not to be missed!


The Scribes

Gumbo Flyers 19:20 - 20:10

Who play the main stage, have thrilled crowds from Newquay to Norway with their high energy stomps from the swamps. Acclaimed by Time Out as “the best urban zydeco band in Europe.’’

Dew Barf 18:30 - 19:00

A small band with a big sound playing Bluegrass to Trance with 70’s rock covers.

The 802 17:40 - 18:10

The 802, who were a big hit at LostFest last year are back by popular demand playing both the main stage and around Lostwithiel. Luca Crosta and Alfie Reeves used to take the 8.02 train to school but have been friends from the age of three. The 802 perform with the deepest sense of connection in their friendship which, through their music, allows them to express raw emotions and connect with their audience in a unique and profound way. The 802 will take you on a journey through a variety of seamlessly blended genres.

Tribe 17:20 - 17:40

Luca Mo 16:50 - 17:20

22 yr old singer/songwriter and producer from London making music in his bedroom blending old school influences with sing along Alt-Pop vibes. Luca Mo released his debut self-produced EP “Meant To Be” at the end of 2023 and played a Boileroom headliner showcasing his best work newly released music for the first time in January 2024. When asked he described his music as a place of inclusivity for you to laugh, dance and cry to all at once!

Amelia Loveday 16:00 - 16:30

Amelia Loveday is an up-and-coming solo artist who plays her own raw and relatable songs about life, love and everything in between.

The Claze 15:10 - 15:40

Wadebridge based indie rock band playing many of their original tracks contained on two studio albums and fresh tracks coming soon on the bands 3rd album. The band have been together for 15 years and combine storytelling lyrics with fresh up-tempo guitar and keys led tunes.

Olympia Vitalis 14:20 - 14:50

West-London-based soul singer, building her name through her unique vocal style and distinctive songwriting. Having sung in a gospel choir for seven years, Olympia has developed her sound by drawing inspiration from improvisation and jazz vocal techniques. This unique voice is channelled into her lyrics, focusing on subjects that are close to her heart and revolving around social, cultural and personal issues. Often poking fun at the fact that she doesn’t write many love songs, Olympia prefers to talk about powerful issues, told in subtle ways using her distinctive vocals and multi-instrumental talents. Olympia recently opened for acclaimed jazz artist Kiefer on tour across the UK. Performing to audiences across Manchester, Bristol, and Glasgow, and closing with an impressive show at London’s Islington Assembly Hall.

Olympia will be performing on the main stage.

Press Gang 13:30 - 14:00

The Press Gang are a group of nine singers and musicians who perform foot-stomping shanties, melodic songs of the sea and songs of their beloved Kernow.

Well established and revered by audiences near and far, they are known for reworking traditional shanties into their own harmonious, energetic style and mixing Cornish tradition with raucous entertainment.

Come, stomp your feet, clap your hands and let them immerse you in the captivating melodies of the sea and Cornwall.

Stuns’ls Shanty 12:40 - 13:10

Stuns’ls Shanty Group are made up of Cornish Pilot Gig Rowers from and around the St Austell Bay area, Truro and Port Issac, who love singing after racing events.  Recently they celebrated 10 years of performing at the St Austell Market House.  They have performed acapella style Sea Shanties and popular Cornish Pub songs throughout the UK, as well as Holland and Germany and perform in the Mevagissey Sea Shanty Festival, held in October of each year. 

Martha Woods 11:50 - 12:20

Fresh from Newcastle University’s Folk and Traditional Music Degree, Lostwithiel’s own Martha Woods will perform an upbeat set of original songs and tunes, combining folk-inspired fiddle and vocals with electronic backing.

Bart's Beats Samba Parade 11:00 - 11:30

Opening LostFest at 11am, Bart’s Beats, Lostwithiel’s fledgling resident samba band, will be drumming their way down Fore Street. Bart’s Beats are delighted to be part of LostFest in this, their first samba year. 

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