Summer By The River: Bel Cobain

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Bel Cobain

Bel Cobain has proven herself to be a multi-dimensional artist, translating her message through stories, artwork, poetry, and, most favoured, her emotive musicality. Cobain's entrancing yet soft and mellow vocals have carried her across various genres, highlighting her enigmatic presence, which all comes alive when she performs.

Early 2024 brought Bel's debut UK tour taking in 10 cities, summer brings UK festivals including Glastonbury, We Out Here, and The Great Escape, before she makes her first ventures into Europe for shows at Elbjazz and Haldern Pop in Germany, plus tour dates across Germany, France and Netherlands.

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East London independent artist lizmnk blends visual arts, spoken word, and music. She draws from her Congolese and London roots, while influenced by soul, R&B - often self-produced - and an activism-spirituality blend. Her music delves into her inner world, touching on themes such as society, community, and self-actualisation.

Lizmnk has gained airplay on BBC Introducing, Voices Radio and more. She has graced venues and festivals such Tate Modern, Cafe Koko, Hootenanny Brixton, Ronnie Scott’s, Soho House, Greenbelt Festival, and Boxpark Shoreditch.

Intimate Friends

Indulge in Intimate Friends' beautiful band chemistry through their magnetic stage presence, sensual melodies and dreamy guitar licks. If you love saying "I knew them before they were famous", this is the band for you.

A soulful 4-piece based in London, Intimate Friends are described as having "their own brand of romantic neo-soul". Inspired by 70s greats such as Al Green and Curtis Mayfield through to contemporaries including Lianne La Havas and Corinne Bailey Rae, their sound features smooth vocals and rich harmonies driven by hip-hop, jazz, and funk infused beats.

Intimate Friends have a precious way of captivating and connecting with the audience - treat yourself to their set and who knows what you'll discover about the band and yourself...

Location: The Scoop