SOMERSTOCK 2022 LINEUP
Somerstock music festival features two outside stages to provide continuous music from 11am through to 11pm with headline band The Hoosiers performing on the main stage at 10pm
Headlining the 2022 festival are rock and pop legends The Hoosiers. Formed in Indianapolis, The Hoosiers consist of members Irwin Sparkes (lead vocals, lead guitar) and Alan Sharland (drums, percussion, vocals). Their first single “Worried About Ray” reached number five on the UK Singles Chart in July 2007. In October 2007, they released their debut album “The Trick To Life” which reached number one in the album charts. The band released their second top ten album “The Illusion of Safety” on 16 August 2010 and was preceded by the lead single “Choices” which was released on 1 August 2010, it reached the UK Top 20.
The first thing that hits you is the voice. From caressing sympathy to full-throated resentment, Alex Lipinski has grabbed unwary listeners from the West Country to Krakow, Berlin and New York
Featuring earnest lyrics, lilting melodies, and a mix of spare acoustic and plugged-in, full-band arrangements, Bess Atwell's debut album, Hold Your Mind, arrived in 2016.
The Decatonics are a high energy brass driven ska/mod/soul band based in Dorset, combining some of Bournemouth's best and finest ska musicians.
A celebration of the music of Jeff Lynne and ELO – performing all the classic hits such as Mr Blue Sky, Livin’ Things, Telephone Line, Don’t Bring me down, Evil Woman, Last train to London, Turn to Stone and many more…
Rampaging out of the south west, IRIE FIRE, an eight piece reggae fusion band are here to entertain you and to spread their passionate vibes far and wide.
A visual 5 piece Rock Show! Expect classics from the likes of AC/DC, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and Van Hale
Ginger bloke, ginger guitar, ginger tunes... Nick’s songs are often tongue-in-cheek and cheerful, and on the rare occasion when fun IS poked (usually at himself) it is always with a wry smile and an element of satire.
Their expansive sound blends dream pop and garage rock with the urban ennui of Dietrich and the Velvets. The band’s urgent grooves are laced with conspiratorial vocals and lysergic flurries of violin and synth.