Music and Bands

Listen to new bands on Bridport RadioMusicians and Music promoters! Get your band or group featured on Bridport Radio Just send a short biography and a couple of MP3s to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Remember to keep us up to date with your new record deals, gigs, songs and tour dates.

Venues, pub and club owners watch this space and if would like to book a group for a gig remember to mention Bridport Radio.

A well known busker in Bridport Stripey Howling Hancock plays at Bridport Vintage Market

jake-slocombeYou may have seen this talented musician busking in Bucky Doo in Bridport, entertaining all and everyone. Jake Slocombe gently fills the airwaves with tunes from Bob Dylan to Jimi Hendrix and more.

He is proving very popular in Bridport, in fact, when i was speaking to him, a couple wanted to book him for a garden party.

If you would like Jake to play for you at your summer event, email him at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it You will not be disappointed.

funkenstiensAnd out of the darkness there came light... So goes the blurb for this innovative band consisting of Sally Wyatt, lead guitar and vox, Alexander Palass, bass and vox, and Jon carter, drums. Blending funky dance music with sprinkles of rock this band delivers what can be described as a tight and melodic set, and will make the hairs on the back of your neck, if you got any, stand firmly to attention.

Puzzling stuff...

 Five bands have been picked for the final round of the Dorset Music Awards to be held at the O2 Academy Bournemouth in Boscombe on Sat 23rd April.

Here at Bridport Radio we love pirates and we are open minded folks so this Cosmo Jarvis track "Gay Pirates" had to go up. Part sea shanty, part protest song, it's all good as a toe tapping tune.

Cosmo Jarvis - Gay Pirates by Underdogs

Belleruche consist of vocalist Kathrin deBoer, guitarist Ricky Fabulous and DJ Modest merge traditional blues, soulful lyrics and funky beats into a captivating mix. This slinky number entitled “Clockwatching” is from their album 270 Stories.

Editors pick this week is Play that Game by Mike Marlin. Strains of Bowie, Roxy Music and David Byrne. Release date 17 Jan 2011. He's on tour with The Stranglers in March, the closest to Bridders will be Brizzel.

Eds pick this week is Tim Healey and TAI "Pocket Rocket" on Giant Pussy Records. Wait for it... wait for it... (0:45) I'm having a freaking brain aneurysm!

Listen to Ways of the Mouth - Jurassic Coast

Ways of the Mouth are a "hip hop" group based in Bridport formed in 2005 sometime, after doing a project with PVA studios. They consist of three MC's and one DJ.

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