Archive : SoapBox Stage at FolkEast 2019


SoapBox is utterly delighted to announce the line-up for our stage at FolkEast 2019, August 16/17/18th, our 8th year of running the stage. As always, we love artists, poets and musicians from the East. We love booking a mix of professionals, amateurs and newbies alike and we love work that is passionate, political and ha s a sense of humour. We hope you can join us for what is going to be our best year ever.

Tickets & info available here:

12:00: Tabloid Capers & Bored Sheets (daily 12pm)
13:00: Banco
14:00: Open Mic hosted by Meg Burrows
15:30: Noah Evans
16:15: Kadie Heaney
17:00: How to Save the Planet: Gareth Dalglish, Councillor Hardacre, Ipswich Youth Climate Strike.
18:00: Izzie Derry
18:45: Phoebe Webb
19:00: Words & Verses (daily 7pm) feat: A.N.G, Allanah Jo-Ann Peck, Lottie Hicks, Leo George
19:50: Jason Hall
20:20: The Pancakes
21:15: Belinda Gillett
21:45: Hot Raisin
22:30: Tabernacle Dusk
23:00: The King Driscolls
00:00: After Hours (daily at midnight) feat: Ells Bells Ukulele jam. Bring your ukulele & voices to join in on the jam. Words & chords provided.

09:00: Kids Club with Jon Wright (daily 9am)
10:00: Jason Hall
10:30: More Cowbell Workshop
11:30: Hannah Rebekah
12:00: Tabloid Capers & Bored Sheets (daily 12pm)
13:00: Tabernacle Dusk
14:00: Open Mic (daily 2pm) hosted by Jack Pout
15:15: Mythopoeic
16:00: Danny Whitehouse
17:00 How to Make a Jellyfish: Workshop with Amy SoapBox, tix £10 each, limited numbers.
18:00: Tom Conway
19:00: Words & Verses (daily 7pm) feat: Beth Calverley, Matt Annis, Dan Clark
19:35: Joe G
20:00: Lucy Grubb
20:45: Paul Gillings
21:15: Sally Army
22:15: False Colours
23:00: Elly Tree
00:00: After Hours (daily at midnight) feat: The Pookajee Players

09:00: Kids Club with Jon Wright (daily 9am)
09:00: Poetree Walks with Bards Aloud
10:00: Thomas Swarman
10:30: Kids Open Mic hosted by Sam De Mierre
11:30: The Pookajee Players
12:00: Tabloid Capers & Bored Sheets (daily 12pm)
13:00: Dusky Sunday
14:00: Open Mic (daily 2pm) hosted by Thom Knave
15:00: SoapBox Jellyfish Parade
15:15: Tasha Robertson
16:00: The Bloomfield Family Band
17:00: How to be An Artist: Angelle Joesph aka A.N.G., Robert Pacitti, & Amy SoapBox.
17:45: The Decibel Kid DJ
18:00: Nebula Sun
19:00: The Electrosonic Poetry Experiment. New collaborations with poets & musicians. Feat: Suffolk Soul Singers (choir), Beard FX, The Decibel Kid, JP Lodge, and more. Poets: Matt Annis, A.N.G., Amy SoapBox, Allanah Jo-Ann Peck, Bards Aloud, Bea Poetry, Dan Clark.
20:00: Stookey Blue Trio
20:30: Tilly Moses Band
22:00: After Hours jam session with Andi Hopgood

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Belinda Gillett

Quite an amazing singer songwriter whose voice still rings in my ears. I haven't seen Belinda for a while but last I heard she was forming a band. More >>


Elly Tree

EllY Tree: passionate, eminently danceable uke-led, original songs to make you think, laugh, dance and cry. More >>


Dan Clark

SoapBox presents in Aldeburgh Saturday 5th November 2016 More >>


Matt Annis

An emerging Suffolk poet, with a broad mixture of styles, ranging from introspective and emotive to quirky and humorous. More >>


Meg Burrows Music

Suffolk singer-songwriter, poet & creative enthusiast who writes nearly everything in the kitchen. Playing originals and covers, Meg's music is best described as an acoustic postcard of soulful, folk, blues inspired music. More >>


Allanah Jo-Ann Peck

I get on stage and read words. More >>


The Pancakes

I do the best I can More >>



Spoken word poetry, acapella and rap More >>


Andi Hopgood

Musician, singer and facilitator. Can turn a crowd into a choir or a hang into a jam session. More >>



A three piece ragtime blues/folk band that play original songs, with finger-picked guitar and vocal harmonies. More >>


Beth Calverley and The Poetry Machine

The Poetry Machine - live typewriter poetry (and spoken word!) More >>


Danny Whitehouse

Songs that may move you to tears, to stand up tall, to rethink, or to whistle days later. More >>


Dusky Sunday

We play write and play songs about love, loss, friendship, and more times than not - weather. Particularly rain. More >>


False Colours

Unique and captivating, False Colours are an original electro-acoustic folk duo with David on tenor guitar and Polly on bass (vocal harmonies galore!). More >>


The Bloomfield Family Band

We are a band consisting of a grandfather, father and son (and some friends). More >>


Hannah Rebekah

Acoustic indie folk singer-songwriter More >>


Hot Raisin

Retro infused roots americana, indie, folk, and dreamy melodies, doused in good feeling. More >>


Izzie Derry

Folk singer-songwriter likened to artists such as Neil Young and Joni Mitchell. More >>


Jason Hall

Funky Folk to get your feet tapping and remember you're alive and free! More >>


Joe G

Joe’s first album, Landscape, deals with themes of friendship, love and politics. More >>


Kadie Heaney

Young student singer song writer. More >>


Lucy Grubb

My name is Lucy Grubb and I'm a singer/songwriter from Norwich, blending Modern Americana with Country undertones. More >>



Play mainly our own songs with emphasis on harmony. Sometimes we'll folk up a song that has special meaning to us. More >>


Nebula Sun

Drawing on influences from world and Jazz music we aim to create positive vibes and colourful sounds. More >>


Noah Evans

Noah is a young singer songwriter who performs originals and covers, with his acoustic guitar More >>


Paul Gillings

Original, acoustic Blues, Roots and Folk singer/songwriter style. More >>


Sally Army

Original multi-genre songs about Barbie's body hair, cat ladies,karmic chickens,personal space invaders and tea and biscuits. More >>


Stookey Blue Trio

A lively, fun band playing mainly traditional UK folk music and some international folk tunes. More >>


Tabernacle Dusk

Lee and Starbuck are Tabernacle Dusk. Intricate, delicate, and delicious folk-esque original music with vocal harmonies and acoustic guitars. More >>


Tasha Robertson

Indie-folk songstress, delicate yet playful More >>


The King Driscolls

Horny-handed sons of toil with rousing ballads and bawdy foot stompers More >>


The Tom Conway Trio

An acoustic Folk/Jazz trio. More >>


Thomas Swarman

Folk-hop-tronica More >>


Tilly Moses Band

A small but quite loud human who writes songs about love, heartbreak, environmentalism, politics, feminism, fens, and fighting ableism. More >>


Leo George

Poet, artist and activist More >>


Ells Bells

Ukulele Jam Duo More >>