Local musical talent steps into the spotlight

April 29, 2019

Local performers will have the opportunity to showcase their musical talent as part of the entertainment programme at the 2019 Barclays Jersey Boat Show.


Due to the popularity of the stage entertainment programme, The Solent Stevedores Main Stage will once again be located in Weighbridge Place to allow for increased audience capacity and with the added benefit of a large visual screen, which will display live and pre-recorded images of the show throughout the weekend. The stage programme will showcase an eclectic mix of local musical talent, including performances from The Jersey Bounce (Saturday 04 May), Inside Job, (Sunday 05 May) and Take This (Monday 06 May). They will be joined over the weekend by the ladies’ fun choir Hot Bananas (Sunday 05 May), rock group Backbeat (Saturday 04 May), Optimistic Voices (Saturday 04 May), Alfie Butel (Monday 06 May), Little Black Dress (Monday 06 May) and Les Quennevais Steel Band who have all previously performed at the show. 


On behalf of the Main Stage sponsors, Solent Stevedores, Chief Operating Officer, Ian Jacobs, said, “Solent Stevedores are delighted to continue actively supporting the Barclays Jersey Boat Show as the Main Stage sponsor for 2019. It is fantastic to have seen the show develop and increase in popularity year after year and we commend all those involved in its organisation. We look forward to seeing another great mix of acts on the Solent Stevedores Main Stage at the Weighbridge again this year”.  


Other musical performances during the weekend include Scott Livingstone, Tasha & Will, Nic Dinnie and The L is M Band who are all making their Boat Show debut.


In a move to attract and showcase more local musical talent, Ports of Jersey is also setting up an additional smaller ‘Introducing’ music stage area in the Outdoor & Active Zone on the Albert Pier for performances over the weekend. The programme is currently being finalised and will be publicised in due course.


The 3-day Barclays Jersey Boat Show, which remains the largest free-entry event in the Channel Islands takes place in and around St Helier Marina and Weighbridge Place between Saturday 04 and Monday 06 May 2019. The event is open daily from 10am and entry is free.


For further information and confirmed activities please visit jerseyboatshow.com – Updates are also available on Facebook and Twitter.



Unless otherwise specified, all performances will take place in Weighbridge Place. Days and timings may be subject to change. As follows:

Saturday 04 May

Time                                                                 Performance

10:30am-10:45am                                            Official Opening Ceremony of 2019 show

11:00am-11:30am                                            Scott Livingstone

12:00pm-12:30pm                                            Tasha and Will

1pm-1:45pm                                                     The Optimistic Voices and Fours

2:15pm-3:15pm                                                Backbeat

4pm-5:30pm                                                     The Jersey Bounce



Sunday 05 May

Time                                                                 Performance

10:30am-11:30am                                             Jersey Cadet Inspection by HE Lt Governor

12pm – 12:45pm                                               Jersey Academy of Music

1:15pm – 2pm                                                   Nic Dinnie

2:30pm-3:15pm                                                 Hot Bananas

4pm – 5:15pm                                                   Inside Job


Monday 06 May

Time                                                                  Performance

10:30am-11:15am                                              Les Quennevais Steel Band

11:45am-12:30pm                                              Alfie Butel

1pm – 1:30pm                                                    The L is M Band

2pm – 2:45pm                                                    Little Black Dress

3:30pm – 4:45pm                                               Take This




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