THE

TAKEOVER

FESTIVAL

HIGHLIGHTS

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DAY ONE AT THE TAKEOVER FESTIVAL

We kicked of The Takeover Festival in style with Janet Devlin, her personable style and effortless vocals got viewers hitting the donate button and we were off and running. Lexie welcomed the world to her garden patio and her sun drenched set made us forget our worries. Seil Lien was next up and her vocals soared sending shivers down the collective spines of our viewers. Our strong female lineup continued with fellow Scot Kerri Watt and then the entrancing Anna Wolf. Next we headed to Florida for WD-Han who kick-started the party with a high energy, full band set, which started a cover of The Killers. Lyra then upped the live stream bar with an ingenious full band Zoom call performance of soothing neo-jazz. Harry Heart and Danny Starr provided soothing early evening soundtracks, before King Charles bought the swagger and Katie Melua bought the sophistication.

If you enjoy any of these performances, we would love you to make a donation to help support the life changing work of Nordoff Robbins.

 
 

DAY two AT THE TAKEOVER FESTIVAL

Day two began with Right Chord Music favourite Katey Brooks, before Brudini entertained us from Norway with his crooner stylings and a particularly choice Elvis cover. Sophie Penman was joined by her sister and father for her set, and it reminded us that isolation can bring us closer together. MIYA MIYA performed the shortest set of the weekend to launch their new single 'Hometown.' Danish artist Nille NYC was joined by fellow musician Laura Olaf for her set, which oozed sophistication and style. Helen McCookerybook won the prize for best name and her infectious lo-fi pop and homespun style got us all singing along. Joe Slater started our evening with a Rod Stewart cover and send the donations soaring with his incredible voice and laid back cool. MALKA, recovering from COVID19 bravely provided a two track pre-recorded session, and Rhonda Merrick announced her arrival with the vocal performance of the day on a previously unreleased track called 'Nothing But Love' and ended it with a singalong reminding us it was 'all going to be ok'. Young Deuces stepped up the energy showcasing tracks from his new album 'Son of a Soldier'. HaleyJane Rose won hearts battling technology to showcase solo material and tracks from her band 'Boyband.' Luke Tuchscherer bought some Americana live from New York, before Miles Hewitt from The Solars wowed us with his sublime songwriting and soft falsetto vocals. His Simon & Garfunkel cover caused a flurry of love and shares. Jazz Morley continued where Miles Hewitt had left off with a stunning vocal performance from her living room, before Badly Drawn Boy ended day two, showcasing new material and taking us on a trip down memory lane recalling hit hits.

If you enjoy any of these performances, we would love you to make a donation to help support the life changing work of Nordoff Robbins.

 

DAY THRE AT THE TAKEOVER FESTIVAL

T8PES started Sunday with a bang and cleared our hangovers with his high energy hip-hop beats, in contrast Nick Milwright (Blackchords) stayed up late in Melbourne to deliver one of the most intimate and affecting sets of the weekend, you could almost feel the love traversing the world. The Daydream Club continued the mood with their faultless boy, girl harmonies and touching tribute to key workers. Our second Dane of the weekend Asthmatic Harp wowed us with her beautiful stripped back sound, before Josie Proto bought a smile to our faces with her garden stage and witty pop. Hazey Jane front man Bobby continued the jokes unveiling his number one fan, before wowing us with his original songs and a sublime Nick Drake cover. Georgia & The Vintage Youth got us singing with a retro soul set, before MONAD pulled off a mesmerising full band, multi-camera session from their studio in Israel. Mic Assassin on lockdown in Barbados delivered a special performance and original track for The Takeover. Zaritza sizzled in New York with her seductive electro pop and a wonderful Radiohead cover. Our Sunday co-headliner Officer showcased his effortless songwriting, with tracks from his new album Night Tennis before performing a brand new track exclusively for The Takeover. Sunday headliner Mark King (Level 42) threatened to break the Internet with a live session from his home in in the Isle of Wight, before handing the stage to daughter Marlee herself an independent artist to close the festival in style.

If you enjoy any of these performances, we would love you to make a donation to help support the life changing work of Nordoff Robbins.

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THE

TAKEOVER

FESTIVAL &

CONFERENCE

FOR NORDOFF ROBBINS

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