We have a rolling programme of live music throughout the food festival in our specialist music marquee within the piazza area.  So grab something to eat and drink from our many international food producers, cocktail and real ale bars, sit down and enjoy the entertainment.

Bill Bailey band rutland food and craft festival

The Bill Bailey Band

Popular at many of our food festivals over the past few years, The Bill Bailey Band is a Jazz band focusing mainly on New Orleans, Traditional and Dixieland styles but with the versatility to offer almost any Jazz style. Our principal aim is to entertain by providing happy foot-tapping live music for any event.


Caribbean Melody Steel Band

The Caribbean Melody Steel Band have been entertaining the public with the mellow tones from their steel pans for many years.

Playing a wide style of music, calypso, reggae, classical, modern, jazz and pop they are suited to any occasion. Great for private and corporate functions such as receptions, weddings, barbecues and parties. Also suited to Leisure Parks, Shopping Centres and Hotels. This is an amplified band with vocals which has travelled widely abroad to Dubai, Cairo, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Nigeria, Europe and on Caribbean Cruises.


Johnny Flinton

Up and coming Rock n Roll/Country singer. Singing all your toe tapping, knee slapping favourites.

Johnny always enjoyed singing as a child and in 2014 decided to set up this little hobby to go around care homes and sing the songs he loved. After a number years he took a leap into the public eye and began entering into pubs and clubs. Since doing this, he has appeared along side established country singers and is still growing!

“I’m John Flinton 21 year older performer and entertainer near Norwich. I’m currently looking to set up a life long hobby of mine. I sing and play a range of classics from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s but also delve into country songs and some more modern songs too.”

As a rock n roll / country singer it’s sometimes hard to distinguish yourself. Johnny has always had an interest in loud shirts and that combined with his loud hair certainly makes him someone you won’t forget!

Any songs that you would like to hear please send me them and I’ll do my best to learn them!

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