Eats, Treats & Beats Festival Village 2019
Fargate – Sheffield – S1 2HE

Eats, Treats & Beats Festival Village

Sheffield Food Festival is well loved for its vast array of food and drink offering, but since it introduced the Eats, Treats & Beats Festival Village, music has become a popular addition to the mix. The Festival Village is based at the top of Fargate and is an enclosed area with live music, craft beer and street food vibes.

For 2019, the festival has teamed up with O2 Academy Sheffield and The Big Wow to curate an eclectic mix of live music and DJs. With an amazing choice of live music and DJs, plus tasty street food from the likes of SMOKE Barbecue and great local ales from Stancill and Loxley Brewery, the Eats, Treats & Beats festival village is the place to be seen over the Sheffield Food Festival weekend! 

Opening times:
Thursday 23rd May 12:00 – 23:00 (bar only)
Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May 11:00 – 23:00
Monday 27th May 11.00 – 18:00

Eats, Treats & Beats
Stage line up
for the weekend 2019

Friday 24th May

O2 Academy Sheffield and the Big Wow are excited to partner with Sheffield Food Festival this year for what is gearing up to be another fantastic event.

1pm-7pm – Quality Control DJ Andy H Having honed his skills in the world of turntablism, Andy H applies his unique style of DJing to dancefloor bass-music while still remaining true to his hip-hop roots. As a UK DMC and Red Bull 3Style finalist, he champions the art of real DJing and channels that energy into every performance, kick starting any dancefloor. Sheffield’s own Toddla T described him as “one of the most underrated DJs in the UK, no word of a lie. He’s the kind of DJ you don’t want to go on after”.

5:30pm – Franz Von High energy hip-hop afro-fusionist Franz Von retains his love for classic hip-hop and his rooting in African music to showcase his lyricism and animated performances. The lead emcee of K.O.G and the Zongo Brigade has quickly become a festival staple having played multiple stages at Glastonbury.


6:30pm – Inavibe R’n’B/hip-hop duo from Sheffield spreading nothing but good vibes.

7pm – Alannah Only picking up a guitar 18 months ago, Alannah has embarked on a rapid journey. With covers from The Beatles through to Yungblud and a unique tone and a flare for music, Alannah has the potential to be another Sheffield born star.

7:30pm – Tom Stuart Indie singer-songwriter and guitarist based in Sheffield.

8pm – Just Alfie Inspired by the lyrical genius and soul-filled voices of Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, John Mayer, Freddie Mercury, Alfie has come a long way since busking on the streets of Sheffield…

8:30pm – Tyler C With more than eight years of experience, DJ Tyler C isn’t one to stick to a singular genre, starting parties in Sheffield with sets ranging from funk, disco and D’n’B.

Saturday 25th May

Sheffield Food Festival has teamed up with Sheffield’s O2 Academy to curate a tasty line-up of live acts and DJs, hosted by Sheffield’s own Just Alfie…

11:30am – Emily J Electric Emily J Electric offers a unique DJ set electrified with LED lights, live flute, and her electric wind instrument. Building on a solid classical education in flute playing, expect infectious energy and a few surprises

12:35pm – Jodie Rose Performing a mix of country and rock, Derbyshire-based Jodie Rose has been performing live since her early teens.

1:05pm – Dog Coffee Dog Coffee has spent the past two years playing as many shows as possible, gaining a name for both his song-writing and dynamic stage presence. In only a short time he has managed to make a big impact within the underground music scene, creating a grassroots fan-base and gaining notoriety through a DIY ethos and a catalogue of songs that deal with death, anxiety, and depression.

1:35pm – Sabrina Jade

Soulful singing over bright ukulele sounds, Sabrina Jade brings her emotive performance of folk pop to Sheffield Food Festival.

2:05pm – Rachael Webster Incredibly talented wordsmith with a unique voice and a gift for creating beautiful and moving Songs.

2:35pm – JayRar Chesterfield-based singer-songwriter known for his flexible and soulful voice, JayRar mixes songs from many different genres into a live lounge, stripped back sound.

3:05pm – Just Alfie Alfie’s second set of the weekend performing a set of songs inspired by soul legends Marvin Gaye and Nina Simone.

3:35pm – Sofia Vago Combining 60s-style vocals and jazz influences, Sofia has been working with the likes of Razorlight and Modern Strangers on her new EP, but not before she stops by the Food Festival for the third year running.

4:30pm – Caroline Francess and the Lights Saturday night’s headliner is the award-winning Caroline Francess and the Lights who will be bringing powerful vocals, melodic piano and theatrical songwriting to the festival village

5:45pm – Matic Mouth Another local supplying the vibes, Matic Mouth is an MC who was recently part of hip-hop collective Clubs; Spades. Since going solo, Matic Mouth has become something of a statesman for the local scene, frequently championing upcoming artists and cementing his own reputation via solo releases, working with hip-hop collective Clubs & Spades and opening stages for the likes of Public Enemy and Akala.

7:15pm – Andrew Warner Manchester-based acoustic artist bringing the cool indie pop sound to the Eats, Beats and Treats Village.

Time to be announced – Thomas & the empty orchestra is the music of Thomas Matthew Bower, attempting to explore topics of love, loss, obsession and redemption. Taking influence from the likes of Paul Simon, Nick Drake, Bon Iver, Iron & Wine, The Good Life, Fleet Foxes and the broader American emo scene he crafts folk songs rich with poetic imagery; tales of frailty, love and the grim English North. 

8:30pm – Geoff Ticehurst Geoff has been DJing in Sheffield forever. Expect a blend of tunes to keep the dancefloor moving and the good times rolling..

Sunday 26th May


11:00am – Playlist selection of the day
Soothing those hangovers ahead of day three of the Food Fest!

12:00pm – TBC

1:00pm – Ash Grey Acoustic and americana, all the way from Pittsburgh USA.

2:15pm – Penny White Songwriter and vocalist performing original songs drawn from her unique, tongue-in-cheek, and insightful interpretation of everyday life.

3:15pm – Paul Agbakoba Blues and soul from Paul Agbakoba.

4:15pm – The Unscene Live band from Sheffield telling stories of love, life, loss and betterment.

5:30pm – Red and Black All the way from Deutschland!

6:45pm – Liam Walker following a recent performance on “The Voice” you can witness an incredible singer in action.

8:00pm – Papa Soul A dynamic funk/soul band with soulful, infectious grooves that’ll take the Food Fest by storm!

9:00pm – DJ Alex Foulds Tripping on Sound’s DJ Alex Foulds takes over the tunes to see out the Sunday evening of the ETBs Village.

Monday 27th May


11:00am – Playlist selection of the day Collection of tunes to wake you up on Bank Holiday Monday.

12:00pm – Devon Francis Some gentle soul music played acoustically by Sheffield’s own Devon Francis.

1:00pm – Leon O’Doherty Acoustic folk music to soothe those food and drink-induced hangovers.

2:00pm – Rhiannon Scutt her songs are personal and poetic, and her voice is deep and full of emotion.

3:00pm – Sieben Sieben is a one-man, hypnotic looping layer of a heady mix of sounds.

3:45pm – TBC

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