The coolest band from Brighton are back to grace the Flora it's going to be funky, full of soul and a whole lot of fun!
Normanton Street’s sound is lyrically focused with three distinct vocals, jazz influenced guitars, warm bass grooves and tight rhythmic drums. In the early months of 2017 the band played some dates around The UK and Scandanavia where they played a 4 date tour in Sweden. They also played at SXSW in Texas last year.
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Based in Brighton, the band consist of Ned, Nicholson and Phoebe Freya. Ned and Nicholson (both on bass, guitar, and vocals) have been close friends since childhood, and lived on the same street in Bradford where they grew up. Together they grew up making music in various formats and line ups, and would jam at local bars after moving to Brighton, until they stumbled across Phoebe (vocals) one night after a show at The Mesmerist bar. The trio put together a Lauryn Hill cover, but soon realised that their unique chemistry could not be limited to one song.
Since then, Normanton Street have quickly amassed a loyal following of fans around the world off musical prowess and a lot of hard work. In the last 18 months, they’ve played gigs and festivals across the UK, Europe and US, including France, Spain, Croatia, Belgium, Holland and Austin (Texas). As well as opening for high-profile artists like the legendary Talib Kweli and Mercury-nominated poet Kate Tempest.