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Katherine Jenkins

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Back at the Whitehaven Festival after her successful appearance in 2010 was world famous mezzo soprano Katherine Jenkins. She took to the main stage on Friday night accompanied by The National Philharmonic Orchestra. To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee they performed at the end of her programme a last night of the proms style selection with the crowd enthusiastically joining in with the accelerated clapping to The Sailors Hornpipe.


The Pulse

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The Pulse are a five piece indie band from the Maryport area doing mainly covers of popular modern rock bands.

pulse bass Conner Greaney - Bass/Vocals

Joe Wyatt - Guitar pulse guitar

pulse drums Will Middleham - Drums

Sam Middleham - Guitar pulse guitar

pulse singer Emily Ford - Vocals


Weathered II Rock

Weathered II Rock

Weathered

Weathered guitar

Weathered keyboards

Weathered bass

Weathered drums


Cory Spedding

Cory Spedding singing portrait

Cory Spedding CFM stage


The Bon Bonz

Bon Bonz at Whitehaven Festival

First time at the festival this year were northern vocal pop trio the Bon Bonz who sang a selection of popular covers and as well as their own material.

Amy of the Bon Bonz Kay of the bon Bonz Catherine of the Bon Bonz


Mokey

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Trying to get people to work off some of those excellent burgers on sale around the CFM stage were the Mokey fitness group with their up tempo audience participation dance routines.


McVitie's Trad Jazz Trio

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Doing some very smart promotional work was this trad jazz trio working for McVitie's. Not only did they play some wonderful up tempo feel good music there were free samples of the products being handed out.

McVitie's Trad Jazz Trio

Emma Docheray at the Irish Bar

The usual Mighty Boof production artists moved out of the main festival this year but were still performing at the Irish bar beer garden on Strand Street and included local favourite Emma Docheray.

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WAWL 2012