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Everybody Loves the Sunshine


03 August 2024

11:00 - 23:00

Meridian Showground

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Welcome to Everybody Loves the Sunshine...a brand new event for Cleethorpes, introduced in 2023 and bringing you Jazz, Funk, Soul and much more in between.

Home to open skies, amazing sunrises and sunsets, this seaside retreat welcomes you to bask in music while taking in fresh air and feeling the beat.

Come and experience a day of outstanding, boundary bushing music, from rising stars and those at the top of their game from the national scene, playing alongside a fantastic line-up of DJs and regional talent. 

It's a day to get together with friends & family, sit back (& get up), take it all in and soak up those summery vibes!



Friends first, singing duo second, soul sisters always. 

Georgia Copeland and Nadia Latoya met in Nottingham and joined forces to gig the music scene, cultivating a longstanding desire to produce original music together. United in music, the two songstresses formed MELONYX. Coming together as a multifaceted harmonic force, the pair recently released the “Black Elixir” EP, written and recorded with renowned UK Hip Hop producer Joe Buhdha,(released on Brighton-based label Tru Thoughts).

MELONYX were announced as Best Newcomer at the Groundbreaking ‘BlacOut Soul Awards’ 2022 and have performed at Gilles Peterson’s We Out Here Festival, Shambala and Kendal Calling among others - so we’re truly excited to welcome them to Cleethorpes.


Jackie Moonbather is a producer and song maker from Sheffield combining flavours from a whole spectrum of musical influence.

Following his year with the ‘Brownswood’ record label’s affiliated Future Bubblers programme, early this year Jackie independently released the album “Escape From Planet Earth” a genre defying journey, pondering time in this here space. 

Performed with his quartet, Jackie's set will introduce you to music that flexes creative boundaries to an intriguing level.

Alongside solo works, Jackie has contributed as an instrumentalist for Katie Pham & The Moonbathers, Rosey PM, Otis Mensah and Seigfried Komidashi. As well as production for Cariss Auburn, Yusuf Yellow, Eliy Orck, DIMITRI and collaborations with Kevin Holiday and Jackson Swaby.


With shimmering vocals reminiscent of Sade, matched with slinky-smooth instrumental, Coventry-born singer, songwriter and producer Danniella Dee brings her quartet to perform music from her new, self-produced EP, ‘Reflections’.

The set offers a sultry blend of classic R&B and Hip-Hop, with choral influences and subtle hints of Drum and Bass, speaking to Danniella’s music roots and inspirations.

Drawing further influence from her home-town, where the iconic 2-tone movement originated, Danniella embraces a genre-defying approach.

Wait until you hear this voice!


With roots tracing back to the early 90s, Pearl’s Cab Ride were born after a chance encounter in a Hull taxi queue - a fusion of kindred spirits united by their love of music.

Since then, this collective has embarked on a funk-fuelled journey, gracing stages at festivals and venues across the UK with their infectious energy.


“Funk doesn’t really cover it…it’s a chocolate-smooth, fluid collection, with sprinkles of soul and sass” Scout Beck - Yorkshire Times


Hailing from Manchester with roots in the Cumbrian north, Werkha (real name Tom Leah) and his foot stomping, jazz inflected beats have been gracing the airwaves for the best part of a decade. 


Influenced as much by the rolling fells surrounding his village home as those hot sweaty times we share on the dancefloor. Werkha makes music for those crucial moments, the ones that make us feel connected as humans. 


Monobooth are a 4-piece jazz, funk and soul band from Grimsby with a mix of originals and covers. Drawing influences from Stevie Wonder, Jacob Collier, Daniel Ceaser, Thelonious Monk and Mars Volta to mention a few.

They will be playing classic funk sounds mixed with neo-soul and drawing largely from jazz with improvisations and solos.


Fatwax45   PhunkyFlavas   SoulGlo  John Cadey   Jon Cox   Nathan Pickard


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