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Headliners Announcement! TASTE! Bognor Regis Street Food Weekend

Not long to go until TASTE! Bognor Regis!! A fantastic new street food weekend in Bognor Regis! We're VERY excited to announce the fantastic music line-up and headliner acts for the weekend!

Saturday 20th August (11am-9pm): Rowetta (Happy Mondays)

The Hattie Band

Olivia Stevens & Company

Melissa Bel

Jamie Balcanquall

Herbie Woollerton

+ more (DJ between all live sets)

Sunday 21st August (11am-6pm): Nigel Clark (Dodgy)


Becca Huggett

Neil Ainsby

+ more (DJ between all live sets)


Get to know the line-up:

Rowetta (Happy Mondays)

Rowetta is long-time member of infamous Mancunian indie favourites Happy Mondays and a regular guest vocalist for Gorillaz, Peter Hook & The Light and Hacienda Classical. She has even reached the final four on X-Factor, with Simon Cowell describing her as “Amazing, but barking bloody mad”.

For "Taste! Bognor Regis 2022", Rowetta performs a live PA covering some of her favourite songs including the likes of Candi Staton's "You Got the Love" which she regularly performs with a full orchestra at Hacienda Classical shows.


Nigel Clark (Dodgy)

Nigel Clark is a singer songwriter who found fame in the mid 90’s with his band Dodgy. Nigel is known for his intimate rapport with audiences, even at festivals and outdoor shows like "Taste! Bognor Regis" where you'll enjoy an inspiring set of acoustic treats including hits such as 'Good Enough' and 'Staying Out For The Summer'. Expect top hear songs from Dodgy's many critically acclaimed albums including their platinum selling third album ‘Free Peace Sweet’ which includes the hits ‘In a Room’, ‘If You’re Thinking Of Me’ and the soundtrack to the summer of 1996, ‘Good Enough’.


Melissa Bel: Canadian artist and songwriter now living in West Sussex, Melissa co-wrote Avril Lavigne’s 2018 single “Tell Me It’s Over” and opened for Kylie Minogue at Hampton Court Palace Festival. Melissa has also achieved a Top 10 in the iTunes Singer/Songwriter charts with her single “If She Hadn’t Lied” and received airplay on BBC Radio; her inspirations include The Beatles, Eva Cassidy and John Mayer.

Jamie Balcanquall: Jamie is an athlete of a vocalist with an array of songs from all genres in his arsenal. He has performed around the world, including dates in Australia, Thailand, and aboard Carnival Cruise Line; we welcome Jamie to Taste! Bognor Regis fresh from a tour of Norway.

Olivia Stevens & Company: Singer songwriter led blues fuelled soul. Jazz infused, with a slice of funk on the side! Olivia Stevens & Company are playing at Taste! Bognor Regis as a three-piece featuring one of the UK's finest harmonica players.

The Hattie Band: Bognor Regis's very own The Hattie Band join us with their full four-piece to close the opening night of Taste! Bognor Regis performing classics from Fleetwood Mac, Janis Joplin and more.

Woodruff: 3-piece pop band from Bognor Regis, Woodruff play all originals with great harmonies.

Neil Ainsby: A local legend, Neil specialises in sounds of the Sixties and is described as 'a man on a Merseybeat mission'.

Becca Huggett: Becca is an exciting new indie-pop singer-songwriter from Hove UK who will perform popular covers alongside some of her original material for us on Sunday 21st August.

Herbie Woollerton: Just ten years old and already super talented, singer and guitarist Herbie Woollerton is part of 'ARTY', the local theatre group at the Alexandra Theatre. We are honoured to have Herbie opening the music stage at Taste! Bognor Regis on Saturday 20th August.

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We're looking forward to spending a fun weekend in Bognor Regis with you, enjoying delicious food and drink, superb music, and breath-taking views!

Starting at 11am each day, there’s free entry to the event taking place at Place St Maur. Find all details at



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