Babylon ARTS to host afternoon of free live music at Ely’s Jubilee Garden’s bandstand

Alfie and Chris Williams.

Alfie and Chris Williams. - Credit: Archant

Babylon ARTS will host an afternoon of free live music at Ely’s Jubilee Garden’s bandstand on Saturday August 25.

Karen & Co.

Karen & Co. - Credit: Archant

Bring a picnic and come along to listen to some local musicians perform in the sunshine from 2.30-4.30pm.

This year’s line up features Josh Aitken, Alfie & Chris Williams and Karen & Co.

All the acts are Ely-based and have made their mark on the local music scheme.

Josh Aitken

Josh Aitken - Credit: Archant

Last month singer-songwriter Josh Aitken was selected to perform at Ely Folk Festival as part of their youth folk challenge.


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He has just released an EP titled ‘A Case OF Heart Break’ and has a reputation for delivering his own unique take on pop classics.

Chris Williams was frontman of Ely’s own Brit-pop heroes Beach Blanket Bingo.

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He will be joined by his guitar virtuoso son Alfie to share their mixture of classic tunes.

Karen & Co have been regular performers on the local music scenes for over 10 years, including performing at Ely’s Party in the Park and Innovation Music Nights. Expect a cheeky mix of acoustic disco and poppy folk.

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