Sunday 28 October
A classically trained cellist, pianist and singer from Bristol, Ben Westbeech performed at the BBC Electric Proms as part of 1Xtra's 100% Homegrown night.
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on the bbc
- So Good Today (remix)
- Dance With Me
- Get Silly
- Gotta Keep On
- So Good Today (original mix)
- Get Closer
Minute by minute report, via text message, by the BBC's Daniel Bean
- 20.02 - Eerie synth sounds welcome Ben Westbeech on stage.
- 20.03 - The live drummer comes in, them the bassist.
- 20.04 - It's a remix of So Good Today.
- 20.08 - Musically, things are on an uplifting house tip. Clothes wise the look is definitely dapper - Ben's wearing a snazzy tie!
- 20.10 - Off on a Latin tip now with Get Silly.
- 20.13 - Mark the keyboard player launches into the opening chords of Gotta Keep On.
- 20.16 - The drummer pounds out a heavy solo to close the track.
- 20.18 - The crowd cheer when they recognise the start of the original version of So Good Today.
- 20.20 - Ben's working hard. Barely a pause for breath but his voice still rings out.
- 20.22 - Get Closer starts as a jazzy lullaby before tearing the roof off.
- 20.23 - Everyone's dancing now!
- 20.26 - The band move effortlessly into a tearing version of DJ Marky's drum and bass classic LK.
also at bbc electric proms
- Other performances:
- Mark Ronson with guests and the BBC Concert Orchestra
- Mark Ronson with special guests and the BBC Concert Orchestra
- Paul McCartney
- Kaiser Chiefs via David Arnold
- Bloc Party
- Ray Davies and friends
- Agaskodo Teliverek
- Ben Westbeech
- Basquiat Strings
- The Beatles: Help!
- Bob Dylan: The Other Side of the Mirror
- Breed 77
- Charlie Louvin
- The Chemical Brothers
- Cold War Kids
- The Coral
- Daft Punk: Electroma
- Duke Special
- Durrty Goodz
- Edwyn Collins
- The Enemy
- The Flaming Lips:
UFOs at the Zoo
- Kano presents London Town
- Kid Harpoon
- Noah and the Whale
- Once in a Blue Moon:
A tribute to Lal Waterson
- The Metros
- New Cassettes
- Radio Luxembourg
- Reverend and the Makers
- The Riff Raff and Riz MC
- Sam Isaac
- Sigur Rós: Heima
- SOIL & "PIMP" SESSIONS with Jamie Cullum
- Taio Cruz