Beckton music festival showcases local talent

PUBLISHED: 12:00 08 August 2015

B Star performs at Gallions music festival

B Star performs at Gallions music festival


Beckton shoppers were treated to a weekend of entertainment during a recent musical festival.

Vouchers winner Daniel Brown with his familyVouchers winner Daniel Brown with his family

The GallionsMusicFest brought together local music talent at the Gallions Reach Shopping Park last Saturday.

The event showcased a number of performers throughout the day including 27 year old Bstar, who took to the stage to perform a number of songs she had written herself.

Local student, Tri Nguyen, of Newham College, also graced the stage and performed the hit cover “Hey Soul Sister” by Train.

A spokeswoman for Gallions Reach said: “Music is a passion and a hobby for Tri and she welcomed the opportunity to showcase her talent to the shoppers at Gallions Reach.

“Other artists Joe Boshell and JJ Star also wowed the crowds with their excellent vocals and acoustic sounds.”

Shoppers also had the chance to sample free food and win hundreds of pounds worth of prizes.

Younger visitors were treated to free face painting and street walking entertainment.

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