Staycations are Lewis Hall (lead vocals), Charlie Hall (guitar), Will Hasleham (guitar), Craig Sadler (bass) and Ben Udin (drums), an Indie band from Cambridge
Formed in 2012 and signed to OTC Promotions in February 2014 the band have performed twice at the Cambridge Christmas Lights switch on event (2012 & 2013), played Cambridge Folk Festival and were finalists in the Under 18 Band Competition for Strawberry Fair.
The band are constantly evolving by writing new material and finding their style and are in demand! 2014 highlights have included a return to the Cambridge Folk Festival’s Den, Lodestar, Strawberry Fair and three performances at The Cambridge Junction. The band also played their debut London gig in September visited Jimmy’s Farm in Ipswich, played the BurySOUND final at the Apex and headlined the Ely Christmas Lights event for Star Radio before the year was out.
Huw Stephens featured the bands track ‘Dearest’ on his BBC Radio 1 programme in January 2015. The band released their second EP in April 2015 and have played summer festivals in 2015 including Stortfest, Rhythms of the World, Strawberry Fair, Green Meadows, Secret Garden Party and Homegrown Music Festival.
The band won the Cambridge Junction Fiver competition for 2014/15
In 2016 their track ‘Going Out’ was featured on ITV’s This Morning and to date their music has been streamed online over 30,000 times.
May 2016 saw the band support Lonely The Brave at the Cambridge Corn Exchange.
In September 2016, they released their new single ‘Hey Guys’
In April 2017, the band released their first new material of the year ‘Ophelia’.