VIDEO: The Olympic Bandstand Marathon at Exeter Quay
Exeter Quay hosted a national festival of music as part of the London 2012 closing ceremonies on Sunday.
Some of the city's finest musicians gathered at the transit shed to perform for the crowds enjoying the sun and other activities available.
The musicians were all quayside to be part of The Bandstand Marathon, the official closing event of the Olympics, in which over 500 bands and solo artists across the country all played Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" simultaneously.
See a video of the musicians playing the song below.
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First up was Devon Teachers Rock Choir, a contemporary singing group made up of school based staff across Devon, followed by South West Camerata, City Steam Jazz Band, electro acoustic band Alteresque, Harry Vinnicombe, Morning Rush and finally 15 year old Maz Totterdell.
See a video of the different bands below.
Pip Arnold, the drummer and current vocalist for Morning Rush said: "It's great to see such a great reaction from the crowd to such a great event. It is always a privilege to be selected for an event like this and it is great to be one of the 500 bands playing Viva La Vida especially considering what a big influence Coldplay have had on us."
Coldplay gave permission for their song to be used for the event with front man Chris Martin, who grew up in Exeter, describing the choice of song as ""A great honour." Adding: "It should be a great moment when the bandstands strike up in unison."
At the same time as the local acts were serenading the crowds another event was going on in the form of a 200m Dragon Boat racing competition on the River Exe.
The Dragons joined the swans in the river for the competition which saw teams from Exeter businesses such as Exeter City Council and The Chevelere Inn. Execalibre's Dragon Boat teams competed in their annual Dragon Boat Racing, but there was also be a separate challenge with intergenerational teams from across the Councils of Devon to help support Devon Senior Voice's major event 'Celebrate the Olympics in Devon' at the Matford Centre later in September.
The Bandstand Marathon is produced by not-for-profit arts organisation in partnership with Making Music, the UK's number one organisation for voluntary music.
To see a gallery from the day click here.