Today sees Warrington Music Festival return across 12 different venues across the town centre. With a mammoth 29 bands and artists playing, you can feel rather spoilt for choice.
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Remember both Friday and Friday are free events and no ticket is required!
FORT MYERS, 7pm, alternative band who formed in Birchwood, influenced by Catfish and the Bottlemen, Florence and the Machine and Two Door Cinema Club.
STRANGERS, 8pm, indie trio from Widnes
EDITS, 9pm, atmospheric rock duo from Manchester with electronic influences
PACIFIC, 10pm, piano-led alternative band who have been played on Radio 1 and backed by broadcaster Mark Radcliffe
16 JACKALS, 11pm, three-piece rock band
THE AUCTION ROOMS
METROTONE, 7.45pm, funky acoustic band
ADAM BRADBURY, 8.45pm, acoustic pop/rock artist who once supported Bryan Adams
CHRIS TAVENER, 9.45pm, satirical singer-songwriter known for his witty lyrics
GEORGE EVITA, 10.45pm, alternative artist from Stoke
JAM NIGHT SESSIONS WITH DIZ, 11.30pm, an evening with the frontman of Darkdaze, a heavy metal band with blues influences
THE BEARD BAND, 10pm, Wigan artist James Ball will be bringing his band to the town
SLOWHANDCLAP, 7.30pm, alternative/grunge trio
THE CAPITALS, 8.30pm, a group of brothers and friends who make diverse music that covers everything from indie and rock music to the psychedelic and folk genres
PETER ROCH, 9.30pm, soulful indie singer
POLAR STATES, 10.30pm, Liverpool band championed by BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens, BBC Radio 6’s Steve Lamacq and Chris Hawkins and BBC Introducing’s Dave Monks
THE GRAND ILLUSION, 11.30pm, psychedelic space blues. The Warrington band was formed from the ashes of The Phoenix Experiment and The 66
WYNN WARLOW, 7.30pm, acoustic artist
BEN ROBINSON, 8pm, an 18 year old singer-songwriter from the Wakefield area
MATT MCCLURE, 8.30pm, acoustic artist
EVIL PICCOLO, 9pm, an artist who brings heavy rock influences to his acoustic show
MATT KING, 9.30pm, a solo artist who combines folk, punk and blues influences
SYMBIONT, 10pm, quirky acoustic duo from Warrington
RAG AND BONE
JOE HATTON, 7pm, former Sir Thomas Boteler CE High School singer who has been a familiar face at the festival since it launched in 2007
KOJO, 9pm, covers band
DELECTRIFIED, 9pm, Delta and Piedmont-style blues guitar and harmonica
THE BLUE BELL
MONTY DUO, 9.30pm, electro-acoustic duo
KIERAN GALLIMORE, 10.30pm, acoustic/folk singer-songwriter from Warrington who has been a regular at the festival
FREAKS OFF THE STREET, 10pm, funky rock
JOE TAYLOR, 9.30pm, acoustic artist
If you still want to know more about this weekends artists, Warrington Guardian have put together a fantastic 12 Weekend special with interviews with Luke Scott, previously of The Stocks who worked with all of Friday’s venues to get them involved. There is also an interview with Kye Jones who is curating the Barley Mow stage.
Have you downloaded the Free Warrington Music Festival Compilation yet?