Stage Times for Rivfest

RIVFEST IS BACK FOR ITS 3RD YEAR. FOR THE FIRST TIME THE EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE ACROSS 2 DAYS IN MULTIPLE VENUES AROUND WARRINGTON’S CULTURAL QUARTER. In another first for Rivfest, a new Friday night showcase has been introduced at the Parr Hall to provide a platform for some of the Northwest’s hottest new Indie…

It’s coming home? Warrington musicians talk the World Cup

The town has been gripped by football fever, and with the unusually extended period of sunny weather, it seems everyone is willing on the the three lions in Russia. That also includes many of Warrington’s bands and artists and we asked them how they will be watching the match, how it may have disrupted plans…

RIVFEST: What to expect from Saturday’s Parr Hall Stage

Across two days of Rivfest there is almost 60 bands and performers playing across 10 venues in the town centre. In this feature, will be looking at the HUGE line up on the Parr Hall stage all the way from Neighbourhood Weekender smashing Fickle Friends to local favourites from 1 to 11pm INTERVIEW: Fickle Friends…

NEW VIDEO: Rivfest headliners’ The Lottery Winners film Little Things

THIS time next week, Rivfest will be in full flow, taking place across the town centre, but on the Friday night (13th July), Parr Hall is hosting a very special breakthrough show including Warrington band, Kula Bay alongside The Bohos, No Hot Ashes and headliner’s, The Lottery Winners. They recently went to into the Dock10 studio…

NEW VIDEO: The K’s – Got A Feeling

Filmed at MCC Studios and Gorilla, during their sold out headline show in May, The K’s have released a brand new music video for 2nd single ‘Got A Feeling’. Following on from their huge debut ‘Sarajevo’, which has amassed over 700,000 streams on Spotify, the track produced by Gareth Nutall at The Lounge Recording Studio shows the intense passion the…

Live! Add your show to our new gig guide now

[WAM] is relaunching its What’s On page and we need you to let us know where you are playing so we can add it to our guide. This gig guide caters for both original and cover music and is free to list your event.

Joe Hill to headline Viola Beach Stage at RivFest

Rivfest 2018 has got even better! We’re really pleased to announce that the Headliner for the Viola Beach Stage at Friars court is Joe Hill.   The video shows Joe Performing on the Viola Beach stage at RivFest 2017 with special guest Jodie Wadsworth on Piano and Sax. Joe also appeared on the main stage as…

Roughneck Riot say Ciao, for now with final 2018 shows

Roughneck Riot are going on Holiday! Folk-Punk sixpiece, Roughneck Riot have today announced their final shows of 2018 before taking a break in 2019. As one of the hardest working DIY bands, they have found themselves playing across the UK and Europe and will be taking the time to work on their 4th album (Click…

Jack Woodward releases new single ‘Rain’ today

We’re long time fans of Jack Woodward, and since his Warrington Music Festival appearance in 2017, the Lymm-based musician has been busy performing across the North West and releasing music regularly. We caught up with Jack to learn more about the new single, released today. ‘Rain’ takes writing influence from some of my favourite artists The Killers,…