Rivfest line up for 2019 has been announced and will be taking place on Saturday 28th September – Tickets on sale now. We look at why the festival so so important for musicians in the town and how a video filmed by the foundation led to one of last years headliners going on to play… Read More What is Rivfest and why does it matter?
The festival set up in memory of Viola Beach guitarist River Reeves is returning for a fourth year and we’re incredibly happy to announce this year’s RivFest which will be taking place at Pyramid & Parr Hall Saturday 28th September! The K’s , Average Sex, 32 TENS, Saytr Play & Déjà Vega will be amongst… Read More RivFest to return in 2019 – Tickets on sale now
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… Read More Stage Times for Rivfest
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… Read More RIVFEST: What to expect from Saturday’s Parr Hall Stage
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… Read More NEW VIDEO: Rivfest headliners’ The Lottery Winners film Little Things
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… Read More Joe Hill to headline Viola Beach Stage at RivFest
The essence of Rivfest is to provide a platform for emerging talent, inspired by Viola Beach. Warrington has a thriving music scene yet most of the homegrown bands have to venture further afield to Liverpool, Manchester and beyond to make their voices heard. Rivfest aims to bring the best emerging talent from across the North… Read More Friday Night at Rivfest to provide a platform for emerging talent
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… Read More Full line up announced for two day Rivfest in July
Fresh from playing Neighbourhood Weekender, Fickle Friends will be returning to Warrington to headline RivFest which will be taking place across Pyramid & Parr Hall, The Auction Rooms, Friars Court and many more in the town! Fri, 13 Jul from 7:15 PM BREAKING THROUGH SHOWCASE EVENT – PARR HALL The Lottery Winners – No Hot Ashes – Kula Bay + Special Guests Sat, 14 Jul 2018 at 1:00… Read More RivFest 18 announces two day of live music across Warrington – Tickets out now!
RIVFEST is set to return in 2018 – but in the town centre and with a proposed crowd of 10,000 music lovers. The festival’s founder Ben Dunne has put in an application for an event licence to host the event at Bank Park on July 14. RivFest launched at Priestley College in July 2016 in… Read More RivFest moved to Bank park to host 10,000-capacity festival