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…

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…

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…

Friday Night at Rivfest to provide a platform for emerging talent

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…

Full line up announced for two day Rivfest in July

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…

RivFest 18 announces two day of live music across Warrington – Tickets out now!

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…

RivFest moved to Bank park to host 10,000-capacity festival

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…

24 hours left to bid on 1 of a kind Rivfest Print

*update* The print went for an incredible £840, which will go towards supporting young people in the arts. River Reeves Foundation are auctioning off a one of a kind huge 60×40 inch canvas signed by all the headline acts and other artists who played RivFest 17, the annual music festival which took place on Saturday 2nd September in…

30 Videos from RivFest 17 now available to watch!

A HUGE amount of videos from RivFest at Priestley College has just been put up online now. 30 videos in total from the one day event at Priestley College covering both the main stage and Viola Beach Introducing Stage with everyone from Maximo Park, Psyblings, Eliza and the Bear and yes, Mayor Les Morgan! Sorry we couldn’t get round to everyone, like…