Vinyl edition of Viola Beach’s self-titled album to be released for the first time

To mark five years since the release of Viola Beach’s self-titled debut album, and its subsequent ascent to the top of the UK Album Charts, it was yesterday announced that a vinyl edition of the album is to be released on September 10th, 2021. Pre order now for £19.99. Given the creative and emotional impact… Read More Vinyl edition of Viola Beach’s self-titled album to be released for the first time

Warrington Musicians come together to record ‘Swings and Waterslides’ tribute

Friends of Viola Beach to release charity single cover of ‘Swings & Waterslides’ to mark anniversary of the band’s death. Warrington band Viola Beach were a hotly tipped act set to become the UK’s new favourite indie band. Everything was going their way – sold out gigs, national airplay, an album in the works and… Read More Warrington Musicians come together to record ‘Swings and Waterslides’ tribute

#tbt Viola Beach remembered at Reading + Leeds Festival

As the bank Holiday weekend approaches,  Reading and Leeds Festival as well as Creamfields open their gates to thousands of music fans, and it was one year ago that a glowing tribute was paid to Warrington band Viola Beach and their manager Craig Tarry, who we sadly lost earlier in the year at both sites. For it… Read More #tbt Viola Beach remembered at Reading + Leeds Festival

Find out what’s in Warrington Guardian’s RivFest Weekend pullout

WELCOME to our special preview coverage of RivFest. The festival at Priestley College is in memory of Viola Beach and will raise funds for the River Reeves Foundation. We really wanted to do this event justice because there are some amazing artists coming to the town like Maximo Park and Billy Bragg who are uniting… Read More Find out what’s in Warrington Guardian’s RivFest Weekend pullout

RivFest Tickets now available for 2nd September Festival

 Following our first small festival last year everyone at The River Reeves Foundation is really excited about this year’s RivFest17. On 2 September 2017, 5000 music lovers will convene at Warrington’s Priestley College to celebrate sensational bands, enjoy tasty street food, browse some fab craft stalls in our marketplace, and enjoy a drink or two… Read More RivFest Tickets now available for 2nd September Festival