Main 2017 Sponsors:     
 

 Newton Farm Foods       Ring O'Bells PH      Abbey Piano Services


This year's festival (our tenth!) is taking place on 15-17 September 2017.

There will be over 30 bands on two free stages, great activities for all the family, special events in the village hall & church;  singing/music workshops  and yoga session, as well as an art project and special venue for kids.  

We're planning a great line-up this year - confirmed bands so far include:

Amadou Diagne & Group Yakar, Ange Hardy, Ant Noel & the Peabody Drakes,  The Antique Popsters, Cathy Judge & Johnny Francis, Dance Bazaar, DelphiEdd Donovan & Emma Parker, Fantasy Orchestra, Frome Street Bandits, Helena Softley, Hello Hopeville, Homesick Gipsy, Isobel Holly, James Slater, Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith, The June Apples, Kim Lowings & The Greenwood, Kusanganisa, Newton Country,  Reg Meuross, Richard HughesRivers of England, Road Not Taken, Roaring Trowmen, Saskia Griffiths-Moore, Sharon Lazibyrd, Slack Traffic, Smallfry, Somerset Russet Band, The Summerhouse Band, Three Cane Whale, Unsung RootsWorld Government.

Stef Mizrany & Lionel Lowe will be running a Sessions Tent over the Saturday and Sunday for those of you who want to make music rather than just listen!  There will also be a music workshops led by the Somerset Russet Band and Roaring Trowmen.

Also, don't miss Richard Kerridge, who will be discussing his latest book Cold Blood, in the Church on Sunday afternoon.

Most of the festival is free-to-view, but make sure you get tickets for special events in the Church and Village Hall.

Patron Artist Meet and Greet
Reg Meuross We are delighted that Reg Meuross, our Patron Artist, will be performing on the main stage on Sunday afternoon at this year's festival. Later on in the afternoon Reg will have a meet and greet in the beautiful Priston Church where people can come along and discuss song-writing, play a tune if they feel that way inclined and get some top tips. A chance to meet Reg and have a chat in an informal and relaxed setting.

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