Conisbrough Music Fest is back for a second year, on Saturday 9th July. There will be four outdoor stages on Conisbrough Welfare Field and something for all ages- two live music stages, a kids zone and dance tent!
The fun kicks off at 12 noon with the final band leaving the stage at 10.30 pm.
The Imperial and CMF Stages will feature some of the best local bands and solo artists. Acts include The Inspectors, Mad Foxes, Fargo Railroad Co. AVIT Blues Band, the Martin Ferguson Band and Handsome Dan and the Mavericks.
Artists from last year will also be returning- Darren Eastell and the Freaky Fingers, Numb Youth and Niamh Wilkinson. A range of genres are covered including punk, indie, blues and folk.
The dance tent this year is being organised by SUBSET, who have have a varied mix of DJ’s from Northern Soul favourites Steve Mank and Dean Roach through to headliners Two Good who play their own blend of funk/disco.
New this year is a kids zone, aimed at the younger festival goers which will feature Conisbrough’s first urban beach area with a massive sand pit.
There’s a kids disco with live entertainers all day till 6.00pm, along with a bouncy castle, ice cream van, face painters and vendors selling a variety of food on site all day along with two licensed bars.
In the Castle grounds there will be the popular free stage until 5pm. The festival organisers are encouraging family’s to being a picnic down.
Artists booked to play include Brad Dear, Maelor Hughes, Silk Road and Ruby Macintosh.
Tickets are on sale online at www.conisbroughmusicfest.com and locally from Norman the Barber, Gary Kay Property, Ashworths Pet Services, Growlers, the Library, and Molly’s at Chimes. Pre event discounted prices are £7.50 adult (16+), £2 children (10 to 16 years) and Under 10’s are FREE. Prices on the day of the festival will be higher.
Music Fest are looking for volunteers to help make the day go smoothly. You can offer your services for as little as two hours to the full day.
Help is needed on Friday setting up and Sunday morning cleaning so if you want to enjoy the festival, you can still help before or after. There is a reward package for anyone who wants to help. Get in touch on: email@example.com.
“We had a fantastic day last year, if you went you won’t need telling how brilliant it was, we’d like to build on that by seeing even more local people coming out and enjoying some fantastic live music in the heart of Conisbrough”, said a Music Fest spokesperson.