The stage is set!! We’re thrilled to announce the 2017 Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival musical line-up!

From shanty songsters to rock ‘n roll, blues and soulsters, this year’s festival has netted the most eclectic mix of local, national & internationally acclaimed musicians to entertain YOU – for FREE!

The full programme will be published a bit nearer the time, but we’ve snaffled some top headliners and a raft of banging bands over the two days, including…

HEADLINER Saturday 2nd Sept: The Dambuskers 

The notorious four-piece fiddle-fronted, high-energy, Celtic rock band, The Dambuskers are coming to “Rock You”, so be prepared to dance yer socks off and sing yerself hoarse!

https://www.dambuskers.com			


HEADLINER Sunday 3rd Sept

Jim Crawford

Brit blues international phenomena and consummate finger picker & slide guitarist

http://www.jimcrawford.org.uk/home.html

– and the line-up of top talent, in no particular order (yet!)

Press Gang

Our acclaimed Cornish cousins, Press Gang, will have you on your feet with their witty and shanties and songs of the sea – a truly rousing repartee! http://pressgangcornwall.co.uk/home/4569197438

Chris Millington

Traditional and contemporary songs, powerfully delivered, inspired by the North Devon coastline and local stories of smuggling, wrecking and piracy

https://www.reverbnation.com/chrismillington

Rakes Adrift
Rousing jigs, reels and toe-tapping fiddle, melodeon, banjo, guitar, whistle and bodhran that combine to give us Rakes Adrift!
https://www.facebook.com/Rakes-Adrift-502181266505996/		

The Last Rancheros  
Rockin blues ‘n country from this dynamic local trio - guitar, harmonica, dobro, harmonies. 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1166561383363205/	

Anchors Aweigh
Sea shanty songsters based in Woolacombe and Mortehoe, the ever-popular Anchors Aweigh are also a non profit band raising money for local charities around North Devon. 
https://www.facebook.com/pg/AnchorsAweighDevon/about/?ref=page_internal	
	
Tight Corner
A stylishly individual Covers Band, cool masters of Reggae, Soul, Rock, Country, Blues &Jazz 
 https://www.facebook.com/TightCorner/app/2405167945	

Watch this space for more news of main stage acts and other gigs around the Harbour!

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