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
Brit blues international phenomena and consummate finger picker & slide guitarist
– and the line-up of top talent, in no particular order (yet!)
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
Traditional and contemporary songs, powerfully delivered, inspired by the North Devon coastline and local stories of smuggling, wrecking and piracy
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!