Looe Music Festival promises a spectacular finale to a summer of festivals

Published: Tuesday 17th Apr 2018

Written by: Catherine

Every September the Cornish fishing port of Looe gets hit with big music and manic entertainment as Looe Music Festival takes over the town.  

The main stage is on the beach but music pops up throughout the streets and spills from venues all over the harbour. Now in its eighth year the award-winning live music event will once again charm performers and visitors from all around the world with a weekend filled with musical adventure. 

Unique on the festival circuit, taking place in the heart of Looe’s picturesque fishing port, it boasts a stellar line-up including, punk rock legends The Stranglers, Scottish sensation The Waterboys, and Finnish barn-rock ambassadors Steve ‘n’ Seagulls. Plus The Quireboys, Mad Dog Mcrea, The Correspondents, Peatbog Faeries, Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young, Estonian sensation Trad.Attack, the London African Gospel Choir, Molotov Jukebox, BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners The Young Uns and The Eskies to name a few.

Committed to showcasing women in music, soul songstress PP Arnold, critically acclaimed Gwenno, country star Jill Jackson and Ivor Novello nominee Charlie Dore, also join the line-up alongside a whole host of female performers.  Whilst the festival’s resident BBC Music Introducing Stage, in partnership with BBC Radio Cornwall shines a light on the very best emerging talent from region. 

Looe Music Festival 2018 returns 21st – 23rd September. If you only make it to one festival this year, make it to Looe Music Festival for a unique live music experience in a truly magical location. See you on the beach.

Advanced weekend tickets are available now via the Looe Music Festival website priced at £99,  £44 for youths (16s/17s) and £29 for children. Under 5s go free. For more information see www.looemusic.co.uk, follow @Looemusicfest or visit www.facebook.com/looemusic. 

Here at Cornish Horizons, we have a wide range of holiday cottages available to book now over the festival itself. Please click here to view our remaining availability: www.cornishhorizons.co.uk/seasonal-availability/looe-music-festival



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