TV Smith, The Scorchers, Funke and the Two Tone Baby, and more, have been announced for Maidstone Fringe Festival, now in its seventh year, and which place over multiple venues in Maidstone, Kent over 5 days including the Bank Holiday Monday from Thursday 27th April until Monday 1st May 2017. The majority of events are FREE, with some cover charge events.
Also confirmed are One Day Elliott, Molly’s Bar, Ben Mills, Esk Forte, The Dredgermen, FOWOKAN, The Soundcasters, Petty Thieves, The Narratones, Clea Llewellyn Trio, The Lowly Strung, Connor Noble, David James Rumsey
Focused predominately on music, but also including comedy & street entertainers, the festival, and the musical focus is from rock, indie and pop-punk, through to acoustic and blues acts, contemporary folk, funk, soul, dance and hip-hop. Though a large percentage of the acts are from the South East & Kent, they do welcome performers from across the UK.
Venues confirmed so far are: The Style & Winch, 4 Degrees, The Druids Arms, The Flowerpot, The Source Bar, The Stag, Drakes, The White Horse, The Cellars, The Music Room - Pizza Express, Bar 6, The Royal Albion, Frederic, The Duke Of Marlborough, the Social Chill Bar.
Incorporated within the festival are a number of all-day events and dance all-nighters, as well as family friendly entertainment in Jubilee Square and cafes and coffee shops in the Town Centre, with much of the music being free to attend!
For more information, see the Maidstone Fringe Festival website.
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