Looe Music Festival 2016

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Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th September 2016
Looe beach, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 1DZ, England MAP
£89 for weekend, under 18s £19
Daily capacity: 10,000
Last updated: Thu 8th Sep 2016

The 6th annual Looe Music Festival takes place from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th September 2016 at the fishing village of Looe's waterside, in Cornwall.


Fun Lovin' Criminals will headline on the Sunday, Bryan Ferry will headline on the Saturday, and Wilko Johnson top the bill on Friday. Plus Eddi Reader, Anita Harris, Neville Staple, Ferocious Dog, Buster Shuffle, Wille and the Bandits, Cara Dillon, Craig Charles, King Kurt, The Fisherman's Friends , Laurence Fox, and Alabama 3.

Added to the previously announced acts are Seth Lakeman, The Puppini Sisters, Kernow King, Sham 69, King Creature, Gaz Brookfield, The Elephant Sessions, Company B, Sam Green & The Midnight Heist, Oompah Brass, Wolf Note, Dan Bettridge, Jamie Borrowdale, The Dustbowl Children, Tariq B, Jack Ellis, Alex Hart, Kris Dollimore, Flats and Sharps, The Changing Room, William The Conqueror, Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts, The Hot Sprockets, Findlay Napier, Andreas Tophoj & Rune Barslund, Big Boss Man, Blue Rose Code, Alex Hart, Grip Like Vice, The Eskies, Sam Kelly and The Lost Boys, Chay Snowdon, James Shead, The Grenaways, The Velvet Hands, The Stone Angels, State of Undress, Geoff Lakeman, Rews, Elliott Morris, Gareth Lee and Annie Baylis, Pete Williams, The Huckleberry Finns, Departed, Marc O'Reilly, Falmouth Soul Sensation, Stark, The Jar Family, Shorelark, Samfire, Dr Thud's Remedy, Salt & Sky, Ten Zero One, Keltique, Figurehead, Suzie Mac, Boundless Brothers, Kezia, Two Stops from Bedlam, Shamrock, The Normals, Company of Players, Russell Sinclair, Moss, Moore, Rutter, Ramshackle Serenade, Hedluv + Passman, The Oggymen, Kitty MacFarlane, St Pinnock Band, Souls Of Misfortune, Wreckers, Lyonesse, Looe Valley Singers, Samba Kernow, Miner Quay, Lowender Peran Showcase, Pirates of St Piran, Catseye Morris, Gozer Goodspeed, and Clare Stokes.

Festival-goers can expect over 90 bands across 5 stages and with the main stage right on the beach - flip flops, not wellies, are your must have footwear. More acts are to be announced in the next few weeks.


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Early bird tickets have sold out. An adult weekend ticket is priced at £89 without camping, and an under 18s weekend ticket is priced at £25 without camping. Day tickets are priced at £30 for Friday, and £40 for Saturday or Sunday. Children aged under 5's can attend for free.

Festival - goers can also purchase LMF ticket and camping bundles for the 2016 event. The packages vary in price depending on the chosen accommodation provider. To browse your options visit: http://www.looemusic.co.uk/looe-music-festival-accommodation - (this link will be continually updated as more accommodation providers get on board.). Please contact campsites direct if you wish to book camping independently. Day tickets for the event will be released once the headliners are announced.


Festival camping at one of the local campsites (on the shuttle bus route). Camp sites will be allocated by email three weeks prior to the event. Participating campsites include Tencreek, Tregoad and Westwaylands.

These sites are on the shuttle bus route to the festival site and festival camping rates include car parking and use of the shower and toilet facilities on site. Festival camping means the right to camp (tents only) in an allocated festival camping field. It also provides car parking in an allocated area at the campsite.

For campervan, motorhome, and caravan pitches please contact the campsites directly and purchase your festival tickets separately.

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The festival is a non-profit making organisation, which gained charitable status in March 2012. Any profit goes back into next year's festival or local community projects promoting musical talent and understanding.

This year’s LMF fancy dress theme is Victorian Seaside.

More information will be here when available.

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