St Albans MusicCity 2014

Saturday 15th to Sunday 23rd March 2014
various venues, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3RR , England MAP
mainly FREE (a few paid for events from £5 to £25)
Daily capacity: 2,000
Last updated: Mon 3rd Mar 2014

St Albans MusicCity takes place from Saturday 15th until Sunday 23rd March 2014 at various venues around St Albans, Hertfordshire. St Albans MusicCity celebrates a vibrant live music scene by encompassing everything from traditional folk, blues and jazz through to indie, metal and pop across all the key music pubs and venues in the district.


London Community Gospel Choir, and Ghostfire are joined by The Push, The Faith Stealers, Sambuka, The Finger Choppers, Two Beats Apart, The Shallows, Times & Seasons Chamber Choir, Buzz Cut, The Rodford Files, April Blue, Pat Sharp, Chesney Hawkes, Not the Droids, Who's Ya Daddy, The Jam'd, Bad Bone, Free Electric Band, The New Tree Surgeons, MiceWithGlasse, Jim Rodfor, The Rodford Files, The Bob Villains, Mouth On A Stick, John Beeson & John Horlic, Missing The Ferry, GorJusWrex, St Albans School and St Albans High School for Girls joint schools Choral Society and Orchestr, Jon's Music Quiz, Nick Holland, Ruby Tuesday, Graham Pike Quartet, Trio Verum, Bob Halford, Ragged Staff, The Bob Villains, Shine, The Looters, MacLaren Wall, James Scott, Nick & The Sun Machine, Steampunk D, Branded Jacks, Beat The DJ, Melvi, Ray and Stan as The Missing Men, Out to Lunch, Co-Jones, Banned Music, Deaf Shepherd, Guns 2 Roses, St Albans Choral Society Concert and Orchestra Nova, The J. Starck Band, Gary Allen, Steve Oakham & Gary Sea, Mike Adcock, and more.

Programmes can be picked up at all participating venues and from the Tourist Information Centre.

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As part of St Albans MusicCity 2014 The Pioneer Youth Centre will be hosting a special celebratory (all ages) gig on the opening Saturday followed by an after-show gig at The Horn. The Pioneer Youth Centre will also be the subject of a complimentary exhibition at The Museum of St Albans (for the whole of March) celebrating their integral role in the St Albans Music (and skateboard) scene, from The Zombies to Enter Shikari and beyond.

Other highlights of this diverse and vibrant festival include the Gospel Festival Day with master classes and performances by the London Community Gospel Choir, a Steampunk ball with live music from Ghostfire, an open air samba session and choral music in the cathedral.


Most events are free, although there are a few paid for events.

The festival also offers workshops plus open mic sessions as well as special events around the district. 


This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in St Albans, and the surrounding area.

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For more information, see the St Albans MusicCity website.

More information will be here when available.

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