The Acoustic Stage is a brand new addition to the popular two-day family event, which this year takes place at Manchester Rugby Club in Cheadle Hulme on Saturday 1st June and Sunday 2nd June 2019.
The Acoustic Stage will run across both days, set amongst deckchair seating, hay bales and bunting, offering festivalgoers the chance to chill-out in relaxing family friendly environment. With a line-up of more than 20 homegrown talent and rising stars of music performing a mix of original material and well-known classics.
The line-up includes Mancunian Indie folk artist David Gorman with a set featuring catchy melodies and heartfelt lyrics, mixed with delicate guitar; singer songwriter Jack Woodward, who released his second EP Higher to acclaim in 2018; rising star Jess Kemp, whose music has been featured on BBC Introducing and Radio 2; while Chris Tavener promises witty lyrics and a vintage sound.
The Acoustic Stage programme also includes guitarist and songwriter Joel Gardner; The Bright Black with irresistible indie, soul and funk; Indie singer songwriter Drew Selby; singer-songwriter Lyza will take listeners on an emotional rollercoaster of love, life and loss; acoustic singer Sam Lyon, who has supported X Factor winner Matt Cardle on tour; acoustic singer songwriter Jordan Philips; John Dhali with his indie soul sounds; folk rock duo Waiting For Bob; and Kieran Dobson & The State, inspired by Talking Heads, Nick Cave, and The Smiths.
The Acoustic Stage will be located in the Chill Out Zone, in a relaxed atmosphere – making it the perfect way to enjoy live music in a family friendly environment. There will be plenty on offer for young festivalgoers in the all-new Play Park with fair rides and Kids Stage featuring live entertainment.