The Solfest committee has spent the last couple of months since the end of the festival re grouping and trying to find a feasible way forward. This includes how to pay any acts and contributors that are still owed money from this year’s festival. Unfortunately turnout for Solfest 2018 was a lot lower than expected,… [Continue reading] Solfest 2019 – The final Solfest
What an amazing summer it has been and we can’t think of any better way of ending it other than holding the biggest Solfest party yet. If you have been to Solfest before you will have an idea of what to expect, if not you are in for a real treat. Solfest is so wonderful… [Continue reading] Are you ready for Solfest?
With the excitement of this year’s Solfest building, the team have announced the final wave of acts and it’s looking like one of the best line-ups yet for the small family-friendly west Cumbrian festival. Scottish rockers The Fratellis were announced as headliners back in March, and now the legendary 90’s indie band The Lightning Seeds… [Continue reading] The Lightning Seeds round off a jam-packed Solfest 2018 line-up.
Bringing family fun, great music and a wonderful atmosphere, Cumbria’s favourite music and arts festival, Solfest is back this summer, and ready to thrill yet again. Set up and run by local volunteers passionate about music and people, Solfest has evolved continually since its inception in 2003, transitioning from a local shindig, into one of the best… [Continue reading] Solfest 2018 – Here comes the Sun!
One of the nation’s favourite small festivals is nearly upon us and I hope you are all just as excited as we are. The hard work by the organisers and it’s army of volunteers is about to pay off in spectacular style. If you’re going we thought you could do with some info on what… [Continue reading] Solfest is coming – Everything you need to know.
Barry Hyde, lead singer of the Futureheads will be playing on the Drystone stage joining acts such as Newton Faulkner, Beans on Toast, Dub Pistols (live), Stanton Warriors and many more. English post-punk band The Futureheads are one of the best-known and highly-regarded indie groups to have enjoyed mainstream success in the noughties. With singles… [Continue reading] Solfest Line-up adds Barry Hyde (Of the FUTUREHEADS) to the the Drystone stage
Solfest is delighted to bring you the next stage of our line-up for the 3 day multi genre grass roots festival situated on the stunning Solway coast. We are equally excited to announce this year’s headliner Newton Faulkner. Breaking in to the mainstream in 2007 with the summer anthem ‘Dream catch me’ and his beautiful… [Continue reading] Solfest headliner press release.