Worcester Music Festival 2023 takes place 15th to 17th September 2023.

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65 Arches

A spirited covers band playing some songs you'll know & some you won't.


7 Year War

16-18. we are fast, heavy and loud. Yes, our drummer is Samuel L Jackson.


Abi Budgen

A beautiful explosion of electric guitar and drums from another time.


Heavy kicks, corrosive bleeps - expect distortion.

Adam Place

Acoustic Indie musician with influences from Bowie to Batiste.

Adult Leisure

Melodic alt-indie four-piece.


90's rave reimagined for modern times.

Alex Ohm

Alex Ohm's alternative, cinematic symphonies reflect the wide range of influences that inspire his work and come together to create his unique sound.

Alice & The Fair Weather Riders

Driving country blues with delta slide lead guitar and soulful lead vocals.

Amit Dattani

Roots driven guitar coupled with striking lyrical originality.

The Arboretum

A propulsive wave of psych-rock, post punk & trance based noise.

Asbestos Farmer

late 90's live electronic dance music, we have recently played STBC 07/04.

The Astras

Indie rock Coventry outlet with catchy and melodic music.

At War With The Sun

Doom 3-piece bringing a procession of battering-ram heavy, hook-laden riffs.


Behind Inverted Eyes

Atmospheric prog up to industrial metal

Beneath The Shoreline

While they consistently include melodic synth and piano in their music, their sound coasts through pop choruses to heavy breakdowns with everything in between.

Bex Kite

Up & coming independent Cheltenham acoustic songwriter - catch Bex early!

Big Sky Orchestra

Big Sky plays improvised music drawing from soft rock, jazz and Americana.

The Big Stacey's

A great big poppy punky rocky bag of fun.


A 4 piece indie band reminiscent of the 2000s and late 90s indie sound.


Original songs from Phil (guitar) and Paul (all the other instruments!)


Award winning singer songwriter delivering uplifting, catch music.


Pop music you can beat your friends up to.

Blood Uncle

A sludgy trip through DIY hardcore.

The Blue Gravy Orchestra

Original music from the shire, exploring life through words & harmony.


Dave Turner (AKA Bluebeard) plays a unique brand of folk / pop / rock songs.

Blush Puppy

We are an Alt-Grunge Pop band, bringing explosive energetic performances.

Bombs for Breakfast

Bombs for Breakfast are a Punk Rock / Emo trio from The Midlands, UK...

Bourbon Alley Blues


Bowers & the Worst of Times

Leftist propaganda interspersed with cheese-pop covers.


Female-fronted alt-rock, grunge, post-punk from Essex.

Broken Wires

Young accomplishment band with original material and selection of covers.

Bruise Control

4 piece turbo goths from Manchester.


The Cage

4 piece punk / indie band from the West Midlands trying to switch things up.


Capas; a fusion of latin / cuban sound, brass heavy and guaranteed dancing!

Carbon Heart

We are an alternative rock band from Hereford with many ranging styles.

Charlie Williams

Acoustic singer-songwriter of lyric-driven songs often about Worcester.

Chevy Chase Stole My Wife

Quirky catchy pop rock.

Chloe Mogg

Singer songwriter inspired by Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin & Chris Cornell.

Chris Clarke Band


Chris Mulvey and Bob Dovey



High energy, groovy, heavy rock to bounce and scream along to!

Clare Portman

An assured performer, an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and a highly-regarded songwriter, Clare Portman is one of the most captivating artists on the scene today.

Colin Baggs

Energy, passion, driving rhythms and beautiful melodies.

Collider Skies

A four piece original indie rock band from Kidderminster.

Connie Gordon

Mix of original songs and various covers from 60s to today.


We play heavy shit.


Dan James and Friends

Caroline Fergleson, Chris J Buunott, Richard Gould, Nick Williams, Jon Kasch, Harvey Wyatt, Kelley McDermott, Jessie River Dylan Merry

Dan Ryan

A mixed bag of music on wheels.

Dave McPherson

The voice of UK rock legends InMe, performing an acoustic selection.

The DeadShots

Wild, 21st century Rockabilly

Deathly Pale Party

Girl / boy duo making Lynchian neon horror electronics.

Desert Boots

Desert Boots create dusty funk breaks & deep-cut soul, just made for dancin'.


No thrills, no gimmicks, just some good old dimed rock n roll.

Diving Duck

Diving Duck a six piece band multi instrumental vocal band.

DMDB Project

Fun lively old school indie.


Ex members of Arcadia roots. Mix of reggae dance soul to get everyone movin.

Drumlove with Ital Sounds

Drumming and sounds


Echo Gecco

Boundary-moving mesh of styles underpinned by complex time signatures.


We are a covers trio but not as you've heard it before! Female Pop Bangers.

Eliza May

Intricate indie pop artist Eliza May brings her refreshingly catchy tunes.

Ellie Williams

Nihilistic anthems for those who've lost all hope for a happy love life.

Emilie Eleonore

Singer songwriter folk originals.

Emily Rebecca


Emma Howett

Electro and acoustic original songs.


Fusing Shoegaze and Doom Metal, like baning your head to a glacier creaking.

Eva and The Blue Dive

"Haunting vocals and ambient-folk music with a kick" (Uncover, 2020).

Ewan Pollock


Exit Child

We are a really good band?


Family Jools

Fusing together blues-rock and cosmic soul with a good measure of Americana.

The Fandangos

Quirky, catchy and infectious ? a fusion of pop/punk, indie rock

The Follicles

A guitar, percussion & magical vocal acoustic duo.

Former Rivals

Anthemic, explosive and emotive grunge/post-punk moulded from molten anger.

Fort Royal

2pt rock 1pt prog ear worm choruses and unsparring high energy performances.

Fraser Morgan



British styled Pop Punk.


Gaby Kettle

Female soul / pop artist. Relaxed and soulful vibe.

George Clark

Singer song writer.

George Webb

Rhythmic Singer Songwriter.

Giant and the Georges

Zingy hooks, tangy riffs and vocal harmonies sweeter than honey!

The Girl with a Hat

Soulful and very emotional type of music written to touch the human soul.

The Good Water

Psychedelic indie rock n roll.

Goodbye Cassini

Riffs, grooves, adrenaline. Modern 3-piece alt-rock.

The Great Cornholio

A mix of rock, soul, blues and funk covers spanning the 60s to modern day.


Electrifying blend of guitar-driven upbeat melodies and heartfelt lyrics.


4 piece heavy rock / stoner-metal (UK) GrizZleRoot.Simultaneously crushing and bleak, pummeling. Grizzleroot put forth truly dark atmosphere wrapped in massive metal!


Rugby Grindcore idiots playing fast and loud.

Gypsy Pistoleros

GYPSY PISTOLEROS "The World's Greatest Flamenco Punk Glam Rock band Ever!"


Hannah Michell

A singer / songwriter brought up in Worcester but now based in Birmingham.

Hard Stairs

A distinctive four piece Garage Blues band.


Hennesea are a five-piece new-folk rock band from Malvern.


GASP! SHOCK! HORROR! We make noise, play pass the parcel and have fun times.


Big indie rock anthems with a soulful edge.

Hipflask Virgins

A gnarly two-piece that leak riffs. Think: loud earworms and high energy.

The Human Error

3 piece punk band performing fast paced songs about subjects that matter.

Hurricane Tapes

Hurricane Tapes are a Post-Punk Grunge band.


Icy Moon Explorers

We are a newly-formed indie pop band, playing original songs.

iggy cuthbert

Following on from Happy Bones, writing songs about the human experience.

Immy and The Keys

A smooth mixture of jazz and folk, playing both originals and covers.

In The Front Seat

Fast paced aggressive and dynamic pop punk for headbangers and two steppers.


IS THE POPE...high-energy & contemporary.

Isabel Maria

Original indie pop music, Isabel Maria is a singer songwriter.



Jackals are a nu-metal band from Manchester.

Jake Marsh

Full time water gypsy acoustic folk / blues.

Jamie Knight

Talented singer?songwriter.

Jasper Malone

Front man of Jasper in the Company of Others, Guitarist for NativeBear.

Jennifer Ludlow

Singer / songwriter performing a mixture of originals and covers.

Jess Silk

Folk / punk singer-songwriter from the Black Country.

Jesse River Dylan Merry

Mix of punk-folk stompers and spacey trippers with songs spawned from poems.


Intense vocals. Stratospheric guitars. Primal grooves.

Johnny Kowalski

Body Snatching Carnival Punk and International Party Music.

Jonathan Bloomfield

Singer songwriter who pairs, complex lyrics with acoustic guitar.

Joseph Morris

Joseph Morris is a UK Pop artist & songwriter from Worcester, Worcestershire.

Jubilee Years

Three piece from the West Midlands playing original material.


JuliLa will dazzle you with her theatrical uplifting performance.


Kaiju Blue

"Anthemic" BBC Radio 1. Absolutely stole the show" BBC H&W Introducing

Kalashnikov Skunk

Rock / Metal covers, plus a few surprises!

Kick The Clown

KTC are here to deliver the noise. Rowdy, snot-faced & seething - punk rock.

Kid Charlemagne

4-Piece hazy rock band with a side of funk and a hint of jazz.

Kill The Witch

Experimental sludge metal

Kinda country

An acoustic duo covering songs from a range of styles.

King Atomic

A power-trio of musicians with funky beats and catchy riffs.

Kings of the Quarter Mile

An original mix of Americana and British Invasion influenced roots-rock.


Kololo, alt. pop, computerised groove / lush harmonies based in Bristol, UK.

Krooked Tongue

Bristol-based rock trio.

Kyle Parsons

Heartfelt new-folk with indie undertones.

Kyle Perkins

Deep, meaningful music, with fun attitude


Leg Puppy

The biggest band in the world called Leg Puppy.

Lennox And The Flawed

Lennox and the Flawed are an alternative band with catchy original tunes.

Leo Cosmos

A unique blend of Jazz, Soul and Bedroom Pop

Liam Killeen


Liam Lee-Hynes

Heavy and ethereal bass looper.

Liars at the Witch Trial

Two Piece Rock from Birmingham with blues, prog, and disco vibes!


LILA have a flair in extreme dynamics and a raw, uncompromising sound.

Lin Smith

Hack-of-all-trades coming to rain on your parade with dour acoustic jams.

LMP The Rapper

Storytelling lyricist from Ledbury


LOSA is a four piece hard rock band with gut wrenching originals.

Low Red Moon

The rocking house band that Twin Peaks never had...

Lucy Parker

20 year old acoustic singer-songwriter from Wolverhampton.

Luke Lucas

Awe-inspiring duality of a killer voice and an ear made for production.


Melodic Techno with hints of Acid House, Drum & Bass, Ambient and Rave.


Lycio, the Electronic Hybrid Trio, championing "females in music".


Macy O

Macy O singer songwriter the cavern club O2 the voice, Abbey Road.

Maddi May

Acoustic originals and covers for everyone

Maddie Stimpson


Mantis Defeats Jaguar

Pure entertainment guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

Marys Lye

We are an originals band who play a mixed genre of hard rock and grunge

The Masses

Powerhouse rock music with melody and charisma, fitting for the ears of listeners that want something fresh and exciting. Something to fuel a love for music.

Max Stockin

Max Stockin is a singer, guitarist and songwriter.

Mercury Trip

An upbeat, jazz-inspired-rock 3 piece with guitar, vocals, bass and drums.

The Mess They Left Behind

4 piece Rock band combining metal riffs with catchy Pop hooks.

Mice in a Matchbox

Up beat folk rock steampunk.

Midwich Youth Club

Musician for 43 years spanning Post-punk and Synth Punk in Megatory and Betty & Id etc

Miles To Zero

Melodic rock.


Tongue in cheek, pop-funk duo with original songs.

The Monkey Butlers

West-Midland's most energetic rock band, guaranteed to give a memorable gig.

Mother Figures

Brilliant but obscure bluegrass-ish songs, many self-written.

Motorik Road Trip

Instrumental stoner / desert rock with Kraut influences.


A young singer-songwriter of sleepy, story-telling folk.

Mt. Yonder

Featuring members of Blakfish, The Broken Oak Duet, Shapes and U&I.


Stoner rock / heavy psych band with 70s influences from Hereford.


Nadi Hafren

Folk prog fusion of unique originals witting from the one mind.

Nerys John

Musical exploration of the experience of the feeling of darkness.


Electric, eclectic and bizarre. NOT SOUP serves up odd times and big riffs.

Nothin' But Dust

We bring country charm to our performance. With blues and folk influences.


O ' H A L L O R A N

Harry Daniels aka O ' H A L L O R A N is a songwriter from Sutton Coldfield, North Birmingham.

Okay You Win

Brand new stoner / heavy-psych vibes from London, UK.

Olympic Average

5 composers from rock, grunge, punk and blues

Open Mic at The Oil Basin with Ruben Seabright

An open mic session for all to join in.

Opium Lord

Reverb-soaked, sinister and abrasive doom meets slamming full party beats.


Painted As Monsters

A band with groove and punch with the music.

Paradise Circus

A refreshing glimpse to the future of Indie Rock.


Pop-rock trio, HAIM, Taylor Swift wannabes.

Paul Beadle Trio


Peter Davis

Solo acoustic musician


PHON. Definition: "A unit of the perceived loudness of sounds".


Phonseca are a duo from Bristol promoting their debut Between a Dream.


Upbeat alt rock / punky duo who you can take home to your mother.

The Pink Diamond Revue

'' Spangly gold late 1950s LSD-inspired tripadelica''.

The Plague Doctors Cures All

Progressive impro jazz rock, danceable grooves, a touch of gothic darkness.

Plane Crasher

The best band in the f***ing world. And nearly the loudest.

The Polly Edwards Band

R&B Soul, Reggae & Jazz - Polly brings her own inimitable style.

Poppy WS

Full-Time & Small-Time Singer-Songwriter with a love for all styles.


Quartz Gallery

Playful experimental noise. Chipping away. Poetic noisescape, apparently.

Quiet Pills

Indie punk band with a unique style mixing pop punk with 80s goth post punk.



Rachaayluu has an ever-changing, vibrant sound that refuses to be unheard.

Rebel and the Banned



Good old fashioned Rock n Roll band who perform with a lot of energy!


Big blues rock sound.

The Retinal Circus

Melodic Acid Fried Psych Prog with avenues into art rock and medieval cadence.


Talented, rock band playing covers and their own original songs.

Ria Plays

Contemporary alt-rock band with surreal lyrics and angular tunes.

The River

Downtempo rhythms behind a dense ebb & flow of guitars & melody.


Alternative hard rock band.

Rock Dove

Rock Dove try to transmit hard to understand feelings through the ensemble.


Dark electronica with spoken word mantras.

Ruben Seabright

Acoustic grunge, to make you lunge.

The Ruben Seabright Trio

Acoustic renditions of popular metal, grunge, punk and rock classics.



Lightning fast hardcore built upon energy and groove.

Sam Walker music

Sam Walker is a solo singer / songwriter performing her own rock pop songs.

The Samples

Worcester punk rock band, formed 1978. Reformed in 2020.


Emotional Gritty suspenseful emo-electro fusion.


Psychedelic rock that makes you move.

Savannah Roberts

Savannah is an indie folk musician living in London.

The Scandal

The punkiest most funkiest two tone reggae band

Sean Jeffery

Rock music with thought-provoking lyrics and heart.

Secondary Education

A drummer in lockdown with only a guitar? What could go wrong?

Selina and the Howlin Dogs

Award-winning blues fused with rock, funk and a dash of hip hop / 4-piece

The Severn collective

New collective of Worcester musicians.

Shan Tilley

Acoustic pop and rock covers, made minimalist and soft

Shotgun Marmalade

Live energetic original songs to dance and freak out to.

The Shy Teds

Hard rock band.

Sick of the Riot

2 piece high energy alternative punk rock band.

Simon (woo Town)


Simon Hall



I sing and play some of my favourite song covers with a guitar.


One man electronic band with a laptop.


Bread-based comedy covers band.


Female fronted four piece post punk misfits with a nod to the festival scene.


Psychedelic stoner sludge from the West Midlands. Fans of big riffs.




A 3-piece hard rock band from Worcester. Here to have a good time!

Split Second

Indie pop band bringing new original songs and covers.

The St Pierre Snake Invasion

The never ending adventures of 5 people and their music.

The Stick Bags

We are a group of school friends from Newport, South Wales.

Straight for the Sun

Upbeat metal to dance to.

Stu McGoo

Experimental electronica and techno.

Sunday Afternoon

Your new favourite indie earworm, with catchy riffs and high energy tunes.

Supersonic Fuzz Gun

A young and exciting band kicking up a storm around Birmingham and Worcester.


Punk rock n roll from the Wild West Midlands.


Proper tunes mixing flamenco, kraut rock and punk with added space noises.


Theone Dawes

The Water Goddess telling tales of her ancestors from the one mind.

Three Disagrees

American folk and bluegrass, lively songs and tunes. Traditional & original.

Three Words

Industrial and Electronic rock solo artist based in Worcester.

Tin Drum

Own material and interpretation of traditional songs and tunes.


Think Oasis, Stereophonics and The Beatles

Toby Marriott

Introspective lyrics and "ear worm" melodies

The Tonics

Hard hitting indie, new wave band with an alternative pop sentiment

Tony Gillam

Indie-folk from innovative singer-songwriter, guitarist and dulcimerist.

Tor Pingree

Quirky, folk pop.

Trevino Slaxx

A captivating blend of post-punk intensity and guitar driven rock.

Two Pounds Down

A combination of groove and unpredictability, modern jazz and blues.

Tyler Massey Quartet

We're now a four-piece (TMQ)! Ralph Jackson is now with us on sax and flute.


The Unholy Trinty




Melodic Techno.

The Vanilla Pods

Powerpuff Girls in an indie edition using their guitars as a weapon to fight.

Vendetta Deluxe

Wow! Piping hot new band from former members of Vonhorn & Judy Speedway!

Vic Smith

Funky techno from the weird realm of modular.

Vince Ballard and Toad


Vincent Whyte

Singer-Songwriter, Anglo-Chanteur, Song & Dance Man.

Vo Fletcher



White Noise Cinema

Three blokes in their thirties having an existential crisis... with synths.

The Woodstock Social Club



Lively, catchy indie songs, aiming to make everyone smile!


You Dirty Blue

Heavy Beat Combo specialising in blues and grunge.



Distortion drenched alternative rock with pop undertones.