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Live music line-up confirmed for Continental Beer Festival

Posted on - 10th September, 2017 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Broadgate, City Centre, Events, Music, News, Nightlife, Preston City Centre
Expect a lively atmosphere down at the Conti
Expect a lively atmosphere down at the Conti

It’s not just the beer barrels being put into place for the Continental’s autumn beer festival.

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An outdoor marquee is set up in the pub’s beer garden for the live music.

The Beer and Cider festival is taking place from Thursday 5 October through to Sunday 8 October.

Live music takes place on the Friday and Saturdays in The Band Stand.

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Modern blues legend Big Boy Bloater and his band The Limits headline the Saturday night.

Big Boy Bloater brings with him a big blues reputation
Big Boy Bloater brings with him a big blues reputation

Bloater counts Jools Holland, Imelda May, Mark Lamarr and Craig Charles amongst his fans.

Friday’s headliners are Blue Juice followed by DJs until 11pm.

During the Thursday the Conti’s open mic night has a special beer festival edition.

Friday’s line up

5pm DJ

6pm Al Smith

7pm Crossbill

8pm Paddy Garrigan and the Stroller Priests

Paddy Garrigan and the Stroller Priests
Paddy Garrigan and the Stroller Priests

9pm Blue Juice

10pm DJs til 11pm

Saturday

12pm Cuban Time

2pm Meg Roe

3pm Adam Shaw

Adam Shaw from Ivan Campo
Adam Shaw from Ivan Campo

4pm The Delatours

5pm FMA & 12 Gage

6pm DJ break

7pm The Jonny Oates Band

Jonny Oates
Jonny Oates

8pm The Onions

9pm Big Boy Bloater & the Limits

10pm DJs till 11pm

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The beer festival opening time are:

Thursday 5th October 5pm – 12am (£3 entry)

Friday 6th October 12pm – 12.30am (£4 entry)

Saturday 7th October 12pm – 12.30am (£4)

Sunday 8th October 12pm – 8pm (Free entry)

Tickets are available via Skiddle.

Want to know when events are happening in the city? Keep an eye on our what’s on page for all the latest

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