Three day music festival to be held at New Continental

Posted on - 16th February, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Music, Nightlife, What's On in Preston
New Continental will host a music festival in March

The New Continental will play host to a three day music festival showcasing three types of underground music.


Vernal Equinox, organised by Tuff Life Boogie, Concrete and They Eat Culture, sees a number of different acts perform folk, psych and wyrd music.

The shows will be held across the weekend from March 3-5.

Performances will come from Trembling Bells, Mugstar, Galley Beggar. Mark Whiteside, of Evil Blizzard, will perform a stripped back set as One Sided Horse while Dave Chambers, of Cornershop, will perform in a band called The Common Cold.

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Early bird weekend tickets will cost £20. Standard weekend tickets will be £28 and day tickets will be £10. Tickets are available behind the bar at the New Continental, in Action Records, or you can find them online here.

The full line-up is available below.

Friday 3rd March
6.30pm – 12.00pm (two stages)
Mugstar, Gnod, Clones
King Champion Sounds soundtrack ‘Man With a Movie Camera’
Pill Fangs, Vukovar
The Common Cold, The Condor Moments
UCLAN Music play Terry Riley’s ‘In C’ plus more

Saturday 4th March
6.00pm – 11.30pm
Galley Beggar
Crumbling Ghost, Newts
One Sided Horse, Sweeney Astray

Sunday 5th March
4.30pm – 11.00pm
Trembling Bells (2 sets, one with Mike Heron),
Alasdair Roberts Trio, Tricca McNiff,
Dodson and Fogg, Howie Reeve


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