Fri 24th Aug 2018 - Sun 26th Aug 2018, Midday

Solfest 2018

Solfest Site, Aspatria

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This event has been and gone.

Cumbria's favourite grassroots festival situated on the stunning Solway coast. 100's of artists over 10 stages, local ale bars, markets, extensive kids area, fair rides, continental and local cuisine, healing field, walkabout entertainment plus a whole world of adventure and fun.

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Lightning Seeds

The wispy pop outfit the Lightning Seeds is essentially the solo project of noted producer Ian...

The Fratellis

Glasgow trio The Fratellis had phenomenal success with their debut album 'Costello Music' entering...

Goldie Lookin' Chain

With more razzle-dazzle jewellery than Mr T, this novelty rap act from South Wales manage to make...


Slamboree is a live band with a Smörgåsbord of circus performers, daredevils and entertainers. They...

Wille & The Bandits

The band are famous for creating an astonishingly huge sound, incorporating eclectic grooves from...


The Kings of the new Scottish groove scene playing what has been dubbed 'Acid Croft' music; this...

The Lucid Dream

Is it Krautrock? Is it No-Wave? Is it Psych? Cumbria four-piece The Lucid Dream certainly fall into...

Cocos Lovers

Eight piece from the Kent coast, producing a fantastic mix of traditional English folk inter-woven...

Backyard Rhythm Orchestra

High Energy party band taking influence from world music traditions such as Klezmer, Cumbia, Reggae...

The Langan Band

An exciting three piece outfit offering a unique sound emerging from Celtic, Balkan, Gypsy swing...

Rob Heron & His Tea Pad Orchestra

These six young hipsters from Newcastle Upon Tyne play a foot stompin’ blend of early 20th century...

Will Varley

Will Varley is a folksinger/ poet/ storyteller and novelist from London. He has been a stalwart of...

Soccer 96

A two-piece from Brighton, Soccer 96 are a stripped-down, amped-up analogue synth vs live drum...

Funke And The Two Tone Baby

Kent-based mechanical alt-blues band 'Funke & the Two Tone Baby' is the pseudonym of...


Merging the sounds of instruments like the didgeridoo, violin and bass with new technology and...


Dub-heavy Celtic dance band reminiscent of the mighty Headmix Collective. An infectious mix in a...

Captain Hotknives

Expect rhymes about forms of bread. Far better and lyrically adept than it has any right to be...

Paddy Steer

Seen as a Zelig-like character intertwined in the timeline of Manchester's musical tradition he has...

Molly's Lips

Molly’s Lips are a duo from Deal, Kent made up of members of the band Cocos Lovers. Over the past...

Fading Face

Fading Face is one-man band Luke Hobson. His genre-bending show has been described as “part Hendrix...


Eabhal are four young musicians who met and began making music together on the Outer-Hebrides' Isle...

Martha Hill

Martha Hill is a Newcastle based singer/songwriter from Scotland who fuses elements of folk, blues...

Alabaster DePlume

From 'This Product', Alabaster is one of the UK's most original poets.

The Borgias

An indie/alt/dance sound from Birmingham, with KaYc Mundee on vocals, Jason Stretton on keyboard and...

The Social Ignition

A mighty 8 piece ska band from Hinckley guaranteed to roll up in a bus full of bass, brass ‘n booze...


A nine piece rocksteady band hailing from Hebden Bridge, Pepperjam deliver original sounds rooted in...

The Postcard Band

A Carlisle based trio who take their influences from bands including The Jam, Beatles and Teenage...


Deep.Sleep are an alternative/indie-pop band from Newcastle upon Tyne, fast gaining attention...

The Hostiles

"The Hostiles bring the upbeat energy of US west coast ska punk to the less-sunny climes of west...


Lost Colours



Grinny Grandad

Tea Tree

DJ Instinctive

Dawn Foster


Konitki Suite


Mansion Of Snakes

Smokin Coconuts




Roz Slumans Evolution: Sax Anthems Band


Melanie Baker

Kendra France


Homegrown DJs

Dead Horse Gang

Jonny Thieves

Gaz And Daz

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