Somerstock is a family friendly music festival in the heart of Somerset. 2023 sees the introduction of a Friday night of music on the 7th July, before a full day of bands and family fun on Saturday 8th July. The festival site is on the edge of the town of Somerton, with on-site parking and camping available.
Dance and soul band Area 52 will headline the Friday evening entertainment which runs from 6pm to 11pm, with food stalls and bar. Al O’Kane opens the evening with fiery alt/folk-rock, followed by up-beat covers from Not Like The Others and great new music from Young Martyrs.
Headlining the Saturday, rock legends The Blockheads will be joined by 13 other live bands providing continuous music from 1pm to 11:30pm over three stages with the evening’s entertainment rounded off by a silent disco. There will also be children’s activities, retail stalls, food stalls and bars.
Joining The Blockheads on the outdoor stages will be Tom and the Clementynes who delighted festival goers in 2019, Matt Owens (formerly of Noah and the Whale) with the Delusional Vanity Project, upbeat country folk from the Jamestown Brothers, stunning rock covers from The Classic Rock Revival, Ska from the Decatonics and high energy from Nick Parker and the False Alarms – once described as ‘A British Arcade Fire’. The festival also includes soul from the Charlie Miller Band, reggae from the South West’s Bare Foot Bandit along with acoustic acts and alternative as well as the now famous silent disco.
There is a wide range of ticketing options, with a great value for money family ticket and children under 12 go free. Check the festival website www.somerstock.co.uk for all the details, to buy tickets or to ask us any questions.