Stage set for Weston Rock festival

PUBLISHED: 08:00 25 May 2012

The Hookers

The Hookers

Jason Felts

A FOUR-day music festival in Weston will feature some of the best acts from around the South West from June 1-4.

Weston Rock will return to the Weston Rugby Ground in Drove Road and will feature acts including The Moderations, Re-Offender, Nine Lights, The Bogtrotters, Ryan Inglis, Flat and Sharps and much more.

On Friday audiences will be treated to a performance by local favourites The Moderations and a range of classic rock and punk influences from the 1970s to the present day.

Ryan Inglis, a favourite performer in venues across Weston, and blues-influenced rockers The Hookers will bring their repertoires to the stage on Friday.

The following day there will be entertainment throughout the day, before live specialists Re-Offender, the Led Zeppelin-infused Black Wolf and exciting young rockers Nine Lights take to the stage to get the audience rocking.

They will be followed by The Bogtrotters, whose eclectic mix of songs from fiddle-led Celtic songs to Tenacious D covers will get the audience partying into the early hours.

Sunday will have a distinctly bluegrass flavour to it, with Chris Moreton, the winner of the British Acoustic Guitarist Award, Penzance-based Flats and Sharps, Bristol’s own The Hog Ranch and legendary bluesgrass performer Roland Emmanuel and Roots Galoots rounding off a sensational weekend of music.

To mark the following day’s Bank Holiday, a big screen will show the jubilee festival in London allowing the audience to sit back, enjoy the tunes and soak up the sun.

With fully-licensed bars serving ales, ciders and food, and festival stalls and other entertainment, tickets for the event cost only £10.

Day tickets are priced £5 and weekend tickets £10.

They are available from The Codfather in Clover Court, the rugby club and Sweat FA Gym in Winterstoke Road.

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