Live Mu­sic

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The ma­jor­ity come from the Peter­bor­ough re­gion, but a few have been in­vited to per­form from other parts of the coun­try.

The three-day mu­sic fes­ti­val takes place on the Em­bank­ment from to­day un­til Sun­day and there will be eight stages on which to see bands, singers and co­me­di­ans.

The stages are – Pur­ple stage; Bat­ten­burg stage; GP Print stage; Grange Farm Stu­dio stage; Papa Luigi stage; BBC In­tro­duc­ing stage, Open Mic stage and the MHA Mcin­tyre Hud­son Com­edy Within Tent stage.

Full in­for­ma­tion of who is play­ing where and when is only avail­able in the of­fi­cial pro­gramme for The Wil­low Fes­ti­val. It costs £3 and you can buy one on en­try.

How­ever, some of the acts play­ing con­tacted The Evening Tele­graph with their week­end set times.

They are the Lloyd Wat­son Band at 9pm on Sun­day (Papa Luigi); Symp­tom at 6.30pm on Fri­day (BBC In­tro­duc­ing); The Deuce Coupe at 7pm on Fri­day (GP Print); Filthy Lucre at 3pm on Satur­day (Bat­ten­burg); Junk Pup­pets at 8.15pm on Fri­day (GP Print); Columbian Neck­tie at 3pm on Sun­day (Bat­ten­burg); Whisky Jax at 9pm on Fri­day (Pur­ple); Echoes of Floyd at 10.20pm on Satur­day (Pur­ple); Twenty4 at 9pm on Satur­day (Papa Luigi).

The Ed­win Starr Band with guest Lor­raine Sil­ver will per­form on The Pur­ple stage on Sun­day af­ter­noon. Zeb Rootz and Mo­tor City Vipers are on the Pur­ple stage tonight.

It’s not just about the mu­sic, as the fes­ti­val will have a fair­ground, face­paint­ing, sto­ry­telling and an arts and craft area to keep chil­dren en­ter­tained.

The Wil­low Fes­ti­val is be­ing sup­ported by Peter­bor­ough City Coun­cil along with a range of busi­ness spon­sors in­clud­ing Roythornes So­lic­i­tors, Rad­i­cal Sports Cars, Papa Luigi and GP Print.

A big raf­fle will be drawn by city coun­cil leader Cllr Marco Cer­este at 7pm on Sun­day. The top prize is a seven day hol­i­day for two in Si­cily, in­clud­ing flights and £300 spend­ing money. Do­nate £1 to The Wil­low Fes­ti­val and you will re­ceive a draw ticket.

The fes­ti­val is open from 4pm to 11pm to­day and 11am to 11pm to­mor­row and Sun­day. En­try to the site is free.

A wide range of food and drink will be avail­able to buy on site, but you can bring what­ever food and non-al­co­holic drinks you wish with you.

A limited quan­tity of al­co­hol will be per­mit­ted – six cans or plas­tic up to 550ml bot­tle or one bot­tle spir­its or two bot­tles of wine. All must be in non-glass con­tain­ers.

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion visit www. wil­lowfes­ti­val.org.uk

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