Excitement builds with just day to go before Morecambe Music Festival returns to town

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The countdown is on for Morecambe’s popular music festival which takes place from this Thursday July 11 to Sunday July 14.

This year Morecambe Music Festival have partnered up with The Trimpell to create a fantastic family friendly venue with entertainment geared around kids and teenagers.

There will be tribute acts to Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars as well as some amazing children’s entertainers Music & Mayhem and Bamboogie.

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Across the whole weekend, around 175 acts will perform across 37 venues as part of the seventh annual Morecambe Music Festival.

Festival-goers enjoying themselves at a past Morecambe Music Festival. Photo: Mike Jackson.Festival-goers enjoying themselves at a past Morecambe Music Festival. Photo: Mike Jackson.
Festival-goers enjoying themselves at a past Morecambe Music Festival. Photo: Mike Jackson.

The venues for 2024 include: The Bath, The Boardwalk, Brittlestar, The Bull, The Chieftain, Coffey’s, The Cumberland View, The Exchange, The Trimpell, Shore Thing, Johnny’s, The Joiners, The King’s Arms, The Lord Nelson, The Masons, The Midland, Morecambe Hotel, Palatine, The Pier, The Royal Bar & Shaker, Regent Park Pavilion, The Station, Smokey O’Connors, York Hotel, The Old Bank, Fusion, The Beach Cafe, Clock Tower, Lewis’s, Miogelato, Morecambe RNLI, Rita’s Cafe, Ruby’s of Morecambe, Stone Jetty Cafe, More Music, The Platform and Harry’s Bar.

On the official launch night of the festival this Thursday, July 11, at The Exchange, there will be a second ‘originals’ night.

Opening the show will be local Indie rock band Listen Twice who have recently been in the studio so expect to hear some great brand new tunes from them.

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Next up Chris Helme (formerly of The Seahorses) will be performing.

Known for penning Indie classics such as Blinded By The Sun and Love Is The Law, Chris will also be performing tracks from his latest album.

To close the opening night of the festival is none other than Laurie Wright all the way from London.

Laurie’s high energy rock ‘n’ roll will shake the very foundations of The Exchange.

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Laurie has recently been touring with The Molotovs promoting his new album ‘Get On The End Of It’.

A spokesman for Morecambe Music Festival said: “We can’t wait to welcome all three to a Morecambe Music Festival stage!”

The thousands who descend on Morecambe to watch the festival will be able to enjoy rock, pop, soul, country, hip-hop, reggae, indie, ska, punk, Irish music, acoustic, DJs, tribute acts, ukulele, and even a sea shanty crew!

For the full schedule for Morecambe Music Festival 2024 visit https://morecambemusicfestival.uk/full-schedule/

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