Europe’s largest free tribute fest

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Just imagine if David Bowie, Queen, Metallica, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, ACDC, Led Zeppelin, Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers were all appearing on the same bill - in the north west.

Well they are - kind of.

The aptly named Boltfest takes place in Bolton on May 28 and 29, and is billed as Europe’s biggest free tribute music festival.

There are just a few tickets left for the event, via

Alladinsane, Queen II, Mentallica, In Bloom, Pearl Scam, ACDC Experience, Flew Fighters, and the Reel Hot Chilli Peppers will pick up the mantle for the family friendly event at Queens Park, with three stages, beer tents, kids activities and a total of 40 acts performing over the weekend.

Tickets are free, but with a £2.90 booking fee.