Lancaster goes Live!

Rime Suspex
Rime Suspex

Blackburn based trio Rime Suspex are just one of the many acts performing at Lancaster Live Festival this Bank Holiday Sunday.

And I have a free family ticket for the festival, worth £25, to give away this week.

Describing themselves as a “three piece powerhouse” Rime Suspex live shows comprise vocals and acoustic guitars with elements of rap and electronic music.

They headline the festival’s acoustic arena, which also features➨ Kev Kendal, Doc Martin, Revival, Chapin and Wickwar, Megan S, David Hanmer and Razorrawks.

A fairground, inflatable slides, rap battles and a circus tent with dance music are all new additions to the festival, which takes place at The Vale of Lune Rugby Club in Powderhouse Lane.

The festival will raise money for St John’s Hospice in Lancaster.

The Bottlenecks, Pianoman, Greenheart, Blackheart Afterglow, Jay Blackburn, Rubbersoul, The Hairpiece Suite, Natural Thing, Gritty Britain, Obession, Fighting Keegans and Extravaganza make up the outdoor main stage line-up.

An urban tent, hosted by Lancaster rapper Bowski, is a new feature at the festival.

Urban and grime music will play alongside rap battles with Montana, PDR Warped, Tactical Toxins and Bowski taking to the stage.

In the circus tent, DJs include Ryan Angelis featuring Carla, Soundslaves, Matt This, Clif Agar and Ad Green.

To be in with the chance of winning a family ticket (two adults and two children), can you say which charity the festival is raising money for?

Email event organiser Ryan Angelis ( who will pick a winner and email out a unique ticket number.

The festival runs between 12pm and 11pm, and tickets are £10 for adults and £5 for children on the gate.

There’s loads more going on in the Lancaster area music wise this Bank Holiday weekend, including top flight DJs at Lancaster Castle.

See the Gig Guide below for what’s on.