MONTHS of preparation, glorious sunshine and the support of a BBC broadcaster helped make Knutsford Music Festival a major success at the weekend.
Knutsford Town Council hosted the event for the second year with more than 40 events in 18 venues.
KNUTSFORD Music Festival will be keeping fans refreshed this year with an official beer called Ale on a G String.
Organisers from Knutsford Town Council launched a competition for festival goers to name the zesty summer ale with a biscuity malt base which is being made exclusively for the event by Tatton Brewery.
KNUTSFORD Music Festival has won praise from blues performers Mat Walklate and Tom Attah, who say being booked for the festival is the highlight of their career.
The festival returns for its second year from June 22 to 24, and will see more than 40 events take place at venues around the town centre, including churches, shops, pubs and restaurants.
FANS of top rock indie band The Wonder Stuff are in for a treat at this summer’s Knutsford Music Festival.
Miles Hunt has been revealed this week as the main headliner of the second annual festival.
BBC radio DJ Mark Radcliffe has lent his support to Knutsford Music Festival by announcing a series of gigs in the town this June.
The Radio 2 and 6 Music broadcaster, who lives in the town, will transform Knutsford Little Theatre into a folk club for three nights from Friday, June 22 to Sunday, June 24.
KNUTSFORD’s inaugural music festival is taking shape, with line-ups for three town council shows confirmed and a host of venues signed up for fringe events.
NINETIES Britpop hit-makers Dodgy will front the first Knutsford Music Festival this June with a semi-acoustic headline set.
Organised by the town council, the festival is Knutsford’s first and will see events spread out over a number of venues between Friday, June 23 and Sunday, June 25.
KNUTSFORD councillors have approved plans to launch a town-wide music festival later this year.
The plans were discussed at the events committee meeting on Monday, January 23 where councillors agreed to move forward with the project which would include a ‘series of events’ across various venues.