We hope you have a wonderful time and enjoy the musical fayre. The acts have been selected to provide variety and quality. The committee and our supporters invest huge amount of time and effort into putting on this charity music festival which raises money for local and national causes while providing a family friendly weekend of entertainment in the wonderful village of Hook Norton. We thank you all for your support!

FRIDAY NIGHT (7 to11)

Gate opens 6.30

We proudly announce the amazing Leatherat as our Friday headline act. “Too folky for rock festivals, too rockin’ for folk festivals”, “For those about to folk, we salute you!”

Also on Friday we have wealth of blues experience with SloeTrain and the best rock covers songs across the decades from Bruiser.

SATURDAY NIGHT (2pm-11.45)

We are thrilled to announce at short notice the amazing Scott Doonican of The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican.

Live music from 2pm starting with local band Basic State then acoustic blues from Ged Wilson, original new music from Weird Boyfriend and The Machine Breakers. Then on main stage we welcome a 15-piece soul band called Boogie Me for a Jools Holland type experience! Followed by another tremendously successful Oxford based ‘big’ band– The Shapes. For the country music fans we have Catfish Creek. Another act soon to be announced!

To help us see out the night in the marquee stage we have Man Make Fire – a hard edged exciting rock covers band from Chipping Norton along with the Norton Commandos, our local Hook Norton covers band to help you finish off the last beers before bed time!

SUNDAY AFTERNOON (11 till 4pm) – This free of charge addition to the weekend is a chance to chill out for a few hours in the beautiful location of Hook Norton listening to some acoustic music. Including music from The Skeptics and three piece a-capella act, Original and covers from Pete Watkins Originals and The Coopers. Folk from Scarecrow and the return of Fiddlebop all the way from their new home in Wales.

Performance times

Friday 1st July    (Marquee stage)
19.00Bruiser
20.00Sloetrain
21.30Leatherat
Saturday 2nd July
14.00Basic State (Marquee stage)   
15.00Catfish Creek (Main Stage)
16.00Ged Wilson    (Marquee stage)
17.00Machine Breakers (Main Stage)
18.00Weird Boyfriend (Marquee stage)   
19.00Boogie Me (Main Stage)
20.00Scott Doonican (Main Stage)
21.00The Shapes (Main Stage)
22.00Man Make Fire (Marquee stage) 
23.00Norton Commandos (Main Stage) 
Sunday 3rd July(Marquee stage)
11.00The Coopers
12.00The Skeptics
13.00Scarecrow
14.00Fiddlebop
15.00Pete Watkins Originals