The Rock and Pop Festival is Moving Outdoors!
Venue: Glades Football Centre
Lugtout Lane B91 2RX
Dates: July 11th-12th
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Our long standing event, organised in partnership with Solihull Music Service has been held in many prestigious venues over the last 15 years. Our students have had the chance to perform at the NEC, NIA, Birmingham Town Hall and the O2 Academy.
Now we have the chance to really embrace a festival atmosphere by taking the event outdoors.
The event will run from Saturday 11th until Sunday 12th July and takes place at The Glades Football Centre, Lugtrout Lane, Solihull, B91 2RX.
The concerts will start at 12pm and finish by 8pm.
Advance ticket prices available from Solihull Arts Complex Box Office are £8/£6 under 16.
Ample parking is available on site at a nominal cost.
There will be a variety of food and drink available, including a fully licensed bar. Picnics are also welcome.
We have scheduled to get through 4 acts an hour on average so with over 50 different acts across the weekend there will be something for everyone's tastes.These acts will range from Junior/Secondary school ensembles, Choirs, Big Bands, Ukulele groups through to established bands that play regularly in the local area.
The event is aimed at families and we will be announcing some exciting attractions soon so there will be lots to do over the weekend.
About the event:
It is the aim of the festival to give youngsters the opportunity to show what they can do and to encourage them to continue participating in making music. We also hope that the event will inspire other young musicians to get involved.
We want those taking part to have an experience that will live with them forever.
The Rock and Pop Festival was created to give up-and-coming talent a venue which is safe, secure and provides professional expertise and equipment.
To top it off we have discovered an added bonus; friends and family watching the show are often motivated to take up playing. This years audience will become next years performers!
The organisers provide a non-competitive environment, so students are encouraged to support other bands and each other. All performers are able to watch any of the other nights for free.
Organiser: Richard Jones: 0121 743 2483