Local & Live 2014 –
August 22nd-25th

Tunbridge Wells’ Free, Original Music Festival

August 3rd update: lineups for all stages are now live! Click the lineup links above for more details.

2014 sees the Local & Live Music Festival celebrate its 9th year as Kent’s biggest free, original music festival. Having grown steadily from a modest community event to a cornerstone of the Kent musical calendar, the event regularly welcomes over 20,000 people over four days. Taking place over August bank holiday weekend, the 2014 Festival is set to be the biggest yet. This year, in order to accommodate the growing crowds and to take the opportunity to promote even more of Kent’s incredible musical talent, the main stage moves to the idyllic surroundings of Calverley Grounds in the centre of Tunbridge Wells.

Each year, the event showcases hundreds of superb acts and in 2014 the centre stage at Calverley Grounds will be supported by fringe events across multiple venues around the town:  The Forum, Sankeys, The Beau NashThe Royal OakThe Black Dog CaféThe Trading Post,  No. 9 Smokehouse Bar, The Grey Lady, Camden Quarter and The Bedford, all enabling the event to reach further across the community than ever before.

Acoustic, Rock, Blues, Folk, Alternative and More!

Taking place across the August bank holiday weekend from Friday 22nd August to Monday 25th August. The Festival features over 200 original artists, the majority of which hail from Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas. The headline and main support acts include Will Joseph Cook, Goldie Reed, Annaca, David Migden and the Twisted Roots, and Freddie Green & A Few Good Folk.