There’s one more chance to join our five Purbeck Rising finalists at the finals on the Saturday afternoon of the festival (29 August). We have our Fast Track to Finals open mic event at O’Neill’s Bournemouth on Tuesday 11 August, 8-11pm. Turn up early, book your spot, play for 20 minutes and by the end of the night, we’ll find our sixth finalist.
- Thea Gilmore – just announced!
- The Eskies – Megson – Ranagri – Fly Yeti Fly – More bands announced!
- Afro Celt Sound System – just confirmed!
- Chris Difford – 3 Daft Monkeys – Sam Kelly & the Lost Boys – I am Kloot’s John Bramwell – Marry Waterson & Emily Barker
- Cara Dillon, Flook, John Smith, Martha Tilston, Gaz Brookfield – first acts announced for 2019