Brid will rock this summer

Brid Rocks concert pre pic'Martin Secker,front left and Elliot Frost,front right of First principal with some of the other musicians and organisers of the Brid rocks event due to take place in August.'Picture by Neil Silk  112616'27/06/11
Brid Rocks concert pre pic'Martin Secker,front left and Elliot Frost,front right of First principal with some of the other musicians and organisers of the Brid rocks event due to take place in August.'Picture by Neil Silk 112616'27/06/11

MUSICAL talent from Bridlington and beyond will descend on the town for an open air musical extravaganza this summer.

On Saturday and Sunday, August 6 and 7, over 25 acts will perform on the Bridlington Sports and Community Centre field for the Brid Rocks festival – which promises two days of top quality music and fun attractions.

Among the many acts already confirmed to play the festival are local favourites Castles Made Of Sand, The Sonnett, Bad Panda, Alice In Thunderland, plus many more local musicians and acts from across Yorkshire.

Organiser Chris Shields, of Boogie Woogies music shop in Hilderthorpe Road, said the event is definitely one for the diary. He said: “It is for the residents of Bridlington and for visitors to enjoy. We are expecting a big turn-out.

“It is going to be a fab festival, with so many quality acts – we can guarantee that it is going to be great, the only thing we can’t guarantee is the weather, but it will all still go ahead even if the sun doesn’t come out!

“There will something for everyone, from heavy rock to soloists and even a pipe band.

“There will also be Punch and Judy, custom motorbikes and trucks, face-painting and more – it is geared towards being a fun event for all the family to enjoy.”

Fund-raising will also take place throughout the weekend in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

HOW TO GET TICKETS

l Advance tickets are available now, costing £5 per day or £10 to cover both days. They can be bought from Boogie Woogies in Hilderthorpe Road or from the Free Press office in Prospect Street.

Tickets can also be bought on the gates at the weekend of the festival, but will lose the early bird discount and cost £7.50 per day or £12 for a weekend pass.