Sunday 28th August 12pm to 10pm at Henry Sandon Hall / Goodroots, Worcester

Worcester Indie Beer Festival takes place this bank holiday weekend 26th to 28th August, and features live music all day on the Sunday, which we at SLAP Magazine were asked to curate. There’ll be two stages, a main stage inside Henry Sandon Hall, and an acoustic stage outside featuring acoustic artists and even a drumming workshop.

The Indie Craft Beer festival highlights some of the best beer in the UK and further afield. A mix of 5 different bars showcasing the best breweries in the UK, authentic Czech lagers, Bavarian & Franconian beers, Belgian Speciality ales, traditional cask beers & more!

Main Stage

Chevy Chase Stole my Wife

Stage time: 2:45pm

‘Worcester’s favourite fizzy pop rockers’ ‘Effervescent delivery… infectious energy’ ‘Had me grinning like a loon’ ‘Bubbly, fun and damn addictive’ ‘Serrated Pop Perfection’ ‘Witty lyrics lined up with a great sense of humour’.

The Arboretum

Stage time: 4:15pm

The Arboretum – Intense, original genre defining music, The Arboretum combine stunning visuals with a rich cinematic Post-Punk sound. Where Electronica combines with powerful rhythmic themes, shimmering guitars, dirty bass lines and expansive vocals. The Arboretum continue to explore the narrative in their music by developing their lyrical layers that build on themes of hope in these uncertain, dark and challenging times.


Stage time: 5:45pm

“What a bunch of ****ers” [sic]

Four piece, female fronted post punk misfits with a nod to the festival scene.

Glass Ceilings

Stage time: 7:30pm

Glass Ceilings are a young indie pop band from Birmingham. Their ‘infectious melodies and tight vocals’ paired with their ability to ‘project emotion into their music without sacrificing originality’ has got them recognised as one of the top 20 West Midlands bands destined for success in 2020. 

Acoustic Stage

Jake Marsh

Stage time: 2pm

Established local musician, Firefly open mic compere and one half of Immy and the Boatmanl

Ruben Seabright

Stage time: 3:30pm

Acoustic renditions of grunge, rock, and metal, spanning from Nirvana to Black Sabbath.

Drum Love

Stage time: 5pm

The perfect introduction to a variety of drumming traditions from West Africa, Jamaica, Brazil, India and more. There are plenty of drums and percussion to play or bring your own.


Stage time: 6:45pm

Riché describes his music as Corduroy Soul. Dusty multi-instrumental electronic loops and acoustic soulfulness blend to create a line of alternative soul that would make withered branches stand to attention.

Ticket available on the door

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