Without the magnificent fundraising by the Beer Festival, the school would simply be a much less stimulating environment for the children.
Headteacher Jane Holt
Great live music at Charlbury Beer Festival

Live music for 2017!

Welcome to the music listing for the 2017 Beer Festival. Live music kicks off at 1.00pm on the outside stage and moves into the marquee at 6.30pm.

John Bramwell (of I am Kloot) and Dave Fidler - confirmed to play at this year's festival.


NB: Band line up is subject to last minute change.

2017 live music line up.

  • 13.00-14:00: Jesters: three piece accoustic band mixing own songs with rousing traditional guitar and fiddle pieces


  • 14:00-14:15: Charlbury Morris: local 'gang' of morris dancers and musicians who practice the ancient art of Morris Dancing


  • 14:15-15:15: Dave Fidler: Incredibly talented singer/songwriter championed by BBC Radio 6 Music


  • 15:15-15:30: Charlbury Morris: enjoy traditional Cotswold Morris style that is based on dance traditions from villages and towns as recorded by the legendary Cecil Sharp in the early 20th century


  • 15:30-16:30: John Bramwell: highly acclaimed singer/songwriter and frontman of I am Kloot, playing a rousing live accoustic set


  • 16:50-18.00: The Village Idiots: soul, pop and rock, all the way from Stonesfield!


  • 18:30-19:45: The Reaper: beer fest favourites return to deliver another bombastic heavy metal set!


  • 20:05-21.15: Hope and Glory: Ska mad! Expect a roof raising set of ska and rude boy classics from this amazing seven piece band


  • 21:30 to close: Recorded music


Sound system supplied and sound produced by Control Sound


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