Mucky Weekender Music festival curated by Dub Pistols’ frontman Barry Ashworth, returns for its third instalment to a new location at Vicarage Farm, set within 28 acres of private parkland near Winchester.
The intimate (4,000 capacity) two-day gathering features four stages of live music, world class DJs, street performers, comedy, magic and an exclusive art installation.
Mucky Weekender festival is named after one of Dub Pistols’ biggest and best selling singles “Mucky Weekend”. The band decided to create and host their own festival in 2019, to showcase both established and new musical artists.
Stages will feature House Icon Robert Owens & X-Press 2, The Prodigy’s Leeroy Thornhill, Krafty Kuts brings his King Of The Beats project with Freestylers & Plump DJs, The Clash/Big Audio Dynamite’s Don Letts and more.
The main stage has live performances from festival hosts Dub Pistols, Dreadzone, Hollie Cook, The Hempolics, Eva Lazarus, plus stage takeovers from Jungle Cakes Ed Solo, Deekline & Benny Page, Faith Fanzine feat Terry Farley, Modcast takeover featuring Eddie Piller, Rocky, Dean Thatcher and more.
The event features street performers, magic, comedy and a special art installation nestled in the woods called “The Shack”, created especially for the festival by Arlen Figgis, son of renowned British film director, screenwriter and composer Mike Figgis.
Mucky Weekender will again be supporting the local charity “Tonic Music For Mental Health”, for whom organiser Barry Ashworth is patron.
charity is based on the south coast of England. They promote creative mental health support recovery through music. The charity have helped many isolated and vulnerable people in the community. www.tonicmusic.co.uk