Line-up announced for Exeter Beats music festival

Line-up announced for Exeter Beats music festival

By Georgina Davie

12 March 2018

Exeter Food Festival has announced an all-new evening event for 2018 from Friday 4th- Sunday 6th May. Exeter Beats will see top acts including Mad Dog Mcrea, Madness tribute One Step Behind and David Live, a David Bowie tribute, entertain the crowds in Exeter Castle Courtyard.

The event, hosted by Radio Exe, will bring the historic courtyard to life with a full line-up of top quality acts each evening plus regional street food and local ales, ciders and cocktails.

Exeter Beats – Headline Acts

Friday 4th May

  • Headlining: Mad Dog Mcrea

Saturday 5th May

  • Headlining: One Step Behind (Madness tribute) and The Brass Funkeys

Sunday 6th May

  • Headlining: David Live (David Bowie tribute) and Soul Funktion

Exeter Beats will have a large undercover area to keep the party going and the crowds dry in the event of wet weather. The event is supported by Visit Exeter and sponsored by Otter Brewery and Radio Exe.

The award-winning Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink returns for its 15th consecutive year on the May Day Bank Holiday, from Saturday 5th to Monday 7th May 2018. A firm fixture on the national food festival calendar, the event is held in the scenic grounds of Exeter Castle Courtyard and Northernhay Gardens. From celebrity chefs and producers to workshops and live music all day, visitors can expect a long weekend of foodie indulgence.

Exeter Castle Courtyard will feature live music from local musicians and bands to enjoy through the day whilst savouring the Festival Bar, with street food served throughout the day and late into the evening.  The daytime line up can be found on the website.

Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink is a not for profit event. For more information or to buy tickets visit the Exeter Food Festival website.

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