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Music Festivals in Dorset

26 June 2019

Edging closer to summer, we all know the one that’s thing for sure in England – the warm weather doesn’t last forever. That’s why going to a music festival during the summer is something many of us Brits take advantage of. They’re fun, you get to soak up the sun (most of the time), you get to watch some cracking music and enjoy lots of fantastic food and drink.

If you’re a festival go-er, Dorset has something for you. We’ve got larger festivals such as Camp Bestival and Sandfest that welcome some worldwide artists, whilst many towns and villages within Dorset host smaller festivals on their home ground. There’s lots of local festivals across Dorset that offer a variety of genres including Rock, Jazz and Folk where you can witness some of the best talent in the South West.

Live Music Events

24 Aug 2019 to 26 Aug 2019
Weymouth, Dorset
Quayside Music FestivalThe Quayside Music Festival is back with live music from 12 noon until 10pm, Saturday, Sunday AND Monday! It is the final event of the summer with the 25 amazing bands playing over 3 days.... yes! 3 DAYS!!!! Share with your friends and let’s make it a massive summer party ☀️😎🍻🎵🍺🕺🏼💃🏻🎹🎻🎸⛱🍸🍾🎉🎤🎷🎺🎶 Saturday line up 12 - Helena mace 1 - identikit 2 - moondog 3- ...
29 Aug 2019 to 01 Sep 2019
Swanage, Dorset
Purbeck International Chamber Music FestivalEvery year we invite acclaimed musicians and actors around the world to join us for the Purbeck International Chamber Music Festival, which takes place during the first weekend in September. Tickets can be booked online through the Purbeck International Chamber Music website, by phone on 0333 666 3366 (£1.50 booking fee applies) or from Discover Purbeck Information Centre in Wareham, tel: ...
01 September 2019
Weymouth, Dorset
Music in Greenhill GardensOur final musicial event of the year features the four talented Decadettes. Great songs that you will know. Music events start at 2pm (Weather permitting).
06 Sep 2019 to 08 Sep 2019
Poole, Dorset
Poole Blues FestivalJoin us on Poole Quay for the Poole Blues Festival. Blues bands and entertainment.
06 Sep 2019 to 08 Sep 2019
Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Folk FestivalFolk music followers flock to the concerts, join-in sessions, and try something new at workshops. The festival features a number of concerts in the Mowlem Theatre and music in the main marquee on Sandpit Field.
03 Oct 2019 to 06 Oct 2019
Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Blues FestivalThe Swanage Blues Festival brings together an amazing collection of blues musicians, fans and friends for a weekend of jams, open mics and headline performances that will have you coming back time after time.

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