Fort Perch Rocks! – May Bank Holiday Weekender – win tickets

Posted on 1 May 2012
By Pierce King
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Redder Music is proud to present Fort Perch Rocks! To take you right through the Bank Holiday weekend with some soulful groves and great vibes at the iconic New Brighton fortress.

And two lucky readers could get their hands on a pair of tickets to the three day extravaganza – by answering this question: What year was the fortress completed to fend off the French during the Napoleonic Wars.

Send your answers to – winners will be chosen at random from all correct entries before midnight Thursday.

May Bank Holiday Weekend – 4th – 7th May 2012

@ Fort Perch Rock – Marine Promenade New Brighton.

Four days of entertainment spanning the known musical universe!
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Organiser Simon Barker, of Redder Music said: “May the 4th be with you! This Friday Dubzone are kicking off the Fort Perch Rocks Bank Holiday Weekender. Join us 8pm-2am for the finest selection of dub, roots, reggae, ska, drum and bass, grime and dubstep. Old time classics and up to date styles! Limited £5 pre sale tickets left. Others £8 OTD.”

Friday 4th May – Dubzone – 8pm-2am – £5adv/£8otd

Hosted by Senator Sound System an evening of the finest in
Dub / Roots / Reggae / Ska / Drum & Bass / Dubstep
Live bands, Selecta’s and Deejay’s performing across two stages to make ya feel Irie!

Mainstage Marquee:

Nucleus Roots
Blackstar Dub Collective
Broken 3 Ways


Nu Direction
Rich Furness

+ More!
18+ – I.D will be required
Saturday 5th May – Ultraviolet 2pm-2am

2pm-6pm is a fantastic festival themed family fun day and bbq with activities for the kids including giant connect four, spinning plates, ten pin bowling, circus school, cake and face painting stalls, DJ workshops and much, much more!

6pm-2am is when the raving starts! Two stages with DJ’s offering psychedelicious trance, tech, techno and prog grooves to get you dancing! Live broadcast on 7waves community radio station.

Limited availability evening pre sale tickets available now £5!

Adult Day & Evening Pass £10 available on the door on the day only.
Accompanied children are free (kids in the day can stay until 6pm)

2pm -6pm – £5 adults accompanied kids are free

On the door from 6pm £7 / £8 after 10pm

NUS (on production of Student Card) £1 discount


Andy Mason
Gerry Aum

The Basement:

Kev T
Ian Thomas
Roger da Silva b2b Martin G
Dave Butcher
Chris Cashin

For more information please visit us!
Sunday 6th May – Fallen Industries LIVE! 12pm-12am

Fallen Industries proudly present a full day and night of the finest local talent performing live across two stages! Join us on your Bank Holiday Sunday and get yours socks rocked off!

Muto Leo
Pretty Shilohouettes
The Brotherhood
Taken Down Titans
Dick Limerick Academy
Kenny the Energy
All The Kings Friends
Alpha Male Tea Party
Katy Lockhead
Flyte Theory
Charlie McCarten
Clockwork Disco
+ more TBA

Last Baron
Mourning Glory
Bite the Bullet
Don’t Know Yet
Solitary Confinement
Asbestos Popcorn
+ more TBA
open mic slots available! contact to apply and visit us on
Monday 7th May – Grass Roots Music Festival 12pm-8pm Marquee.
Open Mic 8.30pm-10.30pm

Anthony John Clarke
Chris Moreton
Harbour Moon
The Phil Chisnall Band
Rip Roaring Success

Guitar, Slide Guitar and Mandolin workshops throughout the day in the Fort Rooms.
Open Mic 8pm-10.30pm – ticket holders only