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Darwen Live 2019

Darwen Live 2019

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Darwen Market Square

Darwen Live 2019

Darwen Live is a FREE annual music festival across the weekend of 26 May – 27 May. Many venues with all types of acts. Main stage in town square, Darwen Library Theatre on Knott Street plus pubs and clubs throughout the town.


SUNDAY 26th 1245 - DARWEN BRASS BAND We open this years festival with the Darwen Brass Band bringing us something different as an opening act

145 - CJAY Local Musician Craig Shorrock (Cherrybomb) treats us to his acoustic set

230 - ANHEDONIA Darwen based RnR and Sunbird favourites. New EP released in 2019

315 - LEAH HAWORTH Ex- Daca student brings her friends from the Brit School for a exciting set of covers and original songs

400 - DWELLER No Hip-Hop they said - so please welcome local hip hop artist Dweller.

445 - THE NORTHERN SOUL TRAIN A Darwen Live stalwart making a welcome return to the main stage

545 - JERAMIAH FERRARI Reggae beats and rocksteady rhythm

645 - JIM BOB  Carter USM front man treats us to a set of Carter classics including Sheriff Fatman, The Only Living Boy in New Cross and many more

800 - ULTRA 90's FRESH Get your rave on with some classic 90's dance tunes performed live

900 - SLEEPER 90's indie favourites Sleeper reformed in 2017 and have been the buzz of the circuit since, expect favourites such as Statuesque, Sale of the Century and Inbetweener.


1245 - ROTHWELL ARTS Treats us to some Young Dancers and amazing routines

145 - KRISS FOGG After waking up the crowd with his Solo Metalcore in 2017 we welcome Kriss back for what will be his final ever live performance.

230 - GEMMA LOUISE DOYLE International artist Gemma treats us to a haunting vocal set of songs from the musicals and other favourites.

315 - SOUND OF THE SIRENS Female folk / rock duo to get your feet stomping

400 - 5th ELEMENT Female fronted band belting out rock classics

445 - SKAPONES North East ska. A recent number one reggae chart album and performances with members of the Specials will make sure you get your skank on

545 - ELECTRIK DREAMS Performing some 80's classics from the likes of Spandau Ballet, Midge Ure and Human League plus many more.

650 - THE LAMBRETTAS Mod revival band first formed in the late 70's bring you Poison Ivy and many more

800 - TOYAH Punk Princess Toyah Wilcox brings her live band to close the festival featuring hits such as I want to be Free, It's a Mystery and many many more.


Road Directions

Exit the M65 at Junction 4 and follow the A666 into Darwen town centre. Car parking available in the town centre.

Public Transport Directions

By Bus - Service No. 1 from Blackburn to Darwen town centre or from Bolton. By Rail - Direct rail services to Darwen from Blackburn, Clitheroe, Bolton & Manchester. Contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for details of public transport from where you live 01254 688040. Alternatively, for public transport information out of our normal office hours contact: Travel Line: 0871 200 2233 (for bus services around the Lancashire area) National Rail Enquiries 03457 48 49 50

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Opening Times

26 May 2019 to 27 May 2019


Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Festival
  • Outdoor Event
  • Spring Bank Holiday

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Blackburn & Darwen Town Centre Maps to download
  • Transport and Parking in Blackburn and Darwen