Live music comes to village festival

Last year's festival
Last year's festival

Three days of live music will be coming to Welford this weekend.

The Pig and Applestock festival will be held on the idyllic bank of Naseby Reservoir from tomorrow (Friday) to Sunday.

A total of 20 acts will be performing over the three days.

On Friday night, London born folk musician George Frakes – who is in constant demand on the English folk scene – will be on stage along with Fan Tan Jack, The Creole Brothers, The Yes Mess, The Lords of Thyme and Victoria Major.

The festival’s second night will see music from Black Market Karma, Preacher and The Bear, The Anteloids and The Sam Kelly Trio. Delightful Young Mothers, Phil and Cath, Auntie Alfies Medicinal Cabinet and Laine Hines and Paulo Rhythm and his Phantom Blues will be the other acts performing on Saturday. The festival’s final day will see music from Jimm Zorn, Dave Broadfield, Tess Parks, Usurp Rose, The Pale Faces and Batsch.

Money raised at the festival will be going to the Leicestershire MS Therapy centre.

Tickets cost £20.

For further information about the festival or to book tickets visit