Ash have today been confirmed for a new festival called Hevy Music Festival which is taking place on Folkestone’s seafront. Feeder will headline the festival which happens on Saturday 1st August 2009, also announced are Gary Numan, Hundred Reasons, Kids In Glass Houses, Sonic Boom Six, and In Case Of Fire.
Folkestone’s seafront has recently been cleared in preparation for a redevelopment of the historic seaside town, the festival is utilizing this site before work begins.
Hevy Festival founder James said, “For our first year we’re keeping things simple with a one-day event featuring a diverse line-up of huge bands from the world of alternative music. We’re hoping to develop the event next year, with more bands on more stages, possibly over a number of days.”
“We’re unbelievably excited to be bringing these huge names to Folkestone, but our aim has always been to develop the local music scene and support the wealth of talent Kent has to offer. We’re now on the hunt for Kent’s greatest bands to play the festival’s second stage.”
Tickets for the one day event are priced at £48, and go on sale on Friday 24th April, they will be available online or in person from the Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone.
This is an age 14+ only event. The event lasts until approximately 11pm. Alcoholic and soft drinks will be available at the on-site bar, and a variety of hot and cold food will be on sale throughout the day.