What's better than listening to your favourite artist play an amazing live set? Listening to your favourite artist play an amazing live set with a stunning Cornish backdrop.
Summer in Cornwall is here and for music-lovers that means an incredible line-up of music festivals and events to look forward to. Live music performed by talented local and international artists, sunshine, cool drinks and Cornwall’s mind-blowing backdrop. What’s not to love? For a comprehensive guide to summer music festivals in Cornwall this year, check out our list below.
From music on the beach to gatherings on great estates to festivals in the heart of wooded valleys, Cornwall offers a huge variety of exciting festivals this year. Whether you enjoy a particular music style or love a bit of everything, each festival offers a unique atmosphere and fantastic line-up of live music. From folk festivals to tropical beats, find your perfect festival and relax to the rhythm.
VetFest, Par – 5th – 7th July 2019
Summer Sounds in the Orchard, Trengwainton – 6th July 2019
Tropical Pressure, Porthtowan – 12th – 14th July 2019
Lizard Party, the Lizard – 12th – 14th July 2019
Port Eliot Festival, St Germans – 25th – 28th July 2019
Leopallooza, Bude – 26th – 28th July 2019
St Endellion Summer Music Festival, Port Isaac – 30th July – 9th August 2019
Boardmasters Festival, Newquay – 7th – 11th August 2019
Cornwall Folk Festival, Wadebridge – 22nd – 26th August 2019
Bude Jazz Festival, Bude – 27th – 30th August 2019
Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival, Penhallow – 13th – 15th September 2019
Little Big Gig, the Lizard – 20th – 21st September 2019
Looe Music Festival, Looe 20th – 22nd September 2019
As well as festivals, there are also a number of one-off music events taking place throughout the summer in Cornwall. For amazing live music in a jaw-dropping venue, the Eden Project’s Eden Sessions sees a number of events take to the stage across June and July, including Stereophonics, the Chemical Brothers and Kylie Minogue.
Eden Sessions, St Blazey – June and July 2019
Sundowner Sessions, Lusty Glaze – July 2019
Paul Oakenfield at Tall Trees, Newquay – 20th July 2019