When summer rolls around there comes with it a strange longing to be somewhere in the countryside, holding a cold drink and listening to some fantastic live music – all while trying your best to live in a tent! The Malverns is home to so many music festivals from town centre blues weekends to dance music experiences there’s something to please every taste. With the weather on our side you can dance away the summer with music festivals across The Malverns.
Riverside town Upton upon Severn is one of the most musical towns in the country playing host to no less than 5 music festivals each year. Upton Blues Festival is not only the UK’s biggest free blues festival but it is also multi – award winning taking home “Festival of the Year” at the 2023 UK Blues Awards. The festival takes place on three main stages throughout the town, and there are dozens more acts in the town’s pubs and bars. There’s also the Folk Festival, Upton Jazz Festival and Sunshine Festival.
In Great Malvern Malvern Rocks has been revived and Mapp Fest annually takes over Malvern Link Common. In the south of the Malvern Hills Eastnor Deer Park plays host to large festivals such as Lakefest and Eldorado.
There’s so much to take in, plan your musical summer in The Malverns now!