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Celebrating its second birthday this May, family-run gastropub, The Hog at Horsley, will host a long weekend of beers, bands and banter at Hogfest.
Stretching from Friday 27 to Monday 30 May 2016, this festival is sure to pull in the crowds, with a line-up of live music, children’s entertainment, outdoor games and circus skills set to delight visitors of all ages.
What’s more, with a huge range of ales and ciders visitors can soak up some sunshine with a cool pint, while the Hog at Horsley will be firing up its wood-fired pizza oven and cooking up a treat on its barbecue, promising the perfect way to spend the bank holiday weekend.
While more acts are yet to be confirmed, check out SoGlos’s highlights below and visit facebook.com/thehoghorsley directly for more information.
Kicking off the festival on Friday from 7.30pm, visitors can start their weekends with some music from the Stroud-based pop duo, Peeky Blinders, best known for its sweet harmonies, original arrangements and ‘popgrass’ style.
Leading Stroud Americana band, The Bob Porter Project will then take to the stage from 8.30pm with its fine blend of mellow country music and gritty roots rock, promising to get everyone on their feet.
Saturday acts will kick off in the afternoon with Swing From Paris from 4pm, promising stylish gypsy jazz and vintage swing; before The Blues Breakout covers some great blues hits, from foot-stomping delta classic to swinging Chicago blues.
Promising the perfect way to while away a Sunday afternoon, guests can enjoy a refreshing pint, while listening to the acoustic sounds of Steve Ferbrache from 4pm, who will be singing soul classics and great songs from the 50s through to the 80s.
Raise a glass to the end of Hogfest for another year with two of Stroud’s most prominent and talented traditional instrumentalists, Weston and Harris from 4pm, with its folk reels and laid-back style set to wind down the weekend in style.
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