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Musicport Festival 2015

Musicport 2015: Friday - Sunday  October 16-18th. Opens 6pm on the Friday and ends 11pm Sunday in Whitby Pavilion, North Yorkshire, UK.


Established in 2000 to promote live music and music education in Whitby and the surrounding area, Musicport welcomes festival goers of all ages with it’s safe and indoor surroundings – guaranteeing a warm and wonderful festival, whatever the weather!

Being held in the Pavilion at one of the UK’s most beautiful and charming seaside resorts of Whitby, North Yorkshire, with an abundance of quality places to eat, drink and stay, makes for a truly unique festival.

Musicport will also be hosting The Yorkshire Gig Guide Grassroots Awards on the Friday of the festival featuring several Yorkshire acts on the North Sea Stage.

Workshops, comedy and film programmes will be confirmed very soon.

2015 Acts appearing include

Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band
Eliza Carthy

Fanfara Tirana meets Transglobal Underground
Fanfara Tirana

(Albania/UK) Varldens Band, (Sweden) Afrikan Boy, (Nigeria) Dub Colossus (Ethiopia), Terry Hall, Frigg (Finland) Tromboranga Salsa Orquesta (Spain), The Demon Barbers XL , Duke Special, Najmar Akhtar,(India/UK) The Kora Band (USA) The Hut People with Jess Morgan, 

Cajun Roosters 
Cajun Roosters

Ben Rogers, Paul Armfield, Emma and The Professor, Richard De Soussa, Will McNicol And Luke Selby, A Firm Of Poets, Ribbon Road, Maalstroom (Netherlands), and Naomi Bedford & Paul Simmonds. Keith James (The Songs of Nick Drake), O'Hooley &Tidow, and Blue Rose Code.(Scotland), Ngawang Lodup, 

Emily Portman Trio
Emily Portman

Yussef Ahmed, Frumptarn Guggan Band with to name but a few.

“The festival has really changed my perspective on World Music; opening my eyes to the vast spectrum of musical acts the genre encompasses, and also how contemporary it has become. For a music festival that offers captivating music, exciting new cultural experiences… it looks like Musicport is the place to be”.

Yorkshire Coast Gigs

For more info please visit:

Website: http://www.musicportfestival.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MusicportFest

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Musicport/105231492841288