York rocks to two live music festivals this Bank Holiday weekend

Us Amongst The Rest play MOR Music Festival
22 May 2015 @ 9.14 pm
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If you want a rocking weekend, you’ve come to the right place. York has not one but two music festivals to see in the Bank Holiday.

#30YearsOfMORfest

Fulford Arms, Fulford Road, York

Sun May 24 @ Noon-10pm

Free

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On Sunday (May 24) it’s a very special MOR Music fest.

Music shop MOR Music was established in 1985 – so to celebrate its 30th anniversary they’re holding an all-day music festival at The Fulford Arms with free entry.

Altogether 11 bands will be playing throughout the day with The Bronze kicking off the proceedings at noon, followed by a new band each hour until the Hellbound Hearts headline set starting at 10pm.

Lynne O’Dea of MOR Music said:

We actively support the local musical community by holding these events, to showcase both well-known local talent and little-known acts by giving give them the opportunity to play in front of a wider audience.
The MOR Festival line-up

Time Band
Noon The Bronze
1pm The Filthy Piece
2pm Van Der Neer
3pm Stonewater
4pm Bull
5pm Junk
6pm Atomic Raygun
7pm The Blueprints
8pm The Rodeo Falls
9pm Us Amongst The Rest
10pm Hellbound Hearts

Fake it real good

York Fake Festival

York Knavesmire

Sat May 23 @ 12.30pm-11pm

£9-£25

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Before that, between 12.30pm and 11pm on Saturday (May 23), some of the greatest tribute acts around will assemble on the Knavesmire.

The York Fake Festival will host the Four Fighters, Antarctic Monkeys and New2. And there are local bands like A Joker’s Rage also playing the Fake Festivals marquee.

There’s an Entertainment Zone for kids, food traders and a licensed bar. Tickets cost between £15 and £25 on the door.