Countdown to Wigan Live 2016
Welcome to Wigan Live Festival!
Showcasing some of the best unsigned bands and soloists from the local area and further afield, Wigan Live Festival returns for a huge 4th year in 2016.
Dates for 2016 are August 19th & 20th
A free 2 day live music festival across multiple venues in Wigan Town Centre – a real celebration of local live music.
With so many genres represented, from rock to blues to folk and beyond, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Last year we had over 70 artists playing at over 10 venues!
If you would like to apply, and play at Wigan Live 2016 – then head to our Applications page
Jed is Dead had an awesome evening at the Old Courts on Saturday. Really talented bands and friendly crowd. Thanks for the opportunity to play. - Jed is Dead
Thank you so much Wigan Live Festival! both sets were amazing and to our new fans who came to see us twice! We will be back again soon. - Life on Standby
And what a brilliant night last night, to say the least. My regards, Gary. - Gary Jennings
Thanks for having us last night we really enjoyed playing Bar Legion last night hopefully we can return next year x - The Jars
Wigan Live Festival you were amazing! Thanks to everyone who came tonight, we had a great time and we hope you did too! - Fear Me December
As always. Great weekend, great atmosphere, great music. Well done guys see you again next year - Lee Dyson
I had THE MOST fun playing at Wigan Live Festival. Both my set at The John Bull Chophouse and my second at Wigan Central were great. Awesome volunteers helping with the fest, awesome staff at both venues, and incredible crowds. Hopefully I’ll be back in Wigan very soon! - Dog Coffee
Wigan Live Promo Video - 2016
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Our 2015 Wigan Live Festival Poster!