Wigan Live – Reviews

Here’s what they’re saying about Wigan Live Festival online! Tweets and facebook posts from guests and artists who played.


On Twitter

And what a brilliant night last night, to say the least. My regards, Gary.

Really enjoyed last night. Thanks to everyone that came!

Thanks to everyone for coming down to and last night! Youz are awesome :D

I thought the Octavians were very good last night as part of the

Great night enjoyed the bands we saw, big up Wigan!!!

haha thanks so much enjoyed it!! Thank you WLF for putting on such a great event!! x

Fantastic night Thanks to all the organisers, venue staff & everyone who attended. Scarlet Twenty will be back

Brilliant reception at the John Bull Chophouse this afternoon. Big thank you to the team at Wigan Live Festival for having me on this year!

Thanks to the team organising had a cracking time. Also to Rob on the desk at The Boulevard

Forget Leeds Fest it’s all about tonight

Great gig tonight, lots of lovely smiley faces :) wigan live festival, going off all night

On Facebook:

Jed is Dead – 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.

Cara Fitzpatrick – “Cara had a great time performing at Joes Bar and Casino de Cuba! A massive thanks to Tim who made sure everything was in place! Thanks to everyone who helped get Cara set up in Casino de Cuba.. Nothing was too much trouble! Great crew! Cara thoroughly enjoyed it! We had a fab night!”

Lee Dyson – “As always. Great weekend, great atmosphere, great music. Well done guys see you again next year”

Aimee-Lea Smith  – “Aimee thoroughly enjoyed her set at Wigan Central. The crowd were fantastic and the organisation was briliiant. Everyone who helped set Aimee up for her spot were lovely and look forward to performing at many more of your festivals! ?”

Anthony Woodward  – ” It was fantastic yesterday so many good bands to choose from . A big thank you to Wigan live festival”

Target:Renegades – ” Thank you for having us on,had a great time playing at joes bar on friday and the old courts on saturday :”P”

Surrounded by Angels – “Thanks to everyone who made Wigan Live Festival so amazing last night! ” &  ” Thanks for having us and thanks to everyone for their kind words after our set”

The Swan and Railway – Thanks to all bands who played at the The Swan and Railway from the Wigan Live festival must do it again soon thanks so much

Dog Coffee – “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! “

Sharp Intake – “Many thanks to you guys, Tom the sound guy and the bar staff for our set at the Swan & Railway! We had a blast.”


Tony No Pasaran Broxson –  Guest

I’ve been in Tudor house all day. well done to the organisers of this. It was fantastic. (Tony an organiser at Wigan Diggers Festival.)

Ben Hesketh – Musician

Fantastic gig with The Nouvelles at Wigan Live Festival!

Robert ‘Ribby’ Carson – Guest

I saw Emily Lees at the Raven on Sat night at 8pm… she’s one of the most talented people around, with a beautiful voice and a great range of lovely catchy tunes… a real talent set to go places x

Carrie Simone Birmingham – Musician

Tres had a rockin time at Swan and Railway last night – thanks for having us

Jan Hough – Musician

Fab event for Wigan and a privilege to play at Harry’s bar as a stand in for Pauline B. Great job by the organizers. Ya’s deserve a medal! Jan.x

Somnium – Band

Had a fantastic night at the tudor as part of wigan live festival. Thank you to all who came down to watch us and to dan the sound man and all other contributors.

Call Me When Your Famous – Band

Wigan Live Festival THANKS FOR PUTTING US ON !!!!! Great crowd and we had fun playing for your pleasure !!!!

Evoss – Band

So, we’ve just played are best gig so far…it was so enjoyable, we didn’t want it to end. Thanks to everyone who came to see us. Much appreciated!

Nigel Grady – Guest

Great day on Saturday. Saw performances in The Tudor, The Raven, Little 15 and The Boulevard. Well done to all concerned.

Katie Parkinson ‏@KateParky1 – Guest

@WiganLiveFest was really good! Enjoyed there being something different on! The girl in the batman dress in the Raven was brill! #GoodStuff

MaiOfficial ‏@MarkAlanIrwin – Musician

LOVED playing @WiganLiveFest The people of Wigan really love music and the crowds are always so supportive. Thank you once again Wigan!


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