Once again this year, we have a fantastic line-up of bands and artists, offering styles of music and entertainment to cater for most tastes right the way across the festival weekend.

We must say a big “Thank-you” to all the of the bands and acts, who  have donated their time for free, so that we can raise as much money for our great local causes as we can.


Friday’s confirmed acts

Please note that all bands and times are subject to change.

Raymundo: 3 - 4pm

Back for another year to play his melodic ‘Dylan-like’ songs. Ray(mondo) Campbell is always a welcome guest at the festival.


Porky: 4 - 5pm

Our festival compere and talented musician and crowd-pleaser, Porky, will make sure things go with a real swing.

Harbottle & Jonas: 5 - 6pm

Harbottle & Jonas are a stunning young folk duo based in Totnes, Devon. Their music is eclectic and is always accompanied with a great story. The duo recently played a session for BBC Introducing and they have received plaudits from folk royalty including Seth Lakeman, Jon Boden, Rod Clements, Declan Sinnott as well as recent endorsement from Seasalt Clothing. Playing over 100 gigs each year, these troubadours are to be found far and wide across our beautiful island. Check them out using the links below. Website: https://www.harbottleandjonas.com


The Good Ship Rosa: 6 - 7pm

The Good Ship Rosa is a collaboration between the very talented Aaron Fyfe pictured and Craig Grant.

The Grenaways: 7 - 8pm

The Grenaways could be said to be mining the rich veins of inspirational ore that course through their home turf, adding a sense of their own ties to the region and especially it’s Celtic heritage. But, they are a band set for far wider horizons than just Cornwall with a massive and alternative sound billowing through their musical sails… Visit their FB page – https://www.facebook.com/thegrenaways/


The Qwest: 8 - 9pm

This band, in one guise or another, have supported the beer festival throughout. Their set list covers classic party material from 60’s to current chart hits. Regularly hired for many functions locally and further afield, they have the dance floors at your Weddings, function and pubs packed from start to finish!


Saturday’s confirmed acts

Please note that all bands and times are subject to change.

Raymundo: 12 - 1pm

Back for another year to play his melodic ‘Dylan-like’ songs. Ray(mondo) Campbell is always a welcome guest at the festival.


TR7: 1 - 2pm

TR7 is more than a postcode – they are back again this year and we look forward to their well-received musical contribution


A. James Harding: 2 - 3pm


Ami Louise: 3 - 4pm


Lottie Brown: 4 - 5pm


Third Age: 5 - 6pm & 7 - 8pm

Third Age are a well-seasoned bunch of experienced musicians who do a lot more than just stand up and play. They aim to entertain the audience by involving them throughout their set with some lively music, audience participation, and a chance to sing along. Dancing will come automatically. They play classic covers from a variety of genres; rhythm & blues, soft rock, soul, rock’ n roll to name but a few.


Oll an Gwella: 6 - 7pm

Oll an Gwella, which means ” All the best” in Cornish are a group of like minded men who started up a four part harmony group to sing while their choir (Newquay Male Voice Choir) took a rest during the month of August and to sing at other times of the year when a full choir was not needed. The objective of OLL AN GWELLA is to raise funds for the host choir, to support charitable ventures and to keep people smiling and enjoying the power of song. Oll an Gwella will sing anywhere and everywhere time and commitments permitting.


Sam Richardson and his band: 8 - 10pm

Back for another year to entertain – with his band. Sam Richardson is an up and coming, BBC Radio 1 featured musician and Singer/Songwriter from Cornwall, UK.

Sam was invited to perform at Amnesty International’s AGM in 2015 and the organisers were so impressed that they extended an invitation to perform at their private celebration, marking the 10 year anniversary of the Human Rights Action Center in central London. Here he shared the stage with Gary Lightbody (Snow Patrol) and performed to an audience including Sir Patrick Stewart, Jeremy Irons, Bianca Jagger, Snow Patrol and The Kaiser Chiefs (among many others).


Saturday – inside the beer tent

For the first time this year, we’re pleased to welcome up and coming talent inside the beer tent itself.

This year, singers from The Singing Studio on Crantock Street will be performing a few songs, including:

2.45 Bow River Guest, Olivia; 3.45 Alicia Brown; 4.45 Becci Pro; 5.45 Colin Eadie; 6.45 Darren Lester; 7.45 Bow River

Sunday’s confirmed acts

Please note that all bands and times are subject to change.

Lawrey: 12 - 1pm

His fifth year supporting the Lions at the Beer Festival – thanks Lawrey – we always enjoy having you on board.


Newquay Town Band: 1 - 2pm

Probably the oldest institution in the town, Newquay Band was founded in 1856 and has been entertaining residents and visitors to Newquay ever since. Great for a lay-back Sunday afternoon session.

Simone Rochelle: 2 - 2:30pm

An up and coming ballad singer from Cornwall Has a passion for singing and can’t wait to be part of the Newquay beer festival for the second year running.


Paula: 2:30 - 3pm

Paula Marcellis is well-known as a local singer and will share a slot with young Simone who is coming back to the stage for a second year.

Emma Chamberlain: 3 - 4pm

Emma Chamberlain is a 17 year old singer/ songwriter from Newquay. This is Emma’s 4th year at Newquay Beer Festival, and has performed all over Cornwall and nationally at various Festivals and Gig. This includes the BBC Introducing stage at The Great Estate Festival, Tunes in the Dunes, Boardmasters Festival, and supporting Sunset Sons at The Watering Hole. An exciting young talent, pitch perfect with a soulful sound.

Daisy Clark: 4 - 4:30pm

Newquay’s very own singing sensation Daisy Clark is joining us on Sunday afternoon. A very talented artist, Daisy has this year been featured on national TV and radio with her very own recording contract.
Daisy has been an active supporter of the Lions, and has joined us at every Newquay Beer Festival – thank you Daisy!

Porky: 4.30 - close

Finishing off the Beer Festival as only Porky can. Be ready to start looking forward to 2018!