Knowsley Fringe Music Festival

Wednesday 8th – Saturday 18th November

Venues across Knowsley  

The Sway Acoustic Show

Wednesday 8th November, 7.30pm

Paddy McBrides Irish bar, 24 Derby Road, Huyton L36 9UJ

Built off Scouse spirit and a shared love for uplifting youthful choruses and 60s style pop melodies. The band have 3 acclaimed Eps, sharing the songs between three singer/ songwriters.

The lads are coming off a sold-out Hangar 34 Gig, looking to keep releasing music and build off what they have started.

Find out more.

Mason Brown Connection

Saturday 11th November, 7.30pm

Hollies Hall, Hollies Road, Halewood, L26 OTH

Mason Brown Connection are a 17-piece band formed by a group of friends with a passion for music and entertaining. The large and diverse set list ranges from Big Band, Swing, Rock n Roll to Pop, with 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and current floor fillers – not a typical big band, they are a ‘A Big Band with a Modern Twist’.

This is a ticketed event and costs £5. Tickets can be booked here.       

Find out more about Mason Brown Connection.

Seprona and Katie Mac

Thursday 9th November, 7.30pm

Paddy McBrides Irish bar, 24 Derby Road, Huyton L36 9UJ

Seprona – Based in Huyton, they have sold out venues of 250 capacity in Liverpool. Touring and playing festivals across the UK supporting artists such as The Coral, The Fratellis, Blossoms, The Feeling and Space. Their songs have been played across BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 Music, Radio X and broadcast to millions of people on ITV’s This Morning.

Find out more about Seprona.

Katie Mac – She has sold out venues of 150 capacity, toured around the UK and completed a few spells in Europe. She recorded 2 of her EPs with Get Cape Wear Cape Fly in his personal studio in Essex and signing an initial record deal with Ditto Music to release. Her songs have been featured on BBC 6 Music and selected by Tom Robinson for Fresh on the Net. She is a Huyton artist through and through, with her lyrics referencing pub names and places, as well as making sure she tells stories of Huyton between her songs as she plays around the UK. 

Find out more about Katie Mac.


Colin Gibson

Sunday 12th November, 5.30pm

Poco Bar and Café, 30 Eccleston Street, Prescot, L34 5QJ

Colin is a swing and soul singer who has been performing professionally for 22 years. His career started when he performed on ‘Stars in their eyes’ at Nat King Cole.

Colin will be performing songs through the decades right up to today.

Latin American Night

Wednesday 15th November, 7.30pm

Imaginarium Roundhouse, Marketplace, Prescot, L34 5SB

An evening to learn and experience Latin American arts and culture with live music and dance performances.

Presented by Luma Creations, the leading Latin American Arts organisation in the north of England, in partnership with Imaginarium Theatre.

Luma Creations delivers an annual Latin American festival as well as a wide-ranging programme of work across the region and the music project has just completed a highly successful national tour.

Tommy Pnuts, Powered by Hip Hop (UC Crew)

Thursday 16th November, 7.30 – 10pm

Yada, 64 Eccleston Street, Prescot, L34 5QL 

DJ Tom Pasquil known as Tommy Pnuts is from Powered by Hip Hop (UC Crew), a St Helens and Knowsley community organisation which aims are to improve communities using the power of Hip Hop arts and culture.

Tommy Pnuts is a 9 times UK IDA and DMC Champion and 1 time World Champion.  (IDA = International DJ Association) (DMC = Disco Mix Club).

Tommy Pnuts teaches in St Helens and Knowsley on a regular basis, most recently he’s been based at Shakespeare North Playhouse and is now on tour DJing across Japan.

Find out more Find out more about Tommy Pnuts

The Whiskey Thrills

Friday 17th November, 8.30pm

Harrington’s Restaurant & Bar, 77A Eccleston Street, Prescot L34 5QH

Also at Prescot Rocks: Saturday, 18th November 2-5pm at The Lord Strange, 4 Leyland Street, Prescot L34 5QP

The Whiskey Thrills are a rock / country band from Liverpool. In 2019, frontman James got together with friends Tom and Danny having met on the local music scene and began writing some new material, including the well-received country rock single ‘Begged’, featured on BBC Radio Merseyside soon after release. Having released ‘Different Time’ and ‘Dragons’ in 2020, The Whiskey Thrills released Wishin’ in January 2022. This was followed up by the 5 track EP ‘The Love of It’ which features a collection of songs to please any music fan, from the catchy country rock track ‘The Working Man’ to the hard-hitting riffs on ‘Velvet’, this latest EP has something for everyone.

The band is currently working on brand new music with plans to record and gig in the very near future. With a wide range of influences such as Queen, Elton John, John Mayer, Zac Brown and Black Stone Cherry to name a few, their contemporary country rock dynamic is a sound to look out for.

Find out more about The Whiskey Thrills


Friday 17th November, 8.30pm

Seel Arms, 22 Hall Lane, Huyton L36 6AZ

Reflections are a lively, fresh and unique trio performing hits from the soul, motown era, they are guaranteed to get the party started! With a combined 25 years of industry experience, this trio have joined forces to deliver great vocal harmonies, and a top-class performance in Huyton’s Seel Arms Pub.

Find out more about Reflections.

Eleanor Nelly

Prescot Rocks: Friday 17th November 6-8pm

The Mermaid Tavern, 21 Market Place, Prescot L34 5SB 

Singer, Songwriter, storyteller. 

Jaimie Higgs

Prescot Rocks: Friday 17th November 7-9pm

The Lord Strange, 4 Leyland Street, Prescot L34 5QP 

Jamie is a local prime example of Liverpool grassroot music, like many always having music as just a hobby whilst working in a gym. Jamie has recently put his all into his true passion and released his single 'Unconditional' as a full-time musician.


Galactica Collective

Prescot Rocks: Friday 17th November, 9-11pm

Spanish Caravan, 32 Eccleston Street, Prescot L34 5QJ 



Prescot Rocks: Saturday 18th November, 3-5pm

The Lord Strange, 4 Leyland Street, Prescot L34 5QP 

Formed in early 2022, this fast-rising acoustic duo have wowed audiences with their lively takes on some of the most iconic pop/rock songs from over the past 70 years. Made up of two long-time friends Tommy & Jack, these likely lads are quickly being recognised for their towering vocals, choppy guitar and thunderous backbeat.

Ellie and Mason

Prescot Rocks: Saturday, 18th November, 7-9pm

Lord Strange, 4 Leyland Street, Prescot L34 5QP 

 Ellie and Mason are the definition of loves young dream, the bond they have together makes every performance seem more personal. With permanent residencies across the city alongside their full time jobs, it won't be long until we see them on the big stage.


Prescot Rocks: Saturday, 18th November, 9-11pm

Spanish Caravan, 32 Eccleston Stret, Prescot L34 5QJ 

Rudolpho is a Brazilian based in Prescot. An acoustic singer covering the greatest classics of pop music, rock and folk. Adding some upbeat/percussion with loop pedal, to create a dancing atmosphere.


The Bentley Operatic Society

Saturday, 18th November, 7.30pm

St. Mary’s Church, Leathers Lane, Halewood, L26 0TX

Hooray for Hollywood – songs from the silver screen.

Tickets must be booked online here