PAINTING - TUNES - VW's - BMX - BEER
Did you really think Upfest would be sitting back and having a relaxing year off from festivals? No chance, by taking a break from our annual festival, Upfest has freed up some time to get involved with some new exciting projects; top of the list is Upfest @ Volksfest!
Upfest will be taking over the newly renovated one thousand square metre old cow shed at Washingpool Farm, Easter Compton. Over the past six years Upfest has attracted over 700 of the world’s best artists and the team has selected forty of them for our arena at Volksfest.
Confirmed artists include; Andis, Airborne Mark, Cheo, Damo, Dale Grimshaw, Dan Kitchener, Dekor, Din Din, Dones, FLX, Faunagraphic, Feek, Frank Styles, Ian Phenna, Irony, Jody, John D'oh, KONE, Lochness, Lokey, Luvm, Matti, Mish Mash, Miss C, Mr Riks, N4T4, Neil Ennui, NOL, Optiik Nerve, Philth, Rob Wass, Rocket01, Ryder, Shade1, Silent Hobo, Snub23, Soker, SPQR, Spzero76, T.wat, Zase plus more to be announced!
The covered Upfest arena will have tunes throughout the weekend and will of course have a few surprises up our sleeves. Visitors will also get the opportunity to book our attending artists to have their car or van painted, sign up to our newsletter at www.upfest.co.uk for more information on this.
Bristol Volksfest has been run by a dedicated team for the last 20 years, originally set up to showcase some of the finest examples of original and customised VW’s the festival has progressed into a weekend full of music, cars, live art and BMX displays, what more could you want? Well for the first time Volksfest will host UK Lowrider Nationals 2014 and will be the first Lowrider event of its kind.
To get your annual dose of live street art magic, pop in to the Upfest Gallery, 198 North Street, Bristol or visit www.upfest.co.uk for tickets. Volksfest day tickets are just £10 and full weekend camping tickets are an amazing £25, 13 - 16yo Half Price, 12 & Under go FREE.
Love Upfest? Love Bristol? We’ll see you at VolksFest!