Merthyr Rising Announces Exciting Lineup for 2018

Wednesday 13th December 2017

We’re proud to announce the first stage of acts and headliners for Merthyr Rising Festival 2018.

A spokesperson for the festival said, “We have been working really hard trying to secure acts for 2018 that promises something for everyone. We have taken on board feedback from our customers and thought long and hard about planning a schedule of acts that fit the ethos of the festival and remains a platform for local talent. Already tickets are being bought from the North of Scotland to the South of England and we’re expecting the most attended and exciting festival to date”. 

So without further ado we are delighted to announce that the following acts performing at Merthyr Rising 2018

The Alarm (Sunday - Headline)
Dreadzone (Friday - Headline)
Roland Gift - Fine Young Cannibals (Saturday Headline) 
The Blockheads (Sunday)
Ruts DC (Saturday)
Captain Ska (Saturday)
Eva Lazarus (Sunday)
Beans On Toast (Sunday)
Afro Cluster (Friday)
Florence Black (Sunday)
Foreign Legion (Saturday)

Many more acts are still to be announced who will be performing over the course of the weekend along with speakers from across the world expected to attend The Waun Common Debates taking place at Redhouse and Theatr Soar.

Merthyr Rising 2018 will have two stages to take care of such a huge lineup and more details on scheduling will be posted over the coming weeks. With weekend passes at only £40, Merthyr Rising continues to bring amazing value to those looking for a fantastic festival experience. 

Recent Posts

Img 4428
Merthyr Rising 2022 ticket update
Merhyr rising use %281%29
My project
Festival statement: Lineup Diversity
Mr22 annopuncement
Ticket banner
Merthyr Rising 2022 Ticket News
Artboard 1
Screenshot %2819%29
Merthyr Rising 2020, we did it.
Merthyr Rising Lockdown Fest
Artboard 1
Merthyr Rising Festival to take a year out.
Img 8126
48382946 516273292194278 3675995249458544640 n
Rising Rebels 2019
Festival announcement
Merthyr Rising Festival 2019 is go!
Statement re: Michael Sheen
Dsc00288 lo
Michael sheen hero pic1
Cache 2467899836
Dsc00071 lo
Mike peters
Maxresdefault %285%29
Tr logo   main
Tees web

Subscribe to our mailing list