Four bands you cannot miss at Southsea Festival, 2016.

Southsea Festival is returning this year for it’s 10th year and has announced its first wave of bands and musicians playing this year. The festival runs across over 20 venues on and around Southsea’s Albert Road, but this year has also expanded to having bands playing at the Pyramids. This years Southsea Festival will be held on 1st October 2016 with over 100 bands and musicians playing, but here are four from the first wave of acts announced that you cannot fail to miss.


With the arrival of their second album ‘Ullages’ this year, Eagulls have cemented their status as one of the UK’s best post punk bands of the moment.


Damn Beats

Damn Beats are an alternative, indie pop band from Portsmouth. They have previously supported the likes of Jaws and Fickle Friends.



Tibet are a Cardiff based four piece. Their music melodic, even 60s-inspired with a bit of Britpop thrown in for good measure.

Tibet were recently our track of the day. You can see what we had to say about them by clicking here.


The Big Moon

The Big Moon are an indie rock quartet who create fuzz laden, grunge pop. The band have also been named as London’s most exciting new quartet.


The full line up as announced on June 2nd 2016 can be found by clicking here. Tickets can also be purchased via this link.

We also photographed Southsea Festival back in 2014, you can see the highlights below or you can find the full photograph gallery by clicking here.

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