Man The Lifeboats play raucous, upbeat folk music, dragging traditional folk tunes kicking and screaming into the 21st century.
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Website: https://www.manthelifeboats.com/
Cost: £25 for the session, or get a weekend ticket.

When to see Man The Lifeboats

The main marquee (Sandpit field) in Saturday evening’s concert. Click here to see the other bands playing in that session.

Don’t forget to buy your tickets early.

Festival locations

Events are located around the town centre, mainly Sandpit Field and Shore road. Click here for a map of the locations.

Tickets

Get tickets for the whole weekend, or for individual concerts. Click here for more details.

Man The Lifeboats

Man The Lifeboats play raucous, upbeat folk music, dragging traditional folk tunes kicking and screaming into the 21st century. The craft songs with big choruses that tell stories. Songs with straight-up lyrics, pounding bass lines, lilting mandolin and fiddle melodies and stomping beats.

Man The Lifeboats have cultivated a sound that would not be out of place at a party at the end of the world.

Man The Lifeboats are:

  • Rich Quarterman – Lead vocals, acoustic guitar and songwriting;
  • Aaron Horlock – Mandolin, accordion, guitar and vocals;
  • Sam Barker – Bass;
  • Dan Gilroy – Fiddle, Stroh violin, tin whistle and vocals;
  • David Vaughan – Drums and percussion.

Man The Lifeboats