Music forms a major part of the River Carnival with some fantastic musicians and performers ranging from buskers and DJs and the best of Hereford’s thriving indie music scene mixed with some superb choirs and the pandemonium that is Bandemoinum, Hereford’s community band.

On Friday night a group of Hereford’s finest instrumentalists will perform as part of the Mappa Mundi: Out of the Museum, Into the Streets performance.  A great start to what promises to be our most diverse and varied River Carnival.

Nozstock Stage, Castle Green

Bringing its own brand of family-orientated festivity and some of its best-loved acts to Castle Green, Carnival 2017 will receive a marvellous musical boost as the award-winning team behind the boutique family festival, Nozstock: The Hidden Valley will join in the celebrations.  Check our Nozstock page here, and social media for more details on the line up soon.

The Music Pool Stage, Bishops Meadow

The Music Pool is passionately dedicated to providing chances for people of all ages and abilities to make all sorts of music together.  This year’s impressive line up demonstrates the sheer power of music to brighten people’s lives.

11.00 – 11.30        Got2Sing

11.35 – 12.10        Slippery Slope

12.10 – 12.35        Hereford Fire Choir

13.35 – 12.45        Manu Hasan, piano

12.45 – 1.10           Garrick Singers

1.10 – 1.40             Hereford Soul Choir

2.45 – 3.30             Bandemonium

3.30 – 4.15             Choral Diversity

4.15 – 6.30             Live Wire Bands including Suns of Pluto

Underground Revolution Stage, Left Bank

Chill out on the Left Bank to the acoustic sounds of Hereford’s finest in the courtyard at the Left Bank under the expert yet effortless guidance of Underground Revolution.