Brockenhurst Football Club is pleased to confirm that BrockStock, the Family Friendly Music, Beer and Cider Festival is returning this year at the Meadens Skoda Arena, Grigg Lane, Brockenhurst, on the last weekend of May - Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May from noon till dusk.
We are incredibly grateful to our key sponsor Gigseekr. Gigseekr is a live music discovery service created by a team of specialists. Working alongside a custom made AI system, Gigseekr analyses event data from across the world. Through their website and mobile app (available to download from Google Play and the Apple App Store), users can find and stay up-to-date with their favourite artists/venues and the latest gig/tour announcements. www.gigseekr.com
The Festival will feature lots of live music with 11 bands lined up during the weekend to provide a great selection of music to suit all tastes including; Callum Gardner, Static Tandem, Up To No Good, Ray Foster, Clockwork Carousel, Empty Frets, Shortstack & Sides, Absolute Block, Sunstroke, Taya Minchington and The Vernon Principle.
LINE-UP : SATURDAY 28TH MAY
Callum has his own sound - expect intricate acoustic arrangements combined with growling vocals, perceptive lyrics & grooving blues-ridden guitar lines.
Clockwork Carousel draw from the influence of classic Americana, but present their music with a stylistically British sensibility - always a great celebratory atmosphere!
Shortstack & Sides
A Rock n Roll, Rockabilly band playing covers and originals, based in the New Forest that kick-out some awesome sounds.
Up To No Good
UpToNoGood play new wave, punk Brit pop and rock anthems and always deliver a great live set to get you singing and dancing!
Brilliant dynamic duo with beautiful vocals.
The Vernon Principle
The Vernon Principle, playing guilty pleasures 80s songs. We are a five-piece from the South of England, covering synth-pop, pop, rock, New Romantic and all things similar!
LINE-UP : SUNDAY 29TH MAY
Singer / songwriter Taya Minchington has a beautiful voice and a real passion for music. Wonderful performance and stage presence.
Ray is a seasoned singer / songwriter with an outstanding voice and love for funky soulful classics - a brilliant performance every time.
Empty Frets play folk rock, country blues, rock & roll and ballads, both covers & original songs, from 1950 to the present day.
Absolute Block are a rock covers band with over 12 years experience. Always a fantastic performance and great atmosphere.
Sunstroke are a 3-piece band who play music from the 1950's to the present day taking in the likes of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Beatles, Stones, Jam, Oasis and more.
The Festival has something for everyone, in addition to great music there is a food court and tea garden, including BBQ food and hog roast, authentic dishes from Britannia Thai and wonderful vegan and vegetarian food from The Tinker’s Granddaughter. There is also a fabulous selection of real ales, beers, and ciders, Pimms and Prosecco, a wide variety of products available from the vendor stalls and lots of games, activities and large inflatables to entertain the kids.
This year the Festival is aiming to be as environmentally friendly as possible and reducing the amount of single-use plastic. We have fantastic new reusable polycarbonate cups that will be available at the festival. Entrance to the festival is only £2 and you get a free cup to use for the day. We also have a water station to allow for free refills in order to keep everyone fully hydrated.
We would also like to encourage visitors to be sustainable and consider using public transport and arrive by train or bus, the mainline station is only a five-minute walk from the football club or alternatively come on your bike and use the on-site bike parking facility.
We are looking forward to good weather and good crowds, so hopefully the sun will continue to shine on this fantastic community event.