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Full Music Line-up Unveiled For Coastival

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The full, exciting music line-up for the forthcoming Coastival arts event has been finalised.

Organisers promise something for all musical tastes during Coastival when it runs from 12th to 14th February.

On top of headline acts, who include Cast, Asian Dub Foundation and Snake Davis, there will be a host of other sessions, many featuring local bands, DJs and VJs to enjoy.

Director Wendy Holroyd said:

“We truly have music for all tastes at Coastival this year and a superb mix from Friday through to Sunday night.

“Coastival will keep up its tradition of having popular national and international acts on the bill as well as showcasing local and regional talent at the same time.

“With A Band Anyone Can Join also part of the festival, we can pretty much say: ‘if you can play, come along and be a part of it!”

Rock band Cast will headline Coastival with a concert at the Spa Grand Hall on the evening of Friday 12th February, supported by Two Skies.

Popular saxophonist Snake Davis will play at the Spa during the afternoon of Saturday 13th February, supported by Jazz Aesthetic.

Asian Dub Foundation will play the Spa on the evening of Saturday 13th February, supported by Project 12.

‘A Band Anyone Can Join’ will see Hope and Social, a band from Leeds, bring together local musicians for a unique concert at the Spa Grand Hall on Sunday 14th February from 2.30pm.

The Den will open its doors at Farrer’s Bar at the Spa during all three days of Coastival. The Den runs from 6 to 8pm on Friday 12th, when acts will include The Den House Band and The Unkempt. From 2pm to 8pm on Saturday 13th, performers will include Dave Tomlinson, Foggy, Richard Adams and The Alastair James Band and from 2pm to 8pm on Sunday 14th artists will include Rattlin Sheiks, AC3, Kate Peters and Tom Townsend (Original Project).

Backseat Mafia, a Sheffield-born music and entertainment website, returns to Coastival to bring some of the best new and cutting edge bands to the Spa Music Room. Acts on Saturday 13th February from 12noon to 8pm will include Conner & Nathen, Fie! Fie! Fie!, Oedipus the King, Young Jack, Breeze, Big Love, Cannibal Animal, Stillwave, Suzy Blu and Vulgarians. During the late night set, from 10pm to 1.30am, the line-up will include Desperate Journalist, Rhys Bloodjoy, Human Hair and Weirds. Then on Sunday 14th February, from 12noon to 5pm, the line-up will include Shaun Bell, Karl Nurse, Suzy Blu, Sabrina Piggott and Terri Shaltiel.

For a mix of live music, DJs and VJs, The Engine Room will be set up in the Spa Sun Court Suite during Coastival weekend.

The line-up is: Friday 12th February, 8pm to 2am Pandemic!  Global grooves: DJs John Tree, fflyffilyfbybl, Liz Collier. Live music from King Zepha.

Saturday 13th February, 8pm to 2.30am, Stone Penguin: Hip Hop/funk/soul. DJs Kista, Mister Tooley, Filey Selassie. Special guest DJ Format.

Sunday 14th February, 12noon to midnight, Engine Room All Dayer:

Midday Mister Tooley plays Rhythm & Gospel; 1pm Victor Swanvesta plays 78s; 3pm to 7pm: Pressure Sounds Reggae/Ska/Rocksteady/Dancehall, DJs StefM, Filey Selassie, Drummie Dave, Bunny King. 7pm to midnight, Closing Party: DJs Mark Thompson, Chris Boylan, DJ Phez, Buddha Machine and VJ Kandle Voodoo.

The Den, Backseat Mafia and The Engine Room are all free.

Tickets for other concerts and events are on sale now via the Spa box office and Coastival website at As well as individual tickets, two special ticket offers are available, one covering the whole weekend’s music, the other for Saturday only.

Copies of the Coastival 2016 programme are now available from Woodend, Scarborough Spa, The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Mojo’s, the YMCA, The Street, the Rotunda, Scarborough Library, the Art Gallery and a host of other cafes, shops and galleries.

For more information on Coastival visit

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