Cropredy Fringe; the festival within a festival
For many years now Cropredy's Fringe Festival, held at the two village pubs, has attracted its own growing legion of fans and this year's fringe will once again have a little bit of everything.
Between Tuesday, August 6 and Sunday, August 11, over two dozen bands will be playing across the Brasenose Inn and Red Lion stages.
The free to enter gigs reach their crescendo's on Friday and Saturday with numerous bands playing at each venue. For those wishing to squeeze everything out of the festival weekend both pubs will have bands playing on the Sunday afternoon.
The full set list and times (subject to change) are as follows:
• Brasenose Arms
Tuesday, August 6, Stompin' Dave & Sam Kelly, 8pm,
Wednesday, August 7, Underscore Orkestra, 8pm,
Thursday, August 8, Orphan Colours, 12pm, Benjamin Folke Thomas, 2pm, Mr Tea and the Minions, 4pm, Winter Wilson, 8pm,
Friday, August, 9, Treebeard, 12pm, Cross & Jackson, 2pm, Krankschaft, 4pm, Morris & Watson, 8pm,
Saturday, August 10, FolkLaw, 12pm, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, 2pm, Spank the Monkey, 4pm, Kris Dollimore, 7pm,
Sunday, August 11, Vo Fletcher, 12pm, Merry Hell, 2pm.
• Red Lion
Wednesday, August 7, The Canulars, 6pm, Duff Paddy, 8pm,
Thursday, August 8, GlymJack, 3pm, Pete Watkins, 5pm,
Friday, August, 9, The Dillon Rhythm Band 1pm, The Uninvited, 3pm, Spank the Monkey, 5pm,
Saturday, August 10, Catfish Creek 12pm, Jack O'Bones, 2pm, The Duckworths, 4pm,
Sunday, August 11, NevaMynd, 12pm.