Rhondda Rocks third annual festival comes to The Factory in Porth, South Wales this weekend; August 1st to 3rd.
The Factory in Porth is set to host over 30 bands across 3 stages. Headlining the festival on Sunday night are Cardiff based noise-rockers and Welsh Music Prize winners, Future of the Left. This will be a special homecoming show for one of the band members, Jimmy Watkins, who will play in the Valleys with Future of the Left for the first time.Rhondda Rocks says it aims ‘to give upcoming talent from the local area the opportunity to share the festival bill with international touring acts’
‘Having played an well received set last year’s Rhondda Rocks festival, KEYS are back this year and are headlining the main stage on the Saturday, while former Inspiral Carpets frontman Tom Hingley heads the Second Stage on the same day.
Cardiff promoters Jealous Lovers Club curate the Second Stage on the Sunday and feature some of the most exciting bands in South Wales with the likes of Gung Ho, KUTOSIS, Samoans and RADSTEWART, as well as a headline slot for Sheffield emo outfit, Nai Harvest.
The Young Promoters Network curate the opening evening of the festival, showcasing new bands from the local area and with a headline set from Breathe in the Silence, who played at this year’s Download Festival on the Red Bull Stage.
The festival will also have a stripped back, more relaxed stage in The Loft Bar, featuring Scott Howells, The People The Poet, Dominic Griffin, Maddie Jones and more. The Loft Bar will also be the home to the many varieties of craft cider the festival has to offer.’