Reggae Gone Viral and The Riva Showbar present the first annual Preston Music Festival in the heart of downtown Preston!

The Fest

Preston Music Festival

Reggae Gone Viral and The Riva Showbar present the first annual Preston Music Festival in the heart of downtown Preston! Kick off the Summer Bank Holiday weekend with this fantastic, two-day event full of activities for the young and the old. On August 25th, join us for a night of unforgettable live entertainment from some of the best musicians in the industry beginning at 7 pm. August 26th will be an epic all-day event bringing together foodies, music lovers, and people looking to have a good time at the Preston Music Festival Day Party. The day party starts at 10:00 am and ends at 5:00 pm, followed by another night of live performances from top-tier international artists beginning at 7 pm until well after midnight. Get ready to be a part of this incredible mini-festival experience without the big festival hassle. Get your tickets now and get ready to dance the weekend away in the vibrant city of Preston, UK!

Join us on August 25th at noon for the highly anticipated event “A Sound Clash Ting” at the Preston Music Festival The event will take place at The Riva Showbar and promises to be an unforgettable experience for all attendees. Get ready for an epic battle between some of the best DJs in the game as they compete for the title of Sound Clash Champion. With non-stop music, high-energy performances, and a lively atmosphere, this event is not to be missed!etime at the Preston Music Festival.

Are you looking for a fun way to spend your weekend? Look no further than this exciting day party, complete with an amazing brunch, an epic sound clash, a vendors market supporting small businesses, and an inviting fan zone with games including a domino tournament!

Start your day off right with a delicious brunch. Enjoy a variety of breakfast and lunch options, from classic eggs and bacon to more exotic dishes like avocado toast and smoked salmon. Whether you're in the mood for sweet or savory, there's something for everyone at this brunch.

Sound Clash
After brunch, get ready to dance the day away at the sound clash. Enjoy a mix of tunes from top DJs, who will battle it out to see who can get the crowd moving the most. From reggae to hip-hop, there's sure to be something for everyone.

Vendors Market
Take a break from dancing and check out the vendor's market. Browse a variety of stalls selling everything from handmade jewelry to vintage clothing. Whether you're looking for a unique gift or just want to treat yourself, you'll find something special at this market.

Fan Zone
Take a break from the music and shopping, and head on over to the fan zone. Here, you can relax and play games with some of your favorite artists performing at the festival. There will be a variety of games available, including a domino tournament(block and fives) for those who want to show off their skills and support a charity.

The Legends and Friends festival stage is set to close out the highly-anticipated festival with a bang. The stage will feature some of the biggest names in the industry, including legendary artists and their up-and-coming friends. Fans are eagerly awaiting the performances that are sure to be unforgettable.
The Legends and Friends festival stage is the perfect way to end the festival, bringing together a mix of established artists and emerging talent. Fans can expect a diverse range of music, from classic tunes to new releases. The stage promises to be a celebration of all that is great about music, with something for everyone to enjoy.
The festival organizers have carefully curated the lineup for the Legends and Friends stage, ensuring that it will be a highlight of the event. They have selected artists who are known for their incredible performances and dynamic energy, ensuring that the crowd will be on their feet and dancing until the very end.
Fans can expect to see some of their favorite artists from the past, as well as exciting new talent that is sure to become the next big thing. The Legends and Friends festival stage is the perfect way to close out the festival, leaving fans with memories that will last a lifetime at the Preston Music Festival!


Why the Preston Music Festival?

The Preston Music Festival is more than just a celebration of music and art. It's a platform for change, a beacon of hope for the youth of Preston. The festival was born out of a need to combat the rising tide of knife crime in the city, and to provide a positive outlet for young people to express themselves and showcase their talents. By bringing together the community in a spirit of collaboration, creativity, and inclusivity, we hope to create a safer, more vibrant, and more connected city for everyone. The festival is not just about music; it's about creating a better future for our youth and our community. Join us in this important mission, and let's make a difference together.

General information


The Preston Music Festival will occur at the Riva Showbar in Preston, UK. The music at the festival will begin Friday, August 25th, 2023 with doors opening at 7:00 pm. This event is 18 to enter. On Saturday, August 26th, 2023 there will be two events, one during the day and another in the evening. The morning event will consist of brunch, a sound clash, a vendor's market, and a fan zone with games including a domino tournament. This event is for ages 8 to enter. Doors will open at 10:00 am. The music will resume on August 26th, 2023 with doors opening at 7:00 pm. This event is 18 to enter.


Tickets are available at provide a link) This is a rain-or-shine event. Tickets are non-refundable. Tickets will be available online until August 18th, 2023. Tickets will only be available on the days of the event. No re-entry.


August 25th, 2023-10:00 am
August 25th, 2023-5:00 pm
August 25th, 2023-9:00 am
August 26th, 2023-5:00 pm

let's talk

Contact us .