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Maidstone Fringe Festival 10th anniversary acts and venues announced

A music festival which sees diverse acts playing at venues across a town centre each year celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.

Maidstone Fringe Festival, which is usually held over the early May bank holiday, will run from Wednesday, April 29 to Sunday, May 3 this year.

Salvation Jayne will play
Salvation Jayne will play

More than 50 acts playing indie, ska and reggae, blues and roots and folk, among other genres, are already confirmed for this year's five-day event.

Dozens of venues are also confirmed and this year the event will see an open air stage in Jubilee Square.

The majority of events during the festival are free to attend, with some ticketed shows by more established artists.

Confirmed venues include pubs from the Style & Winch, Market House, the Royal Albion, to the Flower Pot, Drakes, the White Horse and the Duke of Marlborough, to restaurants including the Herbalist and Junipers, Pizza Express Live and Frederics.

Maidstone Fringe Festival: Holly Henderson will perform
Maidstone Fringe Festival: Holly Henderson will perform

Artists, many of whom are returning to the festival and hail from Kent, include Salvation Jayne, The Gallerys, Funke & the 2 Tone Baby, The Ovines ,the Lowly Strung, the Devil's Prefects, Holly Henderson, Oskar Vilcrow and Some Kind of Metallica.

The Ovines are on the line-up
The Ovines are on the line-up

More acts will be announced in the coming months.

To find out more go to maidstonefringe.com or the Facebook page, Maidstone Fringe Festival.

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