The Dirty Weekend Festival finds Common Ground

By |January 25th, 2016|0 Comments

DirtyWeekend2008CROWDThe Dirty Weekend festival today announced it’s new name – Common Ground.
Reading between the lines, a name change was inevitable if it was to survive as they have had so much adverse publicity through no fault of their own over the years. Venues and sites changed on an almost annual basis due to the conservative nature of the neighbours not wanting a ‘Ghastly punk rock festival’ on their doorstep.
Here’s the statement in full…

Dirty Weekend 2015 Compilation Released

By |August 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Ahead of this year’s DIRTY WEEKEND Festival on 4-5-6th September. Pumpkin Records have released a huge and absolutely superb compilation of the bands appearing.
It’s free to download, but you also have the option to pay what you want and, as always, the proceeds go to good causes.

FESTIVAL REVIEW – The Dirty Weekend 2013, Wrexham

By |September 7th, 2013|0 Comments

nu pogodi at dirty weekendThe roving North Wales punk festival returned with much anticipation to its haunt of last year.  Improvements and alterations made, but the successful vibe of last year had spread on the grapevine and with another excellent line-up all was set to be bigger and better than ever.

INTERVIEW – Dave Cox – The Dirty Weekend

By |July 2nd, 2013|0 Comments

updatedirtyweekendDave Cox, founder of the Dirty Weekend festival tells us why you should come to this years Dirty Weekend. The Dirty Weekend is a 100% DIY punk festival that was established in 2004 in the Dudley Arms, Rhyl. The festival is a two day affair featuring 60 bands over 3 stages. It’s £28 a ticket including camping, for a line-up featuring Oi Polloi!, Extreme Noise Terror and Citizen Fish. You would be a fool to miss it. The Dirty Weekend is a non-profit organization and all the money raised from the gig will be donated to various charities. A list of said charities can be found on the Dirty Weekends official website. Joe Hovis meets up with a very jet lagged Dave as he enjoyed packets of HP sauce (on their own!!! With a pint of bitter to wash them down) at Colwyn Bay Wetherspoons.

Dirty Weekend 2013 – full line up announced

By |May 12th, 2013|0 Comments

Hardcore heavy weights Extreme Noise Terror have been confirmed as headliners for this years Dirty Weekend in Wrexham this September. Veterans on the scene Concrete Sox and Oi Polloi are also on the bill as the full line up is announced (see below). Tickets and camping are incredibly cheap and for someone who went to last years event – believe me, you’re in for a treat…
Tickets are available here…