The team behind Glastonbury’s Shangri-La bring a brand new festival to 2017…

Posted by on January 30th, 2017 4:46 pm

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Haven’t decided which festivals you’ll be attending in 2017? Well keep that diary clear as something has come up….


Grinagog Festival is soon to be touching down in Torquay, Devon with a ‘weekend of mudless mischief by the sea.’
Held between the 7th and 9th of April 2017, Torquay will hold it’s very first festival with over 200 live bands, DJ’s and acoustic acts across 15 different stages.

With venues ranging from 12th century buildings to nightclubs and bars situated right by the sea you will be spoilt for choice. The festival also includes award-winning food, street performers, art installation, workshops and many more diverse activities, allowing you get both the cultural and wild experience. For any of you that have experienced the likes of Shangri La before, you will know only to expect big things!

Shangri La

Shangri La – Glastonbury 2014

The first phase line-up has been released, revealing artists such as UK Hip-Hop’s, Akala, Mercury-Award nominated folkie, Sam Lee and The Magpies Nest, Godfather of the UK Reggae and Soundsystem culture, Jah Shaka, twisted disco kings, Bizarre Rituals, and of course the man behind it all, DJ Chris Tofu, with many more acts to be announced! Full phase one line-up can be seen below.

Grinagog Line Up

The mastermind behind Grinagog – Chris Tofu says: “All my life, I’ve looked at Torquay and seen it as one humongous great festival site… with no mud! The place is like the ultimate festival venue. I’m putting everything I possibly can into making an extremely diverse, cultural offering. We’re bringing together all the amazing promoters and cultural workers who are in the town and the surrounding area already into one big pot to create a cultural explosion that we hope can really be a place maker for this town”.

So you heard it here first, get the 7th and 9th of April 2017 in your diary and be part of what will be UK festival history.

If seeing this has got you in the mood for this years up coming music events, head to RIGHT NOW!