Market Inn Faversham

Hop Festival 2017


HOP FESTIVAL 2017

Our stage is set in the largest beer garden in town. Outside bar with real ales. Light snacks, burgers, hot dogs etc. available outside during the day.


Friday 1st September (Garden Stage)

8.30 – 11.00 Rubber Biscuit   -- a 12 piece Rhythm 'n' Blues and Soul band renowned for its "big sound" brought about by a three piece horn section, up to five vocalists, and four piece rhythm section


Saturday 2nd  September (Garden Stage)

12.00 - Water Grain English Folk and Celtic band based in Faversham, with roots firmly placed in the English tradition.


1.30 – The Konks- The best of the music of the Kinks and Ray Davies


3.00 - Oilskinz "After a long wait, the band that no one knew they wanted but now won’t be able to live without has arrived. The Oilskinz are formed from the choice cuts of some of the most successful bands in the South East and have come together to some 50s Rock & Roll noise for your listening pleasure.”


5.00 -Big Orange Head  Whitstable based band bringing cover versions with a twist. A mixed bag, guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a warm orange glow to your soul.


7.00 - Chillbillies “This is Soul - funk - jazz - ska - blues - latin - rock'n'rollin' crazy people having a good time music and all you need to do is listen, enjoy, dance.”


Sunday 3rd September (Garden Stage)

12.00 Pepper Set – A band that never fails to impress. Classic pop and rock covers peppered with their own original material


1.35 – Lucky Dips ~ An eclectic mix of songs, courtesy of Tony Pepper, Peter WhiteRufus Ruffell and Andy Jenkins (If you are a unfamiliar with the names its 3 of The Pepper Set joined by a lead guitarist)


3.10 - Leigh Highwood Band.Classic rock from one of Kent’s best bands


4.45 - Moroccan Mole – East Kent's finest post-punk / new wave covers band are rockin' the underground


6.20- Bodegas An eclectic set from Ska to Pop to Rock and more


All running times subject to change