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The countdown to the Dart Music Festival 2019 has begun!

Taking place on 10th, 11th and 12th of May, the Festival hosts over 100 acts performing in over 15 venues situated all around the town.  Our acts perform in venues as unique as an ancient fort, the ramparts of old castle walls, a fisherman’s church, an 11th century church, the river and, of course, our Victorian Bandstand. There are also open-air street-based performances making for a constant buzz of enjoyment.

To explore our complete line up featuring acts from genres across the board, visit our website:

Once again we will be providing all of the pubs with our branded collectable and most importantly REUSEABLE plastic glasses. Each plastic pint glass is branded with the Dart Music Festival logo and can be kept and re-used throughout the event and then taken home afterwards as a memento.   We will also be retaining our partnership with Devon Contract Waste and their fabulous Zero to Landfill ethos, helping to further reduce Dart Music Festival’s carbon footprint.

For those of you who like to go paper-free, why not use our subscription service on the website which allows you to access the times and venues of the acts from your electronic devices.  For further details please check out the website:

As always, we are sticking to our ethos of ‘Music For All’ meaning that everyone can enjoy the music completely free of charge.  However, the £70,000 costs to put the festival on do mount up, and you can contribute by buying becoming a sponsor, a ‘Festival Friend’, or simply by throwing some money in a collection bucket when you see one.  You can also show your support by purchasing DMF branded t-shirts, hoodies, rugby shirts, bags and the fantastically cuddly Dart Music Festival teddy bear!

If you want to roll your sleeves up and get more involved, we are always on the look-out for willing volunteers to help us run the event – please let us know if you can help with collecting during the concerts, stewarding, running a venue, selling merchandise or generally mucking in – it’s all greatly appreciated, and it is so much fun! If you are interested, please drop us an email to

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Twitter: @DartMusic_Fest

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For further information prior to going to print please contact:

Chairman DMF – Robin Foale – – Sophie Rae

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