Saturday, October 5th
After its successful events in 2015, 2016 and 2018 Portsmouth’s Dials festival returns, bringing some of the best national and local new music talent to venues along Albert Road in Southsea, Portsmouth. The 2019 edition of Portsmouth's new music discovery festival will take place on Saturday October 5th.
Once again the festival will be working with local charity Solent Mind, to continue the discussion of mental health issues with both its audience and artists as well as raising funds and awareness for the charity.
Emma Fernandes, Solent Mind’s Business Development Director, says, “We are very excited to be continuing our partnership with the Dials music festival for a second year. The link between mental health and music is well recognised, whether it’s playing or listening to music. Many people find music a useful part of their coping strategy, and we all know songs that are special to us and help us through tough times. By being Dials’ charity partner we hope to raise awareness of mental health, raise funds for local services, and celebrate the power of music to help people’s well being.”
Solent Mind is the leading mental health charity across Hampshire. We’re here to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support. We offer a range of high quality services that aim to improve mental wellbeing and we campaign to raise awareness and improve understanding of mental health. We want to ensure that no one in our diverse community has to face a mental health problem alone. Read more: www.solentmind.org.uk
The previous Dials events were praised for their friendly community spirit, quality of acts, value for money and gender diversity of the bill. Dials alumni include Dream Wife, Fickle Friends, Tigercub, Estrons, Jerry Williams and Black Honey. In 2015 the event won ULX’s Best Small Festival award.
This year’s line up
Friday Night Weird Dreams
Megan Lara Mae
The People's Funk Lounge Band
Swedish Death Candy
The Pink Diamond Revue
More to be announced
Dials festival is a single access wristband event on Albert Road in Southsea with all venues located just a short walk from each other. Some of the organisations involved in the festival include Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms, Strong Island Recordings, Hong Kong Gardeners Club and Breaking More Waves Music Blog.
For all enquiries please visit dialsfestival.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets available from dialsfestival.com, the Dice App or the Wedgewood Rooms Box Office open Saturday 12pm - 6pm.
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Price: £20 in advance
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The Wedgewood Rooms
147B, Albert Road
The event runs from 12:00pm to 11:30pm on the following dates.
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