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Starts: 23rd Mar 2018

Mac-Stock 2018, the Macmillan Cancer Support charity fundraising festival runs from the evening of Friday 23rd and on right through Saturday 24th March with an exceptional line-up of bands and solo artists.


Start Date

23rd Mar 2018

End Date

24th Mar 2018


The Black Market, Warsop


Kissmet, Muddy Summers and the Dirty Field Whores, Headsticks, Karl Phillips & The Rejects, Dissident Noize Factory, Bleeding Hearts


Once again, we bring you a fantastic eclectic mix of artists and musical genres with some of the best ska, ragga, indie, punk, folk acoustic solo, electronica and alternative music available anywhere in the country

Our amazing line:

23rd March 6.30pm - 12.00

Headline act - To be announced along with more acts

Kate Auburn - This young lady has talent by the bucket load with a golden voice and guitar finger picking to die for, and that's not to mention her silky voice.

Stevie, One Bloke One Mandolin - The fire and fury of Stevie Simpson and his mandolin has been ripping up festivals and gigs to the absolute delight of audiences that appreciate his combination of American influenced folk

Suzy Condrad - It's not nice to draw comparisons with other artists, but if you like Funke and the Two Tone Baby, the you will love Suzy Condrad and her magical loops, mixes and musical mayhem - be prepared to dance.

The Brewer's Daughter - Rhiannon Crutchley needs no introduction to anyone that has visited any of Gail Something-Else's stages. Be prepared to be surprised at a an artist that is not afraid to sing in her own dialect about things that matter to her. For those in the know, she is also the fiddler in Tarantism - one not to be missed.

24th March, 12am -

Headline act – Kissmet.
Kissmet is a spellbinding blend of Eastern and Western music that captivates crowds all over the world. They fuse Bhangra (Punjabi folk music from India) and Rock together to create something amazing which instantly and effortlessly appeals to the masses.

Andy Twyman - The one man powerhouse that you will swear is a full band on stage. Andy plays guitar, drums and a host of other instruments all at the same time - do not miss his Nelly the Elephant, it will be talked about for ages.

Beardy Keith's Uke Jam - Kicking off Saturday if Beardy Keith with his incredibly popular Uke Jam. Music will be provided, all you have to do is bring along your Uke to play along - mega smiles all round.

Bleeding Hearts - It's hard to believe haw long these punksters have been going, but going they are and they really do know how to put on a show.

Dirty Davey - A rapidly rising star on the political music scene, Dave Savage is nothing if not in your face with outspoken solo guitar songs about life down and after the pits.

Dissident Noize Factory – Hailing from Coventry – and you can tell – this five piece have been ripping up festivals with their Balkan-indie-punk- techno-reggae mix that is fresh and infectious.

Headsticks - These boys from the Potteries have built up a growing fan base in the last few years with folk who like good honest punk tunes mixed with some great reggae riffs. Fancy a revolution?

Karl Phillips and the Rejects - Get your dancing shoes on because this seven piece UK ska band are red hot. They have energy and power in abundance and play infectious tunes.

Muddy Summers and the Dirty Field Whores – Fronted by Gail Something Else, the four-piece all girl band play a unique melange of music that is influenced by jazz, swing, ballad and gypsy folk – this will be special.

Star Botherers - Mac-stock wouldn't be Mac-Stock without these guys. They throw everything at the kitchen sink - even the kitchen sink! We open Saturday with their skiffle, singalong, folk, punk. social commentary songs that will set the tone for the day

The Fox and The Pirate - Jonny Wallis and Brian Stone combine in this set that was last seen closing the Beautiful Days festival this year on The Bandstand. Rum, Ofsted, Polkas and tears will be in abundance.

The Star Copiers - They started as a giggle for friends but have taken themselves seriously with a wide range of cover songs you will recognise - I do hear tell of an album coming out soon.

The Sweetchunks Band.
Hampshire's finest purveyors of crazy fun/folk/psychedelic mayhem finally get to play Mac-Stock. Songs or Brian Blessed, punching bears and praising or bees will be the norm

More acts to be announced for Saturday.

At Mac-Stock, under 17's are allowed in free with one full paying adult per free child. They don't have to be yours, but they must be accompanied - exceptions will be made for single parents.

If you need somewhere to stay, please get in touch and we can make suggestions for local B&B places. There is no camping available on site although a very limited number of spaces are available in the Black Market car park for Campervans. Campervan passes are available through the ticket site.

All money raised over the weekend will be going to Macmillan Cancer Support.

Disabled Facilities

Access and toilets on site


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