Performing on the Saturday
Wed 7th – Sun 11th August 2024
Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire
As one of the premier independent festivals in the UK, Lakefest has bloomed beautifully from its modest roots more than a decade ago. Nestled within the serene valley of the Malvern Hills and spread over the picturesque estate of Eastnor Castle, its location is nothing short of breathtaking. Lakefest radiates a distinct charm and resonates with a strong sense of unity, lively enjoyment, and laid-back ambiance. It stands out as one of the rare festivals that genuinely embraces a ‘family-and-friends’ spirit, ensuring a welcoming and safe environment for all attendees.
Weekend Ticket with Camping
Join us for the whole festival which includes access from Wednesday evening to Monday morning (7-11th August)
Includes camping and parking. Prices from £149 for 5 nights.
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Jake Bugg: A Nottingham Troubadour with Soulful Anthems
Emerging from the vibrant music scene of Nottingham, England, Jake Bugg has established himself as a soulful singer-songwriter known for his raw talent, relatable lyrics, and captivating stage presence. With his distinctive blend of indie rock, folk, and blues, Bugg has penned anthems that resonate with audiences worldwide.
Born Jake Edwin Charles Kennedy in 1994, Bugg’s musical journey began at an early age. Inspired by the likes of Bob Dylan, Oasis, and The Beatles, he started writing songs and playing guitar in his teenage years. His passion for music led him to post his songs online, where they quickly gained attention and caught the eye of industry insiders.
In 2012, at the tender age of 18, Bugg released his self-titled debut album, which took the UK music scene by storm. The album’s raw energy, honest storytelling, and catchy melodies propelled it to number one on the UK Albums Chart, showcasing Bugg’s potential as a rising star.
Over the next decade, Bugg has consistently delivered critically acclaimed albums and chart-topping singles, including “Lightning Bolt,” “Trouble Town,” “Love Me the Way You Do,” and “Kiss Like Sun.” His music is characterized by its blend of heartfelt lyrics, infectious melodies, and a touch of working-class grit that resonates with listeners from all walks of life.
Bugg’s songwriting prowess lies in his ability to capture the essence of everyday experiences, weaving tales of love, loss, and the challenges of navigating life’s ups and downs. His lyrics are often infused with a sense of nostalgia and longing, evoking a sense of familiarity and connection with his audience.
Beyond his studio work, Bugg is a captivating live performer, known for his energetic shows and ability to connect with crowds. His stage presence is both humble and engaging, drawing audiences into his world of storytelling and soulful melodies.
With his distinctive vocals, relatable lyrics, and captivating stage presence, Jake Bugg has cemented his place as a leading figure in the contemporary music scene. His music continues to evolve, incorporating new influences while retaining its signature authenticity. As Bugg continues to create and perform, he remains a true troubadour, delivering heartfelt anthems that touch the souls of his listeners.
Jake Bugg live at Lakefest 2024
Jake Bugg will be performing on Saturday at Lakefest 07-11th August 2024. Don’t miss out and get tickets now!