Musically, culturally and in terms of sheer attitude The Jesus and Mary Chain stand-alone.
For five decades, Lulu has been a legend on stage.Now she's coming to Looe, to take over Looe Beach.
Madchestah! It's 30 years since 24 Hour Party People, so Shaun Ryder and crew thought it might be an idea to have a little celebration.
Backbeat Soundsystem are a different beast. In a UK reggae scene that has long eschewed bands in favour of sound systems, Backbeat brings 8 musicians to the stage.
Taking the main stage by storm last year one third of the Fun Lovin’ Criminals is back with his own band Uncle Frank.
With new material on its way, Velvet Echoes are ready to turn heads and make their mark on the indie rock scene.
With praise from the original madness members get ready for ‘Driving in My Car’, ‘House of Fun’ and ‘It Must Be Love’, in the harbour marquee on Friday.
Infectious and exciting, authentic ska and reggae band The Simmertones will be packing out the Harbour Marquee for the festival’s Sunday night finale.
Drawing influence from punk rock and new wave hits include My Perfect Cousin, Here Comes the Summer and Teenage Kicks.
Originally formed in South London in 1977 Nine Below Zero quickly developed a reputation as one of the best blues bands in the country.
Playing an exuberant hybrid of country blues, rockabilly, jugband and skiffle The Dodge Brothers are heading back to Looe once again.
English rock band Reverend and the Makers burst onto the scene in the early noughties with their debut single ‘Heavyweight Champion of the World’.
Formed in Liverpool in 1992 Cast soon became of one of the top acts during the Britpop era of the 1990s.
With musicians wholly rooted in an authentic living tradition, yet unafraid to innovate, this is the ultimate celebratory Indian music.
Looe Music Festival favourites are back on the bill and ready to ruin the silence and disturb the seagulls.
Listed in The Telegraph's top 10 Highlights of Glastonbury for two years running, The Correspondents will take you on a journey through electro and drum‘n’bass.
Drummer turned guitarist and songsmith, Ben Thope writes honest powerful acoustic indie music.
Expect a performance that kicks up a storm when John Robb takes the main stage mic on Saturday evening.
Spotted by George Ezra when they performed at a local Pie and Ale Festival, Me and The Devil went on to support the number 1 recording artist at his sold out show in Truro.
She became an overnight online sensation when she posted her cover of Grease musical hit ‘Hopelessly Devoted To You’ on Youtube.
Expect dark melodies, heavy 'riffage' and epic soundscape as the boys take to the main stage on Saturday.
Three British rockers, melodic songs, crisp fat riffs, tight harmonies and thunderous rhythm sections. What’s not to like?
Getting your feet moving in the sand Daytoner blur the boundaries between DJ sets and live shows. Daytoner have taken the UK festival circuit by storm including appearances at Secret Garden Party, Leopallooza, Kendal Calling, Wilderness, Boomtown and Bestival.
Known for her warm tone and strong emotional delivery, Rose has a unique quality to her voice.
Don't miss them if you love rock, pop, folk, blues, balkan, klezmer, ska or reggae...Holy Moly & The Crackers cover all angles.
Visiting LMF from Canada, Meaghan Blanchard is a 24-year-old multi-award winning singer songwriter from Hunter River, PEI.
Mixing up rock, emo and electric Tarantino vibes into a stormy blend of live music, 50 Year Storm are ready to take you down an unforgettable night.
Devon fourpiece Haunt the Woods' unique sound combines progressive rock, alternative folk, four part harmonies and spellbinding guitar.
Love singing? Love Cornwall? If so, you’ll love the The Big Cornish Sing in Looe, Cornwall this September (part of the Looe Music Festival programme of events).
High-energy and genre binding Mr Tea and the Minions are an exciting blend of Balkan Gypsy, ska, swing, dub and dance.
With an international gig repertoire and a reputation for breath-taking performances John brings his one man orchestral sound to the stage on Sunday afternoon.
Quirky folk rockers Serious Child have built a lively following in West Sussex, where they are known their eclectic mix of folk, latin and acoustic rock.
They are energetic, engaging and guarantee a night to remember and enjoy any excuse to whip audiences into a dancing frenzy.
With a knack for pop hooks and an ability to find a heart wrenching melody, those of you who enjoy well written pop music performed by a strong female character will enjoy Rosie Crow.
After making Looe rock last year we invited Chay Snowdon to bring his 50's and 60's rock 'n' roll love back to the main stage on the beach.
With a unique blend of guitar driven 80's rock, modern pop and a healthy dose of Canadiana, The Royal North are poised to bring their brand of sound to Cornwall
His sound oozes the trademark Northern passion with heartfelt melodies and sweeping choruses.
Ports are a four-piece band from Northern Ireland. Shortlisted for the Northern Ireland Music Prize, their debut album ‘The Devil is a Songbird’ was released last year.
Combining accordion, fiddle and guitar their music has been described as ‘dazzling', 'unorthodox’ and ‘unique’.
A classically-trained violinist whose boyhood love of Run DMC, Beastie Boys and Gangstarr led him to create a unique kind of string-heavy hip hop music.
Echo Town are instantly recognisable for their vibrant energetic performances and use of multi instruments.
After seeing Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls perform on the main stage at Looe Music Festival in 2014, Joe was inspired to get on the stage and perform at gigs all over Cornwall.
Offering an original jumble of pop rock indie bop that will take you on a brass laced, fast paced magical twirl.
Flying the flag to keep classic and modern Soul Music alive across the generations. Playing a diverse mix of classic and modern soul music that appeals to all ages .
Embarking on his journey as a solo artist last year, Will Keating takes inspiration from Cornwall’s rich history and heritage.
Malavita! Fuse funky latin beats, skanktastic reggae & chunky basslines to create a heady mixture of original feel good tunes. Collectively on a mission to start the party and keep the audience jumping.
Ramshackle Serenade never fails to get an audience jumping, clapping, stamping and singing with their original take on classic tracks plus original material.
Acoustic singer-songwriter Noel Prior is instantly recognisable for his soundscapes that combine accomplished fingerpicking with melodic vocals.
Acclaimed folk outfit, Merry Hell is a band founded on the ever evolving Folk tradition – music made by the people and shared by the people.
Harmonised with the accordion, the banjo and the guitar Nordet perform sea shanty to make you dance and sing with one song and move you to tears with the next.
These London based Cornish rockers have already been compared to The Damned, The Beatles, The Stones and The Strokes!
Determined to make 2017 the year of rock and roll King Creature are bringing their high-octane performance to the main stage on the beach.
Beautiful, classic-sounding songs Dan Whitehouse has been described succinctly as ‘ Black Country Soul’.
Performing trad-inspired original compositions, Dalla perform traditional Cornish music that delights and dazzles.
Formed on the streets of Plymouth The Busketeers consist of Luke Engel, Matt Price, Olly Parker and Andy George.
Marc Rice is a 27-year-old Looe lad that plays in and around South-east Cornwall, wowing audiences with his acoustic fuelled jams and covers.
The voice and piano songwriting duo of Belinda O’Hooley and Heidi Tidow is regarded as ‘one of British folk’s mightiest combinations’ (Mojo).
Expect rootsy, foot stomping, heart rending, crowd-pleasing folk in the habrour marquee on Saturday as Exeter-based duo Sound of the Sirens take to the stage once again.
Unique folk-influenced ‘original dance music’ inspired by sea and Cornish coastal living.
Led by Ben Sutcliffe The People's String Foundation will be bringing their grass roots spirit alive when they perform at Looe Music Festival.
In an age of sound-bytes and tweets, pastiches, genres and references, quite simply; William the Conqueror makes real, original music.
With a sound rooted in folk, jazz and blues, Jimi Mack is a progressive folk/jazz artist who's complex emotional lyrics and multi-layered tunes are full of significance and grit.
Expect a mix of true Ska and Reggae classics with some surprise twists thrown in.
With their kicking tunes and fun attitude The Huckleberry Finns keep you coming back for more. Catch them on the Korev Stage on Friday!
A full acoustic sound delivered in a gutsy rough diamond fashion using only essential sound equipment.
With performances at Barbican International Jazz & Blues Festival, Young Motion Plymouth and Armed Forces Day, The Co-operative Big Band make their LMF debut
Dougie Burns brings his Cadillacs band to Looe for the first time this year.Known in Inverness and the Highlands of Scotland for their energetic live shows they are expecting an enthusiastic, dancing crowd.
Lee is known for his part in regular club nights and collaborations including Club Peel, The Spinout Revue and Upstairs Downstairs.
With his well-crafted lyrics drawing comparisons to artists such as Passenger and Bon Iver, Toby Burton is a singer-songwriter who’s no stranger to the festival scene.
Louise Parker and the Funkatronic Five / The Looekeleles / Steampunk Morris / Canoryon Lowen / Disco in Kernow / Bideford Pies & Drams / Lyonnese / Boscastle Buoys / Katie Kirk & Rick Williams / Nordet / Wreckers / Davey Dodds / LCA School of Rock Hour / Total Ukeless / Wayfarers / The Polperro Wreckers / Kola Bones / Leigh Delaware / St Pinnock Brass Band / Wayfairers / Mark Barnwell / Samphire / Flaming Infidels / Comedy Hour / Sonic Jazz / Michael G Moore