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The Music Shop – new for LMF2017

For the first time this year we’ll be hosting meets, greets and artist signings at The LMF Music Shop at the beach. Run by the lovely people at Village Folk, […]

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Tarquin’s Cornish Gin joins us for LMF2017

We think there is no better combination than listening to live music with an ice cold Gin & Tonic in our hands. That’s why we’re delighted that for LMF2017 Tarquin’s […]

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Pirates and things that glow in the dark fancy dress theme

Fancy dress theme announced for LMF2017

You asked, so here you go … this year’s fancy dress theme is PIRATES & THINGS THAT GLOW IN THE DARK. You have three months to plan your outfits so […]

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Speak Cornish Week / Seythen Kewsel Kernewek

Encouraging everyone to celebrate our county’s linguistic heritage, Speak Cornish Week is back – here’s how you can get involved. 1. Phrases to try The theme for this year is […]

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Celebrating BBC Music Day with our BBC Music Introducing line-up

With the theme for this year’s BBC Music Day ‘the power of music’ – how it can bring us together, make us feel fantastic and create unforgettable memories, it felt […]

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All aboard the Festival Bus Transfers

Once again we’re bringing festival-goers to Looe via our Festival Bus Transfers in partnership with Plymouth City Bus. Leave the car at home, get to the festival on time and […]

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Let us introduce The Big Cornish Sing

Calling all choirs, shanty singers, bingo callers and rugby-stadium Pavarottis: you are invited to take part in The Big Cornish Sing this September on Looe Beach. We’ll be hosting the event […]

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LMF named Best Live Music Event at the WOCAs for the second year running

We’ve once again been named Best Live Music Event at the annual What’s on Cornwall Awards or – WOCAs as they are known. The WOCAs celebrates the arts and leisure industry […]

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‘Here’s Something for the Weekend’ more names on our line-up revealed

Here’s Something for the Weekend – South West Ska/Reggae band The Simmertones will take to the stage at this year’s Looe Music Festival. They join Lulu, Happy Mondays and The […]

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Become an LMF Ambassador!

Become part of the LMF Family by selling tickets for us, and earning exclusive rewards and free tickets to our award winning music festival on the beach. By selling eight […]

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8 reasons to visit Looe

The Food Looe is bursting with restaurants and food shops. From Cornish cream teas and traditional pasties to freshly caught seafood and Tanner Brother fish and chips, you’ll find something […]

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More names added to our LMF2017 line-up

We’re already pretty excited about this years line-up but we just can’t seen to stop adding more names! South West based and festival favourites, Echo Town will be bringing their […]

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Nine Below Zero Promotional shot

The best of blues, folk and rock added to our stellar line-up for LMF2017

Looe Music Festival announces blues legends Nine Below Zero, BBC Radio 2 folk award nominees O’Hooley and Tidow and Chris Evans’ favourite West Country folk-pop duo Sound of the Sirens […]

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Reverend and the Makers with frontman Jon McClure band shot

Reverend and the Makers Cornwall bound for LMF2017

Leaving Sheffield behind for Looe’s picturesque fishing port, Reverend and the Makers join the party at Looe Music Festival 2017. They burst onto the scene in the early noughties with […]

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Re-live your Teenage Kicks on Looe Beach

Re-live your Teenage Kicks in Looe when The Undertones take to the main stage on Saturday. Formed in Derry in 1974, much of the earlier Undertones material drew influence from […]

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Cast promotional picture

Cast your eye over our latest line-up announcements

Don’t walk away because there’s going to be a sandstorm at Looe beach, when Britpop legends Cast take to the stage this year joining Lulu, Happy Mondays and The Jesus and […]

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Looe Music Festival fireworks and main stage

St Austell Brewery join us for another year

We’re delighted to announced a three-year partnership with St Austell Brewery as our main sponsor. The family owned Cornish brewing and pub company is 100% independent and a leading light in Britain’s […]

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Festival camping packages

We’ve teamed up with our local accommodation providers to bring you ticket and tenting packages for LMF2017. Book with one of our partnered accommodation parks to secure your place to stay and purchase your […]

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Happy Mondays including Shaun Ryder and Bez

Happy Mondays announced as LMF17 headliner

It’s possibly the happiest day ever in Looe with the announcement that Manchester madcaps the Happy Mondays will be heading down the M6 to Cornwall for this year’s Looe Music Festival. […]

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Spring Arrives in Looe!

This week we welcomed in Spring with open arms. Soon, the sun will be back in the sky, shining down on us and the days will bring us more sunshine […]

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The Cornish Language

Dydh da! / Hello! Here in Cornwall we are lucky enough to have our own language but you’d be forgiven for not knowing that. The last person who spoke Cornish […]

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The Legend of St. Piran

Legend has it that St. Piran, the patron saint of Cornwall, landed on the sandy shores of Perranporth after being banished by the Irish king, who was suspicious of his […]

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Are you Fisherman enough or is it mission impossible?

We’re very excited to be support fellow charity The Fishermen’s Mission on the launch of  their Looe Fire Walk and challenge you to take part. Conquer the coals and walk across […]

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Looe Music Festival collects tourism excellence award

This year we were lucky enough to be selected as a finalist for the South West Tourism Excellence Awards, and guess what? We won silver. Looe Music Festival was recognised […]

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Something to ‘Shout’ about – Lulu headlines LMF17

Pop icon Lulu joins the bill as Saturday night’s headliner at Looe Music Festival before heading off on her biggest tour to date. Showcasing an evening packed full of her […]

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Radio debut for our Young Songwriter of the Year

Our Young Songwriter of the Year, fifteen-year-old Georgia Death from Newquay, is appearing on David White’s BBC Music Introducing show on BBC Radio Cornwall. Making her radio debut on Saturday […]

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A Cornish Getaway

Cornwall, one of the nation’s favourite locations for a traditional seaside holiday. Beaches, pasties, ice cream, boat trips… We could go on all day. Perhaps one of the most intriguing […]

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Plan your weekend getaway to Looe

Cornish getaways – it’s all about getting the family together, enjoying delicious food and maybe even slowing down a little. With the days getting longer and the nights warmer, we say […]

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The Jesus and Mary Chain headline Looe Music Festival – their only South West date of 2017

The Jesus and Mary Chain are coming to Cornwall as the first headliner for Looe Music Festival 2017, kick-starting their autumn tour on the beach. Following the announcement that their first […]

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We’ve been shortlisted as a finalist for Tourism Excellence Awards

Looe Music Festival has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Tourism Event & Festival of the Year category at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards. We’ve been recognised for our commitment […]

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