On 20th July 2024, Penderyn Square in Merthyr Tydfil will not only be filled with tantalising aromas of gourmet delights but also with the electrifying sounds of some incredible bands. The Merthyr Tydfil Food Festival is back, and this year’s event promises to be a feast for both your taste buds and your ears. Among the mouth-watering food stalls, you’ll find an eclectic lineup of bands set to perform, each bringing their unique flavour to the stage. Let’s dive into the musical treats awaiting you.

Plasterscene: A Reunion to Remember

Kicking off the festival with a blast from the past, Plasterscene is reuniting for their first gig in almost a decade. This highly anticipated performance is set to be a nostalgic journey for fans who have long awaited their return and for the quirky Merthyr quartet themselves. Known for their innovative sound that blends various genres, Plasterscene’s reunion promises to deliver a mix of their classic cult hits and perhaps a few surprises. Their unique ability to capture emotion through music ensures that their performance will be a heartfelt and memorable experience.

5 Finger Jam: Rocking the Covers

Hailing from Resolven, 5 Finger Jam is a rock covers band that knows how to get the crowd moving. Their setlist spans a wide range of rock classics, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy. With their high-energy performances and impressive musical prowess, 5 Finger Jam is sure to have festival-goers singing along and dancing. Whether you’re a die-hard rock fan or just love a good cover, this band will not disappoint.

The Breakfast Club: Reliving the 80s

For those who love the vibrant and eclectic sounds of the 1980s, The Breakfast Club is here to transport you back to the era of big hair, neon clothes, and unforgettable music. As an 80s tribute band, they perfectly capture the essence of the decade with their renditions of classic hits. From synth-pop to rock anthems, The Breakfast Club’s performance will be a nostalgic trip down memory lane, making it impossible not to join in the fun.

The Dole Age: Homegrown Talent

Representing local talent, The Dole Age is an indie band from Merthyr Tydfil that has been making waves in the music scene. Their original tracks are a blend of catchy melodies and thought-provoking lyrics, capturing the spirit and struggles of the times. With a sound that’s both fresh and familiar, The Dole Age’s performance is a testament to the vibrant musical culture of Merthyr Tydfil. Don’t miss the chance to support this local band and enjoy their innovative indie sound.

Join The Festivities

The Merthyr Tydfil Food Festival is more than just a culinary event; it’s a celebration of community, culture, and creativity. This year’s lineup of bands ensures there will be plenty of entertainment to complement the delicious food on offer. Whether you’re coming for the music, the food, or both, Penderyn Square is the place to be on 20th July 2024.

Mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and get ready for a day filled with incredible music and delectable food. See you at the Merthyr Tydfil Food Festival!