Main Stage Opportunity for Local Bands at Highest Point

Local bands are being offered the opportunity to share the main stage at this year’s Highest Point Festival with the likes of Tom Odell and Sam Ryder.

One lucky band will open the festival on Friday 10th May. They’ll be paid £500  for the performance as well as getting free tickets for their top fans.

To be in with a chance of winning, go to @HighestPointFestival on Instagram for more details.

Festival organiser Jamie Scahill said: “There’s so much great talent in Lancashire and we want to make sure it’s showcased at Highest Point.

“The whole team behind the festival is based here so it’s great that we’re able to support fellow Lancastrians.”

The winning band will be chosen by BBC Radio 6 Music’s Chris Hawkins.

Chris said: “I’m looking for bands that mean a lot to their fans and who have a real passion for making great music.

“I can’t wait to see the winners on the main stage!”

The competition closes at 5pm on Friday 22nd March with the winner announced on Monday 25th March.

Legendary boy band Busted, the sensational Cat Burns and rising star Caity Baser have also been announced as the headliners of 2024’s Highest Point Festival.

The event will take place in Lancaster’s stunning Williamson Park on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May.

Over the weekend, festival-goers can see more than one hundred artists across six stages as well as enjoying top-quality street food, craft beer and cocktails.

Two-day tickets cost £135 per adult and are available via Skiddle. Day tickets are also available from £68.50 per adult.

Highest Point is proudly family-friendly and children under five are free. The festival is also fully accessible and carers tickets are free.