Out of the Ashes
Out Of The Ashes Festival is a multi genre music festival which takes place at Vauxhall Motors Sports Club in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.
Started in 2012, the festival has it's roots firmly placed within the metal and rock communities with the first event taking place in June 2012. The event was ran over 2 stages (indoor and outdoor), over 2 days with over 50 bands taking part in the event.
The event was so successful that in 2013 it was decided to expand the festival to run over 3 days and 3 stages (1 outdoor and 2 indoor). Head of Events, Didd Bakstad, enlisted the help of Dan Read (The Core) and Sal Whiplash (Whiplash Promotions) to help expand the event and run their own genre specific stages. OOTA 2013 was also expanded to included acoustic, indie, hardcore and punk rock bands. In the end over 104 bands played at OOTA 2013 over an incredible weekend.
2014 sees the rebirth of the Out Of The Ashes brand. Previous events in 2012 and 2013 have been your starter, now prepare for the main course: OUT OF THE ASHES FESTIVAL 2014 Out Of The Ashes 2014 will bring you over 100 bands, across 3 stages, over 3 days. We’ll be bringing you the best rock, metal, punk and alternative bands from all over the UK and beyond. We’re aiming to make Out Of The Ashes 2014 the biggest and best live music event the northwest has to offer. Much will be done in the name of charity, with this year’s event raising money for the fantastic Headbangers Balls who work on behalf of The Teenage Cancer Trust.