See some of the best emerging music talent at The WayFest, a music festival for young people, on Saturday 29th April.
Based in The Way Youth Zone on School Street, The WayFest boast some of the best up-and-coming urban music talent from across the West Midlands. See Vital, Jinx Touchwood, Elektric, Christian Deveaux, Sophie Lou and OWTO plus DJ sets from DJ Jay Mac and DJ King Pin all for just £1.
There’ll be a summer festival vibe through the whole Youth Zone with circus performers, stilt walkers, retro games and so much more. There’ll even be FREE street food and a massive barbeque.
The WayFest starts at 4pm, live music starts at 6pm with the headline act hitting the stage at around 8pm. The WayFest is for 13-19 years old (or up to 25 with disability) only. You can buy tickets from The Way Youth Zone and there’ll be some available on the door on Saturday.
VITAL aka Vernon Caisley, The WayFest headliner, part organiser and Music Worker at The Way, said:
“I’m really proud to launch the first ever WayFest. It’s going to be one of the biggest and best music festivals in Wolverhampton for young people. You can find out all about it at www.thewayfest.co.uk.”
Open seven days a week, The Way provides sports, leisure and training opportunities to young people aged between 8 and 19, and up to 25 for those with a disability. The £5.5 million facility boasts an indoor climbing wall, four court sports hall, boxing gym, gym, 3G floodlit pitch and more.
Andrew Turvey, Senior Youth Worker and festival organiser said:
“The Way Youth Zone is something to do, somewhere to go and someone to talk to for young people. It’s a brilliant place and, if you’re 8-19 or up to 25 with a disability, you shold really come down and see what’s going”