By The Sea Extras Revealed Including Jarvis Cocker DJ set, Margate Museum Acoustic Show, And More

03 Aug 2016

Maragate weekender announces added extras to it's already sterling line-up.



With just under two months to go, Margate's By The Sea is shaping up to be one of the most exciting festivals that 2016 has to offer. Joining the likes of Wolf Alice, Super Furry Animals, Bat For Lashes and Wild Beasts at the iconic Dreamland theme park in Margate this Autumn will be none other than the legendary Jarvis Cocker. The Pulp frontman will be DJing at the dodgems this year in a rare and exclusive appearance.

Also announced: Alexis Taylor, Slow Club, Emmy The Great, Serafina Steer and Barbarossa join the By The Sea line up for a series of very special, intimate acoustic sets in Margate Museum.

Elsewhere in Margate's Old Town, Eagulls, Kagoule, Gang, Our Girl, Happy Meal LTD, Dreamweaver, Fuoco, Ray Gun and Girl Ray will be taking over Olby's Soul Cafe on Sunday 2nd October from 1.30pm - midnight for a special By The Sea fringe showcase in association with Art's Cool. Entry will be free with weekend wristbands and day tickets are available via

Plus, this year By The Sea will be running a competition for local bands to be in with a chance of winning a slot on the bill for this year's festival. Entries are being accepted from now until 10th August. Once submissions are closed, all artists that have signed up will be entered into a public poll on the By The Sea official event page here: The band with the most votes will be added to the line up. All people need to enter is have a Kent home address and fill in the sign up form here:

Tickets are available HERE

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