Charlbury's Free Music Festival


Bring on the Pixies!

Pixies are invading Riverside Festival this year in homage to US alternative rock band Pixies, popular with ‘cool kids’ in school for over 30 years. The Pixies dynamic loud-quiet offbeat style has been a major influence on British rock music, inspiring bands such as Blur, Nirvana and Radiohead and, of course, Riverside performers throughout the …Continue reading


Please help to support Riverside.

Can we please ask for a few moments of your time to read this, and ask for your support. We are a FREE family-friendly music festival in an idyllic riverside setting with more than 40 acts playing across four stages, with all kinds of music from rock, indie and folk on the main two stages …Continue reading


Riverside 2019

We’re back! It might be cold wet and windy outside right now, but down at Riverside HQ we’re busy making plans for Riverside 2019. A full weekend of brilliant live music, lovely beers, gin & fizz, or even the odd Pimms, there’ll be great tasting food, and lot’s to do for the little festie goers …Continue reading


Riverside Festival 2019

Thank you for all your support during Riverside 2018, the weather was a bit challenging at times, but we all had a great time. We’ll be back to do it all again next year – the dates, subject to planning and approvals – will be 20th 21st July 2019. We will confirm the dates as …Continue reading


Riverside Poster 2018

Here’s our lovely new 2018 poster – share it with everyone you know, and be sure to be there – Mill Field, Charlbury, 28/29th July – see you all soon!


Only 10 Weeks To Go !!

The Mill Field, home of Riverside, looking glorious in this weekends sunshine! Can’t wait to welcome everyone again in just 10 weeks time – fingers crossed for more beautiful sunshine – see you all soon on the 28th/29th July. The Riverside Crew xx


Volunteering & Stewarding at Riverside

Riverside Festival is run entirely by an amazing band of local volunteers, who help to make everything run smoothly. Local groups and organisations like the Charlbury Beer Festival and Charlbury Primary School help with the loan of equipment, Charlbury Pre-School run the tea and cake tent, and our local recycling group ensures that 99% of …Continue reading


Riverside 2018

Save the dates for Riverside 2018 – 28/29 July !!! Now the Beast from the East has melted away, and there’s the glint of sunshine and warmer weather on the horizon….. something for us all to look forward to – Riverside 2018. As usual, we’re working away behind the scenes to bring you another amazing …Continue reading


Full Line Up Now Available

The full line up for Riverside 2017 is now available online covering all three stages. There’s loads to discover, try Cherokii – a two piece riot of punk n roll, or the country porch folk, with attitude from The August List, we’ve got everybody’s favourite party band, The Standard, and many many more. Come on …Continue reading


Riverside Poster 2017

Riverside Poster 2017 Here’s our shiny new poster for Riverside 2017 – download it, print it, share it, tag it, and what ever else it takes to get all your friends down to Riverside!!

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