The Spectacular Musical Freakshow

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Roll up, roll up and marvel at the spectacular musical freakshow that is, the one and only –
FAST & BULBOUS! The only time of the year when the Adelphi opens up it’s doors and spews forth a second stage! Enjoy a huge line-up of firm Adelphi favourites new and old both indoors and out over 3 whole days! Join us for the festival’s grande opening on…

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FRIDAY 17th AUGUST – Doors 7.00pm

Each day will be kicked-off with an “Adelphi Legend” and Friday’s Legend is a true force of nature and the perfect person to cut the ribbon this year, the sensational – MATT EDIBLE!

[ INDOOR STAGE ] Headliners
we have the unstoppable improvisation of SCHEIßEGELD headlining, fronted by the Beethoven of the North himself – STEVE COBBY.

As well as the pumping grooves of ENDOFLEVELBADDIE, the sweet funky rhythms of YOUNG JACK and post-punk aficionados LEFT AHEAD.

[ OUTDOOR STAGE ] Headliners

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SATURDAY 18th AUGUST – Doors 5.00pm

A special performance from HULL SAMBA will kick-off Saturday’s festivities.
Followed by our 2nd Adelphi Legend – SARAH SHIELS.

[ INDOOR STAGE ] Headliners
BUNKERPOP the invigorating and eccentric, loveable oddballs!
Foolish Atoms
Henrietta Lacks
Left Ahead

[ OUTDOOR STAGE ] Headliners
BLACK KES the surreal clown brandishing skiffle madmen.
Rosemary’s Baby
My Pleasure

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SUNDAY 19th AUGUST – Doors 5.00pm

Sees our final Adelphi Legend to open proceeding for the final day, which is the magical freak-folker herself…THE DYR SISTER!

[ INDOOR STAGE ] Headliner
THOMAS TRUAX a true festival headliner, and world-renowned recording artist, inventor, storyteller and performer, the wonderfully unique !

Splendid magazine called him “one of the five or ten best singer/songwriters in the world that you’ve never heard of…an exceptional talent.
Inventive and Romantic” -TimeOut…   “Beguilingly Bizarre” -Uncut…   “Genius.” -NME
Thomas Truax is not of this earth…I still can’t think of a single show I’ve seen that was as beguiling or as charming or as plain bananas as this one.” AlexKirk,

>>> Also Indoors:
The Immigrants
Rave Machine
Zea (Netherlands)
Prizefighter (Derby)
Pfaff (Netherlands)
[ OUTDOOR STAGE ] Headliners
FONDA 500 with a stripped down “acoustic” (kind-of) set, one of the biggest and best bands Hull has ever produced, the inspired.
Kev La Kat
Kings Horses
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Phew! That’s a lot of bands.
Not to mention all the weird and wonderful stalls that will be selling food, offering games to play, merch to buy and even a cinema in the shipping container!
Eat Food? I know I do! Planning on doing it next weekend? Well good then. Roll up for the sweet sweet bounty of your friends at Fast & Luscious, the only official catering partner of FAST & BULBOUS Festival. We’ll be grilling up a storm and then shoving it in a pitta bread and smothering it in tzatziki and  3 different flavours of hummous. That’s a hummous covered storm! JERK CHICKEN // CAJUN PULLED PORK // SLOW ROAST BRISKET // MARINATED HALLOUMI // MY MUM’S LEGENDARY BROWNIES // I MIGHT EVEN DO YOU A CUPPA //  All proceeds to The Adelphi
ONLY 8 SQUID PER DAY Advance from hullboxoffice
OR 20 SQUID FOR THE WHOLE WEEKEND! Available as a weekend ticket from hullboxoffice