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People enjoying a drink in the sun watching the Waves Music Festival
Festival goer smiling in the sunshine with the crowd and stage behind her
Young women taking a selfie of themselves enjoying the music festival
Festival goer taking a photo of people up dancing to the music
Sunset over Manvers Lake, Wath-upon-Dearne
People watching the band on stage at Waves Music Festival, Wath-upon-Dearne

  Saturday 29th June 2024, 12:00pm - 10:30pm

Following the triumph of our previous Waves Music Festival, we are thrilled to declare its highly anticipated return this June.


Brace yourselves for an extraordinary lineup, showcasing a diverse range of artists that promises an unforgettable party experience. The event will take place on the picturesque grassy parkland, situated directly opposite the beach area. Our self-contained site boasts convenient access to delectable food vendors and an onsite bar. Get ready to immerse yourself in the ultimate celebration of music, nature, and good vibes!

Thank you to everyone who attended and made our event a fantastic day. Although it's now over, we greatly value your feedback. Please take a moment to complete our feedback form to help us make next year's event even better.
Queen II Tribute Bands Freddy Mercury lead singer, Queen Tribute Band

Queen II Tribute Band 

8:30 - 10:00pm

‘Relive The Magic’ of a classic Queen concert with Queen II who provide a breath taking show! The band have been touring Britain and Europe captivating audiences with their nostalgic tribute show!

“We are very excited about the current show” Said Lee Feltham, Queen II’s Producer. “After 5 years of touring the band is tighter than ever and the show has a great repertoire from ‘fan-favourites’ to Queen’s stadium anthems.”

Queen II faithfully recreates the energy, excitement, and emotion of a classic Queen concert! An authentic tribute, the four-piece band delivers powerful vocals, driving rock anthems and flamboyant showmanship.
“It’s a lot of work, a labour of love really!” Said Queen II front man, Gary McGahon. “It’s the only way you can hope to pull it off! We have a saying in the band... ‘It’s not done until it’s Queen!”

Performances include hits from every decade of Queen's musical legacy including Bohemian Rhapsody, It’s A Kind Of Magic & We Will Rock You.

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Sumo rock, indie, pop band members


2:30 - 4:00pm

A dynamic four-piece Rock/Indie/Pop Covers Band hailing from South Yorkshire, bringing the stage to life with an electrifying repertoire. Our setlist includes chart-topping hits by renowned artists such as the Arctic Monkeys, The Killers, Green Day, Jimmy Eat World, Blink-182, Tenacious D, The Darkness and many more!

Prepare for an afternoon of unparalleled entertainment as our absolute belting vocals and sick guitar riffs guarantee a pulsating atmosphere. We take pride in consistently owning the stage and delivering an on-point performance every time. Join us for a brilliant event filled with the best in rock, indie, and pop music, and witness why we are a favourite among the local music scene.

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Eltonesque, a fantastic Elton John tribute band on stage


6:30 - 8:00pm

Uncanny and with breath-taking virtuosity, for the most faithful Elton John concert experience, look no further than ELTONESQUE! Featuring Pete Gallagher and his fabulous live band, it’s going to be a long, long time till you see a finer tribute to the Rocket Man!

Mr Pete Gallagher's representation of Elton is truly breathtaking. His vocals and appearance is truly outstanding making you forget it's not Elton himself. Pete is accompanied by 4 of the finest musicians in the business that truly capture the songs to the highest level. The enthusiasm and the love the band have for Elton shows with their live performances.

As seen live on Channel 4s The Last Leg and played on Virgin Radio’s Chris Evans breakfast show!

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Waves Music Festival at Manvers Lake
Mel from Taylored Swift, Taylor Swift Tribute

Taylored Swift 

4:30 - 6:00pm

Calling All Swifties! 


Taylored Swift is a breathtaking tribute to the biggest pop star of our generation - Taylor Swift! Accompanied by her incredible Live Band, Melissa takes you on a captivating journey through Taylor's biggest hits, from old fan favourites like 'Love Story' and '22' through to classic sing-a-longs 'Shake It Off' and 'Blank Space' and of course not forgetting her most recent hits such as 'Anti-Hero and 'Lover'. 


Melissa and her band are no strangers to the stage, they perform together in many different bands and tributes, and have graced prestigious stages all over the UK and abroad. 


Melissa really captures Taylor's energy and charisma and impersonates her mannerisms and vocal phrasing with incredible accuracy. If you weren't lucky enough to get tickets for the Eras tour - this is the next best thing! Melissa and her band will have you up dancing and singing along to all Taylor's greatest hits, finishing the set off with a sprinkling of covers from a variety of artists.

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Musicians on stage

Rock Pits

12:30 - 2:00pm

Rock Pits are an exceptional  ensemble who will take you on a musical journey through the iconic eras of the 70s, 80s, and 90s, delivering the very best tunes from iconic artists and bands that spanned these vibrant decades. 

Their performances are a fixture at live music venues across the region, guaranteed to have the crowd on their feet, enthusiastically singing along.  Notably, the band graced the stage at the renowned Tramlines festival last year, Barnsley Live festival and regularly play at West Street Live in Sheffield, and The Gorilla Beer Hall in Mexbrough to name a few.

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