The music line up for this year’s Silloth Music & Beer Festival will include classic rock, pop, rockabilly, soul and added spice.

The four day event features a host of tribute acts as well as upcoming new sounds and some of the best local bands.

The event, which runs from September 5-8 opens on the Thursday night with west Cumbrian three-piece Mustangz, who add their rockabilly touch to a host of classic songs, followed by crazy Cumbrian party animals Sneaky Finch.

The evening closes with A Foreigners Journey a band who combine the music of two of the top AOR bands of all time, With hits like Don’t Stop Believing, Cold As Ice and Waiting For A Girl Like You.

Friday night is soul night, featuring the slick nine-piece Souled As Seen, and the Cumbrian seven- piece band Soul Junction, as well as the musical mashups of Boomin.

Saturday includes the country songs of Bob Douglass, as well as the unmistakable sounds of Celtic six-piece Drums N Roses, who take Scottish bagpipes and drums into new horizons with a set that comprises everything from traditional music to pop greats. They’re followed by The Mersey Beatles with classic tunes from the Fab Four.

Saturday evening is a rock’n’roll extravaganza with Cumbrian rockers Heartbreak Remedy and The Kopycat Killers playing covers of all the rock giants, while Guns Or Roses offer their recreation of the G’n’R sound.

Sunday afternoon includes sets from well respected local rhythm and blues band The Misfitz; the acclaimed tribute to iconic Manchester rock acts James that is Born Of Frustration; and Wannabee, a tribute to The Spice Girls.

The Kids Zone marquee will be available on Sunday, which is the traditional family day.

As ever, there will be over 60 real ales (many brewed in Cumbria) and 20 draft ciders to try.

A four-day weekend earlybird ticket costs £39 and allows access to everything across the weekend. Visit