Weekend of live music coming to Canvey

A big weekend of live music is coming to Canvey Island this August to begin a new programme of outdoor entertainment for the town.

‘The Big 90s vs 00s Festival’, at Waterside Farm recreation ground on Saturday August 17, will feature Heart FM DJ and TV presenter, Toby Anstis plus live performances from Toploader, Let Loose, Livin’ Joy and Baby D.

On Sunday August 18, ‘The Canvey Taylor Eras Experience’, promises a must-see show for all Taylor Swift fans.

The two new events for Canvey Island mark the first in a new wave of shows being organised for 2024 and beyond by a consortium of promoters working in association with Castle Point Borough Council.

The Canvey Taylor Eras Experience

Canvey Island boasts a rich music heritage, and organisers want to build on that legacy through an array of family-friendly events that everyone can enjoy, whether they are local residents or visitors to the Essex coast.

A festival vibe will be created at Waterside Farm’s now fully licensed recreation ground with a main stage, special effects, large screens, fairground rides and assortment of trading stalls, street food outlets and bars.

The Big 90s vs 00s Festival’ takes place 1pm-9pm on Saturday August 17. Tickets are on sale now with adult tickets from £28.50 per person and just £5 for children under 16 at: 90s & 00s Festival – Canvey Island (mhtickets.com)

‘The Canvey Taylor Eras Experience’ takes place from 12 – 3pm on Sunday August 18. Tickets at £13.50 for adults and £5 for children are on sale now at: The Canvey Taylor Eras Experience (mhtickets.com)

Both events take place on the recreation ground at Waterside Farm Leisure Centre, Somnes Avenue, Castle Point SS8 9RA. Ample parking is available on site at £6, plus booking fee, for the day.

Tickets from www.bigcanveyfestival.com