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You can expect from Monmouth Festival big names in pop, jazz, rock, country, and classical music, as well as theatre performances, poetry, and art. This market town invites fans of music to visit a popular event, held annually at the end of July. It is considered one of the best free music festivals in the UK because only live music is played here. This event, which is often called one of the oldest, largest and best organized volunteer festivals, gathers hundreds of local artists, world-famous music legends, newcomers, and professionals.
Monmouth Festival has been held for over 35 years, showcasing a vivid mix of folk, pop, rock and jazz music. One day of the festival is dedicated to family friendly fun with numerous fair rides, face painting and other kids entertainment. Another event is Fringe, which gives a great start to beginner musicians featured at numerous venues all over town.