Get into the Festival spirit and join our roaming bands around Cheltenham as part of Cheltenham Music Festival's ...around town programme in association with Cheltenham BID.

Three roaming bands will play pop-up performances on Cheltenham’s High Street, Promenade and Imperial Gardens to celebrate the opening weekend of the Festival (9 - 10 July).

Don't miss out on this incredible free activity in association with Cheltenham BID


On Saturday 9 July between 11am - 1pm, samba band BLOCO B will get the party started with some Rio de Janeiro Carnival style samba tunes, blending percussion & drumming with singers, cavaquinho players and dancers. 

Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band

The fun doesn't stop there though as from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday afternoon the Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band will bring vibrant music and colourful dancing in a fusion of Indian roots sounds from North Indian classical melodies to popular Bollywood songs and Bhangra beats to the Festival Town.

Unswung Heroes

And then on Sunday morning from 11am to 1pm, Unswung Heroes take to the streets with danceband and New Orleans jazz as well as pop, soul and funk covers in a vintage swing style. 

And if that wasn't enough, check out our full Cheltenham Music Festival 2022 programme