"The organisers of Rockaway Beach have come up with a better line-up than any of its competitors have mustered in recent times... one of the most enjoyable music events of the year..." - Drowned in Sound

“A crystalline magic hangs in the air...” - Louder Than War

“A brave new festival.” - Line of Best Fit

“The most wondrously surreal setting imaginable.” - Dots and Dashes

“Best Boutique Festival - Rockaway Beach” - Loud Noises!


2019 Line Up

Gary Numan

Echo & The Bunnymen

Maxïmo Park

Barry Adamson / Goat Girl / The Orielles / Art Brut / Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble / Luke Haines / Terry Hall DJ Set / Steve Lamacq / Gary Numan In Conversation / Will Carruthers Q&A + Exhibition

Algiers / Benin City / Chupa Cabra / Desert Mountain Tribe / Jemma Freeman and The Cosmic Something / John J Presley / Lorelle Meets The Obsolete / Madonnatron / Menace Beach / Spare Snare / Squid / The Filthy Tongues / The Luka State / The Spook School / Winter Gardens / Yassassin

Plus artist Q&As, film screenings, silent disco DJ battles, classic album playbacks, quizzes, record fayre, silent cinema plus much more.

2018 Line Up

Wild Beasts / The Horrors
British Sea Power
The Orb
Alabama 3
Peter Hook & The Light

Gang of Four
Pulled Apart By Horses
She Drew The Gun
Helen Love

Desperate Journalist / Yonaka / Snapped Ankles / God Colony ft. Flohio / Melt Dunes / Moderate Rebels / Sweaty Palms / Drug Store Romeos

Tim Burgess (DJ Set)
Steve Lamacq (DJ Set)
Lost in France' film screening

Plus much more



2016 Line Up



Saint Etienne
Killing Joke

We Are Scientists
The Wedding Present
Cats Eyes
Lee Scratch Perry

Jah Wobble's Invaders of the Heart / Damo Suzuki's Network featuring St Deluxe / Bill Ryder-Jones / Membranes Jane Weaver 
Kagoule / Black Honey / Blanck Mass / Eliza Shaddad / Desert Mountain Tribe / Gang / Bloody Knees / Man Made / TVAM / Multibird / FEWS 
Girl Friend / CLINIC / Joanna Gruesome / Yuck / Eyre Llew / Batuk

Film Screening and DJ Sets
Suede's 'Night Thoughts' plus Q&A with Roger Sargent
Killing Joke's 'The Death and Resurrection Show' plus Q&A and gathering with classic deep cuts
'Where You're Meant to Be' plus live performance from Aidan Moffat

Don Letts (DJ set)
Chris Geddes (Belle & Sebastian) DJ Set  


2015 Line Up