So here we go for 2017.

Venues/Dates for this year are as follows-

Thursday August 17th   Prince of Wales
Friday    August 18th  Divers Arms
Sunday    August 20th  HB Angling Association
Monday    August 21st  Hampton Inn
Tuesday   August 22nd  Rodneys when 3 finalists will be announced
Wednesday August 23rd Acoustic at Four Fathoms
Thursday  August 24th    Acoustic at Heron Fishing Club and announcement of acoustic winner
Friday    August 25th  The HBR Final at the Kings Hall
Saturday  August 26th  HBR presents live music from 12.30 to 9pm on the HB seafront Plaza with headliners HUSSY

If you want to enter this years competition please get in touch by email to  or contact us via our Facebook page

Competition has 2 sections   Bands     and Acoustic. We are open to any genre of music as long as it is LIVE and not from backing tracks.

We have 5 nights of Bands at 5  separate venues with 4 bands each night — the top 3 scoring Bands going forward to the HBR Final at the Kings Hall with the winners playing on the main stage at Herne Bay Festival

We also have 2 nights of Acoustic music with the winners  also playing on the main stage at Herne Bay Festival.

Details on the event organization / winners prices etc  can be found   here.


Buy the Herne Bay Rocks 10th Anniversary Compilation CD.

13 fantastic tracks from winning artists over the last 10 years  plus a 12 page booklet packed with information.

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Available at Bsidethecside at 176 High Street Herne Bay  and available at all Herne Bay Rocks events   or buy on-line  HERE

It is only FIVE pounds for 13 tracks ——any profits we may make will be put into more free live music events in Herne Bay.

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