The Most Spooktacular Music Events of October

At Stagefreight, we love live events; it’s a core part of what we do. And this October, you can look forward to some fantastic music events across the country.

Of course, there’s also Halloween to consider. And if you’re after some thrills and chills this month, we’re happy to oblige. We’ve pulled a list together of some spooky music events in October, and some more conventional choices for the faint-hearted.

Zombie Fest 3 East Anglia- Saturday 28th October

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If you’re in the East Anglia area, Zombie Fest might be just what you’re looking for. It runs from 6 in the evening to 6 in the morning at Mildenhall Stadium. The music lineup covers over 150 acts, and genres as diverse as R&B, drum & bass, hard dance and garage.

This music is playing at one of the festival’s 10 stages. This year’s event also offers a brand new VIP arena, fully licensed bars and a fun fair!

This event is 18+. To buy tickets, go here.


Fright Festival Brighton 2017- Saturday 28th October

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Billed as the UK’s leading Halloween festival, Brighton’s Fright Festival offers some of the biggest names in dance music. Some of the names announced include Majestic, Nathan Dawe, Crazy Cousinz and Yo Menza. Over 5,000 music fans are expected to see the acts, which are split across four frightfully good venues.

Besides the music visitors can look forward to onsite face painting, funfair rides, food stalls and even live scare actors. Tickets are available now here.


Lancaster Music Festival- Thursday the 12th to Monday the 16th of October

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If you’re looking to avoid the scares- or just get off the beaten track- the Lancaster Music Festival might be just what you’re looking for.

This festival brings together the very best music acts from across Yorkshire. Virtually every genre is represented, including rock, folk, acapella and experimental. There’s also several acts from further afield with London, Scotland and Brazil all represented in the lineup!

The festival is taking place at 46 separate venues across the city, ensuring there’s opportunities for everybody. Visit the official site to learn more and book tickets.


No Bounds Festival- Friday the 13th to Sunday the 15th of October

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This Sheffield festival covers music events, art installations, workshops and even coding sessions. It’s also a first; a festival that takes place at a swimming pool!

Running over three days, many of the events take place at the Trafalgar Warehouse venue. Visitors can look forward to seeing artists like DJ Seinfeld and Laurel Halo, art installations by Mark Fell and Mattias Jones, and attend a coding workshop with Alex McClean. Meanwhile, Heeley Swimming Pool is offering two ‘Wet Sounds’ sessions. What does this mean? There’s only one way to find out…

Tickets are available here.


FearFest17- Saturday 28th October

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Continuing the trend of unusual venues, this festival takes place at Rotherham’s Magna Science Adventure Centre. Billing itself as Yorkshire’s biggest Halloween dance festival, it’s sure to be an excellent night out. With 30 acts playing across four separate venues, there’s sure to be something to whet your appetite!

This event is 18+ only. At the time of writing, tickets are extremely limited; act now to avoid disappointment.


As you can see, October has plenty of events to look forward to and we can help you add another one to the schedule.

Stagefreight’s experienced drivers will get all your props, lighting and other materials in the right place at the right time, every time. Each of our drivers can plan the most cost-effective, fuel-efficient route to your event, helping to keep your costs as low as possible. They can also offer support with lighting choices, and even help to build the stage with your team if required.

Visit our Live Events page now and get a fast, no-obligations quote for your event transportation.

Have a happy Halloween!


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