2022 festival old news

Look ahead to day 2!

More pub gigs plus the all-age ticketed Main Event from 14.45-00.45!

For the young eens I regret to say there won't be face painting this year as our ace face painter Lianne is unwell- best wishes to Lianne for a quick recovery.

Added 3rd September 2022


That was day 1!

A cracking start to the festival with 11 gigs across three pubs. See what you missed/relive those memories by checking out the videos on the Orkney Live Wire Facebook page.

Added 3rd September 2022


Orkney Rock Festival 2022 schedule here!

Thursday opener in the Torv, pub gigs Friday, Sunday (and Saturday), and the ticketed Main Event on Saturday in Matchies/The Neuk- it's all here!

Please buy tickets for the Main Event, raffle tickets and Orkney Rock Festival merchandise so we can do all this again next year.

Main Event ticket prices:

- £20 for Adults
- £10 for 12-17 yrs
- Under 12s go free.

Tickets available in advance from Blue Joes, Victoria Street, Kirkwall, online from, or on the door.

Remember, buying Main Event tickets helps support the whole three (and a bit) days of the Festival.

Raffle ticket sales will also go towards this years charity, Orkney Food Bank.

Added 31st August 2022


Exciting news regarding Orkney Rock Festival 2022

It's happening! 

Come back here to find out more about the visiting bands and schedule as we add this information. Dates will be finalised shortly!


Calling Local Bands!

Orkney Rock Festival needs you! If you are in a local band and wish to play at the 7th Orkney Rock Festival, please click here.

Or keep up with this week's copy of The Orcadian!

The deadline for the applications is Sunday 7th August.


Added 5th August 2022


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