A ONE-DAY music festival is set to return to the Recreation Ground in Somerton next month, with advance tickets on sale now. 

Somerstock will be held on Saturday, July 9 and feature over 12 hours of live music.

The festival will be headlined by two-piece pop-rock band The Hoosiers, whose debut single ‘Worried About Ray’ reached number five on the UK Singles Chart in 2007.

The band's other hits include ‘Goodbye Mr A’, ‘Up To No Good’, and ‘A Sadness Runs Through Him’.

The Hoosiers are also booked to perform at the Field of Avalon at Glastonbury Festival

The Explosive Light Orchestra, The Decatonics, Chris Slade, and Nick Palmer and the False Alarms will join The Hoosiers at Somerstock.

A spokesperson for the event said: “The countdown to Somerstock is on with just a few days left to get advance tickets!

“Somerton’s own one day, family-friendly music festival returns to the Recreation Ground on Saturday, July 9 with over 12 hours of continuous live music. 

“There’s also a children’s fun zone, nine DJs, multiple bars serving everything from cold beer to cocktails, street food from around the globe, and plenty of retail stalls as well as on-site parking and camping.”

Somerstock is put on by the Somerton Music & Arts Festival, a community interest company. 

July's event will be held between 11:15am and 11:30pm at Somerton Recreation Ground, with gates due to open at 11am. 

Advance tickets are available to buy online on the Somerstock website, costing £35 for adults, £25 for students, and £15 for children (12-16).

Family tickets are also available for £78 for two adults and two children.

Under 12s can get into Somerstock for free.

Festivalgoers can also pay at the gate but will be charged more (£35 for adults, £28 for students, £16 for children, and £86 for familes). 

Parking will cost £5 and camping is available for £15. 

Adults can purchase a full festival ticket for £65, which will grant them access to all Somerset Music & Arts Festival events in 2022.