A brand new bass infusion is coming to the South West! Shockout is an all new festival brought to you by drum & bass titans HospitalityDNB and Bristol’s underground music scene maestros The Blast. As Hospital Records' first signee and a regular at The Blast there was no more fitting title than Danny Byrd's 2008 classic!

Taking place at The Bath and West Showground on Saturday 24th February, this mash up of masterminds will be delivering the biggest names in bass music across multiple stages to warm up those winter months and see you through to the summer season.

HospitalityDNB have been at the forefront of drum & bass for over two decades, taking their events worldwide and for the last two years standing tall in their hometown of London, bringing together a 12,000 strong drum & bass force at Hospitality In The Park.

The Blast can be found hosting huge nights at Bristol’s most treasured venue Motion as well as collaborating with other brands, festivals and labels all over the world. For years they've brought unforgettable nights to the South West’s bass capital with line ups that boast the most diverse and exciting artists in drum & bass, dubstep, grime, house and more.


Venue: Royal Bath & West Showground
Address: The Showground, Shepton Mallet BA4 6QN


By Car

The showground is well connected by road. Just set your Satnav for BA4 6QN. The showground venue benefits from a huge, security-patrolled car park open from 5pm on 24th February until 2pm the following day.

By Foot

Please do not attempt to walk to the site along the very busy local main roads. There are no pavements and traffic moves at very high speeds.

By Train

The nearest train station is Castle Cary, with services from Bristol and London. Shuttle buses will run from here to the venue both before and after the event.

By Coach

Do not leave it to the last-minute before you book a coach place, as it’s possible that you may not be able to find an operator with spaces available. Book in advance as much as possible to avoid disappointment and remember that all coaches are of limited availability and are on a demand basis only – no demand, no coach.

BOOKING HOTLINE: 07779 23 28 54
Tickets are available online at
Coach only or Coach and Event ticket packages available including VIP packages.
Coaches from the following areas, see website for more details:
South Wales, Bristol, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, London, East Sussex, West Sussex, Hertforshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Northants, East Midlands, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Kent, The North & Scotland.

Call Ernie on 02392 423329 / 07973 551171
Chichester, Portsmouth, Southampton, Fareham, Isle of Wight, Winchester, Salisbury, Bournemouth, Poole and Havant.


What is the age limit for entry?

Rights of admittance reserved. This event is for over 18s only.

To enter the event you must be aged 18 or over. Everyone must present a valid ID when they arrive. The only accepted forms of ID are a valid, in date, passport, driving license or home office approved proof of age card that clearly displays the pass hologram. Full details are available here.

The bars will operate a challenge 25 system. If you look under 25, you will be asked to provide valid photo ID proving you are 18 or over. Please take it as a compliment and if you’re lucky enough to look under 25, make sure you bring your photo ID with you.

Photocopies or birth certificates will not be accepted and are not valid forms of photo ID.

Please do not come without your valid photo ID even if you are over 18, as you may be turned away if you cannot prove your age.

What am I not allowed to bring?

Please note that you cannot bring pressurised gas canisters into the venue.

You will be asked to surrender any canisters or be refused entry. You cannot bring any liquids into the venue, this includes eye drops and nose sprays.

You are allowed to bring prescribed medication on site when accompanied by a doctor’s note or valid medical certificate.

Will there be cash machines?

There will be cash machines on site. However, to avoid queues, we recommend bringing all the cash you expect to need for the day with you when you arrive. Cards will be accepted at some of the event bars.

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Will there be lockers on site?

Lockers are available at Westfest this year, provided by the Big Green Locker Co. The lockers are 250mm High x 300mm Wide x 400mm Deep. Lockers are operated using built in combination locks which you set when you arrive at your locker which gives maximum security! Lockers will be available throughout the duration of the event and are very popular so booking is always recommended.

There is also a phone charging service at the locker stand, head down if you are running low on battery!

Will there be loud music or strobes?

Please be aware that strobe lighting and smoke effects will be used at this event and that loud music can damage your hearing.

Can I cancel or return my ticket?

Please note that all tickets are non refundable and non exchangeable.

For tickets purchased directly from the Westfest website, please note payments will show on your card statement as ‘TicketArena’.


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