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Beat-Herder 2014

buy tickets now > Friday 18th to Sunday 20th July 2014
Ribble Valley, Sawley, Gisburn, Lancashire, BB7 4LF, England MAP
from £112 for the three days incl camping
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Thu 27th Mar 2014

Chic (Crowd)

Fifteen contrasting stages play host to an array of musicians, including a few musical heavyweights, as well as a selection of local talent. The festival is independently funded and has no involvement in corporate organisations, nor does it receive any sponsorship. The festival has a high attention to detail with every inch of the site taken into deep consideration.

The three day Beatherder festival takes place in The Ribble Valley, Gisburn, Lancashire, with the dates for this the ninth year are confirmed as slightly later in the month (due to the Tour de France) on Friday 18th until Sunday 20th July 2014.


2ManyDjs (DJ set), Eats Everything, Hot Since 82, Jagwar Ma, The 2 Bears, Gramatik, Justin Robertson, DJ Deekline, Blonde, Elite Force, Far Too Loud, Ed Solo, Kidnap Kid, Lisa Lashes, The Correspondents, Macka B & the Roots Ragga Band, Mountain of Love, Slipmatt, John Morales, Captain Hotknives, Asbo Disco, Chris Liberator, Russ Cuban, Tim Sheridan, Skittles, Davos, Pimp Soul, Tayo meets Acid Rockers, The Templebys, Lumberjack Cowboy Heartbreak Trucking Co, Eddie Earthquake & The Tremors, Two Man Ting, Ed Stones & The BD3, Me & My Friends, Emmott & The Folkestra, Jake and the Jellyfish, Lynn Veronneau, Foxes Faux, The Corporate Tramps, Mrs Cakehead, Blowjangles, Ennio Maccaroni, Afrobilly Jones, Bells In The Birches, Blue inc, Boy Oliver, Brother Bear, ChainSka Brassika, Chloe Foy, DJ Flyffilbybl, DJ Earthdoctor, Espai, Father Funk, Fire Beneath The Sea, Hanky Panky Burlesque Review, Ian Gillibrand, ixy (Spiral Tribe), John Tree, DJ Kate Fear, Krysko / Lord, Mark Turner, Ms MQ, Olivia Fern, Paper Cranes, Pareidolia, Phil Smith, Red Tin Dave, DJ Rich T, Skalextric, Snow Apple, Steve Coby, Steve Jeffries, Stone Penguin DJs, The Dirty Gentlemen, The Inexplicables, and Vieka.

The first acts confirmed were Happy Mondays, The Bloody Beetroots, Riva Starr, Vitalic, Klangkarussell, Boney M, Timo Maas, Wolf Alice, Koan Sound, Bipolar Sunshine, The Orb, Mr Scruff, Dub Pistols, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Goldie Lookin' Chain, Greg Wilson, Eton Messy DJs, Dems, DJ Format, Utah Saints, Paul Taylor, High Cross Society, Ibibio Sound Machine, Rag & Bone Man, Eagles For Hands, Vessels, The Family Rain, That Fucking Tank, Gorgeous George, Arkon Fly, The Allergies, Gypsy Hill, Shopping, Galaxians, Greg b2b Krysko, Anne Savage, Gideon Conn, and Ivan Campo.

There are still many more acts to be announced.


buy tickets now >

Early bird tickets sold out in 5 minutes last year. Tickets are priced on tiers and started at £95 (currently tier 3 - £112). A child ticket for those aged 12 and under is priced at £20, car park passes are priced at £10, and live-in vehicle passes are £25 - please buy in advance. Prices do not include booking fees.

A deposit scheme is also available, pay 50% of the ticket price now (including booking fees and postage) and pay the remainder by the 1st May 2014.

Payment plan

There is a payment plan available, which breaks the ticket price into 5 bite-size chunks, these are automatically taken at monthly intervals starting from the day you make your first payment.

More info

Beat-Herder prides itself on being a different festival experience to any other and this year festival goers can expect 15 completely unique, craftsman built stages including the mighty Main Stage, the oriental mystery of The Fortress, the heady atmosphere of The Woods, the Trailer Trash Big Top, the cosy Snug, the incredible, authentic Working Men’s Club (step inside, you could literally be in Todmorden in 1971) and many, many more beside.

Fancy dress

The fancy dress theme for 2014 is the letter 'H' - think Hobgoblins, hedgehogs, hermit crabs, hussars, Hell’s angels, helicopters, Henry Winkler, The Hulk, the list goes on.

On site

The festival is split into five main areas combining live music, DJ sets, creative workshops, face painting, food, stalls and more.

Opening times

The festival gates will open at 12.00 midday on Friday. For health and safety reasons no one will be allowed on site before then.

There will be more information here when available.

Lee Scratch Perry (crowd)

buy tickets now > Friday 18th to Sunday 20th July 2014
Ribble Valley, Sawley, Gisburn, Lancashire, BB7 4LF, England MAP
from £112 for the three days incl camping
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Thu 27th Mar 2014

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