Big Session Festival 2008

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th June 2008
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester LE1 7RU, England MAP
Full weekend £65, Child (5-15) weekend £20, camping £5, adult Fri £25, Sat £35, Sun £20
last updated: Wed 11th Jun 2008

The Big Session Festival returns on Friday 13th to Sunday 15th June 2008.

Over the weekend, acts from the roots and folk music worlds will perform their own full length sets.

The line-up is now complete, with the Friday headlined by Oysterband, the Saturday by Steve Earle, and Seth Lakeman, and the Sunday by Bellowhead. The bill also includes Kila, The Blockheads, The Handsome Family, Lau, Cara Dillon, Devon Sproule, Allison Moorer, Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit, The Troubadours, Paul Curreri, John Smith, Emily Barker, Hey Negrita, McDermott's 2 Hours, The Blue Blokes 3, Ruth Notman and The Wallbirds. Vincent Vincent and the Villains have been replaced by the 2 Daft Monkey's on Saturday afternoon. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Along with the pre-programmed music, there's a beer tent with open mic space, artist lunchtime and impromptu sessions, a ceilidh, a market place, a children's area and more throughout the weekend.

Full priced tickets are priced as follows: adult £65; children 5-15 yrs £20; camping pass (per tent) £5.
Day tickets are also available, priced as follows:
Friday - Full price £25; Children & Young People (5 -15 yrs) £10; People with disabilities (2 for 1) £12.50
Saturday - Full price £35 (due to capacity restrictions there will be only a limited number of Saturday day tickets available - get yours now to avoid disappointment). Children & Young People (5 - 15 yrs) £15; People with disabilities (2 for 1) £17.50
Sunday - Full price £20; Children & Young People (5 - 15 yrs) £7.50; People with disabilities (2 for 1) £10. To buy day tickets call the box office on 0116 2333 111 or online here.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th June 2008
De Montfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester LE1 7RU, England MAP
Full weekend £65, Child (5-15) weekend £20, camping £5, adult Fri £25, Sat £35, Sun £20
last updated: Wed 11th Jun 2008


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