Roger Hodgson to headline Acoustic Festival of Britain

Supertramp founder for May bank holiday festival

published: Mon 9th Feb 2009

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Friday 22nd to Monday 25th May 2009
Catton Hall, Walton-on-Trent, South Derbyshire, DE12 8LN, England MAP
early bird adult weekend £80; children £30, day tickets £20
last updated: Tue 21st Apr 2009

Roger Hodgson, has been announced as the headliners for this year's The Acoustic Festival of Britain.

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Roger Hodgson, the vocalist and musician, is best known as one of the founding members of the progressive rock group Supertramp. Roger, who left the group in 1983 wrote classic hits such as 'Dreamer', 'Breakfast in America', 'Give a Little Bit', 'Logical Song', 'Take The Long Way Home', and more.

Also confirmed today are ex-Hawkwind saxophonist Nik Turner, Adrian Edmondson & The Bad Shepherds, and Swans In Flight.

Roger Hodgson tops a bill that includes The Christians, Imelda May, The Animals, Dodgy, Baka Beyond, Chris Difford, The Blow Monkeys, Miles Hunt, Albert Lee, Martyn Joseph, Aziz Ibrahim, Mungo Jerry, and a special Woodstock event which will pay tribute to Joni Mitchell and Crosby Stills Nash & Young. For the line-up details as available please click here.

The festival returns in 2009 over the May Bank Holiday weekend of Friday 22nd to Monday 25th May at Catton Hall, Walton-on-Trent, South Derbyshire.

Tickets are on sale priced at £80 for an adult early bird weekend and £30 for children. Campers in vans, caravans and trailer tents must pre book a special pitch, priced at £30 (These tickets are only available to people who have weekend ticket with camping). To buy tickets, click here.

All children (5-16yrs) must be accompanied by an adult.

As well as 3 stages of live music, the festival is expected to also include stalls, craft displays, juggling schools, a real ale tent, fair trade, children's area, camping, a tipi circle, and more.



Friday 22nd to Monday 25th May 2009
Catton Hall, Walton-on-Trent, South Derbyshire, DE12 8LN, England MAP
early bird adult weekend £80; children £30, day tickets £20
last updated: Tue 21st Apr 2009


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